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VFW POST 5923 Bunker Bar/Grill progressing, seeking funds

Fundraiser being held in Linn Creek to help raise additional monies

Anticipation is on the rise as VFW members and the community watch the new Bunker Bar & Grill and Community Room in Camdenton come together.

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Shawn C performs as part of summer reading program

Camdenton Library’s Summer Reading Program special events kicked off last week at the Camdenton R-3 Little Theatre with Shawn Campanini, his two sisters and four members of the LOZ Dance Project.

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Community shows support at Ozarks Amphitheater opening despite unpredictable weather

After two years of preparation, the Ozarks Amphitheater’s grand opening event June 18 may have fell a bit short of the new ownership’s expectations due to heavy rain and inclement weather throughout last week. Yet, the event itself turned out dry after a long day of rain subsided in the early part of the afternoon.

4-H camps offer unique experience for Lake Area children

The University of Missouri Extension Office is offering its annual summer camp in July at Lake of the Ozarks where campers enjoy nature, exploring, adventure and outdoor activity in an educational unplugged environment.

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‘Wedding Belles’ ring true to heartfelt friendship at Camden County Museum

Second dinner theater series production takes the stage Friday and Saturday nights

With a small cast of five women, the upcoming “Wedding Belles” play June 19-20 at the Camden County Museum has one of the most ambitious sets the Museum Players have ever staged.

UM Extension offering food preservation and canning programs

University of Missouri Extension will offer food preservation and canning programs this summer.

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Camdenton woman nearly overlooks $20,000 prize

Kathleen Civey, Camdenton, almost didn’t buy a winning Missouri Lottery ticket, and then she didn’t realize she had won $20,000 until friends encouraged her to keep scratching.

New mobile website launched for Camden County Sheriff’s Office

The Camden County Sheriff’s Office announced last week the launch of its mobile website alongside the redesign of the sheriff’s current website. The mobile site is designed specifically for smart phone and mobile device users.

Steering committee narrows down goal statements for Camdenton comprehensive plan

‘Destination Camdenton’ project team to host next public meetings in late July

The Destination Camdenton project steering committee has solidified goal statements for the city’s comprehensive plan and is finalizing details for its next two public workshops in late July.

Missouri court affirms decision in dock electrocution case

A lower court was correct to dismiss the lawsuit of a Boone County woman who sued a utility company after her two children died in a boat dock accident at the Lake of the Ozarks, the Missouri Supreme Court ruled Tuesday.

Murder trial for Missouri attorney rescheduled for August

The murder trial of a suburban Kansas City attorney accused of killing her millionaire father and his girlfriend has been rescheduled for August.

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Embark on a harmonious journey during Shawn C & The Magic of Music Tuesday

Enjoy 60 minutes of musical mayhem during the Shawn C & The Magic of Music event, hosted by the Camden County Library Summer Reading Program, at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 16 at the Camdenton Little Theatre.

Camdenton man arrested in nearly 10-year-old murder cold case

A 53-year-old Camdenton man has been charged with first-degree murder in the alleged 2006 shooting death of a missing man after new witness testimony was given to investigators.

Missouri trooper who spoke out after drowning demoted

A Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper who was critical of the agency after a handcuffed Iowa man fell from a patrol boat and drowned in the Lake of the Ozarks has been disciplined for speaking out.

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LOCC awards area students scholarships

The Lake of the Ozarks Corvette Club (LOCC) awarded a scholarship a student at the Eldon Career Center May 5 and two students at Lake Career and Technical Center in Camdenton May 7.