Camdenton News


Authorities ID body found floating in lake

The Missouri State Highway Patrol’s Division of Drug and Crime Control and the Camden County Sheriff’s Office are conducting a death investigation as a result of the discovery of a body floating in the Niangua Arm of Lake of the Ozarks, near the 11-mile marker, on Wednesday.

Couple disputes inquest into man's drowning death

A Missouri couple who say they saw an Iowa man shortly before he drowned while in the custody of the Missouri State Highway Patrol is criticizing the results of an inquest that found the man's death was accidental.

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CCDDR, Lake Area Industries partner for new opportunities

Camdenton facility, Osage Beach thrift store to offer community employment for people with disabilities

Camden County Developmental Disability Resources (CCDDR) recently announced the purchase of a new facility intended to become an employment opportunity for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Camdenton studies sewer and water rate structure

A discussion during last week’s Board of Aldermen meeting moved officials one step further in a study of Camdenton's current sewer and water rate structure that could result in an increase in monthly user fees sometime in the future.

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Leporin sentenced to 30 years for 2013 fatal accident

Leporin, then 28, had two previous DWIs at time of wrong-way, head-on collision on U.S. 54 at the Missouri 179 interchange, in wreck that killed Chelsea Fredrickson, 19, Camdenton.

Road closing during culvert replacement

Beginning at 6 a.m. Thursday, Business Route 5 South between Oklahoma and Kansas Streets (in front of Conoco Gas Station) in Camdenton will be closed for culvert replacement.

Camden County Health Department offers CPR/AED class Thursday

The Camden County Health Department offers American Heart Association HeartSaver CPR/AED and First Aid classes on the second Thursday of every month.

Camden Co. man pleads guilty in federal sex trafficking case

A Camden County man pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday to charges related to the forced sex trafficking of two women.

Camden County Health Department provides walk-in clinics

The Camden County Health Department will be providing walk-in clinics for Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis, or whooping cough) and meningitis vaccines for persons 11 to 26 years old from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Aug. 5-6 and Aug. 12-13.

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Back to School 2014: Under construction

School districts continue building efforts as school year begins

Summer construction has transformed the looks of all four major Lake Area school districts.

First National Bank to host AARP Smart Driver Course

First National Bank in Camdenton is hosting the AARP Smart Driver course from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 12.

Two women injured as car rolls over

Two Linn Creek women were hurt on Thursday evening when the car they occupied crashed in Camden County.

Camdenton plans for salary raises; construction skews budget numbers

The Camdenton R-3 Board of Education approved a $75.4 million budget for the 2014-2015 school year last Friday that allots for salary increases and various capital projects.

Sites in 3 Lake Area school districts offer free summer meals

With summer school underway, area students can continue getting the education and the food they need.

3 Lake Area schools honored for positive behavior support practices

Three Lake Area schools earned honors from the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) for excellence in implementing effective positive behavior support for students.