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Armed Robbery At Eldon Jiffy Stop

A suspect has been arrested in an armed robbery that occurred Sunday in Eldon. According to reports, Eldon police were called out to a robbery in progress at the Jiffy Stop on Business 54. When officers arrived, they confronted the individual at the gas pumps. The suspect then got into his vehicle and attempted to elude police on a high speed chase. Shortly after, witnesses … [Read More]

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Bad Smell At The Dam

Have you noticed a terrible odor as you travel across the dam? Some believe the smell could be a damaged sewer line, others think its dead animals but Ameren … [Read More]

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Boater Hits Dock On The Niangua

A boat is in need of repair after the operator hits a dock Sunday afternoon. According to the Highway Patrol’s Water Division, 57 year old Stephen Hill of Lincoln, Nebraska was traveling upstream in his 2006 Four Winn cruiser when he struck the outside roof … [Read More]

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Rock Island Trail Could Benefit Everyone

Plans for the Rock Island Railroad to become a trail are still in the works for the Rock Island Trail Coalition and the Missouri Bike Federation. Ameren Missouri is the present owner of the rail line that links St. Louis to Kansas City through the Lake cities … [Read More]

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Child Dies After Being Run Over

A 10 month old child is dead after a family member accidentally ran over the child with their vehicle on Friday night. According to reports, the Lebanon Police Department along with the Laclede County Sheriff’s Department investigated the incident and they … [Read More]

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Warsaw Says No To Amendment 3

The Warsaw R-IX Board of Education met recently to discuss the issue of Amendment 3 among other items. Members of the board where upset that it would take away local control of the school. The board unanimously voted to publicly oppose Amendment 3. They also … [Read More]


Police Advise Schools About Scholastic Scam

Police are advising schools across the community to be cautious of a Scholastic scam. According to reports, some central Missouri schools have been receiving bills for the popular student fund raising program from a company claiming to be Scholastic school … [Read More]

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Common Core Lawsuit Filed Last Week

Lake Area taxpayers will be footing part of a lawsuit that will attempt to stop the State from providing money to develop new tests for students tied to the common core standards. The lawsuit was filed last week in Cole County against the smarter balanced … [Read More]


Sunrise fire for MoDot project

The Sunrise Beach Fire Protection District Board of Trustees voted to approve a resolution to be sent to the Missouri Department of Transportation voicing their support of a Highway 5 widening project. The project proposes to widen Highway 5 in between Singing … [Read More]


Deer legislation

Missouri wildlife were affected after an attempt by legislatures to block Governor Jay Nixon’s veto on Senate Bill 506. Collin O’mara, the CEO of the National Wildlife Federation said, “This is a victory for wildlife and Missourians. The veto of legislation … [Read More]


Willowes zoning approved

The Camden County Planning and Zoning Commission approved a request by Willowes LLC to rezone their properties from R-1 to B-2 for an existing restaurant and bar and satellite parking lot that was created two years ago. The property is located at 2010 State … [Read More]

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Eldon Survey

The survey says…Eldon residents view their school as a great reason to live in the Eldon. This is according to a survey conducted by the Eldon Chamber of Commerce. The results also revealed the largest concerns are unemployment, the lack of jobs in Miller … [Read More]