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Daybreak on the Road: History of Pulaski County

PULASKI COUNTY, Mo. – In 1833, a portion of Crawford County, Missouri helped create Pulaski County. The name honors Casimir Pulaski. For a county named after a Revolutionary War hero, OzarksFirst learned how important the military has been to the region since the very beginning. In 1843, Waynesville became the county seat. What happened years […]
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Daybreak on the Road: Trail of Tears in Waynesville, Missouri

WAYNESVILLE, Mo. — The land that Pulaski County and Waynesville inhabits has a history that goes back long before the city and county were established. Leaders are making efforts to recognize and honor those who traveled along the Trail of Tears. OzarksFirst spoke with former Waynesville Mayor, teacher, and author Luge Hardman about this aspect […]
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Daybreak on the Road: The story of Hooker Cut

PULASKI COUNTY, Mo. – Shortly after Fort Leonard Wood was formed in the 1940s, Pulaski County made U.S. history. OzarksFirst spoke with Terry Primas, a historian who says the county had awful traffic back then. The busy roads weren’t ideal for Route 66 travelers, or the military. “Hooker Cut came about because of the terrible […]
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Jamie's Wednesday Evening Forecast

Steamy with storm chances at times into the weekend. VIDEO: Brookline Fire Protection brings on career …. VIDEO: Inflation claims another victim; JnL’s Restaurant …. VIDEO: Three people injured in overnight house fire …. Old Stagecoach Stop in Pulaski County, Missouri shows …. VIDEO: Tell Me Something Good: Ft....
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Jamie's Wednesday Overnight Forecast

Steamy with stormy episodes into the weekend. VIDEO: Brookline Fire Protection brings on career …. VIDEO: Inflation claims another victim; JnL’s Restaurant …. VIDEO: Three people injured in overnight house fire …. Old Stagecoach Stop in Pulaski County, Missouri shows …. VIDEO: Tell Me Something Good: Ft. Leonard Wood...
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Daybreak on the Road: Old Stagecoach Stop in Waynesville, Missouri

WAYNESVILLE, Mo. — Pulaski County, Missouri brings visitors from all over the world to explore the area’s history. The Old Stagecoach Stop House Museum in Waynesville is one of the attractions that bring curious people to the county. The museum has been home to numerous people and businesses over the years, and now its displays […]
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Daybreak on the Road: Frisco Depot Museum in Crocker, Missouri

CROCKER, Mo. — Crocker, Missouri in Pulaski County was established as a railroad town in the mid-1800s. Much of Crocker’s history can now be found in the Frisco Depot Museum. “It’s basically the connection of people of Crocker to the railroad and the personal memorabilia that ties the two together as the expansion of the […]
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Pulaski County man indicted on arson charges

PULASKI COUNTY, Mo. – A Pulaski County grand jury has indicted a man from Laquey on felony charges of arson and resisting arrest in connection with a fire at his home in April 2022. Steven K. Weymouth is accused of setting the fire at a mobile home where he lived but did not own and […]
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Jamie's Tuesday Evening Forecast

Steamy weather settling in after overnight storms. VIDEO: Inflation claims another victim; JnL’s Restaurant …. VIDEO: Three people injured in overnight house fire …. Old Stagecoach Stop in Pulaski County, Missouri shows …. VIDEO: Tell Me Something Good: Ft. Leonard Wood Great …. Frisco Depot Museum in Crocker, Missouri...
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Jamie's Monday Overnight Forecast

Waves of showers lead the way to steamy conditions later this week. VIDEO: Brookline Fire Protection brings on career …. VIDEO: Inflation claims another victim; JnL’s Restaurant …. CoxHealth hosting rural COVID-19 vaccine clinics. VIDEO: Three people injured in overnight house fire …. Old Stagecoach Stop in Pulaski County,...
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UPDATED: Pulaski County Sheriff's Department searches for missing, disabled man

UPDATE: Authorities announced Saturday afternoon that McKee had been located. A disabled man is reported missing in Pulaski County. The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department is trying to locate 56-year-old Jackie McKee. He’s a white male who’s known to use a wheelchair but may be able to walk for short distances with a cane. Officials say McKee has a medical condition that may require immediate medical attention.
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