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Shepherd Sentenced to Two Decades in Prison

Zackary Shepherd was sentenced to 20 years in prison on Monday (29). Miller County Prosecutor Benjamin Winfrey says Shepherd was charged in September 2014 with First Degree Robbery, Armed Criminal Action, Second Degree Assault and Unlawful Use of a Weapon following a crime spree that included the theft of a car and the armed robbery of the Jiffy Stop in Eldon. Shepherd entered … [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]

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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]

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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]

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Boat Sinks in Lake

A boat sunk in Party Cove at the four-mile-post on the Grand Glaize Arm on the Lake on Saturday (27). Police say the accident occurred after the pontoon boat began taking on water. 37-year-old Andrew L. Wilson of Elkhorn, Nebraska was driving the boat at the … [Read More]

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Fire Heavily Damages Area Home

A lighting strike was the apparent cause of a fire which heavily damaged a residence on Wedgewood Court early this morning (Friday 26). When firemen arrived, they found significant fire coming from the roof of the residence. Mid-County Fire Protection District … [Read More]