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Green Forest (Ark.) School District implements new door scan security

GREEN FOREST, Ark. (KY3) - All schools throughout the Ozarks prioritize security measures during the summer months, like in Green Forest, where the district has implemented new door security scanners. “The original thought behind that was securing the entries,” said Superintendent Dr. Matt Summers. “Most of our buildings are not...
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Bystanders save crash victim from burning vehicle in Everton, Ark.

EVERTON, Ark. (KY3) - Valley Springs Fire Department responded to a single car accident call along State Highway 206 in Everton on Sunday afternoon. Before first responders arrived, a group of bystanders rescued the victim from the burning vehicle. Details of what caused the crash, witnesses say the car came...
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Arkansas woman killed in head-on crash near Branson

A woman from Arkansas was killed in a head-on vehicle collision on Friday, Aug. 5, seven miles north of Branson. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported Carla McSpadden, 50, of Bradford, Arkansas was traveling south in the northbound lane of Highway 65 at 12:14 a.m., when her 2011 Chevrolet Equinox struck a northbound 2021 Dodge Durango head-on, being driven by Crystal Thompson, 42, of Clever.

Ozark Run Scenic Byway proposal

Scenic Missouri is proposing the designation of a scenic byway across the Missouri Ozarks. The route will start in St. Louis, head south to the St. Francois Mountains, cross the Ozark National Scenic Riverways, head west past Bull Shoals Lake, and end near Branson. This 375-mile journey through small towns...

15-Year-Old Injured in Theodosia Crash

Theodosia, MO. – Two males from Theodosia have been injured following a crash that happened yesterday morning, at roughly 6:50am. A 2005 Hyundai GX350 was heading Northbound on Highway P, when they crashed around 3 miles Southwest of Theodosia. Michael Renne, 43 of Theodosia, overcorrected after going off the right side of the roadway, and struck a tree.

9 Spectacular Branson Vacation Rentals For A Family Vacation

All products featured on TravelAwaits are independently selected by our writers and editors. We may earn commission when you click on or make a purchase via our links. A family-friendly vacation spot like no other, Branson, Missouri, is a great location for family members of all ages to enjoy each other’s company. The purported Live Music Capital of the Universe, Branson has an entertainment culture that rivals those of the country’s biggest cities. Spectacle awaits around every corner.

KC “movie cars” on display in Branson

Who ya gonna call, when you need to go back in time?. Joe Pace, that’s who. Pace, a long-time Northeast resident, once owned and operated Pace’s Body Shop on Independence Avenue and used his shop space to create memorable replicas of cars featured in popular movies, such as Back To The Future and Ghostbusters.
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2022 Fall Preview: Galena Volleyball

Galena volleyball won 23 matches in 2021, which was the first time over 20 wins for the program since winning 22 and a district title in 2009. Many of the key players from that team return this year. Seven total players who saw varsity action return. Six of them played in all 100 sets in 2021.

12 of the Best Things To Do in Branson With Teenagers

Branson, Missouri, is a treasure trove of entertaining and memorable activities, not only for you but also for your teens. Branson attractions will pull teenagers from their phones and into some quality family time by promising a plentitude of fun-filled activities that will have you wanting to revisit Branson again and again!
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2022 Fall Preview: Hollister Volleyball

Hollister volleyball has a new head coach in Molly Terry taking over this season. Terry was the eighth grade coach at Hollister the past two seasons and was an assistant at her alma mater Logan-Rogersville for eight seasons prior to that. She played collegiate volleyball at Drury. “I have coached...

Man, teen injured in 1-vehicle accident in Ozark County

Two Theodosia residents were transported by ambulance to Baxter Regional Medical Center after being hurt in a one-vehicle accident in Ozark County Tuesday morning. Forty-three-year-old Micheal Renne had minor injuries, and his passenger, a 15-year-old male, suffered moderate injuries. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Renne and the teen...

The Covered Dish - Chocolate Zucchini Cake

Talk about being exasperated with myself. Tonight I made chocolate zucchini cake from my first cookbook. It was good, but I thought it needed something. Then I sat down to write my column and there right in front of me is my newest adaption for chocolate zucchini cake, written just a few years ago. The changes were pretty significant. You will definitely like this chocolate zucchini cake over the one in my first cookbook, ‘Simply Yours’, published in 2008.
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Dorathy “Dot” Hackathorn

Dorathy “Dot” Hackathorn, 85, of Cape Fair passed away Saturday July 30, 2022, at Lacoba Nursing Home in Monett where she had been a resident for a year. She was born Nov. 9, 1936, in Granton, Wis., the daughter of George and Mildred (Walters) Warnecke. She worked as...

On The Lighter Side: Remembering Mickey Gilley, Part II

With “Stand by Me” and his “Urban Cowboy” ubiquity pushing him forward, Mickey Gilley continued to earn big hits: 1981’s “A Headache Tomorrow (or a Heartache Tonight),” 1982’s “Talk to Me” and 1983 “Fool for Your Love.”. He also...

City of Harrison, Ark. discovers obstacles to economic development grants

HARRISON, Ark. (KY3) - In July, Harrison City Council looked to approve its first economic development grant to a business in the city limits. Instead, the council came back to awarding their first grant after discovering additional state regulations involving city funds and private businesses. The most significant change with...