Day: January 1, 2021

Holiday Tournament Wrap-Up: Hollister Outlasts Forsyth at Walnut Grove, Blue Eye 5th at P & W

by: Scott McCaulley and Perry Phillips Three Lakes Area High Schools were in Holiday Basketball Tournament Final Round Action Thursday, including two matched-up against each other. The finals of the Walnut Grove Tournament featured Hollister and Forsyth renewing their rivalry with the Tigers outlasting the Panthers 52-50 in overtime to take home the Championship of …

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Firefighters Battle House Fire in Branson New Year’s Eve

by: Scott McCaulley A house on Cliff Drive in Branson sustains heavy damage after a fire New Year’s Eve. According to a post on the Branson Professional Firefighters Local #152 Facebook Page, four Branson units were assisted by Western Taney County Firefighters in battling the blaze that started around 9:30 pm. Upon arrival, fire crews …

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Largent: Hate Crime Law Needs to Be a Priority for Arkansas in 2021

by: Scott McCaulley As 2020 drew to a close, an area Chamber President renewed the call for the Arkansas Legislature to pass a Hate Crime Law in the upcoming Legislative Session. Harrison Chamber of Commerce President/CEO Bob Largent, in an opinion piece issued by the Chamber and published in the Arkansas Democrat Gazette, says the …

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Parson: Vaccine Brings Hope but the ‘Fight is not Over’

From: KTLO/Associated Press The rollout of the coronavirus is gaining momentum as Missouri’s coronavirus cases and hospitalizations begin to stabilize and extra health care workers arrive to provide relief, Gov. Mike Parson said Wednesday. But Parson stressed that, with case volumes still high, “this fight is not over.” “We must continue to social distancing. we …

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