The unemployment rate in Missouri drops to the lowest since June 2008 as the holiday season gets underway, according to the October 2014 jobs report.
Missouri saw the largest monthly drop in the country in the number of children enrolled in a federally-subsidized child care program this year.
Missouri State Highway Patrol Superintendent Col. Ronald K. Replogle, has released national and state results from Operation Dry Water 2014.
Two bridges in Morgan County will be renovated in the coming months.
Whether it was playing Santa to family and friends, running through the snow, opening a holiday present, or attending a New Year’s Eve party, the “Pet Parade: Holiday Edition” will feature Lake Area pets sporting their best and showing their holiday spirit.
Heart of the Ozarks PBW once again is planning an evening of networking and fun with area business women for its monthly meeting from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 3 at the Inn at Grand Glaize in Osage Beach.
Do you have questions about the Affordable Care Act? University of Missouri Extension in Camden County has information for families, individuals and businesses about options and responsibilities under the health care law.
The Missouri 4-H Foundation board of trustees has announced a $250,000 matching gift challenge to support 4-H Youth Futures: College Within Reach, a successful long-term mentoring program that prepares underserved youths to succeed in college.
Sign-ups for families to receive presents from the Morgan County Caring for Kids Coalition’s (MCCKC) Christmas for Kids program is underway through Friday, Dec. 12.
The Lake of the Ozarks Council of Local Governments (LOCLG) will host its third public meeting to discuss the draft copy of the Normac Sewer District expansion feasibility study at 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 11 at the Camdenton Area Chamber of Commerce office, located at 739 West U.S. Highway 54 in Camdenton.
Randy and Kathy Lambert recently presented a $2,000 check to Billy Backues, ReStore volunteer store manager and representing Lake of the Ozarks Habitat for Humanity.
Generosity of the Eldon community has come through again, and this time as an endowment fund for high school scholarships.
The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reported hunters checked-in 91,460 deer during the opening weekend of the 2014 Firearms Deer Season Nov. 15-16.
Find out about Black Friday, Small Business Saturday options and more available in the Lake Area
Once the turkey has settled, football games wrap up and Thanksgiving draws to a close, families and friends will gear up for another momentous holiday event: Black Friday.
Following a request by a local resident, Camdenton aldermen decide to revisit the idea of changing the name of the city airport
During the Nov. 18 Board of Aldermen meeting, Camdenton officials rescinded an earlier decision to change the name of the Camdenton Airport instead asking the airport advisory board to take another look at the issue.
Presiding Commissioner responds to audit findings
The financial condition of Miller County is okay, despite the indications of the recently released Missouri State Audit, according to Miller County Presiding Commissioner Tom Wright.
‘BE Kind’ Initiative through Bob Evans in Osage Beach allows for Thanksgiving meal prep, donation
Hundreds of paper leaves line the main entryway to Bob Evans restaurant in Osage Beach. Stating family names, heartfelt messages and even “Batman” as contributors, the leaves symbolize a monetary donation given this fall to the national restaurant chain’s “BE Kind” initiative, Hunger Free Communities.
Temporary restraining order effective only 15 days from Nov. 25
Pleas of guilty from Aaron Michael Fisher, 25, entered on July 28, 2014, to two counts of forcible sodomy of a 5-month-old child were voided and set aside Nov. 21 by Judge Ken Hayden in Miller County Circuit Court.
Steven Neal Henderson, 31, of Iberia, has been sentenced to life in prison without any possibility of parole after pleading guilty to charges of first degree murder in the death of 13-year-old Macala Shelton, who was a member of the same household.