Breaking News-No Wake Policy Lifted Immediately

no wake zoneMissouri Jay Nixon today (Saturday 4) announced that the no-wake policy at the Lake of the Ozarks instituted Thursday (2) has been lifted, effective immediately.   The Department of Public Safety and the Missouri State Highway Patrol have been monitoring conditions at the Lake and have recommended that water levels have dropped sufficiently to allow for the restrictions to be lifted without jeopardizing public safety. The Governor thanked Ameren Missouri for acting quickly to lower water levels with releases from Bagnell Dam.  The state continues to operate under the State of Emergency issued by the Governor last month and Governor Nixon and state emergency officials continue to monitor conditions across the state…

Updated Information-No Wake Remains in Effect Through at Least Saturday Morning

no wake zoneThe Missouri State Highway Patrol says the no-wake policy put into effect at the Lake of the Ozarks will not be lifted today (Friday 3).  Conditions will be evaluated Saturday (4) morning to determine whether water levels have decreased sufficiently for the no-wake restriction to be lifted.   Water levels have been reduced but remain high.   As a result, the Department of Public Safety and the Missouri State Highway Patrol are requiring all boaters to continue to use idle speed on the Lake until a determination is made that the no-wake policy can safely be lifted.   The Patrol also suggests that dock owners disconnect or turn off electricity to their docks during this time of high water…

 

Flows Expected to be Cut Again This Afternoon

BAGNELLDAMOPENSome good news coming from Ameren Missouri again. Flows were expected to be reduced once again. Alan Sullivan says they will reduce outflows again at 2pm…

As of 1pm, the flows were reported at 73-thousand, 547 cubic feet per second, down from the midnight reading of 79-thousand, 553 cubic feet per second. A no-wake idle only zone remains in effect for the entire Lake until further notice. K-R-M-S will notify the public through on-air and our internet website at krmsradio.com as we get details…

Health Center Worker Arrested After Theft of Over $140,000

Melissa OwsleyOne person has been arrested by the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office in connection with thefts from the Morgan County Health Center in Versailles. Several discrepancies were found during an investigation into the financial records. On June 15th, police interviewed 38-year-old Melissa D. Owsley of Versailles. She admitted to taking the money in the amount of around 140-thousand-dollars since 2013. She was arrested on Wednesday (1) on a no bond warrant. She is charged with Identity Theft of more than 50-thousand-dollars, a Class “A” Felony and Theft and Stealing of at least 25-thousand-dollars, a Class “B” Felony…

Breaking News-No Wake Zone Restrictions in Place

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Many have been wondering about it and it went into effect Thursday (2) afternoon. Governor Jay Nixon explained the reasons for the no-wake zone…

In the meantime, Ameran Missouri has some good news. The flows are being decreased. Alan Sullivan tells us more…

K-R-M-S (93-Five Rocks) News will keep you advised…