Ronald Blowers Gets Life for Killing Mable & Wayne Wells

Ronald BlowersA Stover man will spend the rest of his life in prison for the murder of an elderly couple from Ivy Bend. Ronald Blowers was sentenced on Tuesday to two consecutive life sentences plus two 50 year sentences for armed criminal action. Mable and Wayne Wells were found beaten to death in December of 2012. Blowers pled guilty to the charges in March and told the judge he was under the influence of a bad batch of Methamphetamine when he committed the murders.
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Board of Alderman Have Short Meeting, Adjourn to Closed Session to Discuss Legal & Real Estate Issues

camdenton city logoThe Camdenton Board of Alderman met Tuesday night in regular session. It was a relatively short meeting and under new business, the Board granted permission to terminate the lease agreement for Hangar C-4 and authorized the Public Works Department to hire a summer intern. The Board then adjourned into closed session for the purpose of discussing legal actions and for the purpose of discussing leasing, purchase or sale of real estate.

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Highway Patrol Arrests Two For DWI and Pot

Missouri-State-Highway-PatrolThe Missouri Highway Patrol has made a couple arrests this week in Camden County. According to Troop F’s arrest report, 37 year old Christopher Cone of Camdenton was arrested on a warrant for probation violation on an original charge of possession of Marijuana while 30 year old Adria Rogers also of Camdenton was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated, invalid driver’s license and failure to drive on the right half of the road.
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Climax Springs Man Arrested on Sexual Abuse Charges

drug bustA Climax Springs man has been arrested by the Camden County Sheriff’s Department on a charge of sexual misconduct with a child. On Monday Deputies responded to the 400 block of El Lago on reports of child molestation. Deputies arrested 46 year old Brett Alan Davis in connection with the investigation. Davis has been transported to the Camden County Adult Detention Facility and has been charged with a Class “D” Felony of Sexual Misconduct with a Child Under 15. Bond has been set at $3,000 cash or $50,000 surety.
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BREAKING NEWS-Osage Beach Fire Protection Department Seeks Levy Increase

Osage Beach FireThe Osage Beach Fire Protection District is asking for voter approval in the August election to increase the operating levy by 15-cents per 100-hundred-thousand-dollar assessed value on real estate. Osage Beach Fire Chief Jeff Dorhauer says the increase is needed in order to hire more firefighters due to the increased demand with the higher population…

Other needs identified by the district include a training facility and the increase in operational costs. From 2009 to 2013, the District experienced a revenue decrease of over eleven-percent and an increase of over 14-percent in expenses…

Laclede Man Arrested for Cooking Meth

lacledecountysheriffThe Lake Area Narcotics Enforcement Group has arrested a Laclede County man for cooking Meth. Wesley Palacios is facing felony charges of manufacturing a controlled substance after police found evidence of methamphetamine being manufactured at his residence in the 1200 block of Lake Drive. Palacios was booked into the Laclede County jail. The LANEG was assisted in the investigation by the Laclede County Sheriff’s Department.

Camdenton Students Working on New Assements

students on computerMany Missouri students – including Camdenton School District students – have been participating in a new way to take assessment tests. More than one-point-eight-million Missouri Assessment Program sessions have been conducted since the testing opened on March 30th. Camdenton School Superintendent Doctor Tim Hadfield says so far, the district has done well in making sure the tests are executed and done properly…

Hadfield adds that with the tests done electronically, the results should be back soon than normal. Hadfield expects to see those maybe by the end of June…