City of Branson Release: The inside lane of the Veterans Boulevard roundabout will be closed to traffic starting around noon on Thursday, December 6, 2018, to remove the tallest of three flagpoles in the roundabout that was damaged in the storms earlier this week. This is the flagpole that had the City’s Christmas Tree of Lights attached before it was damaged. Traffic on eastbound Skaggs Road as well as north and southbound traffic on Veterans Boulevard will be affected. The lane will remain closed until the work is complete. Crews expect the work to take about four hours. Drivers should expect congestion and delays in this area during this time. Drivers should slow down and be mindful of cones and workers in the area.
by: Beth Finello, Ozarks First According to the Stone County Sheriff’s Office, one man is now dead and one man has been taken into custody