Gov. Nixon to examine tornado damage in Branson and Cassville this afternoon | Governor Jay Nixon

Gov. Nixon to examine tornado damage in Branson and Cassville this afternoon

February 29, 2012
Governor to view tornado damage in Branson and Cassville, after stop at Nixa High School; education visit to Cassville has been canceled

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