Day: March 12, 2021

East Highway 76 Closes For An Hour Friday Morning Due to Traffic Crash

by: Scott McCaulley Traffic on Highway 76 was stopped for nearly an hour late Friday morning after a two-vehicle crash near the intersection with Saints Street. According to a report posted on the Western Taney County Fire Protection District’s Facebook Page, there were a total of four patients injured with one trapped in a vehicle. …

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Friday Basketball Update: Blue Eye Takes Third, Bergman Moves On, C of O Drops NAIA Opener

by: Scott McCaulley A recap of Friday Postseason Basketball: -The Blue Eye Lady Bulldogs rebound after Thursday’s semi-final loss in the Class 2 State Tournament to hold off Scotland County 59-52 to claim Third Place at Missouri State University’s Hammons Center. The Lady Bulldogs jumped out to an 11 point first quarter lead only to …

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Three Hollister Athletes Sign to Continue Careers in College

Press Release from Hollister Schools Hollister High School seniors Colby Teaster, Cole Jones, and Konner Hatfield signed Letters of Intent on Thursday to continue their education and athletic careers in college. Colby Teaster will play baseball at College of the Ozarks   Daniel Jones will play basketball at Lindenwood University   Konner Hatfield will play …

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H.S. Basketball Postseason: Blue Eye Drops Semi-final Game, Harrison Advances to Semi-final

by: Scott McCaulley A recap of Thursday Postseason High School Basketball: A hot shooting Ellington Ball Club was too much for the Blue Eye Lady Bulldogs to overcome as they lost 68-58 in the semi-finals of the Class 2 State Tournament at Missouri State University Thursday. Though the Lady Bulldogs rallied in the fourth quarter, …

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College of the Ozarks Women Open Play in Omaha Pod of NAIA Tournament

by: Scott McCaulley Though the format is different, the College of the Ozarks Lady Bobcats are once again entering NAIA Postseason Play as the Lady Bobcats take on Northwestern of Iowa in the opening round of the 2021 National Tournament playing in Omaha, Nebraska. The Lady Bobcats, who didn’t start play until February due to …

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Long Time Women’s Basketball Coach Returns to Area to Accept Position at Hollister Schools

Press Release from Hollister School District The Hollister R-V School District announces that they have chosen Nyla Milleson as their next Athletic Director, effective July 1, upon the retirement of current AD John Burgi. Mrs. Milleson comes to Hollister from George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia where she has served as the head women’s basketball …

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Compliant Filed Against Lakes Area House Member for Comments About COVID-19

by: Jesse Inman, Ozarks First A state representative from Branson is facing criticism for his use for the term “China virus” during a House floor discussion on Tuesday, March 9 One Kansas City representative filed a complaint against Representative Brian Seitz who declined to do an interview on the subject. China virus was a phrase …

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1 Boil Order Lifted, 2 Still in Place in Northern Arkansas

From: KTLO The precautionary boil order for the Pyatt Waterworks in Marion County has been lifted, as of Wednesday morning while two others currently remain in place. The Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) website indicates orders remain in place for the East Newton County Water Association for customers south of Arkansas Highway 74 in the …

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