Morgan County School Board to Meet

Morgan County SchoolThe Morgan County School Board of Education will meet tonight (Monday 20) at 7pm. The board will be reorganized and the election of board officers will be done since this is the first meeting since the election two weeks ago, they will consider salary schedules, consider a budget amendment, consider bus route changes and consider a request for a school band trip. The meeting will be held at the Middle School Library…

State Park System Seeking Youth

lake of the ozarks state parklFor the sixth year, the Missouri State Parks Youth Corps is seeking youth ages 17 to 24 the opportunity to work outdoors improving state parks, including Ha Ha Tonka and Lake of the Ozarks State Parks. Steph Dedrick says ones who are employed will be involved in a variety of jobs…

Youth will work from May through the end of the year. More information can be found online at mo-state-parks-dot-com…

Trial Date Set for Ft. Leonard Wood Woman Accused of Having Sex with 15 Year Old Boy

gavelThe trial date of a Fort Leonard Wood woman accused of having sex with a 15 year old boy in the Lebanon High School parking lot last summer has been set. 26 year old Natalie Kristen Westefeld will go on trial in Camden County September 28th. Westefeld pled not guilty in January to charges of statutory rape and statutory sodomy and a change of venue request to move the trial from Laclede to Camden County was granted in March.

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2,300 Anglers From 36 States at the Lake Over the Weekend for Big Bass Bash

BigBassBash-homepage_01Over 2,300 anglers from 36 states were on hand for the Big Bass Bash over the weekend. Tournament owner and organizer Charlie Terrell tells us who the big winner was and what kind of pay out those on the leader board took home.

The Big Bass Bash takes place every April and October at the Lake of the Ozarks and according to Terrell brings over $3.5 million dollars to the local economy.
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HWP Troop F Makes Seven Arrests Over Weekend

Missouri-State-Highway-PatrolIt was a busy weekend for the Missouri Highway Patrol. According to Troop F’s arrest report, seven people were arrested in separate incidents including 37 year old Jennifer Burrus of Eldon who was arrested for DWI, Operating a motor vehicle in a careless and imprudent manner resulting in a traffic accident and leaving the scene of an accident. 23 Year old Ryan Helling of Mexico, MO was arrested in Camden County for DWI Prior Offender, 18 year old Tanner Moesch of Camdenton was picked up for DWI and Careless and Imprudent Driving while 37 year old Nicholas McDaniel of Eldon was arrested for DWI, Operating a motorcycle without a valid license and no insurance. 25 year old Michael Mullins of Rocky Mount was picked up for DWI, failure to maintain the right half of the roadway involving an accident and operating a motor vehicle without a valid license while 22 year old Calon Horacek was picked up on a warrant for violation of a protection order and 25 year old John Walters of Sunrise Beach was arrested for probation and parole violation on an original charge of second degree burglary. He is being held without bond.
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