Crime

Audio: Missouri Attorney General launches criminal investigation into Branson Duck Boat incident

(MissouriNet) – A criminal investigation has been launched into the Duck Boat mishap near Branson that killed 17 out of 31 aboard and has triggered two lawsuits.     Mary Compton of Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley’s Office confirmed to Missourinet that a probe is underway over the accident in which a Duck Boat sank […]

Branson Duck Boat

Audio: Announcement from attorneys representing Missouri Duck Boat victims coming today

Lawyers representing victims of the Duck Boat tragedy on Table Rock Lake near Branson are holding a news conference today in Kansas City. Seventeen people were killed when the vehicle sank while taking on four waves during a storm. Attorney Andrew Duffy says the Duck Boat industry has irresponsibly portrayed their excursions as fun and […]

Branson Duck Boat

Missouri AG Hawley: There are multiple investigations into Table Rock Lake incident

Missouri’s Attorney General says “multiple investigations” are underway into Thursday evening’s boating incident on Table Rock Lake near Branson, an incident which killed 17 people. Brian Hauswirth with the Missourinet files this report:     Attorney General Josh Hawley traveled to the Missouri State Highway Patrol Command Center in Branson this weekend, where he briefed […]

Branson Airport

Audio: Branson takes another look at possible attraction to the city – Gondola’s

(Missourinet) – Branson, the state’s largest tourist destination is considering another draw to the city – Gondola’s. A plan calls for the aerial transportation to run along the 76 Highway corridor, the roadway along which much of Branson’s attractions are located, with two endpoints. Joel Hornickle, the city’s Director of Planning and Development, told KOLR-TV the […]

Chillicothe Arts Coucil

Chillicothe Area Arts Council to hold performances during Sliced Bread Jam Bluegrass Festival

The Chillicothe Area Arts Council will hold performances during Chillicothe’s Sliced Bread Jam Bluegrass Festival weekend. The performances will be held at the Gary Dickinson Performing Arts Center of Chillicothe as part of the Sliced Bread Day 90th Year Celebration July 7th and 8th. Arts Council Administrator Mary Lou VanDeventer tells that the Clint Campbell […]

Accident with DUI/DWI

Former Trenton man charged with felony after fatal crash

Prior to being involved in a fatality accident in southwest Missouri last week, 56-year-old Michael Dean Glidewell of Branson, formerly of Trenton, was arrested on charges of driving while intoxicated. The accident at Branson one week ago on November 30 claimed the life of the driver of a car  34-year-old Talat Kopurtas of Branson. The highway patrol states Glidewell was […]