Day: June 10, 2021

Chamber Delivers Sports Marketing Update to Board

by: JonChristopher Collins Director of Sports Marketing and Development for the Branson Chamber of Commerce Terra Alphonso presented Branson’s Board of Aldermen with an update on sports marketing during Tuesday night’s meeting. “The Sports Marketing Department is sports, marketing and development,” Alphonso said. She said they focus on sales, event services, facility development, advertising and …

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Branson Firefighters Work Pair of Accidents Wednesday

by: Scott McCaulley Branson Firefighters work a pair of traffic accidents on Wednesday, including one where a vehicle crashed into an apartment complex. That crash occurred around 10:45 am according to posts on the Branson Professional Firefighters Local 152 Facebook Page. According to the post, the driver was not injured in the crash but apparently …

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New Alzheimer’s Medicine Not Perfect, But Brings Hope According to Area Doctor

by: JonChristopher Collins A new medicine approved by the Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of Alzheimer’s is controversial but does bring some hope according to an area Doctor. Dr. Gary Linker, a Psychiatrist with North Arkansas Regional Medical Center (NARMC)’s Center for Memory Mood & Thought, spoke with KHOZ’s Around The Table to …

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Lodging Businesses Leading Revitalization in Rockaway Beach

by: Scott McCaulley Leaders in Rockaway Beach are making efforts to revitalize the community as one of the attractions in the Lakes Region. Mayor Jim Harriger, during an interview this week on KRZK’s “Ozarks Now” program, says the overnight lodging businesses are leading the way and already seeing some success. Harriger also talked about the …

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Arkansas Says Fully Vaccinated Students No Longer Need to Quarantine

From: KTLO/Associated Press Arkansas no longer requires students exposed to the coronavirus to quarantine so long as they’re fully vaccinated against the virus, Gov. Asa Hutchinson announces Tuesday. Hutchinson said the new quarantine policy aligns with guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their …

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Police Department Evidence Manager Named Employee of the Month

by: JonChristopher Collins City of Branson recognized Tammy Jones as Employee of the Month on Tuesday. Branson Alderman Jamie Whiteis presented the award to Jones. Jones is Branson Police Department’s Property and Evidence Manager. “This award is to recognize employees who have gone above and beyond, and whose performance exemplifies the City of Branson values. …

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Dr. Ben Carson First Speaker Announced for National Event at College of the Ozarks

by: Scott McCaulley A former Presidential Candidate and Cabinet Member is the first speaker announced for a national event hosted by College of the Ozarks. Dr. Ben Carson, who was the Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development during the Donald Trump Administration, will be one of the speakers at the National Symposium …

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