Day: November 3, 2014

Candidates Reveal Economic Plans for Harrison

HARRISON, Ark. – The three men contending in the Harrison Mayoral Election share their respective visions for the city’s economic development plans. Incumbent Mayor Jeff Crockett says he wants to sell Harrison to outside families as an ideal place to live but in order to do that, the city must focus on its housing: http://mp3/template_maxi/player_mp3_maxi.swf

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Community Night at Branson Area Festival of Lights

Area residents are invited to Community Night at the Branson Area Festival of Lights this evening as the Branson Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce offers reduced admission for residents and employees in Taney and Stone Counties. The mile-long holiday light display opened Saturday at 700 Expressway Lane, located across from the Sight & Sound Theatre …

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Cedar Creek Deer Hunters Supper Nov. 15

The annual Deer Hunters Supper supporting Cedar Creek Fire Department carries more significance this year since the department was burglarized last week. Fire Chief David May… http://mp3/template_maxi/player_mp3_maxi.swf The department hopes to recoup some of its losses during the annual fundraiser scheduled for Saturday, November 15th. Admission to the 5 p.m. Deer Hunters Supper is 8-dollars. …

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Streetscape Construction Begins in Branson

Construction begins today on Phase 1 of the Historic Downtown Branson Streetscape Project. The first phase consists of improvements to Commercial Street, College Street and Pacific Street. Drivers can expect periodic closings. Signage will be in place to assist motorists through the construction zones, and flagmen will be on site to help manage traffic. One …

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PSC Sets Hearing Schedule in Empire Rate Case

The Missouri Public Service Commission has set its hearing schedule in an electric rate case filed by Empire District Electric Company. Empire is seeking to increase annual revenues by more than 24-million dollars. Residential customers using 1-thousand kilowatt-hours of electricity would see a monthly increase of approximately 10-dollars. Evidentiary hearings are set for April 6th …

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Rainfall Expected in Days Ahead

BRANSON, Mo. – The National Weather Service in Springfield is anticipating widespread precipitation across the Ozarks over the next couple of days. Meteorologist Doug Cramer says this weather system has the potential for thunderstorms: http://mp3/template_maxi/player_mp3_maxi.swf Cramer went on to say that the National Weather Service expects about an inch and half of rainfall in the …

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Man Suspected of Sexual Assault in Boone Co.

BOONE COUNTY – A Boone County man is arrested and charged with second-degree sexual assault. Sheriff Mike Moore reports the arrest of 60-year-old Kenneth Fode who allegedly inappropriately touched a male child relative. Moore says deputies responded to a residence in Bergman where one of the victim’s parents reportedly witnessed the act. He says the …

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