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Shootout To Raise Funds For Charity

Boats from all over the world will be featured this weekend during the 26th annual Shootout at the Lake of the Ozarks. The event is expected to bring in hundreds of thousands of dollars for a number of local charities and organizations including local food pantries and Habitat for Humanity. Last year $115 thousand dollars was raised and organizers have set a goal of $250 … [Read More]

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Eldon Public Urinator Charged With Felony

The man who was arrested earlier this week for urinating in front of several students and teachers at an Eldon elementary school has been charged. According to the Miller County prosecuting attorney’s office, 42 year old Michael Halderman of Eldon is charged … [Read More]

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Two In Vienna Arrested On Drug Charges

The Lake Area Narcotics Enforcement Group working with the Maries County Sheriff’s Office arrested two individuals in the Vienna area Thursday morning on federal charges. According to a report, 52 year old Starla Dudenhoeffer and 53 year old Timothy James … [Read More]

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Missouri Average ACT Scores Tick Up

Classes are officially underway in school districts across the lake area. And when one thinks of school, things such as books, pencils, and tests come to mind. One test that all 11th graders in the state take each year is the A.C.T., and there’s good news to … [Read More]


Paddlefish Trafficker To Serve 3 Years Probation

A Colorado man has pled guilty to illegally trafficking in Paddlefish caviar in the Warsaw area. 49 year old Felix Baravik will serve three years probation, the first six months of which will be under house arrest after pleading guilty to the charges this … [Read More]


Rumbaugh Hearing Set For September

A hearing will be held next month for the suspect accused of murdering a man in rural Laclede County back in early July. 65 year old Matthew Rumbaugh will be in court on September 4th for a preliminary hearing. Rumbaugh was arrested for allegedly going to Chad … [Read More]


Lowery Sentencing Set For October

A sentencing date for David Lowery, who was one of four individuals arrested back in May of 2013 for holding a girl against her will by beating and raping her in her Niangua home, has been set for October 8th. Lowery was expected to be in court on Wednesday in … [Read More]

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New Food Pantry In Ivy Bend

Construction of a new facility for the Ivy Bend food pantry in Morgan County will soon get underway. A groundbreaking ceremony recently took place for the new facility which according to pantry President Charlie Myrick will serve a variety of … [Read More]


Sunrise Beach Fire Heavily Involved In Shootout

As we etch closer to the start of this year’s Lake of the Ozarks Shootout, area fire departments start preparing their participation in the event. The original Shootout was operated by the local fire departments, now Captain Ron’s is in charge but the … [Read More]


No Wake On Main Channel

The State Highway Patrol is among several agencies both locally and Statewide that are involved in the 2014 Lake of the Ozarks Shootout. The Highway Patrol’s Water Division is not only the issuer of the permits to run the event, but they’re in charge of … [Read More]

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Shootout Expecting Over 100,000 Visitors

The 26th annual Shootout at the Lake of the Ozarks is happening this weekend. This year’s big event is once again being hosted by Captain Ron’s in sunrise beach. Owner Ron Duggan says they’re anticipating another exciting weekend of racing. Duggan says … [Read More]