Day: November 14, 2020

Three People Charged in Connection to October Raid Near Harrison

From: KTLO Affidavits have been filed in Boone County providing details, including the identities of three individuals, arrested last month when over $1 million in drugs and property were seized in a raid. According to probable cause affidavits, the three arrested and charged are 20-year-old Ryan Lee Michael Womack and 23-year-old Marcus A. Mendoza, who …

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Lakes Area Organizations Among Those Receiving Ball Family Grants

by: Jacob Blount, Ozarks First The Stanley and Elaine Ball Foundation announced the recipients of its 2020 nonprofit grants. Twenty-five local nonprofits out of the 55 who applied will receive grants and awards totaling up to $219,000. Ken Homan, a member of the grant selection committee, said he wants this money to help local kids. …

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“Arkansas Fresh Start” Program Through OOI

Press Release Today is the first day of “Arkansas Fresh Start”. Income guidelines are significantly higher than the normal; 80% Area Median Income. Applicants apply on-line and upload any supporting documents (picture ID, pay stubs, landlord letter, etc.). Ozark Opportunities, Inc. can help up to 2.5 months past due rent at fair market rent. Or …

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Adopt-A-Senior Program Through Branson Parks and Recreation

by: Ivie Macy, Ozarks First Anyone can bring joy to senior citizens on Christmas through Branson’s Adopt-A-Senior program. The Branson Parks and Recreation set up this program with the Senior Age Area Agency to encourage people to give gifts and well wishes to local senior citizens. Gifts bought for the seniors should be returned to …

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