MDC Proposes Changes to Deer Season Starting in 2016

deerLake Area Deer Hunters may soon see some changes in regulations. The Missouri Department of Conservation is proposing new regulations for the 2016-2017 deer season in order to help increase the population. In 2012, the MDC reported more than 10,000 deer died from hemorrhagic disease. Some of the changes being proposed include shortening the November hunting season, reducing the length of the antlerless portion from 12 days to 3 days and for archery season the MDC proposes only allowing one antlered deer tag per hunter.
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Ameren Warns of Phone Scams

ameren missouriAmeren Missouri is warning the public of scams that are designed to get customers personal information. scammers are attempting to obtain the information over the phone and Ameren reminds customers that is something they will never do.

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Eldon Woman Injured in Car Crash

car accidentA Miller County woman was seriously injured following a two car accident Thursday in Cole County. According to the Highway Patrol, 74 year old Patricia Vanderpool of Jefferson City was Eastbound on Cassidy Road and failed to yield to a car driven by 56 year old Gail Oliver of Eldon who was westbound on Highway 54. Vanderpool then pulled into Oliver’s path and struck the driver’s side of her vehicle. Oliver received serious injuries while Vanderpool’s injuries were described as moderate. Both were taken to an area hospital for treatment.
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Loss of Jobs at the Fort Affects Lake Region

FortLeonardWoodFort Leonard Wood has recently announced the reduction of some 54-hundred jobs.   Linda Cotter from the Lake of the Ozarks Council for Local Governments recently appeared on our Morning Magazine program.   She describes the impact the loss of jobs will have on the Lake Region…

The impact study also included areas as far north as Miller County…

Climax Springs Asking to Dissolve

climax springsFirst Mack’s Creek, now Climax Springs. The town of 124 has asked for the removal of their corporation status. Camden County Commissioner Cliff Luber who represents that area says it is hard to find persons willing to serve on government boards such as the Climax Springs Board of Alderman…

The petition signatures have been turned into Camden County and are in the process of being verified. Once completed, the issue would be on the August ballot for voters to decide…

Kelley to Retire from City of Lake Ozark

retirementLake Ozark City Clerk Rachel Kelley is retiring at the end of the month after more than 17 years with the City. Kelley says she liked her job and enjoyed working with the public.

Kelley says she plans on enjoying her retirement by spending time with her husband and grandchildren and also doing some traveling. An Open House is being held on Friday, April 24th from 2 to 5 pm to give residents the opportunity to thank Kelley for her many years of service. The City is in the process of finding a new Clerk, but there is no word yet on who will take her place.