Day: January 2, 2020

Another Law Suit Moving Forward Against Lives Under Construction Boys Ranch

by: Robert Jehle, Ozarks First Another young boy has come forward claiming he was sexually assaulted by an older teen at Lives Under Construction, a boy’s ranch in Lampe, Missouri. He is the fifth child to sue the boys’ ranch. He claims he was punished after coming forward about the alleged abuse. The founder of …

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Lane Closure on 76 Country Blvd. Begins Monday

Press Release The Branson Public Works Department would like to make drivers aware of a temporary westbound lane closure on West 76 Country Blvd. from LongHorn Steakhouse to the Gettin’ Basted Restaurant throughout the month of January to accommodate large construction equipment for Wonder Works. The utility contractor for WonderWorks has requested the lane closure …

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Goblins Back in Action Tonight

The Harrison Goblins will open the 2020 portion of their schedule tonight at Goblin Arena as they will host Providence Academy. Broadcast tonight on 94.9 FM/AM 1220 KHOZ begins with the Girls Game at 6:00 with the Boys Game to follow around 7:30.

North Ark HS Basketball Tournaments Continue

by: Scott McCaulley While Holiday Tournament action wrapped-up earlier this week, another tournament was getting underway as the Annual North Arkansas Boys and Girls High School Basketball Tournaments got underway at Pioneer Pavilion. The tournament took New Year’s Day off but does resume with some quarterfinal match-ups tonight with the semi-finals Friday and final round …

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Springfield Business Journal “40 Under 40” Honors Include Area Individuals

by: Scott McCaulley The annual announcement from the Springfield Business Journal honoring individuals under 40 years-old for the accomplishments in their communities includes individuals from the Lakes Region. City of Branson Planning and Development Director Joel Hornickel along with Melinda Honey of the Skaggs Foundation and area realtor Cole Currier were among those that were …

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Final Arkansas Fatality Crash of 2019 Happens in Newton County

by: Scott McCaulley The final Traffic Fatality Crash of 2019 in Arkansas takes place in Newton County Tuesday afternoon. The Arkansas State Police reports the accident took place around 3:25 on State Highway 21 south of Boxley when a semi-truck driven by 48-year-old Carlos Tabron of Little Rock failed to negotiate a downhill curve at …

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Local Housing Authority to Receive Funds for Education, Employment Assistance

From: KTLO An area housing authority in is among 700 across the country who will share in more than $79 million in funding, according to an announcement Tuesday from the U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The funds are intended to help residents of public and voucher-assisted housing increase their earned income and reduce their …

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Arkansas Adds Online Scheduling for Driver’s License Testing

From: KTLO Beginning next week anyone with a valid Arkansas driver learner’s permit can begin using an online scheduling tool to arrange the final step toward becoming a motor vehicle licensed driver. The scheduling tool will be accessible beginning Monday through the Arkansas State Police Driver Exam web site at ar.gov/aspdrivertest. Online scheduling will make it …

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