Day: February 10, 2021

AYS Podcast: COVID Update from Taney County Health Department

by: Scott McCaulley Community Health Educator with the Taney County Health Department Kara Miller is interviewed on the latest edition of the “At Your Service” Podcast to talk about the COVID-19 Vaccination Process. Miller says that while the actual vaccination process has been smooth, she knows that the registration process has been frustrating for many …

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Final Approval Given for Burying Utility Lines on W. 76 Country Blvd.

by: Scott McCaulley A long awaited project on W. 76 Country Blvd. is now set to get underway. The Branson Board of Alderman gave final approval at Tuesday night’s meeting to four Bills that will get the re-location of Utility Lines along the Strip underground. The Bills approved included moving the money from the 76 …

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Winter Weather Advisories Remain in Effect with Many Roads Becoming Slick

by: Scott McCaulley Winter Weather Advisories remain in effect for all of the Ozarks as Fog and Mist overnight has left many untreated surfaces slick. Both the Arkansas and Missouri Highway Departments report many area Highways partially covered with Ice Patches while untreated surfaces like Parking Lots and Sidewalks are very slick. A number of …

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Anniversary of Dave Koenig’s Disappearance Remembered with Blue Porch Lights

by: Madison Hever, Ozarks First This week is the first anniversary of Dave Koenig’s disappearance, a 26-year-old Branson amateur MMA fighter. People across the Ozarks and the country are putting up blue lights on their porch in hopes of Dave’s homecoming. The night Dave went missing, he had messaged a couple of friends, thinking he …

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Arkansas Lt. Governor to Run for Attorney General Instead of Governor

by: JonChristopher Collins Arkansas Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin drops out of the race for Governor on Monday; he will run for Attorney General. Griffin said he was persuaded by friends and supporters that he could do more for the state in another capacity. Griffin exits the race two weeks after former White House Press Secretary …

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Project Underway to Build New Highway 86 Bridge Over Table Rock Lake

by: Jacob Blount, Ozarks First A bridge to let drivers cross Table Rock Lake is under development nearly two years after a decision was made to build a new bridge instead of restoring the current one. The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) said there are no scheduled closures for the future Long Creek Bridge unless …

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