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TLBR Collections for Holiday Food Harvest Over $13,500

by: Scott McCaulley As of late Wednesday afternoon, the amount of money raised by the Tri-Lakes Board of Realtors for the Annual KOMC/KRZK Holiday Food Harvest is at $13,510 according to Janet Bezzerides, a member of the Community Outreach Board co-coordinator of the Holiday Food Harvest. Due to the onsite collections at area Grocery Stores …

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Faith Community Health Hosts Giving Event Next Week

Press Release Faith Community Health (FAiTH) will host an outdoor #GivingTuesday charity event on December 1, from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm at Faith Community Health clinic in Branson, complete with local blood drive, toy drive, a bit of holiday cheer and a visit from the man himself…Santa! #GivingTuesday is held annually and is widely …

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Wet Roadways Cause Two Traffic Accidents in Lakes Region

by: Scott McCaulley With Tuesday’s Rainfall, wet roadways leads to a couple of traffic crashes worked by the Missouri State Highway Patrol on Tuesday. The driver of a Fire Truck loses control of his vehicle on Highway A east of Hurley in Stone County around 3:15 Tuesday afternoon. The Fire Truck hydroplaned off the roadway …

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Taneyville Man Arrested After Attempted Traffic Stop Ends in Crash

by: Scott McCaulley A man from Taneyville is arrested without incident after a traffic crash following a pursuit by Law Enforcement Officers Monday Night. According to the online crash report, the incident occurred around 8:50 when a Missouri State Highway Patrol Trooper attempted to stop a vehicle for a traffic violation when the vehicle fled …

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NWS: Marginal Risk for Severe Weather Tonight

by: Scott McCaulley As a strong cold front moves through the area, a few strong to severe thunderstorms are possible throughout the Lakes Region. National Weather Service Forecasters in Little Rock, Springfield, and Tulsa rate the risk of severe thunderstorms as marginal, meaning any storms should be of short duration with high winds being the …

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CBCO Issues Another Request For Blood Donations

Press Release Community Blood Center of the Ozarks (CBCO), the exclusive provider of blood for patients at 44 area healthcare facilities, is issuing a critical appeal for all blood types. Reserves are alarmingly low, due to very high usage levels in area hospitals and a continued negative impact on donation rates due to the COVID-19 …

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