Shoppes at Eagle’s Landing Almost Ready

The city of Lake Ozark approves a bank move as the Tax Increment Financing project on the south side of the city gets ready to open.

City Administrator Dave Van Dee says the CVS, Kohl’s, and Menards in the Shoppes at Eagle’s Landing are all working on specific timelines.

On Monday the city approved an ordinance that would allow Gary Prewitt, the developer of the Shoppes at Eagle’s Landing, to move his loan from Mission Bank in Kansas to Pulaski Bank in St. Louis.

CVS, Kohl’s and Menards are expected to generate between $50 and 60 million dollars in revenue for Lake Ozark a year, more revenue then what is currently being generated in the entire city.

STAFF Asks You to Consider Adoption

The Society for Treatment of Abandoned and Fractured Friends is asking for the public’s help.

Rusty Ely is the president of the STAFF shelter and says they have reached their capacity.

Ely says new rules limit their flexibility.

STAFF has turned away about 50 animals in the past few weeks from their facility. If you would like to adopt a pet the STAFF facility is in north Sunrise Beach on Highway 5.

McCaskill Questions Free Phone Offer

U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill wants some answers after she is offered a free phone at her Washington D.C. condominium.

The LifeLine program provides free cell phones to low income Americans. McCaskill is pushing the Federal Communications Commission to see how much fraud is in the system.

If necessary, McCaskill says she will ask for a congressional investigation.

Man Injured When Brakes Fail

A Lebanon man is injured after the brakes fail on his Chevy yesterday afternoon in Camden County.

Just before 2 o’clock, 44-year old Delton Cauthron was driving the 1983 Chevrolet west on Mustang Sally Lane when the brakes failed. The Chevy went off the right side of the road into a tree. Cauthron was not wearing a seat belt and was moderately injured.

Early Push for State Internet Sales Tax

Missouri retailers could push this Missouri legislative session for an internet sales tax.

David Overfelt, the president of the Missouri Retailers Assocation, says more online sales are impacting brick and mortar stores and a state sales tax for online sales should be a consideration.

Overfelt says shoppers head to brick and mortar stores to look at merchandise and then buy online to avoid sales taxes.