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9 family members among the 17 dead in duck boat accident

Twenty-nine passengers and two crew members were on board the amphibious craft when it plunged into 80 feet of water in Table Rock Lake near Branson as severe thunderstorms struck the area, officials said. The boat landed upright on its wheels, Stone County Sheriff Doug Rader said.

ABC NEWS - 2018-07-21 00:00:00

Storm Damage: Trees Fall on Cars in Rogers

ROGERS, Ark. (KNWA) -- Severe thunderstorms tore through Northwest Arkansas Friday night and into Saturday morning, leaving many people with a mess outside their front door.

NWAHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-07-21 22:28:20

The Latest: Coast Guard: Duck boat was inspected in February

BRANSON, Mo. (AP) —The Lateston a deadly tourist boat accident inMissouri(all times local):5:20 p.m.The U.S.Coast Guardsays a duck boat that sank on a Missouri lake in an accident that killed 17 people was built duringWorld War IIand had passed an inspection in February.TheKansas"If either of us nee

RADIO EGYPT - 2018-07-22 00:00:00

Six people hospitalized after Missouri tourist boat incident

At least six patients are being treated at CoxHealth Medical Center in Branson, Missouri after a boat incident, hospital spokeswoman Kaitlyn McConnell said Thursday.


Eight dead in Branson, Missouri, after tourist boat accident on Table Rock Lake

Rader said an off-duty sheriff's deputy was working security at the scene and helped rescue survivors. Recovery efforts continued after dark, with some passengers still unaccounted for. A dive team from Western Taney County was in the water and a team from the Missouri State Highway Patrol was on th


Open house, orientation times set for Monett schools

Open houses will all take place on Thursday, July 31. The first day all faculty returns for professional development and opening meetings will be on Wednesday, Aug. 8. Classes will start on Tuesday, Aug. 14.

MONETT TIMES - 2018-07-21 05:00:00

At least 13 die when duck boat capsizes in Missouri lake

PHOTO: Several passengers die after the duck boat they were on capsizes, sinks at Table Rock Lake in Branson, Mo

KGET 17 - 2018-07-20 23:59:24

Arkansas man gets 15 years in prison for assaulting two officers

John S. Weeks, 23, of Hiwasse, Arkansas, pleaded guilty in McDonald County Circuit Court to counts of first-degree assault and armed criminal action related to an attack on a deputy marshal in Pineville and to second-degree assault for a subsequent attack on a deputy at the McDonald County Jail. Wee

JOPLIN GLOBE - 2018-07-21 02:10:14

PICTURES: Stone County sheriff reports fatalities after duck boat capsizes on Table Rock Lake

NEAR BRANSON, Mo. -- The Stone County Sheriff confirms fatalities involved in a duck boat capsizing on Table Rock Lake Thursday. Emergency crews responded to the incident shortly after 7 p.m. after a severe line of thunderstorms rolled through the area. Sheriff Doug Rader reports the boat had 31 pe


Duck tour boat sinks Mo., killing at least 13; divers search for 4

Patrol divers found two more bodies early Friday, raising the death toll from 11 to 13, Pace said.


Maine Duck Tours taking extra safety steps after fatal Missouri boat crash

Kristopher McClure, president and CEO of Maine Duck Tours, said the staff met first thing this morning to go over safety procedures about how to handle a situation like this and avoid them altogether.


Cassville man injured in Hwy. 86 wreck

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Junior Winslow, 70, of Cassville, was driving a 2004 Chevrolet Impala westbound when his vehicle traveled off the left side of the roadway and overturned.


Murder suspect released on $250,000 bond

A capital murder suspect in Madison County is out of jail on $250,000 bond, according to a bail bonding company in Fayetteville.Cody Wade Wise, 29, was charged with capital murder after the body of a Garfield man was found near Clifty in 2015. Wise was previously incarcerated at the Arkansas Departm


Lawrence County man sentenced to 5 years

Brandon Ramos, 23, of Monett was facing first-degree assault, armed criminal action and firearms charges, but accepted a plea agreement entering a plea of guilty to possession of methamphetamine on Tuesday, July 10.


Walmart is leaving Edna, and residents aren't happy

Walmart, based in Bentonville, Ark., plans to close its store in Edna on Friday, July 20, 2018. (AP file photo/April L. Brown)


Police chief: 5 arrested in Green Forest

According to Bailey, Green Forest officers Todd Noftsger, Donald Harland and Detective Allen Phillips went Tuesday night with Probation and Parole Officer Suzanne Villines on a visit to Robert Pariman’s residence at North Gate Apartments in Green Forest.


Report of explosion; power outage in Bella Vista

The call came in around 10 a.m. from a home on Hampstead Road, in the north part of town, not far from the Missouri border.


Good Day NWA: Downtown Springdale Art Walk

Art Walk takes place every third Thursday of the month from 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. There will be mural paintings, demonstrations, drawings and more.


Neosho updates school drug testing policy

NEOSHO, Mo. — The Neosho School Board has updated the district's student drug testing policy, now requiring that students who drive their own vehicle to school be added to the pool of students who can be chosen for random drug testing during the school year. The policy applies to students in grades


Police place VA outpatient clinic in Mount Vernon, Mo. on lockdown after threatening call

MOUNT VERNON, Mo. --The Gene Taylor Outpatient Clinic in Mount Vernon, Mo. is on lockdown after a caller threatened to harm the staff.