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Around the Lake: An unforgettable aviation experience for veterans

The 2014 Lake of the Ozarks Air Show will be held Saturday at the Camdenton Memorial Airport, and it will be an aviation event you will not want to miss with the return of the B-25 Bomber, Team Vortex Air Shows, the Ping Pong Ball Drop, KC Flight Formation Team along with a P-51 Gunfighter, Dacy Wing Walkers, Greg Shetterly-G&M Air Shows and so much more.

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Lake of the Ozarks Air Show celebrates veterans, aviation

Event returns Saturday to Camdenton Memorial Airport

Since that initial event in 2011, the B-25 has not been able to take flight with veterans or others aboard, merely planted at the show for viewing. However, it is returning this year to give more than 14 World War II, Korean War and other veterans a complimentary ride during the 2014 Lake of the Ozarks Air Show Saturday at Camdenton Memorial Airport.

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Lake Ozark has new alderman and community development officer

At the Lake Ozark Board of Alderman meeting Sept. 9, Lake Ozark Mayor Johnny Franzeskos announced the appointment of Todd Painter to fill the board seat left vacant by the retirement of former alderman Betsy Browning.

Lake Ozark hires new police chief

A former Iowa county sheriff recently relocated to the Lake Area and took over as Lake Ozark police chief

Gary Launderville was appointed to the position of police chief more than a week ago and Lake Ozark Mayor Johnnie Franzeskos said he believes Launderville is the “right man for the job.”

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Jefferson City man, woman originally accused in Morgan County homicide plead guilty to reduced charges

Garland and Mandy Mitchell sentenced to time in prison

A Jefferson City man and woman who were originally accused in the Feb. 4, 2013, deaths of Carol and Freddie Wilson entered and guilty plea and Alford plea to lesser charges during a trial Monday, Sept. 15 in Camden County.

Missouri PSC has yet to reach a verdict in Lake Area complaint case against Summit Natural Gas

The Missouri Public Service Commission (PSC) have yet to reach a verdict following a public hearing in the complaint case of Michael Stark vs. Summit Natural Gas Thursday, Sept. 4 at the Camdenton Library.

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Bikers unite during four-day festival this weekend

Lake of the Ozarks Bikefest returns Thursday

Starting Thursday, approximately 10,000 motorcycle enthusiasts from the Lake Area, Midwest and beyond will cruise into region for a four-day festival, Lake of the Ozarks Bikefest.

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Christ the King Lutheran Church break ground on new sanctuary, additional classrooms

Members, clergy and staff of Christ The King Lutheran Church of Lake Ozark broke ground for a new sanctuary and additional classrooms during a special service Sept. 7.

Program for widows set for Sept. 18

Bart Schlute, investment executive with Cetera Investment Services, will host the program from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 18 at Seven Springs Winery, located at 846 Winery Hills Estates in Linn Creek.

Lake Regional Hospital Auxiliary presents 38th Annual Ball

The Lake Regional Hospital Auxiliary will host the 38th Annual Ball on Oct. 4, at The Lodge of Four Seasons in Lake Ozark.

Health Beat: COPD - Know the symptoms

The name chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, is kind of misleading. After all, COPD isn’t just one disease. It is a term used to describe a family of lung diseases, including emphysema, chronic bronchitis, uncontrollable asthma and some types of bronchiectasis.

Thissen elected national president of Federal Employee/Retiree Association

Richard G. Thissen of Lake Ozark, was elected to a two-year term as the National President of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFE) at its 33rd Biennial National Convention Aug. 24-28 in Orlando, Florida. He

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Osage Beach Senior Center opens for meals Monday

Hosts dedication, grand opening ceremony Sept. 20

At 11 a.m. Monday, the smells of Pepper Steak and Rice, Chicken Alfredo and Tuscan Chicken will fill the new 7,200 square foot Walter Sokoll Memorial Building and Osage Beach Senior Center next to Hope Lutheran Chapel in Osage Beach.

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Making my time and your time fun

My Time Senior Day Stay offers protective oversight, fun activities for seniors in need of personal care

A few weeks ago, Vicki and “Jonesy” opened My Time Senior Day Stay, located next to Paul’s Supermarket in Osage Beach. At their adult day care facility, they provide those needed services for senior adults and their caregivers in a safe, exciting environment.

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Camp Pin Oak back and more popular than ever

Visitors to Camp Pin Oak in Lake of the Ozarks State Park can now enjoy refurbished and modernized lodging facilities

Four years after the historic Camp Pin Oak Lodge in Lake of the Ozarks State Park burned during an electric storm, the group camping facility is open and more popular than ever.