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.
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 … Continue reading
This weeks headline “Blunt, other senators seek answers on Corps contracts Last month the U.S. Army Corps of engineers announced the contracts operating some local facilities around table rock lake were illegal. Blunt, McCaskill, and other senators have written a letter to Joe Ellen Darcy, the Barack Obama appointee and … Continue reading
Kimberling City new chief Kimberling City has a new chief of police. Paul Howerton retired Aug 31 . Craig Alexander was appointed on Tuesday. He has been on Kimberling City’s force for 11 years. There’s a nice size article over Alexander’s life prior and during the force. He has been … Continue reading
Kimberling Inn has new owners says the Stone County Gazette. It was purchased by local developers Jay Steed and Mike Dullea. Theres a rather large article on it. Grab your copy to read some details on this.
Tourism Tax is up for renewal on April’s ballot. In 2005 the city of Branson and partion of Stone and Taney co approved a tourism tax. This tax is a renewal not an added tax. Reports show that 80% of it has been paid by tourist. It has generated 70 … Continue reading
One of three murder defendants in the Carl Glenn Anderson murder was sentenced to serve 8 yrs under a plea aggreement. Grab yuour copy of the Gazette for more info
Hardee’s plans to open on north side of Branson West. Exact location and more information available in the Stone County Gazette.