The Branson Board of Aldermen unanimously voted during a special meeting on Aug. 11 for Julia King to fill the available Ward 3 alderman seat.
Taney County’s presumptive next sheriff says he wants to work toward tackling the county’s drug problem.
The Taney County Health Department is reporting an additional four deaths from COVID-19 among county residents.
Taney County’s new public administrator, Joanna Jasper, said she is excited to serve the residents of Taney County and ensure her new office runs smoothly.
Brian Seitz will go on to represent the Republican Party in the Missouri Representative Dist. 156 general election in November.
Stone County Sheriff, Doug Rader is excited to serve yet another term serving the residents of Stone County.
The Branson Airport will soon be able to take credit for being a tour stop for two World War II flying B-29 Superfortress aircrafts.
Travis Smith said running in the August Primary was “One of the greatest experiences” of his life.
The residents of Taney County will have a new assessor in January, and she has some ideas about how she wants to protect privacy.
Educating the public on the importance of organ and tissue donations has become another mission of the Taney County Coroner’s Office.
Charges have been filed against a man for the murder of a Fort Hood, Texas soldier, originally from Kimberling City, who was killed in May.
Branson West this week became the latest town in the Tri-Lakes area to approve a face-covering mandate.
A development on Fall Creek Road that is planned to be a mixture of affordable housing and other housing types, has made a move during their zoning process that has some aldermen concerned.
The pandemic has worked its way into area nursing homes.
It’s officially been a week since the Branson face covering ordinance became active on July 31 and a lack of compliance is continuously looked at when reported.
For the Aug. 4 Missouri Primary Election, Taney County received a total of 11,307 ballots for a total voter turnout of 31.03%.
Hollister R-V School District has released their COVID-19 operating plan.
From July 31 to Aug. 2, Branson welcomed 298 pickleball players from all across the county to the inaugural Pickleball Branson Championship Experience: Powered by iPickle Nation at the Branson Hilton Convention Center.
The argued inaccurate use of abstentions by some Branson aldermen has brought city staff to officially bring forward a bill to amend the section of Branson’s municipal code that pertains to abstentions.
The city received the final approval from the Board of Aldermen for the sale of a piece of land to Botanas Mexican Restaurant.
Springfield attorney Kristi Fulnecky held a noon press conference Aug. 6 in front of Branson City Hall to announce a lawsuit has been filed with Taney County against the city of Branson’s mandate on face coverings.
Following are the Taney and Stone county results for the Aug. 4 Primary.
The former Dogpatch USA them park property south of Harrison, Arkansas, is now under the ownership of one of the most influential figures in the Branson Tri-Lakes area.
After the Branson Board of Aldermen unanimously voted down a resolution to permanently close the Branson Recycle Center on July 28, city leaders are working on a proposal for the county to take over the operation.
Approximately 15 people, including Branson residents and surrounding towns people, rallied together near Branson City Hall on Monday to protest the face-covering mandate approved by city aldermen last week.
The first 400-square-foot model tiny home officially arrived at Elevate Branson on July 29.
Forsyth R-lll Schools have released their reopening plan for the 2020-2021 school year.
Two more Taney County residents have died from COVID-19, brining the total to five.
Election officials in both Taney and Stone counties have been hard at work training election judges and preparing polling locations to help keep voters safe during the Missouri Primary on Tuesday, Aug. 4.
On Friday, Branson’s new face covering mandate went into effect. On Thursday, the Branson Tri-Lakes News sought reactions from local business owners and operators, as well as from residents and visitors.
According to a release Friday morning, Silver Dollar City’s 60th Anniversary Diamond Jubilee “comes with a great big bow” as the Branson area theme park was named No. 1 Amusement Park in all the land by 10Best/USAToday Readers’ Choice Awards. The internationally acclaimed 1880s-style theme p…
The Blazing Trails District of Ozark Trails Council is hosting “You Got Scouted”.
Central Bank of Branson, located at 400 S. Business 65 in Downtown Branson, celebrated its 70th birthday with a ribbon cutting.
Emergency personnel responded to both a motorcycle crash and a three-vehicle accident the morning of July 30, near Bull Creek Village.
College of the Ozarks announced Thursday that it will suspend all sports for fall 2020, including for both the college and the School of the Ozarks, due to concerns over COVID-19.
A large, indoor water park resort is coming to Hollister.
Branson Public Schools released their back-to-school plan Wednesday, and it includes options for in-class learning, or online learning.
The Branson aldermen unanimously voted down a resolution to permanently close the Branson Recycle Center.
The Branson Board of Aldermen have passed an ordinance mandating face coverings in the city.
Media personality, actor, singer, talk and game show host Regis Philbin died Friday, July 24 at the age of 88 from cardiovascular disease at a hospital in Greenwich, Connecticut. Philbin was called “the hardest working man in show business,” and according to the Guinness World Record, his mo…
Little Heroes Park celebrated the opening of the park with a ceremony on Friday, July 24.
The Lake Taneycomo Elks Lodge 2597 is inviting the community to join them for their open house and luau party fundraiser on Saturday, Aug. 1 in Forsyth.
August 4 is right around the corner, meaning it’s almost time for the primary elections.
The Aug. 4 Republican Primary is less than a week away. For the Missouri House District 155 seat, Joe Combs is facing off against Travis Smith. The winner will face Democratic candidate Mike Lind in the November general election.
Branson’s city staff is bringing a resolution before the Board of Aldermen to recommend the permanent closure of the Branson recycle center.
The Reeds Spring School District released their back to school plan and it includes the option for virtual learning.
As longtime Taney County Sheriff Jimmie Russell is retiring this year, county residents will have the responsibility of electing an all new sheriff on Tuesday, Aug. 4.
The city of Hollister couldn’t use a typical fundraising method for its annual fireworks display, so the business community stepped up.
Economic development is underway in the Branson West area with a ground-breaking ceremony for a new industrial park.
Andy’s Williams Moon River Theatre has been placed up for auction.
Stone County has reported its first confirmed COVID-19 death.