Day: June 23, 2020

Missouri Amateur Golf Championships Underway at Ozarks National

Press Release The Missouri Golf Association is conducting its 113th Missouri Amateur Championship at Ozarks National Golf Course in Hollister today through Sunday.  This year’s field is made up of 172 players from across the state, all hoping to see their name engraved on the Amateur trophy among Missouri’s best players including Payne Stewart and …

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Taney County Sheriff Searching for Man Wanted on Burglary Charge

by: Scott McCaulley The Taney County Sheriff’s Office on their Facebook Page is asking for help in locating a man wanted on Burglary and other charges. John Dewell Davidson, 39, is wanted on a 1st Degree Burglary and Stealing Charges as well as resisting arrest. Davidson is described as a Male Caucasian, 5-9, weighing around …

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A Proclamation “Supporting Unity and Inclusion” Added to Branson Board of Alderman Agenda Tonight UPDATE

UPDATE: Proclamation copy released:   by: Scott McCaulley The Branson Board of Alderman Meeting tonight includes an item added to the Agenda involving a Proclamation “Supporting Unity and Inclusion” that will take place at the first part of the meeting. Though no copy of the proclamation was available on the meeting information link on the …

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City of Branson Responds After Controversial Video Goes Viral

by: Colin Lingo, and Ivie Macy, Ozarks First Branson Mayor Ed Akers is defending the integrity of Missouri’s Music City after a video of a woman spouting what the mayor called “hate speech” surfaced over the weekend. “I will teach my grandkids to hate you all,” the woman says to someone off-camera. She later pumps …

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Taney County, SW Missouri Considered Hot Spot for COVID-19

by: Jacob Blount, Ozarks First Taney County Health Department confirmed three new cases of COVID-19, bringing the county’s total to 33. This is more than double the amount of positive cases released two weeks ago. Lisa Marshall, the director of the Taney County Health Department, says all of southwest Missouri is now being considered a …

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CARES Act Grants Awarded thrugh Arkansas Humanities Council

Press Release The Arkansas Humanities Council has awarded $463,300 to 46 cultural organizations throughout the state through funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) as part of the $2.2 trillion CARES Act economic stabilization plan appropriated by the U.S. Congress. CARES Act Grants provide unrestricted operating and/or humanities program support to humanities organizations …

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