The woman responsible for promoting the city of Lebanon as a tourism and convention destination is leaving her job. Gail Bryant, has submitted her resignation as director of tourism and marketing. She’s leaving Lebanon to become executive director of the Convention and Visitor’s Bureau for the city of Hannibal.
Members of the Missouri Congressional Delegation sent a letter to Brigadier General John McMahon with the Army Corps of Engineers, asking him to visit communities along the Missouri River that will be facing flooding issues from the massive water releases into the Missouri River Basin. Releases have been and will continue to be beyond historic levels, due to weather conditions and winter runoff in Montana, Wyoming and the Dakotas.
At their last meeting, the Osage Beach Board of Aldermen approved a bid for the Cove Road Reconstruction Project. It was 100-thousand dollars more than budgeted. City Engineer Nick Edelman says leftover from the Highway 54 Sidewalk project will make up some of the difference. During the Aldermen Comments, Steve Kahrs commended the city of Eldon for passing a new fireworks ordinance that allows for private use of fireworks under controlled conditions.
Tonight, Osage Beach is going to ask the Lake Ozark Board of Aldermen to rename part of Business Highway 54, because it’s confusing in the stretch between Denny’s and Pistols Plus. Since the Highway 54 expressway was built, visitors entering the area from the south are presented with a number of different signs for 54. Osage Beach would like that particular 18-hundred foot stretch of road to be named Osage Beach Parkway. The City of Lake Ozark meeting is at six o’clock.
Camdenton Police are asking anyone who saw the fight outside The Underground Bar early Saturday to talk to officers. They’re investigating the events that led to a man being stabbed multiple times. By the time officers arrived on the scene, about 1:40am, people on the square said some of the people who were injured in the altercation has already left. They’d like to talk to more witnesses, at 346-4604.
Lake Ozark Firefighters say the fire that damaged a house on Leisure Road Sunday night appears to have ignited behind the refrigerator and was electrical in nature.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol says two people from Linn Creek were hurt, yesterday, about 5:40pm on Route Y at Big Surf. 43 year old Jose Aquilar Monge from Osage Beach stopped in the roadway to pick up pedestrians. 56 year old Rick Garrison from Camdenton came over the crest of the hill and hit the other car. Passengers 14 year old Joaquina Vasquez and 17 year old Paftora Vasquez were taken to Lake Regional Hospital.