Day: November 28, 2014

Branson Aldermen Approve Airport Payment

The Branson Board of Aldermen approves first reading of a bill amending the adopted 2014 budget, allowing for a payment under the city’s Pay for Performance contract with Branson Airport. The current bill amounts to 211-thousand 487 dollars. To date, approximately 2-point-6 million dollars has been paid to Branson Airport under the agreement. Aldermen give …

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Rose O’Neill Display at Forsyth Library

Forsyth Library is celebrating local history with an exhibit on the life and work of artist and Kewpie doll creator Rose O’Neill. Library volunteer and exhibit coordinator Roxanne Young… http://mp3/template_maxi/player_mp3_maxi.swf The public is welcome to view the exhibit at no cost during regular library hours throughout the month of December. The regular hours are 9:30 …

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Firearms Deer Harvest Up from Last Year

Missouri hunters check a total of 167-thousand 205 deer during the 11-day firearms deer season, which ended Tuesday. The number exceeds last year’s total by nearly 10-thousand. The Missouri Department of Conservation reports the top harvest counties as Howell, Franklin and Texas. Twenty-three days of firearms deer hunting remain in the antlerless, alternative-methods and late …

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Red Kettle Donations Falling Behind

Salvation Army Branson is already 10-thousand dollars behind in donations compared to last year’s Red Kettle campaign. Corps Officer Shawn DeBaar says the decline is due in part to the loss of 3 business locations which hosted red kettles in the past, and contributed a quarter of the overall income… http://mp3/template_maxi/player_mp3_maxi.swf DeBaar says not meeting …

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Extra Security for Show-Me Bowl Games

ST. LOUIS, Mo. – A 47-year tradition for Missouri high school football– will not be stopped by unrest in Ferguson. The Missouri State High School Activities Association Show-Me Bowl is Friday and Saturday at the Edward Jones Dome in downtown St. Louis. The association’s spokesman, Jason West, says security has been a priority. http://mp3/template_maxi/player_mp3_maxi.swf There …

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