The Boys & Girls Club of the Ozarks is expanding to northern Stone County by opening a club in Crane.
The Taney County Commission is looking at the county assessor’s budget after projections from the county auditor make it appear after the Taney County Assessor hired two new employees, she will not be able to pay all her employees through the end of 2022.
Reeds Spring High School is set to host 25 high school marching bands during the Ozark Mountain Marching Festival to help fund a trip to Florida.
A project first discussed during the Clinton administration to replace a low-water bridge which would get swamped after a few inches of rain ended Monday, October 18, with a ribbon cutting ceremony to officially open its replacement.
The city of Forsyth is hosting a Halloween Parade for the children of the area.
A Cox Medical Center Branson nurse who stopped a man from kidnapping a child has been honored.
A new business in Branson has opened with the goal of meeting people’s need for cheese.
A local tattoo artist is giving back to a charity dedicated to helping veterans who suffer from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and traumatic brain injuries.
The Hollister High School Tiger Band had a clean sweep of Class 2A in preliminaries at the Branson Marching Band Invitational on Saturday Oct. 16, taking first in class as well as outstanding music, outstanding visual, outstanding percussion, and outstanding guard.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s niece returned to College of the Ozarks to speak to students and faculty at a cultural convocation on Monday, Oct. 11.
In a meeting which displayed more passion than anger, a group of citizens called on the Branson Board of Aldermen to endorse and promote “Ozark Mountain Christmas” as the overarching theme for holiday marketing.
On Tuesday, Oct. 12, the Hollister Board of Aldermen held a special meeting to appoint a new member to its board, filling the seat left vacant when Ward I Alderman Lamar Patton was named Mayor after long-time Mayor David Tate retired at the regular Board of Alderman meeting on Oct. 7.
A party to celebrate German food and culture will be taking place in Branson with the return of the largest Oktoberfest in southwest Missouri.
A local electric co-op is accepting applications for their annual grant program to help area teachers.
A Bradleyville teacher nominated for national honor by the Missouri State High School Activities Association.
The Hollister Tiger Band defended their title at one of Southwest Missouri’s top marching band competitions on Saturday, Oct. 9.
An Arizona man is in the Taney County Jail facing a potential life sentence after being arrested Sept. 28 for a May incident involving Hollister police officers.
Ten kids under 17 will have the opportunity to win their own bass boat and participate in Bass Pro Shops’ U.S. Open National Bass Fishing Championships this November.
Branson Public Works has announced a schedule of street improvements that will take place during the late fall and into winter.
Branson Parks and Recreation is hosting a free camp for students from kindergarten through 8th grade on Oct. 22, 2021.
Branson Public Schools has announced a partnership with CoxHealth that will allow students who have a medical need to be seen at their school campus without requiring a parent to take them from class to a local healthcare clinic.
Loni Trumble, an oncology nurse at Cox Branson’s Center Center, had no idea that a routine medical exam would turn her from nurse to patient.
Table Rock Quilts of Honor will be celebrating veterans by presenting them with special quilts at several different area locations in the next few weeks.
A local church is offering a new support group for those who are struggling with grief.
A total of 150 College of the Ozarks students participated in a trip to Washington, D.C. and New York City as part of the Patriotic Education Program.
On Oct. 7, during a regularly scheduled city of Hollister Board of Aldermen meeting, Mayor David G. Tate announced his retirement, effective immediately.
Three staff members of the Taney County Ambulance District won statewide honors from the Missouri Emergency Medical Services Association.
It took four tries, but a Branson competitive barbecue team picked up the title at the 32nd Annual Jack Daniel’s World Championship Invitational Barbecue.
Bass Pro Shops founder Johnny Morris has risen in the ranks of America’s wealthiest people.
The Hollister Grape & Fall Festival returned to Historic Downing Street in downtown Hollister on Saturday Oct. 9.
An Illinois-based internet provider has purchased a Taney County provider.
An Arkansas man died from injuries following a boating accident in Stone County.
Central Bank in Branson West celebrates its customers and its Grand Reopening.
A former teacher at Cedar Ridge Intermediate School in Branson has been charged in Christian County with sex crimes against a child.
This year Reeds Spring School District has changed the way they nominate for Teacher of the Month and Employee of the Month awards.
A routine yearly inspection led to the closure of the Stratford House Inn on the Branson strip on Monday, Oct. 4.
A new microbrewery in Hollister is bringing plow to tap crafted beverages and wood-fired pizza to the area.
Hollister School District asked business owners to get into the Homecoming spirit with a decorating contest.
A Taney County couple is jailed after being accused of abusing a child in a Hollister apartment.
Volunteers and workers at a local organization, whose mission is to help animals in need, have been disheartened by recent events against it.
The Taney County Commission will hold the county’s fall clean up on Oct. 22 and 23.
After a year hiatus due to COVID-19, the he 16th Annual Southern Stone County Fire Protection Districts Firefighter Chili Cook Off was held Sunday, Oct. 3 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Reeds Spring High School.
The city of Branson is taking applications to fill board and committee vacancies.
Branson Police and Fire personnel met with the public Oct. 5 for the 2021 National Night Out. Here are some scenes from that night.
Hollister Police Chief Preston Schmidt took to the department’s Facebook page to give an update on the ‘Back to School/ End of Summer Safe Driving Campaign’.
College of the Ozarks is now rebroadcasting The National Symposium on Patriotic Education, which was originally held Sept. 16 and 17.
Reeds Spring School District is hosting the first of four scheduled ‘Pop-Up Preschools’.
A local nursing home, which closed last year due to COVID is up for auction.
Area residents and visitors are invited to a stomping good time in downtown Hollister.
Branson Mayor Larry Milton spoke out on Thursday, Sept. 30, about the city’s long term budgeting process and issues related to the promotion and marketing of the city.
Stone County Sheriff Doug Rader took to the Stone County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page to remind citizens to be aware of potential scams.