Day: June 9, 2020

Truck Overturned on Highway 265 Closes Road For a Time UPDATE

FINAL REPORT by: Scott McCaulley A traffic accident on Highway 265 near the intersection with 376 resulted in a Propane Truck overturning and the closure of the road for a time Tuesday. Multiple agencies responded to the accident with Western Taney County Fire reporting on their Facebook Page that a Branson Fire Unit was first …

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Cristobal Drops Rain, Raises Water Levels in Lakes Region

by: Scott McCaulley As Tropical Storm Cristobal moved through the Lakes Region, it has dropped 2-3 inches of rain over several areas causing Flooding, especially in the Bull Creek Area. The National Weather Service issued a Flash Flood Warning for Northwestern Taney and Southeastern Christian County along Bull Creek until 10:00 this morning. Towns along …

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Boone County Man Facing New Sexual Assault Charges

From: KTLO 34-year-old Christopher Olcott of Harrison is facing a felony charge of second-degree sexual assault, as well as a sentence enhancement as a habitual offender. According to the probable cause affidavit filed Thursday, a Boone County Sheriff’s investigator met with Olcott in reference to a driveby shooting report and another incident the Harrison man …

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Ozark Opportunities Winter Energy Assistance Ends Wednesday

From: KTLO Ozark Opportunities, Inc., has announced its Winter Emergency Utility Assistance Program will end on Wednesday. Anyone already utilizing this low-income home energy assistance program can apply for a second time. The total benefit maximum has been increased to $1,000. Those already receiving a $400 benefit during the winter are still eligible to apply …

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Federal Grant to Make Way for 30 Temp Jobs, Train another 70 Missourians

From: Missouri Net The federal government has awarded Missouri a $1.3 million grant to create temporary humanitarian jobs supporting the fight against the coronavirus. Dr. Mardy Leathers, the director of the state’s Office of Workforce Development, tells Missourinet the grant makes way for 30 temporary positions and training for another 70 Missourians. “The kind of …

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Frontier Airlines Resumes Flights Out of Branson Airport

Press Release Low cost carrier Frontier Airlines resumed commercial air service at Branson Airport this past weekend on Saturday, June 6. Over 100 passengers arrived aboard the quieter, more fuel-efficient, Airbus A320neo on their nonstop flight from Denver ready to begin Summer vacations in Branson. “Departing passengers and guests will be welcomed to Branson Airport …

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