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Updated at 6:14 PM

With a growing elementary student population and aging school buildings, the Macks Creek School District is looking ahead and planning for the future. Part of that planning means going to the voters and asking for a no tax increase bond.

Updated at 6:08 PM

Kevin “KB” Burns of KRMS Radio Station will be a celebrity bartender at at Heroes Sports Saloon in Osage Beach to raise money for Concerns of Police Survivors.

Updated at 4:32 PM

Lake-area residents have until March 12 to register for the upcoming April election.Historically, April has a voter turnout of no more than 15 percent. In April 2013, Camden County saw a voter turnout of less than 12 percent.

Updated Mar 3, 2015 at 5:17 PM

At age 19, Gayle Garofalo found herself homeless and living in a shelter with her one-year-old son, Gerald and her boyfriend. Garofalo dropped out of high school, was not employed and had never been employed full time. While living in...

Posted Mar 3, 2015 at 10:30 AM

After almost 18 years of service to Camden County, Assessor Eddie Whitworth is looking forward to a new chapter in his life — retirement.

Updated Feb 28, 2015 at 4:59 PM

The St. Louis man charged with first degree murder in the 2014 stabbing death of his wife was sentenced to life in prison without parole Feb. 26. Calvin Kyles entered an Alford plea of guilty with Judge Stan Moore in Camden County Circuit Court for...

Posted Feb 28, 2015 at 8:00 AM

While most of the updates are minor technical changes, here are seven highlights of the proposed ordinances.

Updated Feb 27, 2015 at 12:50 PM

A massive residential fire in Shawnee Bend was contained to one structure after crews from seven departments fought to control the blaze Thursday night into Friday morning. The 15,000 square foot house at the very end of Shawnee Bend Rd. that was...

Posted Feb 27, 2015 at 10:00 AM

Here are things we want to see happen going forward on three local issues: County commission silence down to one; school stepping up to improve security; and please take write-in voting seriously

Posted Feb 27, 2015 at 8:00 AM

Few sports fans see as much local high school sports action as Tera Moritz and Kaelin Wilson. As athletic trainers with Lake Regional Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, Moritz and Wilson attend practices and games almost every weeknight, and some...

Updated Feb 26, 2015 at 4:57 PM

Upward trend in destination weddings brings more business to the area

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