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Posted at 7:30 AM

The Missouri Highway Patrol is advising residents to be wary of frozen ponds and other bodies of water as temperatures rise and fall. While a cove or pond may appear to be frozen solid, a trek across the ice can turn into or serious or even fatal situation.

Updated Mar 4, 2015 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 2:58 PM

State approval of bids for construction of the Rocky Mount sewer system leaves just one piece of the puzzle to be placed before digging can begin. According to Rocky Mount Sewer District chairman Red Jennings, the only remaining hurdle is final...

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

Updated Feb 25, 2015 at 12:25 PM

The Morgan County R-II School District is apologizing and reviewing procedures after a young elementary student was allowed to leave Versailles Elementary School with a stranger on Monday. The child is okay and was outside the building for just a...

Updated Feb 20, 2015 at 10:17 AM

Property owners and residents along the abandoned Rock Island Railroad are not waiting for a train that will never come. They are looking down the line anticipating the arrival of a recreational trail that will benefit their communities and...

Posted Feb 20, 2015 at 9:30 AM

Qualifying for the state wrestling tournament is a bittersweet moment for any wrestler. It is the culmination of all the hard work and sacrifices each individual made throughout the course of the season being rewarded. For 15 local wrestlers...

Posted Feb 20, 2015 at 7:30 AM

Having heard oral arguments in the Anderson v. Union Electric wrongful death lawsuit Wednesday, the Missouri Supreme Court is mulling some of the murkier areas of the state's Recreational Use Act as it applies to this case. Justices heard statements...

Posted Feb 18, 2015 at 7:30 AM

After 35 years of dedicated service to the Camden County Sheriff's Department, Sgt. Terri Harman retired Friday, Feb. 13.

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