Taney County

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2012

    Another Mountain Lion Sighting - This Time Near Branson!

    And so it continues. The Missouri Department of Conservation has just confirmed the fourth Mountain Lion sighting in the last two months. All have occurred in southern Missouri. The most recent photo was taken by a wildlife camera in Taney County, near Branson, on Halloween night. We know mountain l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 22, 2012

    Four Accused in Southwest Missouri Horse-Slashing Incident

    Something weird was happening in a barn in Taney County, Missouri, just south of Springfield. Dee Dee Ulrich told the Springfield News-Leader that she returned from vacation to find her barrel-racing horses with open slash wounds, some of them 18 inches long. They also showed signs of having been ri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2010

    Businessman Proposes 100,000-Seat NASCAR Track in Branson

    Here's betting that NASCAR plays big in Branson.​Some things just go great together. Cookies and milk. Beach chairs and paperbacks. Captain and Tennille. Branson and Nelly. Err, we mean Branson and NASCAR. A month after St. Louis' Gateway International Raceway closed down after a decade of trying ... More >>

  • News

    August 25, 1999

    Strip Search

    Looking for Ozark culture amid the neon, glitter and traffic of Highway 76 in Branson