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Branson man sentenced for child porn

A Branson man was sentenced to five years in federal prison last week for his role in distributing child pornography.According to federal court documents, William M. Walker, 75, was found guilty Aug. 10 of receiving and distributing child pornography from June 1 and Aug. 10, 2016.

BRANSONTRILAKESNEWS.COM - 2018-08-15 02:00:00

My Trip to Dogwood Canyon Nature Park was Worth the Drive

Are you a nature lover? Just love the outdoors. Well, I have the perfect place for you to visit near Branson, Missouri. If there ever was a place you could call a paradise on earth Dogwood Canyon Nature Park would be that place.From the moment you step onto the grounds surrounded by lush green fores

KKYR.COM - 2018-08-15 10:00:16

Survivor of deadly MO duck boat accident wants to ban the 'death trap' boats

Seventeen people died after storms caused a duck boat to capsize on a lake in Branson, MO, on July 19.

WEATHERFORD DEMOCRAT - 2018-08-15 00:04:43

Two Rescued from Bungee Ride in Branson, No Injuries

According to Branson Professional Firefighters Local 152 Facebook post, the two riders were trapped 100 feet in the air for about two hours. Five firemen units, along with help from Branson Crane, lowered the occupants back to the ground.


Branson Beat: ‘Singing Trump’ booked for Mansion

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 atjclark@bransontrilakesnews.com, or send me a message via our Branson Tri-Lakes News Facebook page.Now, let’s get

BRANSONTRILAKESNEWS.COM - 2018-08-15 02:00:00

Woman viciously attacked by ex-boyfriend in Nixa

NIXA, Mo. (KY3)A woman was rushed to the hospital with serious injuries after she was attacked by an ex-boyfriend, according to Christian County Sheriff Brad Cole.

KSPR.COM - 2018-08-15 21:03:00

Two people trapped 100 feet in the air at Branson attraction

Branson Crane Service, LLC, also responded-- helping the firefighters during this extremely technical rescue.


Video Captured of Rain on Lake Taneycomo

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WATCH: Plane nearly hits van on runway at Springfield-Branson National Airport in June

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. --An aircraft taking off for Chicago O'Hare from Springfield, Mo. on June 27 nearly hit a van on runway 14 at the airport. The plane had 50 passengers and 3 crew members at the time of the incident.

KSPR.COM - 2018-08-15 09:25:00

Naked Man who Broke into a Garage Found Guilty of Burglary

Dale E. Carter Jr, 41-years-old, was found guilty of three counts: first-degree burglary, fourth-degree charging assault, and second-degree charging property damage.

OZARKS FIRST.COM - 2018-08-16 00:28:55

Big Cedar to Offer Glamping

It will feature lodging options ranging from shepherd's huts, luxury 'glamping' tents, and couples and family cottages.

OZARKS FIRST.COM - 2018-08-15 12:19:37

Tia Coleman: 'My house is now haunted by silence'

Buy PhotoTia Coleman talks about how her life has changed since losing her husband and three children in the duck boat tragedy in Branson, Mo., during a press conference held at her home in Indianapolis, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. "I never want another family ever to have to go through this," Coleman s

INDIANAPOLIS STAR - 2018-08-14 22:21:00

Highlander cheer squad wins awards in Branson

"We are trying to regain our numbers and confidence because for a lot of them, it's the first year they have cheered," said cheer coach Stephanie Stodden. "I think this camp showed a lot of them that they can do it."


Night of the Tiger helps start school year right

Cloudy skies and rain couldn’t stop the Hollister School District Monday evening as students and adults gathered at the district for the fourth annual Night of the Tiger.According to Brian Wilson, superintendent of Hollister School District, the Night of the Tiger event was created to help students

BRANSONTRILAKESNEWS.COM - 2018-08-15 02:00:00

MISSING PERSON: Branson Police Ask for Help Finding Man Missing for Six Days

Donald Kallsen, 23, was last contacted on August 4, 2018, and has not been heard from since.


Location, Location, Location: Why Weather Forecasts Matter

My colleagues and I, along with the rest of the world, watched with horror the disturbing images of the ‘Ride the Ducks’ tour boat tossed about like a toy before sinking in Table Lake in Branson, Missouri last month. This dreadful incident serves as a reminder that proactive weather safety planning


Stranded passengers rescued from bungee ride

BRANSON, Mo. — Authorities say two passengers on a bungee ride in the tourist town of Branson had to be rescued after becoming stuck 100 feet in the air.The Springfield News-Leader reportsthat Branson Frontier Adventures manager Carson Wright says a cable on the “Ejection Seat” ride got hung up and


Harrison voters could decide fate of city funds in special election

HARRISON, Ark. -Every eight years Harrison voters vote on a tax renewal to help fund projects and city departments.Voters in Harrison are deciding whether to extend the city's two local taxes.The general fund tax is a quarter-cent sales tax.Mayor Dan Sherrell said, "It brings in about $1.1 million.


Our View: Bass Pro announcement stirs hope for a pearl

Megan Morris, daughter of Bass Pro Shops founder Johnny Morris, shared the vision of the Ozark Mill redevelopment project called Finley Farms with reporters at a press conference Aug. 1, in a building that once housed Wheeler Gardens.Sydni Moore/Headliner News


Branson, MO: Country Fun in the Ozarks

BRANSON, MO — Live shows, water sports, Silver Dollar City amusement park — Branson, Missouri, in the Ozarks has it all. Here’s what to know before you go:Table Rock LakeThis man-made lake is the area’s biggest attraction, with 800 miles of shoreline. Its cold, clear water is perfect for fishing, bo