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A vacant Arvest Bank in Forsyth will be unable to become a medical marijuana dispensary following a decision made by Forsyth Board of Aldermen at their July 15 meeting.

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A meeting will be held Thursday July 25 to discuss the recent passage of Senate Bill 391, which removes a county or city’s ability to legislate against large-scale hog farms.

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The Branson chamber and a tourism marketing tax board held a joint meeting last week to discuss challenges and opportunities regarding Branson visitation.

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After a weeklong cruise full of resting and relaxation, The Duttons have returned to Branson this week for the first time since their tour bus overturned in Columbus, Ohio.

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It has been almost a year since historic Mule Barn Feed and Supplies caught fire and was destroyed. Since then, the outward appearance suggests little is going on with the property; however, Rick Ziegenfuss, Hollister City Administrator, has explained that, behind the scenes, the clean-up pr…

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According to a report filed in federal court, the owners of a duck boat that sank July 19, 2018, in Table Rock Lake, killing 17 people, have settled 19 lawsuits brought against the company in federal and state court, and are still working on trying to settle another 14 cases.

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On July 3, Branson firefighters responded to a total of 16 calls for service, including a vehicle that had run off the roadway and a vehicle that had crashed into the second floor of a building. 

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For the past several years the Missouri State Parks and other area organizations, like the Showboat Branson Belle, have been working to expand a trail that follows the shoreline of Table Rock Lake and now ends at Table Rock State Park Marina. The completed  trail officially opened June 28 wi…

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At a public meeting June 27, state officials discussed current plans for Ozark Mountain State Park. The meeting covered the topics of park management, safety and security, the natural resources found on the property and conceptual development planning.  

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As plans are now underway to replace the old Long Creek Bridge, the Missouri Department of Transportation has shared what factors led them to choose replacement over rehabilitation, and what the project will look like moving forward.

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Branson is no stranger to classic cars or to drawing people from all over the country, but the Bandit Run is a unique car tour that partnered with the Branson Auto Alliance to make a pit stop in Branson last week.

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A plan to increase Branson’s tax on food and beverage, with the intent to improve sports facilities, made its way before the Branson Board of Aldermen for the first time Tuesday, and could find itself before voters in November.

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College of the Ozarks’ Honor America Sunday, June 30 marks the kick off of 4th of July celebrations in the Ozarks. Many other celebrations will follow throughout the week leading up to the 4th. 

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It’s firework season in the Ozarks, with many folks headed outside to celebrate America’s independence. The Branson Fire Department is wanting to spread the word and importance of fire safety by giving some details on how to stay safe and when and where people can set off fireworks.