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Ozark Mountain Solid Waste District Selects Interim Leader

by: Matt Sharp, KTLO (Edited version) The trouble-plagued Ozark Mountain Solid Waste District has new leadership. In a meeting Tuesday, the OMSWD board selected Bill Lord in the director’s role on an interim basis without a contract. Just one week ago, the board voted to terminate its contract with a company whose employee, Melinda Caldwell, …

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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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Woman from Taney County Escapes Injury in Traffic Crash in Monett

by: Scott McCaulley A traffic crash during rush hour in Monett late Wednesday afternoon involving four vehicles injures five people. The Missouri State Highway Patrol Accident Report indicates the crash happened around 5:25 at the intersection of Highway 60 and Barry County Farm Road 1100 east of Monett. A vehicle driven by 34-year-old Santanna Guess …

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One Person Dies, Three Others Injured in Traffic Crash in Searcy County

From: KTLO A head-on collision around 10:45 Tuesday evening has claimed the life of a Searcy County woman. According to an Arkansas State Police preliminary report, 54-year-old Leisah Hendrix of St. Joe was the driver of a vehicle that crossed the centerline of Highway 65 north of St. Joe and struck a truck driven by …

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