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Stoplight has drivers seeing (flashing) red

A malfunctioning stoplight that has bedeviled Mountain Home motorists all week will hopefully be repaired this weekend, Mountain Home Street Director Arnold Knox said Friday. The stoplight, located at the intersection of U.S. Hwy. 62B, AR Hwy. 201 N/AR Hwy. 5 N and East 1st Street, malfunctioned Tue

BAXTER BULLETIN - 2018-01-20 04:01:26

'Sampson' promised to bring the house down

Sight & Sound marks a decade in Branson BRANSON, Mo. - Now marking its 10th year in Branson, Sight & Sound announces that its 2,000-seat, state-of-the-art theater next will thrill audiences with the story - and the music, animals and amazing effects - of the original superhero, Samson. "We're thrill

HARRISONDAILY.COM - 2018-01-19 15:15:00

Court stories to watch this year: Murder cases among those to keep up with in 2018

A handful of new murder cases hit the courts in the Tri-Lakes Area during 2017, and they are among the many court proceedings worth watching. Below are just a few of the more noteworthy cases the Branson Tri-Lakes News will continue following in 2018. John Roberts Arguably the most famous murder cas

BRANSONTRILAKESNEWS.COM - 2018-01-20 03:00:00

'Hot Winter Fun' lineup announced

The first month of 2018 is almost in the books, and here in Ozark Mountain Country, that means it's almost time for the 24th annual "Hot Winter Fun Big Show," which traditionally acts as an "unofficial" kickoff to the tourist season. The "Big Show," as it has come to be known, is set for 7 p.m. Jan.

BRANSONTRILAKESNEWS.COM - 2018-01-20 03:00:00

Branson Fire offers pyrotechnic training

Branson theaters looking to make an impact during their grand finales will have an opportunity to receive free indoor pyrotechnic training from the Branson Fire Department. The four-hour course, set for 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 7, will be held at the fire department's training center located on the

BRANSONTRILAKESNEWS.COM - 2018-01-20 03:00:00

Taney County prosecuting attorney not seeking fourth term

Taney County's prosecuting attorney is not seeking another term. Jeff Merrell announced Thursday that 2018 will be his final year in the position. Merrell told Branson Tri-Lakes News that he is planning to seek the Republican nomination for circuit judge in Taney County. Judge Tony Williams is curre

BRANSONTRILAKESNEWS.COM - 2018-01-20 03:00:00

Branson to Start Interviews for New Police Chief Next Week

BRANSON, Mo. -- The City of Branson is searching for a new chief of police. Interviews will take place in Jefferson City. Candidates will then head to Branson for additional interviews in the beginning of February. The first round of tests will take place Jan. 22 and 23 at the state capital. These

OZARKS FIRST.COM - 2018-01-20 02:05:52

Extension GetFit accepting new members

Extension GetFit is welcoming new members beginning Monday Jan. 22 and Tuesday, Jan. 23 to their community-based strength training programs. Extension Get-Fix, under the direction of the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture is offered locally through the local Extension office. A ne

HARRISONDAILY.COM - 2018-01-19 17:45:00

2 Missouri men charged with conspiracy to kill grandparents

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - Authorities say two men have been charged with plotting on Facebook to kill one of the men's grandparents. The Columbia Missourian reports that 19-year-old Jared Bears, of Buckner, and 20-year-old Brian Kelley, of Columbia, are charged with two counts of conspiracy to commit fi

SEATTLE TIMES - 2018-01-19 19:47:47

One injured after two-car crash near Rangeline

COLUMBIA, Mo. - One person was taken to the hospital after an early Friday morning crash near Rangeline Street in Columbia. It happened around 1:30 a.m. on the intersection of Kennesaw Ridge Road. The Columbia Fire Department and Boone Hospital Center Ambulance responded to the incident. Head on col

ABC17NEWS.COM - 2018-01-19 09:11:50

Columbia man indicted after he was accused of attempted murder, arson

COLUMBIA, Mo. - A Columbia man was indicted by the Grand Jury on Friday after being charged with attempted murder and conspiracy to commit murder in an arson case. ABC17 previously reported Mehrdad Fotoohighiam was accused of trying to hire hit men to kill two people, including a judge. According t

ABC17NEWS.COM - 2018-01-19 22:11:03

Man indicted after November shooting on Claudell Lane

COLUMBIA, Mo. - A Columbia man was indicted by the Grand Jury on Friday after he was charged with unlawful possession of a firearm. ABC17 previously reported that Todez Donald shot a man during an argument on Claudell Lane in November. According to the indictment, Donald knowingly possessed a gun

ABC17NEWS.COM - 2018-01-19 22:29:55

Salt causing cars to rust and paint to chip

COLUMBIA, Mo. - Tiger Express Wash was swamped with cars Friday, and on Thursday the company said it broke a record by washing more than 4,000 cars. Auto experts credit a sunny day and the salt from the winter roads. "Salt is really bad for your vehicles. What it does is it causes corrosion undernea

ABC17NEWS.COM - 2018-01-20 01:54:25

Missourian seeks release of documents in Kenneth Suttner inquest

The Columbia Missourian is challenging a protective order related to documents from a Howard County coroner's inquest. Sandy Davidson, the Missourian's attorney and an MU communications law professor, filed a motion to modify the protective order on behalf of the Missourian's publisher, the Missouri

PATRIOT LEDGER - 2018-01-19 23:30:00

Driver involved in high-speed chase has been charged

COLUMBIA, Mo. - The driver involved in a high-speed chase on I-70 on Jan. 6 has been charged. ABC17 previously reported that troopers tried to pull over Neal Chase for speeding going eastbound on I-70 near the Stadium Boulevard exit, but he failed to yield. According to the probable cause statemen

ABC17NEWS.COM - 2018-01-18 22:11:28

Man arrested in Cole County on suspicion of 6th DWI

COLUMBIA, Mo. - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says one in three traffic deaths in the United States involves drunken drivers and that more than 3,000 alcohol-related deaths occurred in Missouri from 2003 to 2012. Monday evening, Eric Bader was charged in Cole County with DWI, regist

ABC17NEWS.COM - 2018-01-19 00:54:50

Ex-lawmaker pleads not guilty to breaking into a home naked

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - A former high-ranking Republican lawmaker in Rhode Island has pleaded not guilty to breaking into a neighbor's home while naked. The Providence Journal reports former House Minority Leader Robert Watson appeared in Superior Court Friday. He's charged with felony breaking and

ABC6.COM - 2018-01-19 23:29:00

UPDATE: One East Providence puppy dead after testing positive for parvovirus

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) - An East Providence animal shelter is under quarantine after 2 of the puppies rescued from a hoarding situation last week tested positive for canine parvovirus. Twenty dogs were rescued from an East Providence hoarding situation last week, and shelter workers noticed th

ABC6.COM - 2018-01-19 20:47:00

DCYF worker who visited East Prov. home day before animals seized now on leave

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) - An employee of the Rhode Island Department of Children, Youth and Families (DCYF) is now on administrative leave after having gone to a home on Floyd Avenue in East Providence the day before a building inspector condemned the home as unfit to live in. When city officia

WPRI - 2018-01-19 21:21:45

Man arrested for possession of stolen firearm

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) - A man known to police was arrested Thursday night in Providence after police said he tried to escape from the officers and get rid of a gun that was determined to be stolen. When two officers on patrol drove past two men on Ledge Street about 9:30 p.m., the two men separate

WPRI - 2018-01-19 21:33:51