Coast Guard, state and local agencies assist in evacuation of grounded tour boat

Showboat Branson Belle ST. LOUIS — The Coast Guard along with local and state agencies are working together to expedite the evacuation of 637 people from a grounded tour boat on Table Rock Lake, near Branson, Mo., Sunday. At approximately 8:30 p.m., Saturday, the showboat Branson Belle, a 195-foot river touring boat, lost propulsion on Table Rock Lake. The vessel drifted toward shore and grounded...