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Sunday is synonymous with chapel service for most folks. One College of the Ozarks student became even more familiar with church when he became the first student in years to preach for his fellow students one Sunday in February.

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The season of giving is almost upon us and one local nonprofit is seeking volunteers for its annual Thanksgiving dinner. Jesus Was Homeless invites the community to give back Nov. 24 at the 9th annual Love Your Neighbor Thanksgiving dinner from 5:30-8 p.m. at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Ch…

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Sunday will see the year’s largest “Jammin’ for Jesus” event, a super-sized show called “Jammin’ Into The Night,” and featuring more than three dozen artists and acts, and will span 10 hours, running from 2 p.m. until midnight at the Branson Star Theatre. The event will benefit Christian Act…

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Next month’s “Jammin’ for Jesus” event, set for Sunday, Sept. 4, will be a super-sized show called “Jammin’ Into The Night,” featuring more than three dozen artists and acts, and will span 10 hours, running from 2 p.m. until midnight at the Branson Star Theatre. The event will benefit Christ…

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Recently, a local nonprofit released a cookbook focusing on microwave recipes. The book, written by Jesus Was Homeless founders Bryan and Amy Stallings, was five years in the making.

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Tommy Tenney will be sharing his passion for the presence of God June 26 at Faith And Wisdom Church in Branson. If you don’t remember Tenney, he’s the author of the multimillion-selling series titled God Chasers. He also penned a novel that Hollywood made into a movie, “Hadassah: One Night W…

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This month’s Jammin’ for Jesus will take place at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 5 in the Branson Star Theatre Complex, 3750 W. 76 Highway.

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Evangelist and talk show host Kevin Shorey is back at work after taking some time off to deal with the tragic, unexpected death of his mother Christine Kendrick, who died April 23 in a fire.

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BRANSON WEST — A nonprofit thrift store has a new location and will host its grand opening May 28. Christian Associates has been able to provide nearly 40 tons of food and $100,000 in direct financial aid for those in need through endeavors such as its thrift store, which now has a new locat…

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Medical care seems to be everywhere in the Tri-Lakes Area. Cox Medical Center Branson and Mercy Hospital both have locations in the region, as well as other family health care facilities; however, not everyone is able to receive medical care there.

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From the time Hunter Leichner was a child, he has been immersed in and around the sport of golf. Now, he’s hoping to use golf as a platform to speak about his faith. His father, a minister who traveled and preached, is also who started Leichner on the golf course.

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Country singer, author and speaker, Naomi Judd will be the keynote speaker for the Caring People’s annual dinner, Honoring Our Mothers, May 5, at Chateau on the Lake resort in Branson.

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Ozark Mountain Legacy has teamed up with area chambers of commerce to host its rally — focused on re-energizing businesses and organizations to better serve visiting guests — from 10 a.m. to noon March 29 at the Showboat Branson Belle.

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Helping the poor and marginalized is not something everybody wants to devote time doing, yet the need exists locally.

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Almost like a page out of the story of Noah — rains came down, Turkey Creek came up, way up, with blackflow from Lake Taneycomo, and the HopeCenter went under.

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    For the past 16 years, Branson illusionist and Pastor Dave Hamner has been hosting the Branson Gospel Sunday Service, a Christian outreach to the community that meets each Sunday at the Hamner Variety Theater. Next year, several longtime members of Hamner’s ministry will join the lineup …

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One of Branson’s newest shows, the “Sunday Gospel Nights” Christmas production “It’s All About Jesus!”  is holding a special 3 p.m. show Sunday at Grace Community Assembly. Admission to the show is free.

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    College of the Ozarks Associate Professor of Nursing Chelsia Harris, a local author who recently released he first book, “Created & Called: A Journey to and through Nursing,” will hold her first ever book signing 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Nov. 14 in front of the grand fireplace at the …

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    Silver Dollar City is home to dozens of roller coasters, but some area students weren’t there for the rides recently. Legacy Youth Institute hosted its second session in a year-long  program to teach students about traditional Ozarks values.

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The names may be pronounced the same and the resemblances striking, but John Wain is much more than a look and sound-alike who has spent the last 45 years portraying the legendary screen icon John Wayne. In addition to Wayne, Wain also uses his portrayal of another Hollywood legend, Oscar-wi…

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The Grace Bible Fellowship Church in Hollister will participate in what they are calling a “marriage-changing event for couples” later this month when they’ll take part in Family Life's “I Still Do” one-day simulcast marriage event set to strengthen the marriages and rekindle the romance of …

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The monthly “Jammin’ for Jesus” concert and fundraising event at the Doug Gabriel Theatre is set for 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 4.

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Last week’s edition of the monthly “Jammin’ for Jesus” event, a supersized show called “Jammin’ Into the Night,’ which featured more than 50 artists spanning 10 hours, was a huge hit according to organizer Phyllis Rotrock.

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    Next month’s “Jammin’ for Jesus” event, set for Sunday, Sept. 6, will be a supersized show called “Jammin’ Into the Night,’ featuring more than 50 artists spanning 10 hours, according to organizer Phyllis Rotrock.

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Chelsia Harris, a local author, mother, nurse, professor and wife of Branson entertainer Paul Harris, is getting ready to celebrate the release of “Created & Called: A Journey to and through Nursing,” which is her first book.

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    In 1984, when Branson was still a somewhat sleepy, off-the-beaten-path community, 11 churches met to discuss a growing problem: how to minister to the poor and needy of this community in a structured way.