Day: October 9, 2019

Two Christian County Residents Injured in Two Vehicle Crash in Hollister

by: Scott McCaulley A two-vehicle crash late Wednesday afternoon in Hollister injures two people from Christian County. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports the accident happened around 5:15 when a vehicle driven by 22-year-old Colton Pendergrass of Nixa was turing off a Gage Drive onto Business 65 when it collided with a vehicle driven by …

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Attorney with Ties to Arkansas Charged in Adoption Fraud Scheme

From: Ozarks First/KNWA An attorney in Utah and Arizona with ties Northwest Arkansas has been indicted in an adoption scheme. Paul D. Petersen was charged with 11 felonies in Utah including human smuggling, sale of a child and communications fraud. In a press conference on Wednesday, U.S. Attorney of the Western District of Arkansas DAK …

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Tuesday Recap

Golf Harrison 6th in 4A State Championship Tennis Missouri District Tournaments Forsyth 5 Aurora 0, at Rogersville in Finals Today Cedar Ridge Cross Country Meet Boys Branson, Ozark, Blue Eye 5th, Forsyth 8th, Harrison 9th 1 Gabriel Bauer Ozark 3 Braeden Decker Branson 4 Ryan Cardenzana Blue Eye 5 Zachary Seitz Branson 7 Jose Ramirez …

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Students Go Through Mental Health Training at Galena High School

by: Nyzah McDonald, Ozarks First I was just surprised by how many people will go through a mental health challenge by the age of 18,” said Galena High School Senior Davon Stewart. Stewart and his classmates are participating in a Mental Health First Aid Training. Similar to CPR, students learn a 5-step action plan to …

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Arkansas to Review Waste Proposal After Hog Farm Buyout

From: KTLO/Associated Press Arkansas will review a proposal to remove waste from the Buffalo National River watershed after a large hog farm accepted a buyout from the state to close its site following years of environmentalist complaints. The Arkansas Department of Energy and Environment hired Harbor Environmental to draft the closure plan for C&H Hog …

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Sex Offender Accused of Failing to Report Change of Address

From: KTLO A registered sex offender is in the Searcy County Jail after allegedly changing residences and failing to notify authorities. According to Sheriff Kenny Cassell, 23-year-old Chase Peterson has been incarcerated since Friday. On Wednesday, probation and parole officers went to Peterson’s reported address on Wagon Trail in Marshall, but they were unable to …

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