Day: April 14, 2016

Public Invited to Air Evac 40 Grand Opening in Harrison

  by Shannon Cay   HARRISON, Ark. – The public is invited to attend the grand opening of the Air Evac 40 base, near North Arkansas Regional Medical Center tomorrow afternoon. The Program Director for the medically equipped helicopter crew, Justin Dearing says this service is going make response times faster and will save lives: …

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UPDATE: Body Found in Branson Restaurant Fire Debris

  by Tim Church   BRANSON, Mo. – The body of a deceased unidentified person is discovered beneath the debris of this (Thursday) morning’s Hillbilly Inn Restaurant fire. Taney County Coroner Kevin Tweedy confirmed the body’s discovery and says he will now begin his investigation into the identity of the person:   Fire Chief Ted …

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Crews Respond to Fully Involved Vehicle Fire in Reeds Spring

  by Tim Church   REEDS SPRING, Mo. – Alongside their mutual aid call to the Hillbilly Inn Restaurant in Branson this (Thursday) morning, crews with the Southern Stone County Fire Protection District were called to a vehicle fire in Reeds Spring. Public Information Officer Eric Nielsen reports crews were dispatched just after 8:30 a.m. …

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Unidentified Body Found at Vacant Branson Restaurant Fire Site

    by Tim Church     BRANSON, Mo. – The body of a deceased unidentified person is discovered at the site of this (Thursday) mornings Hillbilly Inn Restaurant fire. City of Branson Communications Manager Jennifer Langford confirmed the body discovery, but says there is no information at this time as to the identity of …

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UPDATE: Suspicious Package Cleared; People Return Home

  by Shannon  Cay   UPDATE: HARRISON, Ark. – The Bentonville Bomb Squad is called to Harrison this morning for a report of a suspicious package. A possible make-shift bomb is being taken to the state crime lab, after being located tree in the Eagle Heights neighborhood in Harrison, this (Thursday) Afternoon. Police Chief Paul …

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Morning Fire Destroys Vacant Hwy 76 Branson Restaurant

            by Tim Church       BRANSON, Mo. – At approximately 4:41 a.m., Branson Fire-Rescue crews were dispatched to the Hillbilly Inn Restaurant on Highway 76 in Branson, near Stanley Boulevard. Branson Fire Chief Ted Martin says the property has been vacant for several years, since the Leap Day Tornado in …

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Kimberling City to Host Special Election for Ward 2 Alderman

  by Tim Church   KIMBERLING CITY, Mo. – Voters in Kimberling City are invited to cast their ballots once again for a special election on June 14th, to decide the next Ward Two Alderman for Kimberling City. During the April 5th Municipal Election for Kimberling City Ward 2 Alderman, Incumbent Michele Stump and Robert Marlette …

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