Day: March 5, 2021

Postseason Basketball: Harrison Advances, Late Ava Surge Sinks Forsyth District Title Hopes

by: Scott McCaulley Thursday’s High School Basketball Postseason Recap: Missouri In a back and forth contest, the Ava Lady Bears had the last momentum swing go there way as they erase a seven point fourth quarter deficit to run by the Forsyth Lady Panthers 55-47 to claim the Class 4 District Championship in Mountain Grove. …

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MSHP: Distracted Driving a Challenge for Vacationers

by: Scott McCaulley As the Visitor Season gets underway in the Lakes Region, the Missouri State Highway Patrol warns against Distracted Driving. Sgt. Mike P. McClure, a part of the patrol’s Public Information and Education Division, says in a recent interview on “Ozarks Now” that Distracted Driving can cause problems for people on vacation. Sgt. …

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C of O Teams Find Out Destinations, Opponents for NAIA Basketball Tournament

by: Scott McCaulley The College of the Ozarks Basketball Teams now know where they are headed and who they will play in the revamped NAIA National Basketball Tournaments. The Lady Bobcats will head to Omaha, Nebraska and match-up against Northwestern of Iowa next Friday (3/12) at 11:00 am while the Bobcats are playing later that …

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Branson Ranks High As Place to Visit During COVID-19 Pandemic

by: Scott McCaulley A recent ranking by a National Publication shows the Branson Area as a safe place to visit even during a pandemic. Forbes Magazine rated Branson fourth on their list of safest places to visit during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Jason Outman, President and CEO of the Branson Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce says …

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Branson Performer Also Continues Passion for Farming

by: Jacob Blount, Ozarks First Guests at King’s Castle Theatre on the Branson strip may know the phenomenal voice of Brian Caraker. After long nights Caraker spends performing in the live entertainment capital, he returns home to his 20-acre farm in Omaha, Arkansas. “I really wouldn’t have it any other way,” said Caraker. “It’s so …

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