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Vehicle Fire Shuts Down Business 54

A fire that consumed a vehicle caused a long delay for motorist late Tuesday afternoon. According to the Lake Ozark Police Department, a vehicle caught on fire on business 54 in front of Menards. All of the passengers were able to escape the vehicle before it burned completely. Motorists where forced to go around the incident through the Eagles Landing complex or other routes … [Read More]

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Camdenton Schools Start Tuesday

Students in the Camdenton school district started school on Tuesday. Superintendent of schools Dr. Tim Hadfield says they’re starting this year off with some improvements in the schools including security systems Students in some area schools will also … [Read More]

Benton County

Jail To Hire Full Time Employee

The Benton County Commission recently approved hiring a full time jailer for the Benton County Jail in Warsaw. Previously, Sheriff Rick Fajen had been searching for someone to fill in the part time position but at the most recent Commissioners meeting he … [Read More]

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Camdenton Inn Torn Down

An old run down hotel in the city of Camdenton is no more. The Camdenton Inn on highway 54 near the city square was recently demolished to make room for two new businesses. One will be a five thousand square foot building while the other one will be six … [Read More]

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LOPD Arrest Six This Past Week

Several people have been arrested in recent days by the Lake Ozark Police Department. A total of six individuals, five men and one woman were picked up on various charges including one felony and five misdemeanors. Lake Ozark Police responded to over 50 calls … [Read More]

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Chocolate Hazelnut Spread Shortage Possible

Residents in the Lake area are stocking up on their favorite hazelnut chocolate spread as reports surface about a possible shortage. According to The Financial Times, a frost in Turkey where the majority of the world’s hazelnut’s are from along with the rising … [Read More]

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Food Banks See Increase In Clients

As Lake area food pantries continue to face mounting challenges, a new study shows just how significant the issue is, not only at the local level but across the State. A new study finds one in five Missourians rely upon food pantries and meal service programs … [Read More]

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MO House Democratic Committee Fined

A former campaign committee for Missouri House Democrats is facing a hefty fine for campaign finance violations. The Missouri House Democratic campaign committee, which shut down in July of last year, has agreed to pay the $10,000.00 fine. The ethics complaint … [Read More]

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Study Shows MO Public Defenders Overworked

A new study shows Missouri’s Public Defenders are overworked which could raise constitutional issues. Consultants warn that the state has been operating a constitutionally inadequate system for quite some time. The study found that public defenders are … [Read More]

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Troop F Officers Head To Ferguson

Troop “F” of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, which covers the Lake area will be sending its SWAT team to Ferguson. This is the second time it is being deployed to the area in recent days. A spokesman for troop “F” did not know what their specific … [Read More]

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Lake Ozark Looks To Finish Projects

The city of Lake Ozark is weighing its options in regards to remodeling one of its public works buildings versus constructing a new facility. The big question is whether or not the city has the money needed to build a new structure which is estimated to cost … [Read More]