Day: October 15, 2020

Input Sought For Community Survey From Drug Free Ozarks

Press Release The 2020 Community Survey is underway and we need your input!  The survey will be open through 11:59pm on October 24, 2020.  Please take five minutes to help Drug Free Ozarks evaluate the impact of the community awareness campaign over the last three years and provide insight into the awareness of substance use and its …

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Barry County Health Department Announces 8th COVID-19 Death

by: Bryce Dickerson, Ozarks First The Barry County Health Department announces on their Facebook Page the county’s eighth COVID-19 death. This individual was a 77-year-old man with underlying health conditions and was a resident of a congregant care facility. The Health Department is asking county residents to remember to social distance, wear a face covering, …

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President of Cox Health Branson Involved in Altercation After Branson Alderman Meeting

by: Chris Six and Jacob Blount, Ozarks First William Mahoney, the President of Cox Medical Center in Branson, was involved in an altercation after the Branson Board of Aldermen voted to extend the masking ordinance. During the meeting Tuesday night, residents spoke negatively about Mahoney. “The mayor has stated that he takes his direction from …

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Harrison Parks Department Looks to Go Under City Control in 2021

by: Scott McCaulley The process of moving the Harrison Parks Department from under the control of a separate Commission to the direct control of the City. Parks Director Chuck Eddington on Tuesday’s “Community Partyline” Program on BOOTZ Country said that discussions had been ongoing over the last two years about this change that would see …

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