Big Cedar Lodge announced Friday that it will not longer host the Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf tournament.
The city of Branson issued a statement Thursday that, effective immediately, W. State Hwy 76 in the city limits is now called 76 Country Boulevard.
Area residents were treated to a unique history lesson on Oct. 15, as the White River Valley Historical Society hosted Jae McFerron, director of the Toby Show, for its monthly Tuesday Talk event at the Branson Centennial Museum.
The Taney County Regional Sewer District Board is moving forward with phase one of a long-planned Turkey Creek Sewer Project.
Art enthusiasts are invited to spend a day immersed in the craft during the 17th Annual Stone County Art Studio Tour on Saturday, Oct. 26.
The condition that has left more than a thousand people sick has a new name, EVALI, e-cigarette or vaping product use-associated lung injury.
Two out-of-town visitors safely escaped their RV after it caught on fire the night of Oct. 16 in Branson.
A 76 Project was once again an area of discussion for aldermen, and although it started out with a favorable vote, it once again was ultimately voted down.
Winter might still be a couple months away, but on Oct. 10, more than 60 Taney County Road and Bridge Department employees found themselves seated behind a snowplow for the Taney County Snow Rodeo and Training Day.
The 2nd Annual Ozark Mountain Webfest will be returning this weekend, but in its new home in Hollister.
The ticket reseller industry is a current hot-button issue in the city, and it was the No. 1 item on the city’s list of 2020 legislative suggested priorities.
Branson Lakes/Area Chamber of Commerce and CVB President and CEO Jeff Seifried has not been selected for a leadership position in the Sunshine State.
On Thursday, Oct. 10, College of the Ozarks welcomed Sarah Huckabee Sanders as the guest speaker for the Leonard B. and Edith Gittinger Fall Community Convocation.
The USS Point Cruz was in the war-struck Korean city of Inchon when they made history for something that, in reality, no one would have expected.
UPDATE, 5 p.m. Oct. 12: The Missouri Department of transportation announced Saturday afternoon that East Missouri 76 has reopened to traffic. The road had been closed temporarily after heaving rain had caused a landslide next to the highway.
Faith Community Health will be commemorating it’s 10th Anniversary come March 2020 and has announced its plans to celebrate by hosting several upcoming events, starting with its inaugural Neighbor2Neighbor Fall Festival on Sunday, Oct. 20.
The city of Forsyth is gearing up for its annual Halloween Parade set to be held on Saturday, Oct. 26.
Planning & Development Building Division Supervisor Roy Swarms was presented with the city of Branson employee of the month for October at the Oct. 8 Board of Aldermen meeting.
Missouri Governor Mike Parson awarded Missouri Public Safety Medals to 18 first responders and six civilians – including two individuals from the Tri-Lakes Area – for heroic and live-saving actions in 2018.
Hundreds of people gathered at the Shepherd of the Hills Conservation Center in Branson on Oct. 5 for a birthday celebration hosted in honor of Tiger Lily, a two-headed western rat snake.
The Missouri Farm Bureau and the University of Missouri Extension in Taney County recognized Jimmie and Della Russell from Taneyville as the owners of a 2019 Missouri Century Farm.
Run for your lives or die trying at the inaugural Zombie Survival Fun Run 5K at the Branson RecPlex on Oct. 12.
A woman from Cape Fair was killed in a single vehicle crash early this morning in Stone County.
Downtown Hollister will once again become a hub for live entertainment, crafters, food vendors and more on Saturday, Oct. 12, as the Hollister Grape and Fall Festival makes its annual return to Downing Street.
Benefit the Badge and the Fogle Family Foundation is hosting its 3rd Annual Hitting For Our Heroes Softball Tournament on Saturday, Oct. 12 at the Branson RecPlex.
Hollister Middle School has found a way to help create bonds to combat bullying, while also helping with the anxiety and stress fifth graders feel when transitioning to middle school.
A Branson Airport employee was recently honored with a 10-Year Length of Service Award by the National Weather Service in Springfield.
The Stone County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help in finding a man who fled from police Sunday.
UPDATE 3:24 p.m. Oct. 2: The story has been updated to include a comment from Branson/Lakes Area Chamber President Jeff Seifried. The comment was mistakenly omitted from the original story.
Country music performer Buck Trent has been a staple in the world of music business for more than 70 years, and just a handful of months shy of his 82nd birthday, he’s starting to “get hot” again.
The latest honor for Big Cedar Lodge has the area resort in some pretty select company.
With Halloween just around the corner, that can mean only one thing in Branson. It’s time to start thinking about Christmas.
The community is invited to take part in the largest Oktoberfest event in southwest Missouri this weekend at the 28th Annual Oktoberfest at the Faith Lutheran Church in Branson.
On Saturday, Oct. 5, the public is invited to help the Missouri Department of Conservation celebrate the second birthday of a two-headed western rat snake Tiger and Lily.
Community members will have the opportunity to taste-test more than 30 different kinds of chilis at the 15th Annual Southern Stone County Fire Protection District Firefighters Chili Cook-Off.
The Missouri Department of Transportation will be reducing Y Highway in Stone County down to one lane beginning the week of Sept. 30.
The Branson Tri-Lakes News took home several awards from the state’s press association.
On Wednesday, Sept. 25, Taney County Associate Circuit Court Judge Eric Eighmy sentenced Robert J. Hyslop, of Branson, to twenty years in prison for one count of sexual abuse in the first degree and two counts of kidnapping in the first degree.
A group of proposals including underground utilities for the 76 Project from Presley’s Theater to the Branson Ferris Wheel property failed to pass on its final vote this week, even though a majority of the aldermen present voted in favor.
Silver Dollar City recently unveiled its “New Harvest Festival” featuring “Craft Days and Pumpkin Nights,” which will feature more than 10,000 pumpkins lighting up the park well into the evening through Oct 26.
The Forsyth Park Board has a new member and he’s still in high school.
The Forsyth Chamber of Commerce invites the public to join them on Saturday, Oct. 5, for the 2019 Harvest Moon Festival and Car Show on Main Street in Forsyth.
People from all across the United States will soon be traveling to Branson to participate in the 4th Annual Run Grand County Half Marathon and 5K Race.
Taneyhills Community Library in Branson is on a quest to name the bookworm that resides in the children’s library. The bookworm is featured in much of the library’s advertising, and now a new mural featuring the bookworm has been completed, thus a contest was born.
The Salvation Army is having a sealed bid auction for a 2004 Koun RV.
Two more burglaries have taken place at Branson Landing. According to a press release from the city of Branson, on Sept. 24, Branson police officers responded to a report of two burglaries that occurred in the overnight hours at the Branson Landing.
A proposal to amend chapter 14 to the Branson Municipal Code relating to animals was an area of discussion at the unofficial study session on Sept. 19.
It’s almost time for the 2019 Branson National Night Out.
Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, an agency of the Department of Defense, presented Silver Dollar City Manager of the Merchandising Warehouse John Brown with the Patriot Award at a special ceremony Sept. 19.
For the first time in approximately 15 years, the city of Forsyth now has a city administrator.
Preparations for the Long Creek Bridge Project remain underway, according Missouri Department of Transportation Southwest District Area Engineer Beth Schaller, who presented a project update at a Taney County Commission Meeting Sept. 23.