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Wednesday, May 24, 2017
POINT LOOKOUT, MO. — College of the Ozarks was listed as the No. 2 25 Best Colleges in Missouri by the 2017 College Choice Ranking Best Missouri Colleges Guide . College Choice explains finding the right college is hard, which is why they put this list together. College Choice looked at data on institutions offering 4-year degrees to determine which ones offer not only high educational ...read more
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Wednesday, May 24, 2017
POINT LOOKOUT, MO. — College of the Ozarks will host its 28 th annual Honor America Celebration on campus Sunday, June 25, 2017. The public is invited to attend this free event, and guests are invited to bring blankets and lawn chairs. Schedule of events 5:30 — 7:45 p.m. Festivities begin with an old-fashioned, barbeque picnic. Guests may purchase barbeque sandwich meals or items al ...read more
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Monday, May 22, 2017
Looking for a great team building exercise? Want to join the fun? Participate in the 2 nd Branson Corporate/Community Challenge in honor of the Fire Service. Form a 5 person team and test your abilities running the same course as the pro’s, wearing helmet and gloves versus full gear. The entry fee is $250 and gets you brand exposure, event day recognition, participation gift, a trophy for ...read more
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Monday, May 22, 2017
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Monday, May 22, 2017
POINT LOOKOUT, MO. —College of the Ozarks has interest in acquiring Old Matt’s Cabin, the historic site in Taney County around which the live drama, “The Shepherd of the Hills,” was performed for 57 years. A bank has foreclosed on the property and now owns it. “The College of the Ozarks is interested in maintaining an important window on the past,” said C of O ...read more
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Monday, May 22, 2017
(FORSYTH, MO.) Reservations are now being accepted for a monthly series of free genealogical research classes with the White River Valley Historical Society (“WRVHS”). The series, held at the WRVHS in partnership with the Taneycomo Chapter DAR, will begin on Saturday, June 3. Space is limited, and must be reserved in advance. Each session will include a short presentation and ...read more
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Friday, May 19, 2017
Ridesharing Company Launches in Branson Expanding Safe, Reliable Transportation Options for Residents (Branson, MO) - Uber today announced it will begin operating in Branson. UberX, the company’s popular ridesharing product, will now be available for local residents. Following the passage of a statewide ridesharing regulation earlier this year, Uber has launched operations in multiple ...read more
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Thursday, May 18, 2017
MEDIA ALERT Vietnam Huey UH-1C Helicopter to Be Dedicated in Honor of Vietnam Veterans on Memorial Day Weekend by Branson Veterans Memorial Museum Branson, MO (May 16, 2017) – The public is invited to a special Memorial Day weekend ceremony on Saturday, May 27, 2017, at the Branson Veterans Memorial Museum. As part of this event, the museum will dedicate the recently located Vietnam Huey ...read more
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Thursday, May 18, 2017
Tanger Outlets Awards Annual TangerKIDS Grants in Taney County Tanger Branson Raises $5,000 to Support Local Schools (Branson, MO - May 16, 2017) — Tanger Outlets Branson is excited to announce two schools in Taney County as this year’s TangerKIDS Grant recipients. In keeping with Tanger Outlets’ mission to support the future of our children, the TangerKIDS Grants program awards ...read more
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Wednesday, May 17, 2017
The Branson Surrey INN is offering a reward of $500.00 to anyone who aids us in the recovery of our golf cart. The cart was taken from our property Sunday May 14, 2017 or Early Monday May 15, 2017. The golf cart is a white 6 person Villiager club cart, gas operated, and an has a covered white awning with hand holds. Please call and report any suspicions to Branson Surrey INN 417-332-8550. ...read more
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Monday, May 15, 2017
2016 Branson Show Award Winners Announced The Branson Show Awards have been honoring outstanding entertainers in Branson since 2008. Created by founder Gary R. Wackerly , the annual nominees are carefully reviewed by a non-biased Award Committee who personally attend every show before announcing the nominations and selected winners. The committee accepts no direct advertising from any theaters ...read more
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Thursday, May 11, 2017
The toughest 2 minutes in sports is coming back to Branson in 2017! Come visit Branson Landing on June 9 & 10, 2017 for the 2 nd Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge. This year’s event will include, the Firefighter Competition, Kid’s Challenge involving a scaled down version of the main course, Fire Truck Parade on Saturday, June 10 at 10 AM, Corporate Challenge on Friday, June 9 at ...read more
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Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Ozark Shooters will be hosting an event to help the Kelley family. Some of you may not know that Travis Kelley has been diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma. Travis is the young man who has worked at Ozark Shooters for the past 3 years. So we are trying to do what we can to help the family out with all the extra expenses they will be having. Ozark Shooters Sports Complex June 24, 2017 9:00 am – ...read more
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Tuesday, May 09, 2017
