Start to a solid summer

Tourism industry leaders encouraged to see promising sales, more visitors to Lake Area

With the Lake Area’s summer season in full swing, local tourism industry leaders are hopeful more visitors and more sales will continue to increase the region’s economy this year. Several indicators from last year’s visitors and economic factors have triggered these sentiments.

May 27, 2015



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Several new laws could have direct impact on Lake Area

At least six pieces of state legislation recently passed could affect the Lake Area if signed into law

At least six bills passed during this spring’s legislative session and sent to the governor for his signature could have a direct effect on the Lake Area is they are signed into law.

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Crafting a Civil War re-enactment at the Lake

On Saturday and Sunday, the Camden County Historical Society and the MCWRA (Missouri Civil War Re-enactment Association) Collins Battery B re-enactors will co-host its second triennial maximum effort re-enactment of the Battle of Monday’s Hollow, which was the only Civil War battle fought in Camden County.

LOREDC hires firm to conduct housing study

Funding task force approved to help raise $30,000 of costs to conduct study

With a firm recently hired to complete its housing study, Lake of the Ozarks Economic Development Council (LOREDC) is now moving forward with efforts to raise approximately $30,000 for its completion.

Body found in Missouri River

Man's body believed to be the same as officials searched for near Rocheport Monday night.

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Boaters invited to join in the 6th Annual Parade of Lights celebrating Memorial Day

All Lake Area boat owners are encouraged to participate in the Annual Parade of Lights Saturday to celebrate Memorial Day.

Local man drowns in Emerald Bay Cove

The Missouri State Highway Patrol recovered the body of a Lake Ozark man, who reportedly fell from his dock, early Wednesday morning.

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Eldon high school seniors graduate with AA degrees

Getting a jump on their college education, four Eldon high school seniors graduated this month with their high school diploma, as well as an associate’s degree.

Camdenton Speech and Debate Team competes at MSU tournament

Wheeler takes fourth in state

The Camdenton Speech and Debate team ended the season with success as they took eight students to state competition at the MSHSAA State Speech and Debate Tournament April 24-25 at Missouri State University in Springfield.

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EHS Holly Enowski competes at International DECA

Students at Dogwood Elementary were able to view equipment and vehicles as well as ask job related questions of participants at their Careers on Wheels day May 6.Holly Enowski, a junior at Eldon High School, competed at the International DECA Leadership Conference April 24-29 in Orlando, Florida, where she finished in the top 20.

Enrollment for the June 2015 session open at Columbia College-Lake of the Ozarks

Enrollment for the June 2015 session at Columbia College-Lake of the Ozarks is now open.

Student receives prestigious Boren Award

Teddi Moorman, 2013 School of the Osage graduate, has been awarded a Boren Scholarship to study in Kazakhstan during the fall 2015 semester.

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Morgan County Sheriff’s Viebrock named Corrections Officer of the Year

The Missouri Sheriff’s Association honored Cpl. Skyler Viebrock of the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office as “ Corrections Officer of the Year.”

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Eldon baseball advances, Osage falls in district tournament

The Class 4, District 10 baseball tournament began Saturday featuring the Eldon Mustangs and the Osage Indians. While the Mustangs advanced to the semifinal round, to play the top-seeded Southern Boone Monday, Osage could not hold onto a three-run lead in the seventh inning to upset Bolivar.

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Osage Tennis team earn fourth consecutive district title

For the fourth time in five years, the Osage Indians tennis team have won a district title.