Day: May 18, 2020

Mountain Home Man Drowns in Crooked Creek in Marion County

From: KTLO A Mountain Home man drowned Sunday afternoon while kayaking with his son and the son’s friend on Crooked Creek in Yellville. The victim is identified as 54-year-old William Lender Ealey. The other two men, 31-year-old Jeremy Ealey of Mountain Home and 33-year-old Joseph Barr of Bull Shoals avoided injury, despite their attempts to …

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More Information Including Names of Individuals Swept Away By Water Released

by: Bryce Derrickson, Ozarks First The Carroll County Sheriff’s Office is reporting one person dead, one rescued and one missing after being swept off a low water crossing. Sunday, at around 6:12 p.m., Carroll County Dispatch received a call of people in the water and a possible drowning at the low water bridge on County …

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Stone County Confirms New Case of COVID-19

Press Release Stone County Fourth Confirmed Case of COVID-19 with possible community exposure Stone County Health Department is announcing Stone County’s fourth confirmed case of COVID-19. The individual who tested positive has been notified and is isolated and quarantined at home. Close contacts of the individual testing positive have been notified and quarantined as necessary. …

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Boil Water Advisory In Effect for Taney County Public Water District #3

Press Release A large service area of the Taney County Public Water District #3 is experiencing low water pressure. This issue started at about 3:30 PM Sunday.  Water was off for the rest of the day and through early this morning for customers with Pinehurst, Bethpage and Troon Cir addresses.  When water service is restored, …

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Water Rescue Operations Continue in Oak Grove UPDATE: One Dead, One Rescued, One Missing

UPDATED Press Release from Oak Grove Fire and Rescue Crews responded to a report of three people that had been swept off a low water crossing while trying to walk across. The incident happen around 6:30 pm off couty road 818. One subject was rescued by bystanders a second subject was recovered and was pronounced …

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MSHP Works A Pair of Accidents involving Vehicles Overturning Over the Weekend

by: Scott McCaulley The Missouri State Highway Patrol responds to a pair of accidents in the Lakes Region over the weekend in which vehicles left the roadway and overturned. The first happened Saturday around 3:10 Saturday afternoon on Highway 65 just north of Branson when a southbound vehicle left the highway and overturned. The driver …

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Newton County Man Charged in Chase Through Boone, Marion Counties

From: KTLO A Newton County man, 43-year-old Chad Timothy Siebert of Jasper, is facing nine charges and violations in connection with a fleeing incident involving law enforcement from Marion and Boone counties. The vehicle being pursued reportedly crashed through two fences, while almost striking a patrol unit. According to the probable cause affidavit released Tuesday, …

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