Cheers 'N' Jeers -- Each week, we take a look back at things that made us smile, laugh and congratulate as well as things that made us shake our heads and ask, “What?”

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young women on the Camdenton High School golf team and Eldon's Kassidy Hull. They are all going to the Missouri State Championships. Congratulations and good luck. We wish you the best as you represent your school districts and the lake area.

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the organizers of the fourth annual Grand Glaize Bridge Benefit Car Show held Sunday afternoon on Osage Beach Parkway east of the Grand Glaize Bridge. The car show was a benefit for Caitlyn Brodecker, 14, of Camdenton. Caitlyn has been has been diagnosed with Stage 3 Hodgkin’s Lymphoma.

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lake area law enforcement for their efforts to combat the growing opiod problems in Miller, Morgan and Camden counties. Narcan has proven to be an effective treatment to prevent overdoses and possible death. How to stem the opiod epidemic is another matter. 

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the ongoing issues associated with TCE in Camdenton. Who would have predicted decades later, the TCE contamination would still be posing an environmental risk.