Vance Named as Lake Ozark City Clerk

LAKE OZARK CITY HALLThe Lake Ozark Board of Alderman met on Tuesday (26) and named Kathy Vance as the Court Clerk. The move comes after current Court Clerk Judy Noser is retiring after serving for 25 years. City Administrator Dave Van Dee reported the retirement to the board…

The Board also approved special caterer licenses for Alley Cats during the Shootout street party tonight (Wednesday 26) and for Bike Fest September 17th to the 19th. A special event license was also awarded to the Lake Ozark Fire Department for the Lake Ozark Fire Fighters nine-eleven Memorial Five K Run on September 12th

Man Arrested After Assault

James Dean TurnerThe Camden County Sheriff’s Office says they have arrested a subject in connection with an assault on August 8th.   Police say 33-year-old James Dean Turner of Lake Ozark was arrested. Police say he assaulted a man on Sweet William Road after the victim tried to break up a fight between Turner and his girlfriend.   By the time police arrived, Turner had fled from the area. Police tried to find Turner, who led authorities to a fictions address and could not be found. The victim later was admitted to Lake Regional Hospital into Intensive Care. Turner was arrested without incident on Sunday (23) and charged with Felony First Degree Assault. He was released on a 30-thousand-dollar bond and will appear in court on September 24th

Lake Regional Reaches Three Million Dollar Mile Mark in Raising Funds Thru HK Golf Tourney

Lake Regional HospitalThe 37th annual HK’s Hospital Benefit Golf Tournament held in June to benefit the Lake Regional Health System’s health care services reached a significant milestone this year. It was announced Tuesday that total contributions now exceed the $3 million dollar mark. This year’s tournament raised over $140,000 for Lake Regional’s Cardiac Cath Lab which is used to diagnose and treat patients with heart and blood vessel disease, and to implant pacemakers.

Stats Released for Boating Safety Campaign

waterPatrolBoatThe Missouri Highway Patrol is releasing some statistics as part of a boating safety campaign. In 2014, 610 people died in the U.S. in boating related accidents while there were 179 boating crashes statewide and 14 of these crashes were fatal. Stacy Moser is with the Highway Patrol’s Water Division. She says alcohol is often times a contributing factor in boating accidents.

Mosher says inattention is also a leading cause for boating accidents and believes these numbers would decrease significantly if more people used safe boating practices.

Two Local People Arrested on Felony Warrants by the Highway Patrol

arrestTwo area residents are behind bars after being arrested by the Highway Patrol on felony warrants Tuesday night. 61 year old Juewl Hicks of Eldon was arrested on a felony Miller County warrant for unlawful use of a weapon. Hicks was booked into the Miller County jail. 20 year old Stephanie Howe of Montreal was booked into the Camden County jail after being arrested on a felony warrant for theft and stealing and a misdemeanor warrant on the same charges.