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Truck plummets over 100 feet into sinkhole at Top of the Rock

Ridgedale, Mo. -- The Western Taney County Fire Protection District was dispatched to a report of a motor vehicle accident just before noon on Wednesday at Top of the Rock golf course in Ridgedale. According to initial reports, a truck, operated by 24-year-old Jonathan Wynn of Berryville, went off t

FOX5KRBK.COM - 2018-03-22 01:41:00

Woman dies in Branson house fire

BRANSON, Mo. - A woman died in a house fire Monday night in southern Branson. Just after 8 firefighters responded to the blaze along Shady Drive, east of Highway 165, and south of Fall Creek Road. Fire Chief Ted Martin says a woman died at the scene. There are no other reports of injuries. Authorit


Fatal Branson House Fire - FOX 5 KRBK is Springfield MO source for News and Weather

Branson, MO. -- City of Branson Firefighters responded to a report of a residential structure fire Monday night. A call to 911 from a neighbor reported a house on fire in the 800 block of Shady Drive located just east of Missouri State Highway 165 near Fall Creek. The first arriving fire engine repo


Man Faces Four Felonies After Stone Co. Pursuit

photo: Stone County Sheriff's Dept. GALENA, Mo. - A man from Reeds Spring is facing four felony charges after allegedly breaking into a home near Branson West and leading Stone County Sheriff's Deputies on a high-speed pursuit. Court records show 40-year-old Daniel Porter Walker is now charged with

OZARKS FIRST.COM - 2018-03-21 10:36:55

Law enforcement searching for fugitive in Springfield

Springfield, Mo. -- This week's featured fugitive is Lacey Bedsworth. Bedsworth has an outstanding felony warrant for probation violation with an original charge of forgery. Bedsworth is a white female, 5'3", approximately 120 lbs, with blonde hair, and hazel eyes. She is known to dye her hair, ofte

FOX5KRBK.COM - 2018-03-21 02:10:00

One dead in Branson house fire

A woman is dead following a house fire in Branson Monday night. According to Branson Fire Chief Ted Martin, crews responded to calls of a structure fire around 8:10 p.m. at the 800 block of Shady Drive, just east of Missouri 165 near Fall Creek Road. According to a press release from the city, the f


Historic Ozarks hatchery has new location

MOUNT VERNON, Mo. Spring has begun, Easter is nearly here, and many are bringing home little balls of fluff. A historic hatchery where you may be headed to get your Spring chicks or ducklings has moved. Estes' Hatchery is now in a new Mount Vernon location. "My dad and I wanted to get some chicks to

KYTV - 2018-03-21 23:06:00

Construction worker injured at Missouri golf course sinkhole

RIDGEDALE, Mo. (AP) - Authorities say a construction worker was injured after a pickup truck tumbled at least 100 feet into a sinkhole that's being developed into a tourist attraction near the resort town of Branson. Outdoor outfitter Bass Pro says in a statement that the third-party construction co

FIREENGINEERING.COM - 2018-03-22 18:48:22

'American Pickers' coming to the Ozarks

Frank and Mike with "American Pickers" have been combing the backroads of American for "rusty gold" since 2010. Frank and Mike with "American Pickers" have been combing the backroads of American for "rusty gold" since 2010.Contributed photo Many of us have enjoyed watching Frank and Mike comb the ba


Springfield soldier surprises family at Dolly's Stampede

BRANSON, Mo. -- Patrons at Dolly's Stampede are used to a spectacle. But tonight they got more than their tickets promised them. Sgt. Bryan Samsel of Springfield has been in the Middle East for the last year. The Kickapoo grad found out he'd be home a little early, and couldn't resist planning a sur


Two trucks collide on Mo. 13

Two trucks collided north of Bolivar on Tuesday, blocking traffic on northbound Mo. 13 for a time. According to a news release from the Bolivar Police Department, officers were called to the intersection of northbound Mo. 13 and East 430th Road at around 10:25 a.m. Tuesday, March 13, for a motor veh


Branson Beat: 'Express' awesomeness; Time Traveler rules

Greetings my Loyal Reader(s), and welcome to the latest edition of the Branson Beat, your home for all the news on the Branson entertainment scene. As always, feel free to drop me a line at jclark@bransontrilakesnews.com, or send me a message via our Branson Tri-Lakes News Facebook page. Now, let's


Teacher, candidate charged with assault

An elementary school teacher who is running for an area seat in the state legislature was charged with assault last week in Stone County. Isaac Howard Paul Boyd, 39, of Stone County, is charged with misdemeanor fourth-degree assault, according to online court records. According to a report from the


Reeds Spring home destroyed in fire

A residential fire Tuesday left a home destroyed in Reeds Spring. According to Eric Nielsen with the Southern Stone County Fire Protection District, crews received word of a house fire at 23051 Old Highway 160 from a school-bus driver shortly after 3 p.m. According to Nielsen, by time of arrival the


Boone County Jail roster from March 5 - 12

Recent arrivals and departures Jennifer A. Bailey, 32, of Harrison was booked in March 6 at 5:41 p.m. on abuse of an endangered or impaired person and Harrison Police charges, then released the same day after posting $15,185 bond. Joseph T. Bailey, 42, of Lead Hill was booked in March 6 at 11:17 a.m


Battling with ALS; a local mans story

BRANSON, MO (03/15/18) - Diagnosed in April of 2015 Jimmy Brown was a special needs teacher and refereed just about any sport. Until one day, when he noticed he had weakness in his legs and thought it was just because he was busy. ALS, or also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease is a neurological disease


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Men sue Bass Pro over 'door buster' sale on fishing rods

Bass Pro Shops has been accused of reeling in customers with a deceptive ad. Two men filed a class action lawsuit against the outdoors retail giant last week alleging shady sales tactics. The men say they were lured into the Springfield store in February by a whale of a sale - a Johnny Morris Carbon


Woman stabbed to death at business in Mountain Home

MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. (KY3) A woman died from injuries she sustained after she was stabbed at a business in Mountain Home, according to police. A man has been arrested in connection to the incident. Investigators told KY3 News that the victim was stabbed five times by a man inside the Dollar General


Branson Missing Person - FOX 5 KRBK is Springfield MO source for News and Weather

Branson, MO -- (3/12/18) Branson Police need assistance in locating 50 year old John Edwin Arnold. He's 5'11" and weighs 160 lbs. He has blue eyes and tattoos on both arms with unknown descriptions. He was last seen on Friday wearing a black jacket, black jeans, and white shoes. If you have any info