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At Least 17 Dead After Tour Boat Capsizes

A Missouri sheriff says at least 17 people have now been confirmed dead after a boat carrying tourists on Table Rock Lake in Branson capsized and sank. 69 more words

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When “Wild Bill” Says Don’t Wear That Watch...

Today in History, July 21, 1865:

In the first recorded instance of a “quick draw” gunfight, “Wild Bill” Hickok shoots and kills his friend Davis Tutt. 55 more words

Steve & Lance Smith: Tribute to the Branson Duck Victims

Lance and Steve Smith, a father and teenage son who perished together in the Branson duck accident on Table Rock Lake in Missouri, were remembered for their deep religious faith. 689 more words

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Yurt Years: By Rail to Missouri

It’s 5:30 AM and well below freezing. We are all bundled up as we load ourselves, a suitcase, our two backpacks and a big tub of homemade veggie sushi in to the van. 2,086 more words

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Leslie Dennison: A Tribute to the Branson Duck Victim

Leslie Dennison, one of the confirmed victims of the Branson duck boat tragedy, is being hailed a hero after pushing her granddaughter to safety while the “Ride the Ducks” amphibious boat sank beneath them. 1,192 more words

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Coleman Family: A Tribute to the Branson Duck Victims

Eleven members of the Coleman family climbed into a “Ride the Ducks” amphibious boat for what was supposed to be a pleasant tour of Table Rock Lake near Branson, Missouri. 2,359 more words

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