Linn Creek Drug Bust

Camden County Sheriff’s deputies made four arrests and seized methamphetamine, marijuana and cash during a raid on a home in the 100 block of East Walnut Street in Linn Creek on Friday. 45-year-old Terrance Phillips of Camdenton, 33-year-old Brea Phillips of Eldon, 43-year-old Clinton Nupp of Macks Creek and 38-year-old Sherry Nupp of Linn Creek were all being held in the Camden County jail.

Charter Changing Channels

If you rely on Charter Cable for your TV reception…there’ll be some changes happening while you’re sleeping tonight. Charter’s Jessica Hardecke explains:

Due to the relocation of channels, customers will need to reprogram all DVR series recordings with the new channel locations. Digital View and Digital View Plus channels will be located in the 100 channel range. Sports will be found in the 200s; adult and pay per view programming will be available in the 400s; the 500s will contain premium services; the 600s through 800s will contain high definition channels; and music, government and education, and On Demand will be found in the 900s. Basic and Expanded Basic channels will remain in the first 99 channel numbers.

The changes happening tonight will affect customers in Osage Beach, Lake Ozark Camdenton and surrounding areas.



The 62nd annual Dogwood Festival is officially underway. The tradition of selecting a new Miss Dogwood happened this weekend and out of the nine women in the pageant, the winner was Camdenton High senior C.J. Thomas. As the new queen, Thomas will preside over the festivities taking place next weekend in Camdenton. 1st Runner up was Kaylee Dorris, a sophomore at Lebanon High School. Audience Choice winner for most raffle tickets sold and 2nd Runner up was Allina Robie, a junior at Camdenton High School.



Daylight/Overnight Hours
Route 54 at the Route 5 Interchange in Camdenton – Sidewalk construction and ramp widening is under way. Traffic has been shifted to accommodate the installation of temporary barrier curbs in preparation for sidewalk construction across the U.S. Route 54 overpass bridge.

Daylight Hours
Route A between Route 7 and Route A – Culvert pipe replacement in various locations will take place Wednesday, April 18 and Thursday, April 19. One lane will be open, and crews will flag traffic through the work area.

Route BB between Route 7 and Route H – Culvert pipe replacement will take place on Wednesday, April 18. One lane will be open, and crews will flag traffic through the work area.


Daylight Hours
Route 52 between Route 54 and the Maries County line – Roadway maintenance will take place Wednesday, April 18 through Thursday, April 26. One lane will be open, and crews will flag traffic through the work area.

Route Z between Route W and Route Y – Culvert pipe replacement in various locations will take place Monday, April 16 through Thursday, April 19. One lane will be open, and crews will flag traffic through the work area.


Daylight Hours
Route 135 between Route 50 and Route 52 – Roadway resurfacing begins the week of April 16. One lane will be open, and crews will flag traffic through the work area. The project is scheduled for completion in late May.

Home Revitalization Grants for Waynesville

Interested Waynesville homeowners still have a shot at Meramec Community Enhancement Corporation’s $203,500 worth of grant funds available to renovate housing. Approximately 10 homes are expected to be improved.
The Missouri Housing Development Commission awarded MCEC a Home Repair Opportunity (HeRO) program grant for the home renovations. The grant funds must be used specifically for owner-occupied homes within the designated Waynesville Downtown Revitalization and Economic Assistance for Missouri (DREAM) Initiative community area.
Homeowners wishing to participate in the program can find an application on MRPC’s website at
To qualify for the program, homeowners must meet income eligibility requirements, based on U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development guidelines. Applicants must prove ownership of the home for at least three years. Homeowners must also complete a grant agreement stating they will live in the property for three years and not refinance or sell the home within that time.

2 Benefits for a Good Cause

Today is the first day of National Crime Victim’s Rights Week.
April is also Child Abuse Prevention Month and The Pulaski County Prosector’s office is sponsoring two events to raise money to benefit victim service organizations in Pulaski County, along with Kid’s Harbor, who is co-sponsoring the Victim’s Rights Breakfast.
The Victim’s rights Breakfast will feature speaker Rachel Driver, who will share the experience of being victimized and overcoming that experience.
The breakfast will be held on Wednesday, April 25th, at Hampton Inn of St. Robert and attendees need to RSVP by Tuesday, April 24 at 774-4770.
The Victim’s Rights Golf Tournament will be held at the St. Robert Municipal Golf Course on Friday, April 27th, with a shotgun start at 2 and a post-tournament barbecue at 5. For more information or to reserve a spot, call the Pulaski County Prosecutor’s Office at 573-774-4770.

New MO Weather Website

The Missouri state government has launched new website to help the public weather out storms includes detailed videos on how to take shelter in specific types of buildings, important information about tornado sirens and weather alert radios and links to severe weather texting services that can alert people across Missouri to upcoming severe weather.