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Branson AquaPlex to Open June 2 

News Release: BRANSON, Mo – The Branson Parks & Recreation Department is excited to announce the opening of the Branson AquaPlex on June 2, 2020.  The AquaPlex is a 12,250 sq. ft. aquatic park featuring water slides, play structures, a climbing wall, lap lanes and a diving well. The AquaPlex also features a zero depth entry area, allowing easy in-and-out access. The AquaPlex will …

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Galena School Receives Technology Grant

Galena High School will share in grant awards from the Centurylink Clark Williams Foundation’s Teachers and Technology Program.  Grants totaling $500,000 were awarded to applicants in schools across Centurylink’s 27 state service area.  Patty Watson’s application from Galena High School was selected for a maximum $5,000 grant award. Since 2008, Centurylink has granted 11 million …

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High School Teacher Charged with Sexual Exploitation of a Child

From: OzarksFirst.com SPRINGFIELD, Mo.– A local high school teacher was charged with sexual exploitation of a minor after allegedly blackmailing a 14-year-old to send him sexual photos and videos. Brandon Lane McCullough, 31, of Branson, was charged after a criminal complaint was filed on May 7 in the U.S. District Court in Springfield. McCullough formerly …

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Stealth Bomber Over the Ozarks

If you’re in the Springfield Mo area this evening, you may glimpse the B-2 Spirit Stealth Bomber.  The Air National Guard’s 131st Bomber Wing is conducting flyovers at hospitals across the state to honor first responders, healthcare professionals, and essential workers.  Last week, the wing flew over Kansas City area hospitals.  Today’s run includes Camdenton, …

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Beryville Clean Up Set

Berryville’s City Council met this week.  Among the action items, they voted to reschedule the Annual Spring Clean-up for the week of May 18th-22nd.  The event usually happens earlier in the year, but was postponed by the Corona Virus outbreak. The Berryville Mayor’s Assistant Jay Lee said he gets calls from residents complaining about the …

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