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FORSYTH HALLOWEEN PARADE

The City of Forsyth’s annual Halloween Parade steps off at 2:00 p.m. this Saturday.  Registration will begin at 1:00 at the Forsyth Community Presbyterian Church parking lot. The event features a costume contest for ages pre-school through fourth grade.  Prizes will be awarded for the funniest, scariest, cutest, most original, super hero and pre-schooler’s costumes.  …

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MISSING TEEN

According to a post on the Taney County Sheriff’s Facebook page, a search is underway for a missing 14 year old boy from Kirbyville.  The youth and two other boys were last seen near Smoke Tree Hills around 9:00 p.m. Wednesday evening.  They are believed to have left the residence on dirt bikes.  They have …

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City of Harrison Considers “Freedom Resolution” Tonight

by: Scott McCaulley The Harrison City Council will once again discuss a “Freedom Resolution” that was brought up at the City’s Committee Meetings two weeks ago. The Resolution, proposed by Council Member Chris Head, is similar to one being discussed in Jonesboro claiming the State Government is overreaching in some of their COVID-19 Directives. The …

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Parson Calls Special Session to Deal with COVID-19 Related Funding

by: Chris Six, Ozarks First Governor Mike Parson announced during a press conference Wednesday he is calling a special session two days after the November election. The special session will be on a supplemental budget bill. The session will start Thursday, November 5th. A press release says the supplemental budget will provide access to CARES Act …

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Deadline for “United We Stand” Christmas Tree Ornament Approaching

by: Scott McCaulley A deadline is approaching for a new project coordinated by the Branson Christmas Coalition. The new “United We Stand” Tree that will be located at the Branson Ferris Wheel property will feature a variety of decorations and ornaments. Ann McDowell of the Branson Christmas Coalition is the guest on the current “At …

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Ozarks Food Harvest Among Food Banks Getting CARES Act Funds

From: Ozarks First Governor Mike Parson announces Wednesday that six Missouri food banks would receive $5 million in CARES Act funding. One of those six food banks is Ozarks Food Harvest in Springfield. “This additional funding for food banks will help ensure continued access to good nutrition for Missouri’s vulnerable citizens during these challenging times,” …

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Barry County Reports Ninth COVID-19 Death

From: Ozarks First The Barry County Health Department announces the county’s ninth COVID-19 death on Tuesday. This person was a 79-year-old man with no underlying health conditions who lived independently with his wife, according to the Health Department The Health Department also says that maintaining a distance of six-feet apart, wearing face coverings, washing your …

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