Camdenton News


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New Laker mascot debuts at home varsity football game Friday

Mascot, announcer tryouts held next week for middle school students

The new Camdenton Laker mascot debuted at the high school football home game, pumping up the crowd, rallying cheerleaders and dance team members who were shooting T-shirts to audience members, and helping raise Laker spirit.

Camdenton Middle School to introduce Laker Girls dance team this fall

On Sept. 2-3, Camdenton Middle School students interested in becoming part of the new Laker Girls dance team can attend a clinic and try out for the inaugural group.

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Around the Lake: Save the date for an unforgettable aviation experience: 2015 Lake of the Ozarks Air Show

The Lake of the Ozarks Air Show committee presents the 2015 Lake of the Ozarks Air Show Saturday, Sept.12 at the Camdenton Memorial Lake Regional Airport, and it will be an aviation event you will not want to miss.

Make a splash with your pet at the Dog Days of Summer

The Camdenton Parks Department is offering Lake Area dog owners the opportunity to take their dogs for a swim at the Camdenton Aquatic Center before the pool is drained for the 2015 summer season.

Camdenton restaurant owners to give business to winner of essay contest

Owners of Der Essen Platz Restaurant are preparing to launch a nationwide essay contest where one lucky winner will receive their business as the grand prize.

Group plans Camdenton to El Dorado Springs yard sale

A group calling itself the “Discover More on Route 54” committee is inviting communities along the U.S. 54 corridor to participate in an Annual Pomme Arc-Wide Yard Sale Labor Day weekend.

Medical Missions for Christ clinic announces T-shirt fundraiser

Medical Missions for Christ Clinic now has custom designed T-shirts available for purchase.

Camdenton police find explosive device in parked truck

The investigation into an explosive device found in a parked truck at a Camdenton auto repair shop is ongoing, according to a news release from the Camdenton Police Department.

Camdenton police investigate infant left in car

The Camdenton Police Department is continuing an investigation of an infant that had been left in a locked automobile Friday in the Walmart parking lot.

SCORE: Even in e-commerce, the customer is king

As more business is conducted online, retailers are less likely to have face-to-face contact with their customers. But that doesn’t mean you can scrimp on customer service.

Camdenton to smoke test sewer lines

The city of Camdenton will conduct a smoke test of its sanitary sewer system beginning with the west quadrant of the city Tuesday, Sept. 1. Crews will begin testing on U.S. 54 and Hopkins Circle and proceed east toward the courthouse square.

Camden County Sheriff contracts to destroy illegal firearms

Camden County Sheriff Dwight Franklin has contracted with a Chesterfield, Missouri, firm to destroy illegal firearms seized by deputies.

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Sheriff’s vehicles to sport new motto

Camden County Sheriff Dwight Franklin announced last week his office would be placing the motto “In God We Trust” on the back of the department vehicles.

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Camden County Library hosted paleontology exhibits, drawing for free fossils

Fossil Hunters and would-be paleontologists enjoyed four weeks of exhibits at the Camden County Library in Camdenton this summer which culminated in a drawing for free fossils.

Linn Creek man announces candidacy for Camden County second district commissioner

A Linn Creek man announced his candidacy for the second district commissioner seat in Camden County Aug. 13.