Its that time of year again and the Dogwood Garden Club is busy getting ready for their annual sale in Camdenton. The members are busy getting plants ready to be sold for their annual plant sale. This year will feature many beautiful flowering Missouri native plants that are sun and/or shade tolerants. The Sale will be held April 14, 9-11 a.m., at the library on the square in Camdenton. There will be coupons available for those interested in various local businesses.
The state House has approved legislation offering tax credits to millionaires who invest in startup businesses. The bill, approved by a vote of 137-12 yesterday, would create a 50 percent tax credit for people who invest up to $100,000 in young companies. It now moves on to the Senate.
Co-Mo Electric’s after local students who want to further their education. The cooperative’s offering college scholarships to students in their service area. The application period runs through May 1st. You can pick up an application at a Co-Mo office, local high school counselor, or by visiting http://www.co-mo.coop/scholarships.aspx. Students must plan on attending an accredited technical or academic school. First-time recipients will be required to attend a financial seminar in July.
Osage Beach Police are asking for your help in identifying a suspect in an attempted armed robbery at the Dogwood Hills Resort.
Sgt. Arlene Page says it happened at 3:45 in the morning on Saturday:
Page says they’re looking for the man and a female accomplice:
Anyone with any information should call Osage Beach Police or, if you wish to remain anonymous, you can also contact the WeTip hotline 1-800-782-7463.
Lake area voters are getting ready to go to the polls Tuesday:
That’s Becky Farris chief deputy Clerk in Camden County, where the mayors of Osage Beach, Linn Creek and Macks Creek all face opposition in their bids for re-election. The mayoral election in Eldon in Miller County is also a contested race, and so is Laurie’s Ward One Alderman seat in Morgan County. Most of the candidates in the rest of the Lake area races are running unopposed. But, as Farris explains, under state law, the municipal elections have to be held anyway:
Polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Two teenagers were injured in an accident on Blue Ridge Road at Oak Bend Road in Miller County yesterday. 17-year-olds Taylor Barnes of Lake Ozark and Christopher Northrop of Brumley were riding on the back of a pickup truck being driven by 36-year-old Jennifer Smith that went off the road and struck and guardrail. Barnes was life-flighted to University Hospital in Columbia; Northrop was taken by ambulance to Lake Regional in Osage Beach.
Two 17 year old males were seriously injured in Lake Ozark as they drove off of the road and hit a guardrail. Both involved were not wearing any seatbelts when the crash occurred around 515 yesterday evening. The incident occurred at Blue Ridge road at oak bend road. Both parties were taken to the hospital. Taylor Barnes of Lake Ozark is in serious condition and was taken by air flight to University of Missouri Hospital while the passenger, Christopher Northrip of Brumley was taken by ambulance to Lake Regional. He remains in moderate condition.