Day: November 17, 2020

Salvation Army Returns to Curbside Food Distribution

by: Scott McCaulley One area organization is returning to operate their Food Pantry through Curbside Service. The Salvation Army made that decision last week that takes effect with this Wednesday operation of their Food Pantry on Stanley Street. Branson Salvation Army Captain Linda McCormick explains the reasons to make the move in a recent edition …

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Part of College Street in Branson Closed to Traffic Starting Today

by: Scott McCaulley The Branson Public Works Department is closing a portion of College Street beginning this morning and continuing through Thursday for installation of a new water line. A release from the City says that College will be closed between 2nd and 3rd Streets during this time and detour signs will be in place …

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Deadline for Arkansas Organizations Needing CARES Act Assistance in Two Areas is Wednesday

From: KTLO The deadline for organizations to apply for funding through two new programs to support low-income communities and veterans with mental health needs is Wednesday, according to the Arkansas Department of Human Services (DHS). These initiatives were approved by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act Steering Committee to help offset the …

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“Hair” Star Lynn Kellogg Dies from COVID-19; Husband Says Contact was in Branson

  by: Chris Six, Ozarks First Lynn Kellogg Simpers, known as Lynn Kellogg, died last week from COVID-19; she was 77. According to a story from the New York Times, her husband John Simpers, said she had been infected at a recent gathering in a large theater in Branson. “She had a non-life-threatening Leukemia so that …

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