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A Year of Shows: Silver Dollar City announces seasonal festivals for 2019

A hallmark of Branson’s famed tourism industry is live entertainment and production shows, with Silver Dollar City having proven decades-long leadership in presenting great and unique talent. Today’s announcement of the 2019 lineup strongly builds on that tradition, with Silver Dollar City beginning

BRANSONTRILAKESNEWS.COM - 2018-10-19 14:26:00

Branson to distribute community, business surveys

Members of Branson’s residential and business communities should be on the lookout for a survey in their mailboxes in the coming weeks.According to Joel Hornickel, director of planning and development for Branson, the city randomly distributes the survey every two years.Hornickel said the survey is

BRANSONTRILAKESNEWS.COM - 2018-10-20 02:00:00

Charges filed after woman's body found near Fellows Lake

Joseph Ehlers, 35, was charged Thursday with abandonment of a corpse in connection with the death of 21-year-old Elisa Ferguson.

NEWS-LEADER.COM - 2018-10-19 15:29:00

Man Sentenced to Prison After Baby's Death in 2016

Joshua Jackson, 41, was charged with second-degree involuntary manslaughter and endangering the welfare of a child.

OZARKS FIRST.COM - 2018-10-19 22:07:26

Reeds Springs, Mo. father receives sentence in death of infant son

REEDS SPRING, Mo. --A judge sentenced a Reeds Spring, Mo. father to jail time for the death of his 13-month-old son.

KYTV - 2018-10-19 16:28:00

Springfield woman who killed husband with crowbar gets 7 years in plea deal. Here's why.

Jeanette Riddle, 47, was originally charged with second-degree murder after police say she fatally struck her husband with a crowbar, then slit her own wrists.

NEWS-LEADER.COM - 2018-10-19 21:11:00

Springfield man sodomized three girls decades ago. They confronted him in court Friday.

However, Burnett's own attorney said his client began abusing one family member about six years earlier than 1993, when she was 4 years old and Burnett was 12. That abuse continued until Burnett was a young adult.

NEWS-LEADER.COM - 2018-10-20 01:49:00

Former motel converting to apartments for Branson families

More affordable housing may soon be available in Branson, as a local development converts motel rooms into apartments.Plato’s Cave used to be a Days Inn motel. This summer, it hosted students from other countries who came to work in the Ozarks. However, it may soon also house local families permanen


SCOREBOARD, LIVE UPDATES: With last-second field goal, Cassville wins conference title, ends Lamar's winning streak

Cassville High School ended a historic state run: With a win over Lamar, the Wildcats delivered the team's first loss in 57 games, and claimed the Big 8 West title.

JOPLIN GLOBE - 2018-10-19 20:29:00

Construction worker injured after struck by driver near Branson, Mo.

NEAR BRANSON, Mo. --A road construction worker suffered serious injuries after he was hit on the job near Branson.Officers responded to the pedestrian crash at East Highway 76 and Indian Ridge. The incident happened around 11:30 a.m. Investigators have not released the name of the victim.Emergency c


Cassville snaps Lamar's winning streak, claims Big 8 West title

CASSVILLE, Mo. — The McDonald's restaurant in Cassville was already quite noisy Friday night. When sophomore Drake Reese walked in, cheers broke out.

JOPLIN GLOBE - 2018-10-20 03:05:00

A former Elementary School Principal is Convicted of a Sex Crime - Newstalk KZRG

81-year-old Ray Alfred Golden, of Baxter Springs, was found guilty yesterday of Attempted Indecent Solicitation of a Child in Cherokee County District Court. Golden entered a plea of guilty in lieu of proceeding to trial, but maintained his innocence to the Court.

NEWSTALKKZRG.COM - 2018-10-19 16:12:52

Bradleyville, Mo. man scratches off $100,000 winner

BRADLEYVILLE, Mo. --Haskell Silvey scratched a $100,000 prize after playing a “Money Money Millionaire” scratchers game.


Firefighters battle condo fire in Branson, Mo. overnight

BRANSON, Mo. (News Release) --Branson Firefighters responded to a commercial structure fire at The Greens Condominiums located at 2700 Green Mountain Drive late Tuesday night. A call was placed to 911 at 10:23 p.m. with occupants reporting a fire in a dishwasher with flames extending into the kitche


3 hospitalized after Branson mountain coaster crash

BRANSON, Mo. (AP) – Officials say two carts on a mountain coaster crashed into each other earlier this month in Branson, sending three people to the hospital with minor injuries.


Pyramid Foods announces the closing of a Springfield Price Cutter store

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (Edited News Release) --Pyramid Foods announced Thursday it will close a Price Cutter store in north Springfield.The store is located at 1901 East Division. It will officially close October 30. Pyramid Foods tells KY3 News it will relocate its employees to other locations across Spr


New Report Released on Poverty in Missouri

BRANSON, Mo. -- According to statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau, the number of people living in poverty in Missouri is decreasing.

OZARKS FIRST.COM - 2018-10-18 23:27:36

Stone County man charged with human trafficking

Kaleb Jon Clark Billings, 18, is in the Stone County jail after, deputies say, he tried to sell his girlfriend for sex on social media."The suspect Mr. Billings, who is in custody now, was trying to sell his girlfriend over an app on social media," Stone County Sheriff Doug Rader said.Detectives say


Greene County prosecutor charges man in connection to woman's death near Fellows Lake

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. --A man faces charges in connection to a woman's body found near Fellows Lake, north of Springfield.

KSPR.COM - 2018-10-19 11:09:00

Defense attorney questions if boxer dogs really killed Christian County man

The reports say investigators collected saliva samples from numerous animals, interviewed neighbors, examined Vogt's torn up clothing and eventually concluded a neighbor's boxer dogs were responsible for the attack.