Day: July 28, 2020

Branson Alderman Pass Mask Ordinance

by: Scott McCaulley After another lengthy meeting, the Branson Board of Alderman pass an Ordinance that will mandate Face Coverings and Masks beginning Friday and going through September 8. The Ordinance requires Masking for all Public Spaces which includes Attractions, Theaters, and Restaurants. There are provisions that allow for people sitting in Theaters and Restaurants …

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Bikes, E-Bikes Now Allowed on Buffalo National River Roads

From: KTLO The National Park Service has opened park roads on the Buffalo National River, including administrative roads, to electric bikes (e-bikes). E-bikes are equipped with a small electric motor. Bicycles have always been allowed on park roads, but they can also now travel on administrative roads. Bikes and e-bikes are still prohibited from being …

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TCHD Updates Numbers, Method of Reporting

by: Scott McCaulley The Taney County Health Department is revising the way they list numbers of COVID-19 Cases. On a Facebook Video Monday, Health Department Director Lisa Marshall says the current number of confirmed COVID-19 Cases in the County is 251 with 149 of those currently active. An additional 49 Cases are pending investigation according …

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Kirbyville Man Injured When Vehicle Hits Parked Truck

by: Scott McCaulley An accident on Highway 76 west of Forsyth early this morning injures one. The Missouri State Highway Patrol Accident Report indicates the crash occurred around 1:15 when a car driven by 58-year-old Marvin Bell of Kirbyville hit a pick-up truck that was parked on the side of the road. Bell, who was …

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Jasper Receives Money for Wastewater Project

From: KTLO An area town has been awarded funding for water and wastewater projects by the Arkansas Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Commission. Jasper is among five communities approved for over $7.4 million by the state. The City received a loan of $440,000 and another loan of over $1.3 million, with principal forgiveness from the …

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College Conferences, Organizations Making Decisions on Fall Sports

by: Scott McCaulley College Conferences and Organizations are making determinations on the status of their Fall Sports Seasons. The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) set forth guidelines earlier this month with the plan to allow Fall Sports to take place, but start later with Practice scheduled for August 15 with Event Competition to begin …

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Softball Tournaments Continue in Branson

by: Jacob Blount and Chris Six, Ozarks First The Fastpitch American Softball Association continues its world series championships this week at the Branson Recplex. Vice President and Director of Operations, Ray Wright, says they have teams from all over the country for the World Series in Branson. “We’ve had teams in from Oklahoma, New Mexico, …

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