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Updated at 5:18 PM

A Stover man who murdered the 3-year-old son of his girlfriend in 2012 received a second term of life in prison in Morgan County Circuit Court Friday, March 27.

Updated at 1:13 PM

The killer in the double homicide of an elderly couple at their home in the Ivy Bend community of Morgan County has plead guilty to the five charges against him. Ronald J. Blowers of Stover, Mo. entered an Alford guilty plea to two counts of murder...

Updated Mar 26, 2015 at 2:57 PM

A special prosecutor has been appointed to review the shooting death of a Morgan County man in an alleged home invasion recently.

Updated Mar 24, 2015 at 4:03 PM

Lorene Wilcox doesn't know exactly why she made it to 100 years of age, but says her birth date started out auspicious.

Updated Mar 23, 2015 at 11:44 AM

Morgan County authorities are continuing their investigation into an incident that left one man dead during a possible home invasion at a home between Versailles and Gravois Mills.

Posted Mar 18, 2015 at 5:00 PM

The Morgan County R-2 South School will remain an elementary school after a board meeting on Tuesday evening. A proposal to bundle all elementary-age children into Versailles Elementary and turn South School into a preschool sparked a long debate...

Posted Mar 17, 2015 at 1:00 PM

More observant lake-watchers may have noticed that the lake level is a little farther down than normal for this time of year.

Updated Mar 16, 2015 at 9:12 PM

The trial of a California, Mo. man charged with multiple felonies related to alleged sexual relations with two underage girls has been rescheduled with Camden County Prosecuting Attorney Michael Gilley appointed as special prosecutor.

Posted Mar 14, 2015 at 10:00 AM

The Sunrise Beach Board of Trustees aren't planning any large annexations any time soon despite passing a resolution of intent to annex in January. The village board decided they need to close some doors on the infrastructure projects they have...

Posted Mar 13, 2015 at 8:00 AM

A special prosecutor who was reviewing the case of a handcuffed Iowa man who drowned in the Lake of the Ozarks has recused herself, citing that it would be a conflict if she stayed on the case.

Updated Mar 11, 2015 at 12:12 PM

The City of Laurie welcomed a new business that is slated to bring nearly 200 jobs to town with the approval of a rezoning request Tuesday evening.

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