THE NUMBERS ARE UP FOR STATE GENERAL REVENUE FOR FISCAL YEAR 2011. STATE BUDGET DIRECTOR LINDA LUBBERING SAYS THAT NET GENERAL REVENUE COLLECTIONS INCREASED 5.9 PERCENT IN 2011 COMPARED TO FISCAL YEAR 2010. THE STATE TOOK IN 6.77 BILLION DOLLARS FOR FISCAL YEAR TEN, 7.18 BILLION FOR ELEVEN.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports a 22 year old Versailles woman was hurt, yesterday, about 3:30 in the morning. Katylin Kline was reportedly driving on Missouri 5, northbound, between Route TT and Route J, when she fell asleep at the wheel and traveled off the left side of the road way and struck an embankment.
Lake Ozark police are doing their routine patrols, for the holiday weekend, but they’re also focusing on three intersections for corner cutting. Police Chief Mark Maples says it’s been a problem lately at State Route W at the Mockingbird and Highway 54 interchange, at Fish Haven Road and Bagnell Dam Boulevard and at the Highway 54 and State Route W traffic light intersection. Maples says he’s received complaints about speeding and reckless driving, in those areas, where people are cutting across parking lots to avoid stop signs and traffic signals.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol Water Patrol Division reports a 60 year old Lone Jack, Missouri man was hurt on the Lake of the Ozarks, yesterday, near mile marker 38. He was a passenger in a boat driven by 39 year old Edward Wagner, when the boat hit a large cruise wake, and he fell. Jerry Porterfield was taken to Lake Regional Hospital about 2:45 yesterday afternoon.
Grand Glaize Beach is still closed, due to elevated bacteria levels. The Department of Natural Resources will test the water again tomorrow, but since the evaulation is based on an average, and last week’s numbers were “off the charts,” they’re not hopeful the Lake of the Ozarks State Parks public beach will be open for a few weeks.
The City of Camdenton Board of Aldermen meet tomorrow. The Board will be voting on ordinances that amend the city’s operating budget and Floodplain Management Zoning Code. The meeting starts at 7pm in Camdenton City Hall.
A little cooler today, so Co-Mo Electric Cooperative no longer has the peak alert in effect. But, since it is a holiday, energy services advisers are urging members to turn up thermostats three degrees and try to use appliances outside of peak times, like after 9pm, to save energy costs, and ultimately keep members costs down.