Lake Ozark Alderman to Meet

LAKE OZARK CITY HALLThe City of Lake Ozark has a couple things happening today (Friday). A special meeting of the Board of Alderman is scheduled for 5pm at City Hall. The Board will go into Executive Session to discuss personnel issues. We also recently shared with you Lake Ozark’s City Clerk is retiring. An Open House for Rachel Kelley is being held today (Friday) from 2 to 5pm at City Hall. Residents are encouraged to come by and thank Kelley for her service to the community.

Rep. Gets Award

LuetkemeyerUnited States Representative Blaine Luetkemeyer was presented with the “Legislator of the Year’ award by the National Shooting Sports Foundation for his efforts in combating Operation Choke Point. The N-S-S-F is the trade association for America’s firearms industry. The mission is to promote, protect and preserve hunting and the shooting sports…

Osage Beach Youth Program Coming in May

youth drivingThe Osage Beach Police Department will participate in an enforcement program starting May 1st to help curb drunk driving among drivers under the age of 21. Osage Beach Police Department Sergeant Arlene Page says this is a good time of year to inform all drivers of the dangers of drunk driving…

She adds the negative consequences include jail time, loss of a driver’s license, attorney fees and potential loss of a job…

Hartzler Speaks Out on Clean Water Act

hartzlerCongresswoman Vicky Hartzler who represents the 4th Congressional District serving the Lake of the Ozarks region is speaking out against the EPA’s Clean Water Act. On Monday, Hartzler joined with Congressman Blaine Leutkemeyer and representatives from Missouri’s ag industry in promoting legislation meant to block rule changes being proposed by the EPA. Hartzler called the changes to the Clean Water Act a land grab as the new rules would expand federal jurisdiction over all waters in U.S. including backyard ditches. She and Leutkemeyer are among the sponsors of H.R. 5078 which would keep the EPA from adopting the new rules.

Sheriff Franklin-Can’t Get Through Our Check Points

soberity checkpointC-B-S News has recently reported there is a Florida lawyer who is offering a foolproof way to get through D-U-I checkpoints, whether inebriated or not. Camden County Sheriff Dwight Franklin, whose office as well as neighboring counties, have been very proactive with these checkpoints. He says he is surprised at this lawyers claim…

In 1990, D-U-I checkpoints were ruled as legal by the United States Supreme Court and are used in 38 states, including Missouri…