Day: November 7, 2019

Liberty Utilities Crews Busy Fixing Power Outages Wednesday Evening

by: Scott McCaulley As rain pelted the region late Wednesday afternoon and evening, several areas suffered through Power Outages. Liberty Utilities/Empire reported nearly 8000 customers centered in the Hollister and Kirbyville areas were without power during the evening hours while other customers in Jasper and Newton Counties between Joplin and Neosho were also without power. …

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Reuniting Medals with Veteran Owners

by: Ivie Macy, Ozarks First Rather than selling or destroying unclaimed military medals, the Missouri State Treasurer’s office is working to reunite them with their owners. As Veteran Day approaches, State Treasurer Scott Fitzpatrick wants to remind Missourians that more than 200 military medals and insignia are currently unclaimed. Each year, safe deposit boxes that …

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Woman Injured in Rollover Crash Wednesday Afternoon

by: Scott McCaulley A woman from Reeds Spring sustains moderate injuries when her car left the road and overturned late Wednesday afternoon. The Missouri Highway Patrol reports the crash happened around 4:10 on Highway 76 three miles east of Branson West when a sports utility vehicle driven by 31-year-old Stefanie Wayne left highway struck an …

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Two Northern Arkansas Community Colleges Compete for Aspen Prize

Press Release The Aspen Institute College Excellence Program Tuesday named Arkansas State University-Mountain Home (ASUMH) and North Arkansas College (NAC) in Harrison among 150 community colleges eligible to compete for the $1 million Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, the nation’s signature recognition of high achievement and performance among America’s community colleges. Based on strong …

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Cats Get Adopted That Were Cared for by Taney County Neighborhood

by: Chrystal Blair, Ozarks First The residents of one Taney county neighborhood banded together to care for dozens of cats and some kittens that they said were abandoned by their owner. All of those animals have been rescued just in time because the dilapidated house the cats were living in is set to be demolished …

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