Ray Miller Explains Signs Of Heat Ilnesses

HEATWith temperatures into the 90s and heat indexes in the 100’s, it’s easy for the elderly, young and really anyone to suffer from heat related illnesses without noticing it until it’s too late. Meteorologist Ray Miller from the Weather Eye Weather center explains what to look out for if you’ve been in the heat all day

If you cannot cool down and your symptoms do not improve, seek medical attention immediately. It is also important to wear sunscreen as well to protect your skin from the sun’s harmful U.V. rays.

Kander Issues Investor Alert For Missourians

Kander_officialMissouri Secretary of State Jason Kander has issued an investor alert due to questionable ads regarding investments in variable annuities. Kander says there are some specific things people can do to make sure an investment broker is legitimate.

Kander says even though most brokers are legitimate, people should still be cautious and do their homework. To find out if a broker is registered with the secretary of state’s office, go to missourisafesavings.com

Law Enforcement Support Amendment

police carLaw enforcement groups have come out in favor of a proposed constitutional amendment that they believe could make it easier to convict child sex offenders. At a news conference Tuesday at the State Capital, Prosecutors and Sheriff’s Associations lent their support for Amendment two which will appear on the State ballot in November. The measure would allow evidence of past criminal actions to be used in the prosecution of child sex abuse cases, even if those past allegations did not result in convictions. Supporters say if the Amendment is passed, it would put Missouri on par with rules used by the Federal Government and several other states.

Sunrise Beach Fire Sees Incease In Valuation

SBFPD W&B SmallThe Sunrise Beach Fire Protection District may see an increase in its operating revenues for 2015 due to an increase in the district’s total assessed valuation. That’s according to Fire Chief Dennis Reilly

Reilly says your taxes won’t go up but their revenue will be which will allow them to get more staff at their route mm fire house

Reilly says the travel times and run activity on that end of the district certainly justifies expanding the staff at the station on route “mm.”

Lake Loses Baseball Legend

jerry lumpeOver the weekend the lake area lost a legend in baseball. 81 year old Jerry Lumpe passed away on Saturday in Springfield, where Lumpe had been living these past few years. Lumpe played for the New York Yankees along with the Oakland A’s, Kansas City Athletics and finished his career with the Detroit Tigers. He’s best known for his outstanding glove and range and at one time he held the fielding record for second basemen. He still holds the record for most hits with the Athletics. A field was named for him in Warsaw several years ago where he came to sign autographs and thanked the towns people for their support. Lumpe was born in Lincoln and lived most of his life in Benton County.

Busy Week For OBPD With Multiple Arrest

Patrol Cars_thumbSeveral arrests took place over the past week for the Osage Beach Police Department involving drugs to stolen vehicles. During the period, police picked up 2 individuals on D.W.I. charges, 3 people on warrants for arrest, 2 on domestic assault charges, one minor in possession, one invalid drivers license and one for possessing 35 grams of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Only one of the individuals picked up was from outside the Lake area. Police responded to 250 calls between August 18th and the 24th.

Human Remains Identified In Moniteau County

Missouri-State-Highway-PatrolWe now know more about the human remains found by a hunter near Enon in Rural Moniteau County. According to the Highway Patrol’s Drug and Crime Control, dental records show the remains are that of 32 year old Cody Odean Thirlwall of Jefferson City. The cause and circumstances on Thirlwall’s death are still unknown and remain under investigation.