Archives for April 2019

Bass Pro Shops hosting hiring event

OzarksFirst – Bass Pro Shops is hosting a hiring event. The sports store has 50 new positions to fill for full and part-time and will be interviewing prospective new team members Thursday between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the Bass Pro Location on South Campbell. Open positions include retail, operations, and restaurant jobs, a press release states.
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Crane teen facing DWI charges after crashing into building

A Crane teen is facing charges after crashing into a building while driving drunk. The Highway Patrol reported that 17-year-old Marie Loden ran off the right side of the roadway and skidded into a fence, before slamming into the building early Sunday morning on Boston Mountain Road, near Hurley, online media reports indicate. Loden was injured and taken to an area hospital for treatment. She was charged with DWI and failure to wear a seatbelt, according to police reports.
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Forsyth lawmakers working to ensure minors are not buying tobacco products of any kind

Forsyth lawmakers are working to ensure minors are not buying tobacco products of any kind. The Forsyth Board of Alderman gave initial approval to a bill last week (April 22) that would amend the city’s tobacco laws to include electronic cigarettes, vapes, hookahs, and any cigarette or tobacco related products, to the list of what is illegal for any one under the age of 18 to purchase, attempt to purchase, possess, or attempt to possess, online media reports indicate. The alderman are scheduled to have a second and final reading of the bill at their regular meeting on May 20.
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Tri-Lakes Humane Society hosting 22nd Annual Auction and Trivia Night Fundraiser

The Tri-Lakes Humane Society is hosting its 22nd Annual Auction and Trivia Night Fundraiser this Tuesday (April 30). The event will be held at the Ledgestone County Club at StoneBridge Village in Branson West, with all proceeds from the fundraiser benefiting the humane society for the operation of the no kill animal shelter.
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Harrison man facing multiple charges in domestic dispute turned police standoff

A 52-year-old Harrison man is facing multiple charges in connection to a police standoff last week. Harrison police responded to reports of a family disturbance involving a gun Wednesday and found a woman and three children on the porch and the suspect barricaded in the home, according to online media reports. After two hours of negotiating Richard Nedeau was arrested on more than a half dozen charges, including first degree endangering the welfare of a child, and making terroristic threats. He is being held in the Boone County Jail on a $50,000 bond.
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Color the Pack Family Fun Run is this weekend

The Color the Pack Family Fun Run is this weekend. The event, hosted by Reeds Spring Schools CEA parent group, will be held this Saturday morning beginning at 9:00 a.m., at the Reeds Spring High School. Funds raised will benefit the Reeds Spring K-6 schools. For more information or to register, visit rs-wolves.com.
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World’s first tornado proof cabin debuts in the Ozarks

TANEY COUNTY, Mo. — The world’s first tornado proof cabin is now on the market in the Ozarks. The nearly 800-thousand-dollar home is part of a new development called “The Cabins at Maple Rock,” located just north of Branson in Taney County. A marketing spokesman for The Cabins at Maple Rock says the 1700-square foot, two bedroom, 3 bathroom, concrete, tornado proof home on Victor Church road in Taney County, is also fire proof and pest proof. Residents can get a sneak peak of the home on May 25th, at a special open house celebration, as reported at OzarksFrist.
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Missouri winery issues warning about exploding bottles

A Missouri winery has issued a warning about exploding bottles. The Missouri Division of Alcohol and Tobacco control says six bottles of wine manufactured by Casa de Loco in Eldon, Missouri, may pose a danger and consumers are being urged to use caution when dealing with wine bottles from this Missouri winery. According to the ATC, the wines have been distributed to more than a dozen cities in Missouri. The issue was discovered by ATC during a routine inspection when a bottle exploded in an evidence storage room.
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Free smoke alarm installations will be offered to Branson residents next week

Free smoke alarm installations will be offered to Branson residents next week. American Red Cross volunteers will assist in installing the free smoke alarms in homes in the Branson area on Monday, from 3-8 p.m., according to online media reports. Residents interested in the free smoke alarm installations are asked to register online at getasmokealarm.org or call the American Red Cross.
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2019 Hooked on Education Bass Fishing Tournament finds new home

White River Valley Electric Cooperative’s annual Hooked on Education Bass Fishing Tournament has a new location this year. According to online media reports, the event will be held on May 4 at Pontiac Cove Marina on Bull Shoals Lake. The tournament benefits the Cooperative’s Operation Round Up Program, which helps students, local organizations, and families in need throughout White River’s five-county service area. The fishing tournament draws nearly 200 boats and 400 anglers each year.
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