Ameren Files For Fee Decrease

ameren missouriAmeren Missouri has filed a request with the Missouri Public Service Commission to adjust the fuel and purchased power adjustment charge on the bills of its electric customers. Ameren Missouri has made two filings. Ameren to adjust the Fuel Adjustment Charge to reflect changes in its fuel and purchased power costs, net off-system sales revenues and associated transportation experienced during the four month period of October 2014 through January. The second case is Ameren Missouri’s annual true-up filing.  A typical residential electric customer currently pays an Fuel Adjustment Charge of approximately $4.64 a month. As a result of these two filings, the Fuel Adjustment Charge would drop to approximately $4.62 a month. The proposed change would take effect in May…

Ballpark Ground Breaking Set for Friday

baseball   The Ballparks of the Ozarks groundbreaking will take place on Friday (3) afternoon at 2pm. The site will be on Camping Paradise Road off State Road “J” west of Camdenton. Camden County Commissioner Cliff Luber, who represents the district where the ballpark will be located. Luber hopes many persons come out for the event Friday (3)…

The owners are Bob Ramsey and Jeff Vernetti and they will also be on hand for the groundbreaking event…

Broeker Named New MODOT Director

MODOT2The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission has appointed Roberta Broeker as the interim director of the Missouri Department of Transportation. Broeker will assume the position when MoDOT’s current director, Dave Nichols, retires on May 1st. A certified public accountant, Broeker has enjoyed a 35-year career with the State of Missouri. She has served as MoDOT’s chief financial officer for the last ten years, and during that time has successfully served three MoDOT directors, giving her invaluable insight about leading the organization…

Accident Injuries One

accident     One person was seriously injured following a one-vehicle accident in Camden County on Tuesday (31) afternoon. The Missouri Highway Patrol says 19-year-old Jonna K. Wetherol of Macks Creek was traveling on Old Highway 5 about a half-mile south of Forbes Road.   As she was traveling northbound, her vehicle crossed the center line, overcorrected off the side of the roadway, overcorrected again and overturned three times coming to rest on top of the vehicle. Wetherol was transported to Lake Regional then transferred to University Hospital for serious injuries…

Osage Beach Man Faces Up to 20 Years in Prison

released from jailAn Osage Beach man is facing up to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty Monday in federal court to charges related to the distribution of thousands of pounds of synthetic Marijuana. 44 year old Chadwick Schlicht along with another suspect, 27 year old Sharon Harrington of Bunceton have admitted to the manufacture and sale of synthetic Marijuana products commonly referred to as “K-2” and “Incense”. At the time of Schlicht’s arrest, police seized cash, firearms and more than 1.4 kilograms of synthetic powder. A sentencing hearing has not yet been scheduled.

Camdenton Park Board to Meet Thursday

lake of the ozarks state parklThe Camdenton Park Board is scheduled to meet Thursday and will hear an update on the fiscal year 2016 budget and the 5 year capital plan. In other business, updates will be given on the city’s comprehensive plan, the Dragon Ridge Disc Golf Course, Forest Management at City Park as well as improvements to the tennis courts and fencing at the Ballpark. Thursday’s meeting begins at six o’clock at City Hall.


Camden County Deputies Make Drug Busts

It’s been a busy week for the Camden County Sheriff’s Department. On Friday, Deputies responded to a domestic dispute in Macks Creek and found an indoor Marijuana grow operation. Two residents of the home, Amber and Joel Rosenbaugh were arrested on two counts of felony possession of a controlled substance and unlawful use of drug paraphernalia. In an unrelated incident on Friday, Deputies stopped a motorist south of Hurricane Deck Bridge for failure to maintain a single lane. The driver then immediately exited the vehicle and fled. Police eventually caught the suspect identified as 31 year old Eric Douglas Carlson of Camdenton. He’s faces multiple charges including felony possession of a controlled substance, resisting arrest and driving while revoked. Bond has been denied and Carlson is being held in the Camden County jail.