Day: February 2, 2016

Brush Fires Reported at Baxter, Shell Knob

  by Sam Clanton   LAMPE, Mo. – Southern Stone County firefighters respond to two separate brush fires this (Tuesday) afternoon – one damaging a resort property at Baxter, and the other involving approximately 80 acres near Shell Knob. Crews arrived in Baxter to find flames spreading from a burn barrel, threatening the nearby property. Firefighters …

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Phones Down at TCAD but 911 is Still Available

  by Sam Clanton   HOLLISTER, Mo. – All phone lines servicing Taney County Ambulance District and surrounding businesses in the Hollister Industrial Park are currently inoperable, but 911 emergency services remain intact. A release from TCAD says nearby construction crews accidentally cut the phone lines this afternoon. CenturyLink is working to repair the lines, …

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Sheriff Backs Proposed Marion Co. Law Enforcement Center

  by Shannon Cay   YELLVILLE, Ark. – Marion County Sheriff Joan Vickers endorses the current plan for the proposed construction of a new Law Enforcement Center. The currently jail facility was deemed out of compliance by the State of Arkansas, last year. Since then, the Sheriff’s Department has been working on a plan to build …

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Two Arrests Made in Cassville Nature Center Burglary Case

      by Tim Church     CASSVILLE, Mo. – Two arrests are made following an investigation into the January 4th, burglary at Roaring River Nature Center in Cassville. The Barry County Sheriff’s Office reports Roaring River Park Ranger Steven Jabben requested the assistance of Detective Doug Henry, after the nature center had several …

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Football Hall of Famer to Speak at Pack Night March 4

  by Sam Clanton   BRANSON, Mo. – Reeds Spring School Foundation will hold its 6th annual Pack Night fundraising event Friday, March 4th featuring Pro Football Hall of Famer Aeneas Williams. Reeds Spring School District Director of Communications Benjamin Fisher…     Fisher says tickets are divided into two categories for the event at …

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