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Mitchell’s Take Plea Deal

A brother and sister whose murder trial was to be held this week in Camden County have taken a plea deal and are now headed to prison. Garland and Mandy Mitchell both entered guilty pleas on reduced charges for drugs in last year’s deaths of Fred and Carol Wilson in Morgan County. Prosecutors say the Mitchell’s drove to the couple’s home south of Versailles in February of 2013 … [Read More]

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Camden Sheriff’s Office Has Unusual Call

September is proving to be a busy time for the Camden County Sheriff’s Department. That’s according to Sheriff Dwight Franklin who says they’ve just wrapped up a major operation to nab drunk drivers. Franklin says his department also investigated a … [Read More]


MODOT Continues To Work Past Defeat

Reaction continues to come in following last month’s defeat of the three quarter cent sales tax amendment for transportation. MODOT area engineer Bob Lynch explains the impact this will have on current and future projects. Lynch says new projects that … [Read More]


Business Leaders Alarmed By Court Ruling

Business leaders in Missouri are alarmed about a recent state Supreme Court ruling that allows unlimited punitive damages in a limited class of lawsuits. The court ruled last week that Missouri’s 2005 law capping punitive damages at $500,000 dollars does not … [Read More]


Represenative Hartzler Returns From Middle East

Congresswoman Vicki Hartzler, Representative of Missouri’s Fourth Congressional District has just returned from a ten day trip to the Middle East. Hartzler had this to say about the increased threat of the terror group ISIS. Hartzler went to the Middle … [Read More]


Nationwide Income Inequality Affecting Missouri

Missouri’s tax revenue may be adversely impacted by a Nationwide increase in income inequality. That’s according to a report released by a leading credit rating agency that says the State’s average annual tax revenue growth has declined sharply in recent … [Read More]

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Missouri’s Education Commissioner Resigned

Missouri’s top education official says she will resign at the end of this year. State Education Commissioner Chris Nicastro who has served in that capacity since 2009 made her announcement Monday. Nicastro has been criticized by some State lawmakers and … [Read More]

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Stolen Bikes At Bike Fest

Bike fest featured thousands of motorcycles and now two of them have been reported stolen. Lake Ozark Police are investigating the thefts that occurred over the weekend. The first motorcycle is described as a red and chrome chopper with flames on the gas tank. … [Read More]

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Massive Pile Of Weapons Found

The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department turned up a massive stockpile of weapons along with cash and property in connection to the recent murder of Robert Wilhite. Sheriff Ron Long says an evidentiary search warrant at Hilltop Motors near Waynesville netted … [Read More]

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Casualty Simulation Training On Laker Pride RD

Mass casualty simulation training for area firefighters and emergency personnel will take place Monday in the Camdenton area. Organizers say it will be a simulated school bus crash on Laker Pride road near the school sports complex. The Lake Area Emergency … [Read More]

A+ Program Benefits Could Be Reduced

Missouri Community Colleges are being notified that the state might reduce reimbursements for the “A-plus” scholarship program. The program gives High School graduates who meet certain criteria reimbursements for two years of classes at a Community College in … [Read More]