More injuries and another death are reported on the state’s waterways. The latest incident occurred on the Lake of the Ozarks just after 11:30 Wednesday night. A boat driven by 47-year old Chris Miller of Lake Ozark hit the shoreline, ejecting 34-year old Katherine Miller. Katherine was seriously injured and taken to University Hospital. Chris suffered minor injuries and … [Read More]
The Osage Beach Board of Aldermen is considering raising the minimum age to buy tobacco products. The proposed ordinance was originally discussed in May but was pulled from the agenda without a decision. Now they’re going to revisit the issue and consider whether they want to proceed.
The ordinance would raise the minimum age from 18 to 21 to buy tobacco as well alternative tobacco products, such as vaping cartridges. City Administrator Jeana Woods said they heard passionate arguments on both sides when they brought the issue up the first time. When the board meets Thursday, they’ll discuss the topic, but it won’t be a public hearing. Woods, though, says the public can still share their thoughts with the board.
Thursday’s meeting begins at 6pm.