Bob Shore Stadium will be lit, tonight, for a 5-K run and walk designed to raise awareness about protecting children. April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. The Camden County Child Advocacy Council will have lights around the track to represent each child in Missouri who’s been abused, neglected or even killed at the hands of others, this past year. The event starts at seven.
A 19 year old Rolla man has been arrested for burglary and possession of burglar’s tools. The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department says Gavin Arthur was found with copper tubing in his pick up truck near two trailers that had been stripped of their copper water lines in the Dixon area, Wednesday. He’s been released on 25-hundred dollar bond.
It’s a great time for spring cleaning, because the Lake of the Ozarks Watershed Alliance is giving you the chance to dispose of hazardous household waste responsibly. Tomorrow is Hazardous Waste Reclamation Day. They will be collecting paint, pesticides, oil, electronics, batteries and fluorescent bulbs in the Camdenton High School Parking Lot from 9 a-m to 2 p-m. Habitat for Humanity will be recycling some of the items for their projects.
Three Camdenton High School students are competing this weekend at the National Junior Science and Humanities Symposium in San Diego. The top teen scientist wins a 12-thousand dollar scholarship. Kevin Bird, Kishan Patel and Bailee Slack will present their research to a distinguished panel of judges.
The State Fair Community College is going to offer classes this summer in Sunrise Beach. The Lake of the Ozarks College signed an agreement with Lake West Christian Academy to have a summer session in the building on North State Highway Five. Offerings include: Elementary Algebra and Public Speaking.
The Iberia School Board met for over four hours on Wednesday night. And, a decision made early in the meeting was rescinded, later. Carolyn Beal made a salary request presentation on behalf of the Iberia teachers. The board members voted on it. Then later, after a closed door session on personnel and student matters, there was a vote to rescind of three to zero. There was a question about whether the board had a quorum. And a number of agenda items were tabled until the next meeting, which is a special workshop session on May 19th.
The Fort Leonard Wood East Gate is open again. But, with more showers and thunderstorms in the forecast for this weekend, motorists are urged to be careful, as the water levels may rise again, and there is a lot of debris and mud in the area.