Bott to Fill Vacancy in Sunrise Beach

A retired member of the Sunrise Beach board of trustees will fill a vacant board seat until next April. Charlie Bott has been named to fill the seat of former trustee Ted Hoover who passed away August 4th. Bott served on the village board from October of 2007 until April of 2010 when he did not seek re-election.

Construction Coming at Ft Leonard Wood Gates

If you use the Waggener Gate off Polla Road at Ft. Leonard Wood, expect delays starting next week. August 22nd’s the day construction will start at that access point. It doesn’t end there. Once Waggener gate’s done, crews will move on to work at the Sverdrup Gate on Missouri Avenue, followed by the East Gate and finally at the South Gate. Commuters should plan accordingly for delays and detours to normal traffic flow. The infrastructure upgrades include improved lighting, and other equipment essential to meet the 2009 Army standards for Access Control Points.

Federal Emergency Aid Deadline Next Week

Time is running out for you to apply for help from the Federal Emergency Management Agency if you have damage from severe storms, flooding and tornadoes that hit Missouri between April 19 and June 6. The deadline for all disaster survivors to register with FEMA is next Friday, Aug. 26, 2011. That’s also the deadline to apply for disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration. For more information, contact SBA’s Disaster Assistance Customer Service Center @ 1-800-6592955, email, or visiting SBA’s website at

Smoking Ban Discussion Tonight in OB

The topic of smoking in bars and restaurants is on the agenda tonight in the city of Osage Beach. The city meets at 6:30 for their board meeting with a discussion of a recent smoking survey listed as the last agenda item. City Administrator Nancy Viselli discussed the results last month.

Agenda items also include a no parking zone on Spindrifter, bid awards, repairs to the Sands lift station, and a maintenance contract for the city hall ground source heat pump system.

City Looks for Sponsors for Disc Golf Course

The Camdenton disc golf course is looking for sponsors. The course will have names and logos of sponsors on all nine holes of the city course which was approved in the 2012 budget. Camdenton will also be getting a visit from a B25 Bomber in October. The city airport will host the B25 in a fly in event on Saturday the 15th of October. Saturday, October 22nd will be the rain date.

Injury in PWC Accident at 13 MM

A Sunrise Beach man is injured after his SeaDoo hits a boat wake Wednesday afternoon. Ronald Naber was headed west on his 2006 SeaDoo at the 13 Mile Mark when the 65 year old hit a large wake, he went airborne and landed on the watercraft. Naber suffered moderate injuries.

Two Injured in ATV Rollover

An ATV accident in Morgan County around three Wednesday afternoon injures two locals. 20-year old Joseph McGinness of Versailles was driving the ATV east on a piece of property on the fifteen thousand block of Highway O when the ATV hit an embankment and went airborne and overturned. McGinness and his passenger, 19 year old Terence Robertson of Barnett, were both thrown from the Yamaha. Robertson was wearing safety equipment and suffered moderate injuries.