Gov. Jay Nixon will go to Branson and Cassville this afternoon to meet with state and local emergency officials and to view damage from the tornadoes that hit Missouri overnight. The Governor will have a media availability in Branson today at 1:15 p.m. at the Branson Mall. After viewing damage in Branson, he will travel to Cassville to meet with officials there and view damage at 3 p.m.
Gov. Nixon will first be in Nixa this morning at 11 a.m. with First Lady Georganne Nixon for the scheduled stop at Nixa High School to recognize the Nixa School District for receiving Missouri's Distinction in Performance awards. A similar stop previously scheduled in the Cassville R-IV School District has been canceled.
Wednesday, Feb. 29 - 11 a.m.
WHO: Gov. Jay Nixon and First Lady Georganne Nixon
WHAT: Recognize Nixa School District for their achieving Distinction in Performance
WHEN: 11 a.m.
WHERE: Nixa High School, 514 Nicholas Road, Nixa, MO
Wednesday, Feb. 29 - 1:15 p.m.
WHO: Gov. Jay Nixon and First Lady Georganne Nixon, State and local emergency officials
WHAT: Viewing of tornado damage in Branson; media availability
WHEN: 1:15 p.m.
WHERE: Branson Mall parking lot, Highway 76 West, Branson, MO
Wednesday, Feb. 29 - 3 p.m.
WHO:Gov. Jay Nixon and First Lady Georganne Nixon, State and local emergency officials
WHAT: Viewing of tornado damage in Cassville area; media availability
WHEN: 3 p.m.
WHERE: Meet at Cassville Municipal Airport for media briefing, then drive to damage area, Cassville, MO