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Petition Drive Underway to Remove White Pride Billboard

by: Scott McCaulley An online Petition Drive is underway hoping to lead to the removal of a billboard along Highway 65 south of Harrison. A post on the Harrison Community Task Force on Race Relations Facebook Page has a link to a petition on the change.org website asking Pro-Signs, Inc. dba Harrison Sign Company to take …

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Love, Inc. School Readiness Fair Aids Stone County Students

by: Jacob Blount, Ozarks First Love, INC organized the Stone County School Readiness Fair at Reed Springs High School Friday, which helped families receive new school supplies for students for free. Families were able to come and pick up backpacks, socks, shoes, and even groceries at the school earlier today. Cox Health was also there …

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Shepherd of the Hills Celebrates 60th Anniversary Performance Saturday

by: Scott McCaulley The play based on the novel by Harold Bell Wright which has become a staple in the Lakes Region will celebrate a landmark performance on Saturday. The Shepherd of the Hills Outdoor Drama will have it’s 60th Anniversary performance Saturday evening with many past case members scheduled to be on hand to …

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New Area COVID-19 Cases Reported Including One That Attended Branson High School Graduation

by: Scott McCaulley Another surge of COVID-19 numbers is reported by the Taney County Health Department Thursday. The updated numbers posted on the Department’s Facebook Page late Thursday afternoon now lists 417 confirmed cases, 110 recovered, with 136 pending. The post goes on to state that 7,764 Taney County residents have been tested. Meanwhile, Branson …

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Stone County Begins Second Phase of Cares Act Funding

Press Release Stone County will begin accepting applications from non-profit organizations in its second phase of distributing funds from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), said Sheila Thomas, President/CEO of Table Rock Lake Chamber of Commerce. The County Commission contracted with the Chamber to manage the funds distribution process. The application …

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Lawsuit Filed Against Branson Regarding Mask Ordinance

From: Ozarks First A lawsuit has been filed against the City of Branson and four Board of Aldermen regarding the face mask ordinance, according to a press release from Attorney Kristi Fulnecky. The lawsuit claims that the ordinance “infringes on the right to privacy of all individuals who live in and visit Branson.” Bo Dejager, …

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