Neighbors of 5-Year-Old Who Fell to His Death From Kansas City Apartment Building Say Mom Was ‘Always Yelling at Him’The Messenger1 DAY AGO
Federal court sentences Ozark man to over 16 years in prison for meth conspiracyThe Bullet PointNewsBreak Contributor
This natural spring feeds the most unique hatchery in Missouri at Roaring River State Park.BunnyPlaysHere Travel NewsNewsBreak Contributor
Fishing the Roaring River at this state park you will find 3 zones for fishing. Each zone allows different styles of fishing.BunnyPlaysHere Travel NewsNewsBreak Contributor
Lakeside Forest Wilderness Area provides excellent free hiking in the Branson area with natural stone scapesBunnyPlaysHere Travel NewsNewsBreak Contributor
Aquarium At The BoardwalkBunnyPlaysHere Travel NewsNewsBreak Contributor
31-year-old man stabbed in Monett, police seek suspect
MONETT, Mo. (KOAM) - Monett police ask for information after a 31-year-old was found stabbed in the stomach.
Celebrating the Tradition and History of Branson's Adoration Parade
Discover the 75-year-old tradition of Branson's Adoration Parade in the Ozarks. Learn about the grand nativity scene, the parade's unique non-commercial ethos, and the heartwarming efforts to keep the tradition alive. A true testament to the spirit of Christmas in the Ozarks.
Jury trial scheduled for 2024 in Branson double homicide
BRANSON, Mo. – The twice postponed jury trial for a man accused of a double homicide in 2021 has been scheduled again, this time for June 2024. Miguel Melendez-Torres, charged with two counts of second-degree murder and armed robbery at a Branson restaurant, is to stand trial June 10-14, 2024, according to online court records. […]
Proposed Stone Co. Ambulance District discussed at informational meetings
The committee to create a Stone County Ambulance District has hosted several information meetings over the last few weeks discussing the potential to create a county ambulance district to serve the communities of Stone County. On Tuesday, Nov. 14, more than 50 members of the community attended one of the...
Holiday parades in the Ozarks this weekend
The Ozarks are gearing up for the holiday season with parades, lights, and much more.
Parents sue Big Cedar Lodge after child dies in Branson boat accident
The parents of a 16-year-old Missouri girl who died in an accident on Table Rock Lake are suing Big Cedar Lodge and others, claiming their rental boat was defective.
Friday, December 1: Drizzle to begin the month
Happy Friday and happy December! It’s hard to believe the year is almost over. It truly has flown by. Thankfully, the month of November ended with rain. On Thursday, we picked up almost as much rain as we did the entire month. It definitely helped out. Models did over-predict rainfall totals. While we didn’t make […]
New Paws, New Love: Adopt Kittens Today in branson, MO
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near branson.
Missouri State Treasurer visits southwest Missouri
The treasurer for the state of Missouri is traveling to counties across the state to let small business owners know about a program, which could help them grow and expand their businesses. Missouri State Treasurer Vivek Malek visited Stone and Taney counties on Wednesday, Nov. 15, with stops at the...
The Disney development provokes a bigger conversation
A recent development project brought before the Branson Board of Aldermen has been causing some discontent among pockets of the community. Some are upset the aldermen are considering giving a tax break to developers who want to bring new businesses into the city. The reasons I’ve heard from those opposing...
AMI days no longer an option when winter weather strikes
Eureka Springs School District superintendent Bryan Pruitt is hoping Mother Nature is gentle this winter. For the first time in many years, districts won’t be able to lean on alternate methods of instruction days, meaning more potential snow days — which in turn could lead to an extended school year.
Area high school basketball scores
The Reeds Spring High School winter sports season began on November 21, when the Lady Wolves basketball team faced Spokane. The Owls won 53-30. Harley Watson scored nine points and Kaylee Geniuk had nine rebounds. The School of the Ozarks Patriots Traveled to Hurley on Tuesday, Nov. 28 to face...
’Tis the Season
Mayor Butch Berry waves to the crowd during the 2021 Eureka Springs Christmas Parade of Lights. This year’s parade will be held Friday, Dec. 1, beginning at 6 p.m. This year’s theme is A Classic Christmas. Before the parade, the Basin Park tree lighting ceremony will be held from 5 to 5:30 p.m. (David Bell / Eureka Springs Times-Echo)
Springfield-Branson (MO) National Airport Christens New ‘Monster Truck’
The Springfield-Branson National Airport dedicated its brand new Oshkosh Striker 3000 on Wednesday. It’s a state-of-the-art aircraft rescue fire truck that has six-wheel drive, can see through smoke, push over trees and fences, climb 50 degree slopes, carry 3,000 gallons of water, and charge down a runway at 70 mph while shooting water. When you get right down to it, it’s a monster truck!
Dispatch Desk — Eureka Springs Police Department: Nov 13-19, 2023
■ 1:27 a.m. — An officer responded to a report of vandalism and a possible breaking and entering at a business. ■ 11:51 a.m. — An officer responded to a car vs. deer accident. ■ 9:35 p.m. — An officer conducted a welfare check. Nov. 15. ■...
Insurance company refutes Kanakuk claims of concealing info to victims, families
Kanakuk Kamps’ insurance company refutes claims that it instructed the camp to conceal information from sexual abuse victims, according to a recent court filing.
Free Christmas films to be shown at Historic Owen Theatre
Those looking to get into the Christmas spirit are invited to partake in the Branson Regional Arts Council’s upcoming festivities as they host a festival of classic holiday films this month at the Historic Owen Theatre. In partnership with the Historic Downtown Branson Community Improvement District, the BRAC will...
Crane: A Testament to Architectural Heritage and Preservation
The quaint town of Crane is a living museum, boasting a rich tapestry of architectural wonders that narrate stories from the early 1900s. With landmarks like the 1904 Crane Building and the picturesque Crane Island Historic District, this town is a testament to architectural finesse from the Late 19th & Early 20th Century Revival Period. The meticulous preservation of these structures demonstrates Crane's commitment to its cultural and historical identity, making it a haven for aficionados of heritage and design.
Pet of the Week: Boxter
Are you ready to welcome a handsome and water- loving companion into your life? Meet Boxter, an energetic and affectionate pitbull mix who is looking for a home! He is a true water enthusiast, whether it’s splashing in the pool or enjoying a refreshing bath. This playful pup has a passion for a tough chew toys! With his strong jaws and spirited personality, Boxter enjoys the challenge of gnawing on durable toys that can withstand his playful nature — and keep his teeth pearly white! If you’re ready to embark on an adventure with Boxter, come meet him today. He is selective about his dog companions so if you have a dog it’s best if Boxter meets them first. Meet him seven days a week from noon to 5 p.m. at the Good Shepherd Humane Society Adoption Center, 6486 Highway 62 West, Eureka Springs, or call 479-2539188. (Photo courtesy of Good Shepherd Humane Society)
Unique Christmas parade float aims to raise awareness on ag waste disposal
KSN/KODE — Christmas parades are a time for kids to see Santa and get candy. But an area organization is hoping to use them to get their neighbors to ask questions. We see how the group “SLUDGE” is hoping their message will fit in at the next holiday celebration.