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Rocky Mount Sewer Still Waiting On Grant

The Rocky Mount Sewer District received good news this week after the State approved several bids for construction on the system. According to Chairman Red Jennings, the only remaining hurdle is the final approval of the State grant. Jennings says that the first phase of the project is already in place and once the Grant is approved, they can begin to build the project. The … [Read More]

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Kyles Receives Life In Prision

A St. Louis man will spend the rest of his life in prison after entering an Alford plea for murdering his wife in may of last year in Camden County. Judge Stan Moore … [Read More]

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Polar Plunge A Success Despite Weather

The 20th annual polar plunge to benefit the Special Olympics took place on Saturday in Osage Beach. The event was a great time for both participants and spectators alike and sergeant Arlyne Page with the Osage Beach police department says all money raised … [Read More]

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Severe Weather Awareness Week Underway

With the recent snow we’ve received, tornadoes are not exactly at the forefront of the minds of most lake area residents. However, in advance of severe weather season in Missouri, the national weather service, the state emergency management agency and local … [Read More]


Kyles Enters Alford Plea Of Guilty

A St. Louis man has received a charge of murder in the first degree in an incident that happened in May of last year. On February 26th Judge Stan Moore accepted an Alford plea of guilty from Calvin Kyles after a previous enter of not guilty at a preliminary … [Read More]

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Laclede Sheriff’s Office Looks At Upgrades

2004. That is how long it’s been since the vital systems helping to keep 911 working in Laclede county has been updated. Earlier this week Sheriff Wayne Merritt spoke in front of residents of the community at the Lebanon Rotary club and told those in … [Read More]

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Teal Bend HOA Wants Neighborhood Improvement District

The Benton County Commission was busy this past week meeting with several community members and representatives. Commissioner Steve Daleske had reported to the board that he has applied for the Phase 1 and 2 assessments of property for environmental purposes … [Read More]

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Former Warsaw Student Commits Suicide

Friends and families are mourning the loss of a former Warsaw student after she committed suicide. According to reports, former High School Student Kimberly Webb ended her life in Sand Springs Oklahoma where she had recently moved to with her family. Sources … [Read More]

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Saturday Was Opening Day At Bennett Springs

Saturday was opening day for a Lake area tradition, Bennett Springs State park and the start of Trout Fishing Season. But, Fishermen weren’t just catching the fish; they were catching the snow and maybe a few colds. The key to opening day for the fishing … [Read More]


Osage County Man Re-Captured After Escape

An Osage County man is now back in custody after he got away during a transport. According to the Osage County Sheriff Michael Dixon, Jeremy Holweg was captured in the city of Eureka near St. Louis thanks to a multi-county manhunt conducted on Friday night. … [Read More]