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Authorities seeking public’s help in homicide investigation

On Sunday, authorities with the Camden County Sheriff’s Office contacted local media requesting the public’s help in their investigation of the disappearance of George B. Webb of Macks Creek.

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The weird weekend of the NFL Draft

The draft always comes with some oddities and this weekend was no exception.

While “Tim’s Two Cents” normally comes out on Fridays, I wanted to wait until Sunday this week so I could talk about the NFL Draft. I think it paid off, because it was as weird as ever this year. I’m not going to take the time to do a team-by-team breakdown, draft grades or things of that nature. Instead, I’m just going to go over some of the things that particularly stuck out to me from the three days of the draft.

Lake Regional offers free sports physical clinic in Macks Creek

Lake Regional Health System will offer free sports physicals to students in Macks Creek R-V School District on Friday, May 6.

UPDATE: Boil advisory has been lifted for Osage Beach water users west of Grand Glaize Bridge

A boil advisory has been lifted and water services have been restored for Osage Beach residents and businesses west of the Grand Glaize Bridge after the water main had leak Wednesday morning.

UPDATE: Authorities investigate Macks Creek death as a homicide

Authorities announced Thursday that preliminary autopsy results indicate a body found near a Macks Creek vacation home on April 25 was that of a homicide victim.

NRCS offers grants to help promote Natural Resources Conservation activities

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is offering grants for promoting public awareness and implementation of Farm Bill conservation activities.

Social Security online services make juggling easy

For more than 80 years, Social Security has helped secure today and tomorrow with information, tools and resources to meet our customers’ changing needs and lifestyles.

Troop F announces certified boating safety program in May at Jefferson City

The Missouri State Highway Patrol will host a boater safety certification course will be offered from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Saturday, May 14 at the Troop F Headquarters, located at 2920 North Shamrock Road in Jefferson City.

DED releases March 2016 jobs report

Missouri’s unemployment rate for March held at 4.2 percent, according to seasonally adjusted data released today by the Missouri Department of Economic Development. The national unemployment rate was 5 percent for March.

Federal disaster aid in Missouri tops $91 million

More than $91 million in federal assistance is helping Missourians rebuild and recover from floods and storms that struck in December and January.

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New pollinator garden installed Osage Beach City Park

The Osage Beach City Park and Lake of the Ozarks Chapter of the Missouri Master Naturalist program teamed up to plant a new garden specifically designed to expand monarch butterfly habitat in the region.

Summer Master Gardener course offered in Lake Ozark

Enrollment is open the spring 2016 University of Missouri Extension Master Gardener Course, which is held in the Lake of the Ozarks Area. Students will receive 30 hours of instruction in soils, composting, insects, disease prevention, plant growth, flowers, woody ornamentals, turf, vegetables, fruits, native plants, herbs and landscaping.

Westlake Ministerial Alliance to observe National Day of Prayer May 5 at Lake Christian Academy

The Westlake Ministerial Alliance has scheduled the local observance of the 65th Annual National Day of Prayer, NDP, at noon on Thursday, May 5 at the Lake Christian Academy in Sunrise Beach.

Osage begins scheduling appointments for kindergarten screening, enrollment

School of the Osage R-2 School District staff is currently scheduling appointments for kindergarten screening and enrollment for the 2016-17 school year.

MCCKC will host a baked potato fundraiser for its Back to School Health Fair

Morgan County Caring for Kids Coalition (MCCKC) will host a baked potato fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, April 29 at the Versailles First Assembly of God gymnasium.