Props to Donna Clevenger for approach on the story in Rockaway Beach. Clevenger, who recently joined the Branson Daily News staff wrote for the Taney County Times for some time. She covered the area with a lot of passion. This week I covered the story for the Taney County Times and the paper has been flying off the shelf. The regional soap opera has been good for the anti-gambling crowd, but not for residents.
Rockaway has been torn apart by infighting. If it weren't for a recent car wreck I would have been there, but I got to hear the play by play from regional journalists.
Clevenger did a good job of delivering the message...people want peace.