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Tornado Sirens Do Not Warn Camdenton Residents This Past Weekend

The storm warning sirens did not work properly in Camdenton on Sunday (28). In a press release, Camden County Dispatch says they attempted to activate the equipment but the storm siren activation equipment failed.   Camden County Dispatch informed the City of Camdenton of the failure.   The City of Camdenton had personnel in route to activate the storms sirens from a backup … [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]


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]


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]


Osage Beach Man Drowns at 36 Mile Marker

An Osage Beach man is dead after drowning Friday night in Welcher Hollow Cove at the 36.3 mile marker. According to the Highway Patrol’s Water Division, 27 year old Torrance Chatman was swimming from a boat to a dock when he began experiencing difficulty and … [Read More]

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Board to Hold Budget Retreat

The Camdenton Board of Alderman will hold a special work session budget retreat on Tuesday (30) to begin the process of developing the 2015-16 Budget. According to City Administrator Jeff Hancock, “while the formal development of the Budget is the … [Read More]


26th Judicial Circuit Court Receives Award

The 26th Judicial Circuit Court which serves the Lake region received an award Thursday at the Camden County Courthouse in Camdenton. State Supreme Court Judge Zel Fischer presented the court with the permanency award which is given to circuit courts that have … [Read More]