Day: May 17, 2020

Flood Warnings Remain as Water Rises in Parts of the Lakes Region

by: Scott McCaulley As rain continues Sunday the National Weather Service still has several Flood Warnings in effect for the Lakes Region. A Flash Flood Warning for most of Taney County is in effect until 11:45 am. According to a statement from the National Weather Service, two inches of rain had fallen with the latest …

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Flash Flooding Impacting Mark Twain Forest Camp Sites

From: KTLO Due to recent rainfall, areas of the Mark Twain National Forest are experiencing flash flooding. The Ava/Cassville/Willow Springs Ranger District is currently dealing with sites getting inundated with water, and some are entry roads into recreation sites. According to the U.S. Forest Service, multiple precipitation events have saturated the ground, and any rain …

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Arkansas Local Health Units to Offer COVID-19 Testing

Press Release The Arkansas Department of Health’s Local Health Units across the state will offer COVID-19 testing beginning Monday. Testing is encouraged for all individuals who believe they have had contact with or been exposed to a positive case as well as anyone who is experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, such as fever, cough or shortness …

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Hollister Man Claims $50,000 Lottery Prize

From: Missouri State Lottery/St. Louis News Jose Lopez Perez of Hollister uncovered a $50,000 prize on a Missouri Lottery “$300 Million Cash Explosion” Scratchers ticket.  Perez purchased the winning ticket from Country Mart in Hollister. “$300 Million Cash Explosion” is a $30 game with more than $184 million in unclaimed prizes, including two top prizes …

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