Jim and Cathy Moore have presented Ozarks Technical Community College with a gift of 25-thousand dollars. They are donating to support the Middle College program, which was created to help underachieving students complete their high school education, while earning free college credit. Moore is managing partner of American Products.
Lebanon police picked up a 26 year old for driving drunk on his motorcycle, with his three year old son on board. Lawrence McBurney of Lebanon was charged with D-W-I and endangering the welfare of a child.
A drug raid resulted in the arrest of 39 year old Fred Fowler Junior of Lebanon. Police say he hid most of his stash before they got to him, but officers tracked the drugs to another man’s home.
The power plant at Bagnell Dam helped Ameren Missouri win an Outstanding Stewards of America’s Waters Award from the National Hydropower Association. They were commended for improving efficiency and environmental controls.
You’re invited to be a part of the South Miller County Neighborhood Watch. The group’s next meeting is Monday night at 7:30 at the Hendley’s Feed Store.
The Dogwood Festival continues today with a garage sale at St. Anthony Church and Our Savior Lutheran Church, this morning. Tonight, there is a Little Mr. and Miss Dogwood Contest and a Miss Junior and Miss Teen Contest. . The carnival with rides, games and food booths opens at five p-m in the Middle School parking lot. There is also live entertainment on the Middle School stage and craft booths in the parking lot beginning at 5:30.
Jerry Allen of Ivy Bend in Morgan County, is in custody on child pornography. The Missouri State Technical Assistance Team in the state social services department made the arrest. An STAT spokesperson says Allen was charged with possession and distribution of child pornography after a search warrant was executed at his home on Ivy Bend road. He was taken to the Morgan County Detention Center. Investigators took a DNA sample from Allen once he was booked, but there’s been no information released concerning why.