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Director Tanya N. Garfield of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Disaster Field Operations Center - West today reminded small nonfarm businesses in 36 Arkansas counties and neighboring Missouri counties of the May 30, 2017, deadline to apply for an SBA federal disaster loan for economic injury. These low-interest loans are to offset economic losses because ...read more
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Tuesday, May 09, 2017
POINT LOOKOUT, MO. —College of the Ozarks faculty members Tammy Holder and Bonnie Todd received awards at the 110 th graduation ceremony on Sunday, May 7, 2017. The Mildred Letton Wittick Professional Achievement Award Tammy Holder, associate professor of agriculture, received The Mildred Letton Wittick Professional Achievement Award . This award honors faculty members for their ...read more
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Monday, May 08, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Charity Jackson/ charity@uber.com Media Assets: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/nhj0p9zvqrnagsc/AADsGoZSmfDtkXCGv1jcTK7qa?dl=0 Uber Launches in Branson Ridesharing Company Launches in Branson Expanding Safe, Reliable Transportation Options for Residents (Branson, MO) - Uber today announced it will begin operating in Branson. UberX, the company’s popular ...read more
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Friday, May 05, 2017
POINT LOOKOUT, MO. — School of the Ozarks will hold its fourth commencement on Sunday, May 14, 2017, at 2 p.m. in Williams Memorial Chapel. Twenty students will receive their high school diplomas. Myrna Burdine, class of 1961, is the commencement speaker. “School of the Ozarks is proud to carry on the tradition of College of the Ozarks of educating the head, heart, and hands,” ...read more
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Thursday, May 04, 2017
Central Bank of Branson President and CEO C. Craig Richards announced that Dana Crowell has joined the team as Vice President, Mortgage Department Manager. Crowell has more than 14 years of banking experience in mortgage lending including the past six years in the Branson area. “We are very pleased to welcome Dana to our Central Bank family,” said Central Bank of Branson President and ...read more
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Thursday, May 04, 2017
Join us as we celebrate 20 years of helping to fight Cancer! New date, new events and new location. On Saturday June 3 rd , 2017 from 4-10 PM, Cancer survivors, caregivers, volunteers, and community members will unite for the 20 th annual American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Taney/Stone Counties at the Branson Landing in an effort to free the world from the pain and suffering of cancer. ...read more
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Wednesday, May 03, 2017
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Tuesday, May 02, 2017
BRANSON, May 2, 2017 - As students are wrapping up their MAP testing, one local business is giving them an extra incentive to study hard and score higher. Branson Zipline at Wolfe Creek Preserve has partnered with several local schools to give students who score Proficient or Advanced on their MAP test a free zipline tour and souvenir photo. “We don’t want to just be another ...read more
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Tuesday, May 02, 2017
College to celebrate graduates with events beginning May 6, 2017 POINT LOOKOUT, MO. —College of the Ozarks will host its 110 th graduation ceremony on Sunday, May 7, 2017, in the Howell W. Keeter Athletic Complex on the College campus. The ceremony will honor 361 graduating students. The top five majors of the graduating class are business administration, communication arts, agriculture, ...read more
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Tuesday, May 02, 2017
(FORSYTH, MO.) The White River Valley Historical Society (“WRVHS”) will be offering several classes and workshops for the summer and fall for individuals of all ages, as well as for organizations, schools, and homeschool groups. All classes are free; however, may require advance registration. On Monday, May 22, 6:00pm, the monthly Bald Knobber University study group will begin its ...read more
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Monday, May 01, 2017
Branson, Mo. – The Branson Corps is providing all feeding at two shelters. The Stone County shelter is located at the former Reeds Spring Middle School where they have 15 people in the shelter. The Salvation Army Branson Corps is also feeding first responders and volunteers at the Stone County shelter location. The Taney County shelter is at the Branson United Methodist Church where we ...read more
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Monday, May 01, 2017
Branson West , MO , April 25 , 2017 – Ozarks Teen Challenge will host a ribbon cutting ceremony for t he new "Miller Home of Hope" in Branson West, MO , on May 11 th at 4:00 pm. The Miller Home of Hope is a transitional, sober living home for young men ages 18-25 . This new home will be one of very few sober-living homes within the state who offer these services to young men under ...read more
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Thursday, April 27, 2017
Skaggs Foundation made a $29,500 investment in the future of the health care industry this month by awarding 33 scholarships to local students pursuing careers in the medical field. The scholarships are for summer and fall 2017 semesters. Among the 33 scholarship recipients, 26 are employees at Cox Medical Center Branson, six are seniors at Branson High School and one is a senior at Forsyth High ...read more
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Monday, March 06, 2017
Charity golf tournament offers opportunity to play two great Branson courses Branson’s Skaggs Classic charity golf tournament will return June 9-10 this year with the incredible opportunity for golfers to enjoy not just one beautiful Branson course, but two. “Branson has so many wonderful courses and we decided this year to give our sponsors the opportunity to try a couple of the ...read more
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