Osage Beach Parkway Gets Approval from Lake Ozark

After months of debate, the city of Lake Ozark has agreed to let Osage Beach rename the stretch of road from the Grand Glaize Bridge north to the stoplight at Eagle’s Landing. It’s going to be Osage Beach Parkway. And, Aldermen from both communities hope the change will reduce confusion at the three way intersection of Business Highway 54, especially for visitors to the area. Initially, Lake Ozark Board felt the name should be more broadly representative of the region.

Versailles Trash Service Bills Are Going Up

Trash service is going up in Versailles. The provider has a contract that states that there will be a monthly fuel surcharge, if gas exceeds 3 dollars per gallon. So far, the city has absorbed that surcharge, but in May, it was a 12 percent increase that added up to 12-hundred dollars. Starting with the June 21 bills, the surcharge is being passed on to customers. There will be a fee of about one dollar and fifty cents for everyone.

Camden County Crash Tuesday Morning Sends Two Men to the Hospital

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says two men were injured in a crash on Route AA at William Ridge Road in Camden County, yesterday morning. Just before 11, Troopers say 58 year old Craig Offutt from Roach was headed north and failed to negotiate a curve, traveling across the center line and striking a south bound car driven by 63 year old James Cook from Lebanon. Both drivers were taken to Lake Regional Hospital.

Missouri Solution gets More Juice to Crackdown on Substandard Dog Breeders

Governor Jay Nixon announced there will be new resources in the crackdown on substandard commercial dog breeders in the State. Yesterday, he announced more than one million dollars is being added to the so-called Missouri Solution fund, to hire more field inspectors, veterinarians and enforcement agents. Attorney General Chris Koster announced the creation of the Canine Cruelty Prevention Unit, which will file lawsuits for past violations and work to prevent repeat offenses.