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Dropping Marine Fuel Tax to Help Boaters

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon signed legislation last week to help boaters receive their marine fuel tax refund easier. The 17-cent a gallon tax fuel distributors have to add to the cost they sell to marinas will be eliminated on August 28th.   This will mean less work for marinas trying to keep track of customers purchases. There are other benefits, as Lake of the Ozarks Marine … [Read More]

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New HWP Trooper Coming to Camden County

Troop “F” of the Missouri State Highway Patrol which serves the Lake region is receiving a new trooper following the recent graduation of the 100th Recruit Class. Trooper Alexander Jackson has been assigned to Zone 11, Camden County. Jackson is a native of … [Read More]


High Profile Cases Coming Soon to a Court Near You

Some high profile Lake Area criminal cases are coming soon to a courtroom near you. Three trials are expected to begin in August including the murder trial of Susan Van Note who is accused of killing her father and his girlfriend at their Sunrise Beach … [Read More]

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Man Arrested After Claiming Truck was Stolen

One person was arrested by the Osage Beach Police Department following an accident. Police say 27-year-old Kyle A. Irvine of Barnett was involved in the accident on Saturday (27) and allegedly left the scene. He was later arrested and charged with Leaving the … [Read More]


MoDOT Cuts Roadwork for Holiday

MoDOT is mindful that this coming weekend is one of the busiest weekends for the Lake region. The Fourth of July is usually the pinnacle of the summer. That will be no exception in our area. Because of that, Bob Lynch of MoDOT says they will suspend work early … [Read More]


Harris Named as MORIT Manager of Operations

A long-time trail advocate and professional fund raiser has been named executive director of Missouri Rock Island Trail Incorporated.  Greg Harris will manage MOR-IT operations and direct fund-raising efforts as the trail project moves into the development … [Read More]

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One Killed Two Injured in Two Vehicle Accident

One person is dead following a two car accident Saturday (27) afternoon. Police say 40-year-old Cheryl L. Secrest of Linn was killed when the vehicle she was riding in pulled out in front of another vehicle on Highway 54 west of Osage Beach. The driver, … [Read More]