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Arrest Made In Puff-n-Snuff Investigation

Three individuals are in custody today following an investigation into the Puff-n-Snuff in Eldon Missouri. According to the Miller County Prosecuting Attorney’s office, Eldon Police executed a search warrant on Tuesday at the shop on 1900 business highway 54. Officers arrested one person on site while two others were arrested over the next day. Prosecuting Attorney Matt Howard … [Read More]

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Macks Creek Man To Stand Trial Monday

The trial of a Macks Creek man accused of kidnapping is scheduled to begin on Monday. In addition to kidnapping, Travis Webster is facing numerous other charges including domestic assault, unlawful use of a weapon, aggravated stalking and armed criminal … [Read More]

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Crocker Soccer Coach Trial Continued

The jury trial of a Camden County man and former Crocker High school soccer coach accused of having sex with an underage girl has been continued to September. Kevin Zimmerman from roach was scheduled to go on trial Thursday in Texas County on a change venue … [Read More]

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SB To Hold Public Hearing On Water Rates

A public hearing on a proposed water rate increase for Sunrise Beach has been scheduled for next month by the Village Board of Trustees. This will be the second hearing on the proposal. At the first hearing several business owners like Earl Jameson of Pro Team … [Read More]

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Man Escapes Jail, Heads Toward The Lake

Authorities are asking Lake Area residents to be on the lookout for man who escaped from the Pettis County jail late Thursday. Brandon McGee was wearing black gym shorts and a white T-shirt when he took off. Police believe McGgee could be headed toward the … [Read More]


Veto Session Could Include Captive Deer

Legislation vetoed by Governor Jay Nixon that would’ve defined captive deer as livestock continues to be a hot of discussion at the Lake of the Ozarks and across the state. In fact, some at the state capital believe the debate over deer may become one of the … [Read More]


Electric Rate For Noranda To Be Denied

The Missouri Public Service Commission has indicated that it will deny a request by Ameren Missouri’s largest customer for a rate decrease of nearly $50 million dollars a year. Sources say all five members of the commission oppose lowering the special rate … [Read More]

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Fruit Recall Expands To Other Stores

Earlier we reported to you about Dierbergs pulling some bad fruit from their shelves as part of a recall by the Wawona packing company. Now, several other retailers are doing the same including Wal-Mart and according to spokesperson Lisa Watson, even more … [Read More]

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Camden County Sheriff Ready For Budget Update

The Camden County Sheriff’s Department is looking into replacing some rather old vehicles currently in service. According to Camden County Sheriff Dwight Franklin, the county’s sales tax numbers are up for the year and the department is ready to create their … [Read More]

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Citizens Board Gathers Public Input

The citizens advisory committee met this Tuesday to further discuss the results of the previous public forum that was held last week regarding the improvements needed to grow tourism and business on the west side in Osage Beach. Assistant city administrator … [Read More]

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House Burns Down In Eldon

Several local fire departments responded to a house fire Wednesday near Eldon in Miller County. Crews were dispatched to 5 Reed Lane on the west side of Eldon and upon arrival found heavy smoke coming from the garage. The blaze then spread to the main floor … [Read More]