Day: June 14, 2019

Man Severely Injured in Newton County Shooting, Suspect at Large

Per Press Release Newton County Sheriff Glenn Wheeler said his office received a call shortly before 9:00 P.M. Thursday night that a man had been shot near a residence south of Jasper and the suspect had driven away in the victim’s van. Deputies arrived on scene to find a 55-year-old man shot multiple times, including …

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Harrison Considers $65,000 Funding for Chamber of Commerce

The Harrison City Council finance committee heard a second presentation from the President & CEO of the Harrison Regional Chamber of Commerce Bob Largent regarding a funding request for $65,000 for the coming year of 2019-20 last night. In the past Harrison has provided the chamber with only $5,000 a year.                 Largent, who began …

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Harrison Chamber Makes Funding Increase Proposal to City

by: Coleman Taylor The Harrison City Council Finance Committee met last night and heard a funding request by the Harrison Regional Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Bob Largent. The chamber has requested an annual contract with the city for $65,000 to increase economic development efforts for Boone County. This funding request is a substantial …

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Stone County Seeing Rise in Population Which Causes a Need for Economic Development

From: Ozarks First Stone County is doing well economically according to a consultant for Table Rock Lake Chamber of Commerce. It was a good turnout at the first ever public economic development summit this afternoon in Reeds Spring. Stone County is growing in population so county leaders wanted to look at what’s working, and what …

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Family Connections Event Saturday in Hurley

by: Scott McCaulley The series of events presented by the Stone County Developmental Disability Board to introduce resident to their services continues Saturday morning. Called “Family Connections”, the event will take place at Hurley School from 10-11:30 am and will have members of the Developmental Board on hand to explain what services are available and …

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Branson Aldermen Gives Initial Approval for Traffic Signal Upgrade

by: Scott McCaulley Initial Approval is given to allow the city of Branson to join with the Missouri Department of Transportation in improving and coordinating the traffic signals in the city. The city and MODOT applied for a grant in 2017 to the Federal Highway Administration for funding to put in a system to coordinate …

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