Camdenton News


Camdenton Speech and Debate Team competes at MSU tournament

Wheeler takes fourth in state

The Camdenton Speech and Debate team ended the season with success as they took eight students to state competition at the MSHSAA State Speech and Debate Tournament April 24-25 at Missouri State University in Springfield.

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Children learn ‘Every Hero Has A Story’

Camden County Library District’s summer reading program starts June 8

While visiting with Stefanie Wirths’ class May 13 at the Dogwood Elementary School library, Coli Creech revealed the tablet was the grand prize for the second-graders age division if they participated in the 2015 Camden County Library District’s summer reading program, which begins June 8.

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Camdenton fugitive captured in South Carolina

A Camdenton man who failed to appear at his second degree assault trial, six years ago, was apprehended in South Carolina earlier this month.

Libraries are location of Investor Education Program/Contest with $1,000 prize

A short time is left for Missouri residents to go to a nearby library and participate in the DASH for the STASH investor education/protection program and contest, which is taking place through Friday as part of Financial Literacy Month.

Lake Area Community Orchestra announces 2015 summer schedule

The Lake Area Community Orchestra (LACO) will present a nine-concert summer concert series starting in late May.

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Camdenton R-3 students receive awards at Student Art and Photo Quest

Students in the Camdenton R-3 school district received awards from the Student Art and Photo Quest during an awards ceremony April 26.

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Habit Heroes visit Dogwood Elementary

The HABIT HEROES visited Dogwood Elementary last week to share the importance of the 7 Healthy Habits from the Leader in Me program.

Walk for Angelman Syndrome Foundation May 16

Community members invited to support individuals with Angelman Syndrome during upcoming Angelman Syndrome Foundation Annual Walk at 10 a.m. Saturday May 16 at the Camdenton High School in Camdenton.

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LOCLG will hold public meeting on Camelot Sewer District Expansion Feasibility Study

Meeting is second in receiving feedback from residents and is set for May 12

The Lake of the Ozarks Council of Local Governments (LOCLG) will host a second public meeting Tuesday, May 12 to discuss the progress of the Camelot Sewer District Expansion Feasibility Study.

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Creating a ‘Murder Me!’ masterpiece

Five home-schooled students craft original play, which debuts this weekend in Camdenton

Since Christmas, the Camden Area Homeschoolers’ Drama Troupe was cast into roles, practiced lines, built sets, found and made costumes, and rehearsed. Now they are ready to bring up the curtain on the home-schooled students’ original play, “Murder Me!” Friday and Saturday evenings at the Camdenton Little Theatre at Camdenton Middle School.

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Residents gain insight, share ideas for Camdenton’s new comprehensive plan

Meetings held last week kick-off series of online and public forums to help create 20-year city plan

Friendly, eclectic, growing, potential, home, opportunity, possibilities. These words adorning post-it notes answered one question asked of about 30 attendees at Destination Camdenton’s Community Celebration public meeting April 28 in Camdenton: “What is the one word that you would use to describe our community?”

CHS students participate in Envirothon competition

Three teams of Camdenton High School students participated in the Central Region Envirothon competition at the Runge Nature Center in Jefferson City April 8.

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Camden County Farm Bureau donates additional incubators

Dogwood Elementary kindergarten classrooms received two new incubators from Camden County Farm Bureau last week, making a total of eight donated this school year.

Camdenton R-3 School District recognizes teacher of the week

Kathleen Henson has been named Camdenton School District’s Teacher of the Week for the week of April 13.

Camdenton author shares personal struggles in new memoir

Last week marked the nationwide release of “On the Outskirts of Crazy,” an absorbing new book by author Brenda Libby.