Camdenton News


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Gain creative inspiration, family fun from Vlad Dracula

Castle Vlad’s Mad Monster Party offers free Halloween theatrical fun Oct. 23 in Camdenton

At the beginning of the first-ever Castle Vlad Spooktacular Live! And Undead show last fall, one of the infamous characters and narrator Dr. Schlock told children and adults in the audience to “Close your eyes, open your imagination and listen.” As children again open their imaginations and ears during Castle Vlad’s Mad Monster Party at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 23 at the Camdenton Little Theatre, Castle Vlad writer, director and star Tim Williams hopes the show will inspire them to be creative, as he has done all his life.

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Camdenton airport gets name change

The Camdenton Board of Aldermen agreed, last week, to change the name of the city-owned airstrip from Camdenton Regional Airport to Camdenton Lake of the Ozarks Regional Airport.

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LCTC woodworking students prepare for Craftsman Award

As the 2014-15 school year is underway, Lake Career & Technical Center woodworking students are gearing up for the Craftsman Award.

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‘Everyone Has a Hero’ at Relay For Life of Camden County Saturday, Oct. 11

Relay For Life of Camden County’s 2014 event has changed to indoor location

The 2014 Relay for Life of Camden County has changed its located location and time due to inclement weather concerns from noon to 10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11 at the the Camden Christian School, located at 976 South Business (Old) Route 5 in Camdenton.

Spin some good ‘yarns’ at the upcoming Festival of Fiber Arts

Lake Area Fiber Artists will be hosting a Festival of Fiber Arts from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 18 in Camdenton.

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.