Camdenton News


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Two organizations celebrate ‘once in a blue moon’

Blue Moon Party presents astronomy, music for guests Friday night

In celebration of the second full moon of the month, members of the Camden County Astronomy Club have invited the community to join them and members of the Lake of the Ozarks Blues Society July 31 at the club’s Joseph P. Strogen Observatory in Montreal.

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Camdenton sisters win in Miss Missouri Outdoors pageant

CJ Thomas to compete at Missouri State Fair in August

CJ has immense excitement to now compete for the Miss Missouri State Fair 2015 crown in August. However, that enthusiasm is doubled knowing that her 8-year-old sister, Emilie, also holds her first crown as Little Miss Missouri Outdoors 2015.

Extension Service hosts workshop for families deciding how to distribute non-titled assets

The event is held from 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 31 at the Camdenton Area Chamber of Commerce, located at 739 West U.S. 54 in Camdenton.

Three people arrested in connection with stolen vehicle

Three people were arrested in connection with a vehicle reported stolen from Camelot Estates Friday.

Four questions to be on local ballots next week

Voters in clearly defined regions of the Lake will be asked to make a decision on ballot questions

In this “off-year” when there is no need to hold a primary election, some Lake Area voters will be asked to go to the polls and approve or reject a ballot measure on Aug. 4.

Cassandra Franklin to get jury trial

A jury trial has been scheduled for Cassandra Franklin, the Camdenton R-3 school district employee who was charged with embezzling money from the school district last December.

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New Big Niangua River Trail features two wineries, a robbers cave and clean water

The Lake of the Ozarks Watershed Alliance (LOWA), the Lake’s watershed group, in partnership with Ha Ha Tonka State Park, invites the community to a celebration at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 8 at the Ha Ha Tonka Spring in Camdenton for the new Big Niangua River Trail.

Camden County gets new K-9 officer

The Camden County Sheriff’s Department announced last week the recent acquisition of a new officer that will specialize in the detection of explosives.

Camden County Child Advocacy Council announces Back to School Fair

The 2015 Back-to-School Fair, sponsored by the Camden County Child Advocacy Council, will be held from 2-7 p.m. Aug. 7 at the Camdenton Middle School.

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Christmas in July at the NautiFish for Idiots

It is Christmas in July at the NautiFish Rum Bar and naughty or nice, here is a chance to be on Santa’s nice list and join a group of Idiots this week as they work on raising money for youth that are less fortunate.

Two brothers arrested for assaulting deputies, resisting arrest

Two brothers face charges after allegedly assaulting a Camden County deputy and resisting arrest last week.

A monument honoring military veterans to be erected at Camdenton airport

Camdenton officials are hoping to have a monument honoring Lake Area military veterans in place in time for this fall’s Air Show.

New trooper assigned to Troop F in Camden County

Troop F Zone 11 in Camden County has received a new trooper, Alexander H. Jackson.

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New senior apartment complex planned for Camdenton

When completed the complex for seniors, age 55 and up, will provide housing for 40-plus residents

The Camdenton Board of Aldermen has been working to clear the way for the construction of a 40-apartment complex to be built at the end of Fourth Street next to property owned by the Camdenton R-3 School District.

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Can You Find It?

Decipher clues to reveal a historic landmark in this month-long reader contest

For its residents and visitors, Lake of the Ozarks is a destination for many activities: shopping, boating, golf, fishing, attractions and exploring the great outdoors.