Day: May 25, 2021

Missouri State Professor Hosts Webinar on How to Talk “Ozarks”

by: David Chasnov and Jesse Inman, Ozarks First “Fixin,’” “y’all,” and “reckon,” why do people from the Ozarks talk this way? One Missouri State professor has studied this his whole life. He says the words we use and how we say them has to do with where those who discovered the Ozarks came from. Many …

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Three Arrested in Madison County Drug Bust That Saw K-9 Officer Collapse

by: Heather Higgs, Ozarks First Three people were arrested on multiple charges in Madison County on Sunday after a traffic stop that resulted in the apparent drug overdose of a police K-9. According to a press release from Madison County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO), the K-9 officer, named Kandy, collapsed during a vehicle sniff after having …

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Branson Veterans of America 913 Hosts Annual Memorial Day Ceremony

by: Scott McCaulley An annual Memorial Day Weekend Event returns to the Lakes Region after having been cancelled last year. The Branson Veterans of America 913 Memorial Day Ceremony takes place next Monday at 11:00 am at the Ozarks Memorial Park Cemetery. BVA 913 President Dick Burkhalter talks about the during an interview this week …

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Two Groups Challenge Arkansas Voting Laws

From: KTLO/Associated Press Two groups are asking an Arkansas judge to strike down several voting restrictions enacted this year that they say are unconstitutional and will disenfranchise the state’s voters. The League of Women Voters of Arkansas and Arkansas United filed a lawsuit Wednesday challenging the election measures approved by the Republican Legislature and governor. …

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