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Authorities Searching for Man Wanted for Questioning in Homicide

From: KTLO Law enforcement is searching for a man last seen in northern Ozark County wanted for questioning in a homicide case. Douglas County Sheriff Chris Degase says in a Facebook post authorities are searching for 54-year-old William Wolfe Jr. His address was not provided. No information about the homicide was provided in the post. …

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Invader Strikes Homeowner With Steel Bar After Throwing Object Through Window

From: KTLO A Boone County man has been arrested after he allegedly threw a steel bar through the window of a residence, attempted entry and struck the homeowner in the head with the object. The homeowner grabbed his gun and fired two rounds away from the intruder, identified as 38-year-old Matthew Luke Schaeffer of Omaha, …

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Battle of the Badges Blood Drive Nets Many Donations

by: Chris Six and Jacob Blount, Ozarks First The Second Annual “Battle of the Badges” Blood Drive conducted by the American Red Cross between the Branson Police and Fire Departments saw its highest turnout today. The turnout was so great that the blood drive extended a full hour to get those extra appointments in. The …

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Gift of Hope Assisting With Meals for Taney County Students

From: Ozarks First Gift of Hope’s Backpack food program started back up this month with the beginning of the school year. The non-profit works with eight school districts throughout Taney County to provide food for children on the weekends. Most of these children participate in free and reduced-price meal programs during the week but are …

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Update on Crash Involving Taney County Deputy, Other Thursday Crashes

by: Scott McCaulley The Missouri State Highway Patrol works a trio of accidents on Thursday in the Lakes Region, including one involving a Taney County Deputy. That accident occurred just before 11:00 am on Highway 76 just outside of Forsyth when a car pulling out of the shopping center that houses Christian Action Ministries hit …

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AYS Podcast: Analysis of Governors Race Amid COVID-19

by: Scott McCaulley On the latest “At Your Service” Podcast, Senior Capital Correspondent for the Missouri Net Brian Hauswirth talks about the Missouri Governor’s Race, which has now taken a new twist with the news the Republican Governor Mike Parson and his wife have now tested positive for COVID-19. Democratic Challenger and current State Auditor …

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