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Shootout Racer Passes Away From Injuries

A racer that was injured in a crash during this weekend’s Lake of the Ozarks Shootout has died. 44 year old Michael Fiore of Bristol, Rhode Island died Tuesday night at University Hospital in Columbia due to complications from surgery. Authorities say Fiore was aboard a racing boat that flipped at a high rate of speed Saturday morning. They say wind may have played a role in … [Read More]

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Lake Loses Baseball Legend

Over the weekend the lake area lost a legend in baseball. 81 year old Jerry Lumpe passed away on Saturday in Springfield, where Lumpe had been living these past few … [Read More...]

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Busy Week For OBPD With Multiple Arrest

Several arrests took place over the past week for the Osage Beach Police Department involving drugs to stolen vehicles. During the period, police picked up 2 individuals on D.W.I. charges, 3 people on warrants for arrest, 2 on domestic assault charges, one … [Read More]


Human Remains Identified In Moniteau County

We now know more about the human remains found by a hunter near Enon in Rural Moniteau County. According to the Highway Patrol’s Drug and Crime Control, dental records show the remains are that of 32 year old Cody Odean Thirlwall of Jefferson City. The cause … [Read More]


Crocker Man Arrested For Kidnapping

A Crocker man has been arrested by police for kidnapping a woman. According to Crocker Police Chief Chris Twitchel, officers were contacted Saturday by the victim’s roommate who said the woman had allegedly been taken against her will by 20 year old Teddy … [Read More]


Roadway Blowups Across The Area

With temperatures nearing 100 degrees during the early part of this week, motorists should be aware that the extreme heat can cause what’s known as “blow ups” on Lake area highways. MODOT area engineer Bob Lynch says a pavement blow-up occurs when the roadway … [Read More]


Eldon BOA Meet Tuesday

There’s a number of items are on the agenda for Tuesday’s meeting of the Eldon Board of Alderman. The board will introduce a bill that if passed would result in the city establishing the rate of taxes for municipal purposes in 2014. They will also consider an … [Read More]


Lake Ozark BOA Meet Tuesday

The Lake Ozark Board of Aldermen will meet tonight in regular session. Items on the agenda include a permit for Ozark Yacht Club, discussion on ordinances regarding locations of dumpsters along with updates to the personnel policies and procedure’s manual. A … [Read More]


Recount For Amendment One

There will soon be a statewide recount of the Constitutional Amendment One known as “Right to Farm” that narrowly passed earlier this month. Missouri law allows a recount whenever the margin of victory is less than one half of a percentage point. Two opponents … [Read More]

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Accident Claims Toddler’s Life

A Camden County woman has been arrested on charges of involuntary manslaughter following a single vehicle accident Saturday night that resulted in the death of a two year child. According to the Highway Patrol, 30 year old Blair Dority of Roach was driving a … [Read More]

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Shootout A Huge Success For 2014

Reaction continues to come in regarding this past weekend’s shootout at the Lake of the Ozarks. Ron Duggan, owner of Captain Ron’s in Sunrise Beach says he’s very pleased with how things went. Duggan says it will probably be a few weeks before he knows … [Read More]


Coroner’s Inquest In Ellingson’s Case

A coroner’s inquest will be held next week regarding the death of an Iowa man that occurred back in may at the 3.5 mile marker of the Gravois Arm. The upcoming court proceeding will examine the drowning of 20 year old Brandon Ellingson who went overboard in … [Read More]