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Laurie Board Approves Pay Raise Increases

The Laurie Board of Aldermen approved a pay raise increase for four employees during a closed session meeting on Tuesday. The employees who received the pay increases were public works employees Dean Smith, Brian Scheiter and Larry Westfall, as well as Assistant City Clerk Barb Cameron. The board also approved moving Smith from the Maintenance Department to the Water and Sewer … [Read More]

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Pedestrian Killed In Benton County Accident

One pedestrian is dead after a late night accident in Benton County on Friday. According to a report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 23 year old Mercade Jones was killed when she was struck with the left front end of a 2008 Chevy Cobalt that was trying … [Read More]

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Vehicle Rams The Butcher Shop

According to news tip, someone driving a Toyota drove straight into the front doors at The Butcher's Shop in Camdenton on Friday Morning leaving significant damage to the vehicle and the building. No serious structural damage was done to the building but the … [Read More]


Camden County Commission Gets Heated

At the most recent meeting of the Camden County Commission, things got a tad bit heated to say the least. Plans on the agenda called for a conversation on the fees paid by local business owner Theresa Townsend, who has had issues with this commission for quite … [Read More]

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Business Owners Arrested On Federal Drug Charges

A long term investigation by the Lake Area Narcotics Enforcement Group and several federal agencies has led to the arrest of 28 people including the owners of a Camden County business. Brett and Sheri Beeman owners of Hippie Spirit were arrested on federal … [Read More]

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Arrest Made In Gerber Murder

An arrest has been made in the murder of 35 year old Chad Gerber in Laclede County. According to the Laclede County prosecuting attorney’s office, 65 year old Matthew Rumbaugh of Mountain Grove was arrested and has been charged with first degree murder, first … [Read More]

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Stoutland Teacher Trial Postponed

The trial of a former Stoutland high school coach who is facing statutory rape charges has been postponed. The trial of 43 year old Scott White is being postponed so that the Attorney General can take over the prosecution. White was arrested in 2012 on four … [Read More]

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MDC Happy About Deer Legislation Veto

Local reaction continues to come in regarding Governor Jay Nixon’s recent veto of legislation that would’ve defined captive deer as livestock. Mike Huffman is the outreach and education division chief with the Missouri Department of Conservation. He told KRMS … [Read More]

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Nixon Vetos Bill On Payday Loans

It’s been a busy week for Governor Jay Nixon as he has signed and vetoed several bills. Some of the pieces of legislation approved include a bill which extends a program providing prescription drug assistance to older Missourians and those with disabilities. … [Read More]

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Woman Injured In Boat Incident

A Georgia woman was seriously injured after the boat she was in hit a large wake Wednesday night at the nine mile marker of the main channel of the Lake of the Ozarks. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol’s Water Division 52 year old Virginia Shaw of … [Read More]

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Lake Ozark Fire Station Now Open

The new $900 thousand dollar fire station in Lake Ozark is now open and running smoothly. Fire Chief Mark Amsinger says the new station is a welcome addition to the district. Amsinger says an open house and dedication for the new station will take place … [Read More]