This weeks Gazette

clearlogoA lot of news in this weeks Gazette

  • KC Bridge will get major overhaul (MoDOT budgeted $9.8 million)
  • Alford plea entered in Anderson murder (more details of the murder released)
  • FDIC has buyer for failed Indian Ridge development
  • Voters face full ballot April 8
  • New BBQ event planed  

A New BBQ competition is coming to Kimberling city in May. Sponsored by Rotary Club of Table Rock Lake called Table Rock and Ribs May 16th -17th. There will be more than $5,000 in cash and an opportunity to advance to a world famous barbecue competition in Kansas City.


Stone County Gazette



Aldermen delay Corps action The new news of ~700% increase the corps placed on the cities sewer plant lease. Secret Appraisals…   No Justification…..

Branson West has a new mayor says the Stone County Gazette. The death of former mayor resulted in Donna Hardesty being appointed Monday. Most situations like this the appointed person would serve until next election, however Donna Hardesty will serve till April, 2015 election. Grab a copy and read the full story


This weeks Headlines

  • Attorney advises directors about state law violations
  • Krupinski tapped for Lions  All-State band trip to Canada
  • Alderman may hire administrator (Kimberling City)
  • Southern Bank buys Peoples Bank
  • County’s homeless count largely unchanged from last summer tally

Stone County Gazette



Stone County has another law suit. Former Stone County Employee (Ryan Joy of Republic) filled suit claiming that Stone County didn’t return him to his previous county job after returning from a 1 year military deployment.

This weeks Headlines

  • Top of the Rock to Host PGA legends of Golf Tour
  • Parking Lot Repairs (Kimberling Shopping Center)
  • Women charged with assault, reportedly threw knives, pie at husband
  • R-4 directors discuss computers

First Gazette of 2014



The first headline of 2014 in the Gazette “Voters to decide $16.3 million school bond issue” It describes a proposal to build a new middle school estimated at 15 million and improvements to other reeds spring school facilities. Grab a copy to read he details.

Central Crossing Fire Protection District, Shell Knob, MO

Central Crossing Fire Protection District will be hosting their annual open house on Saturday, October 26th at the headquarters building located at 23463 St Hwy 39. The department will be displaying the apparatus and equipment used in protecting and serving the community. You can enjoy a hot dog while you visit with the firefighters and first responders from 11 am to 2 pm.

CCFPD is working in partnership with the Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition through a federal Fire Prevention & Safety Grant to demonstrate a special fire and sprinkler burn which will take place at 1 pm. A dramatic demonstration will display firsthand how a home fire can become deadly in three minutes or less. There will be a side-by-side comparison which will show the danger of fire and the value of having a fire sprinkler system installed. Two structures have been built to simulate the room and contents of a typical home. Each room will contain common furnishings, window treatments and a working smoke alarm. Only one room contains a fire sprinkler. The demonstration will allow spectators to gain an appreciation for fire power and realize what an incredible advantage it is to have a fire sprinkler system installed if fire breaks out.

CCFPD received financial support and assistance in building the structures from Meeks Lumber. Other organizations and individuals generously donated additional items relevant to the burn demonstration. Many thanks to all that made this possible!

Smoke detectors are vital in the home and will also be available to the residents of the District. Plan to attend the open house, enjoy a quick lunch and observe the fireman at work as they demonstrate how quickly a fire can spread in a home. Firemen and first responders will be on hand to display the fleet of trucks and answer your questions. This is an opportunity to see what you have provided for the community through your tax dollars. Hope to see you Saturday, October 26th, 11 am to 2 pm!

Stone County Gazette


The Stone Co Gazette has some intriguing articles this week. Details of significant deficiencies  in the county audit.

  • Questionable employee cell phone use
  • improper calculation and reporting of sales tax
  • questionable Officer overtime pay (during former sheriff)
  • inadequate tax collection

That’s just some of the list, Wonder what future audits will hold??


Along with 4 proposals that were unveiled for Joe Bald Park on Monday nights meeting.

Joe Bald Park public meeting….

Another meeting over future use of Joe Bald Park.

Heres a link to Branson Tri-lakes News that shows some of the results from last meeting.

A lot of people showed up to the last meeting. However hoping to get more of the future generation involved with the Table Rock area. This meeting will be held Oct 14th Between 6pm and 8pm at the first christian church on Joe Bald road.

 Meeting is Monday Oct. 14th at 6PM 

First Christian Church, 5 Hilltop Drive, Kimberling City MO 65686


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