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Camden Area Homeschoolers’ robotics group secures three awards in its second year

Elementary My Dear Botson team advances to FIRST FTC state competition in March

The Camden Area Homeschoolers’ FIRST FTC (FIRST Tech Challenge) robotics team’s name, Elementary My Dear Botson, seems well suited.

Camdenton moves forward with airport improvements

Land purchases underway for a runway extension to accommodate larger aircraft

Camdenton officials are currently negotiating with several individuals who own property near the city’s airport for the land acquisitions and/or easements needed to lengthen the runway another 1,000 feet.

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Knights of Columbus make a donation to Lake Area Industries

For the past 12 years, the Knights of Columbus have included Lake Area Industries (LAI) as one of the organizations they support during their annual Tootsie Roll Drive.

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Sheriff's deputies investigating 'wrongdoing' at Camden County Courthouse

Over the last few days, the Camden County Sheriff’s Office was made aware of and has initiated an investigation into allegations of criminal behavior by employees of the Camden County government.

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Camdenton R-3 School District announces its January Classified Employee of the Month

The Camdenton R-3 School District employee Karissa Steiner was recognized for receiving January Classified Employee of the Month during the regular school board meeting on Jan. 11.

Deadline for Daddy-Daughter Dance Friday

The Camdenton High School Project Graduation committee is organizing a Daddy-Daughter Dance from 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13 at the Camdenton High School.

Crow and Durnin receive Camdenton Teacher of the Week honors in January

Erika Crow and Jill Durnin were recently named Camdenton School District Teacher of the Week in January.

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Camdenton VFW adapts, while still embracing time-honored traditions

In December, the Camdenton VFW celebrated 50 years of being a Veterans of Foreign War post. Through the years, the post has seen successes, challenges and changes.

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Draft of Camdenton’s new comprehensive plan available for public comment

Final open house reviews 20-year city plan draft, looks back on yearlong Destination Camdenton project

After a yearlong study involving stakeholder groups, steering committee involvement and community input, a draft of a 20-year comprehensive plan for the city of Camdenton is available for public review and comments through Feb. 12.

Around the Lake: Community collaboration is at forefront of continued Camdenton Chamber’s success

Collaboration is a concept that incorporates many of the following words: teamwork, cooperation, partnership, shared mission and so on. Those words are turned into action in all facets of our organization.

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On Campus: Laker grad continue service to Camdenton 4-H FIRST LASER Robotics team, events

Camdenton team prepares to compete at regionals in April

The Camdenton 4-H FIRST® LASER robotics team is expanding not only in Missouri and nation, but internationally.

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Camdenton R-3 School District recognizes Board of Education for National School Board Recognition Week

During the week of Jan. 24-Jan. 30, communities across the state will honor the dedicated service of their local boards of education during School Board Recognition Week as proclaimed by Gov. Jay Nixon.

Neal, Moore receive Camdenton Teacher of the Week honors in early January

Michelle Neal and Dawn Moore were recently named Camdenton School District Teacher of the Week in early January.

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Ozarks Amphitheater gears up for its 2016 season

Sponsors sought for Larry Gatlin, Blackwood Quartet performance honoring veterans

The beautifully renovated Ozarks Amphitheater, located in the heart of Lake of the Ozarks, has in years past staged the biggest names in music and will continue to bring the hottest acts to the stage.

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Capt. Tony Helms announces run for Camden County sheriff

Captain Tony Helms of the Camden County Sheriff’s Office has announced he will run for sheriff in 2016. Helms has been a law enforcement officer since 1987 and a deputy sheriff for a quarter century, according to a news release.