Samantha Edmondson

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Osage Beach donation aids in Civil War Reenactment funding

Multiple entities contributed thousands to fund triennial event May 30-31

The Osage Beach Board of Aldermen recently approved a $2,000 donation to the Camden County Historical Society, helping to cover costs of its upcoming triennial Civil War Reenactment May 30-31 in Linn Creek.

Two new Bagnell Dam Strip public parking areas to open in time for summer events

Task force moves closer to goal of adding at least 200 parking spaces for public use

Two new parking lots on Bagnell Dam Strip, totaling more than 50 spots for public use, are scheduled to open in early May in time for events that bring thousands of visitors to the historic Lake Ozark business and entertainment district.

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‘Behind every great community is a great library’

Open House for Creation Station, movie marathon and chocolate tasting among National Library Week events at CCLD

During National Library Week from April 12-18, Camden County Library District’s six branches will celebrate the community and also being a part of it.

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UPDATE: IL driver faces two counts of involuntary manslaughter after eight-vehicle crash Wednesday

Mother, daughter killed when tractor trailer rear-ends vehicle along Hwy. 54 in Lake Ozark

An Illinois driver was arrested on two count of involuntary manslaughter after an eight-vehicle crash that caused two fatalities Wednesday in Lake Ozark.

Osage Beach asks for feedback on upcoming community programs

Online survey available at city’s website

The newly formed Community Programs Committee for the city of Osage Beach has already seen tremendous success with its first co-sponsored event with First Family Church: Osage Beach Easter Egg Hunt.

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Hunting for Easter egg events?

Find several to attend this weekend

At Lake of the Ozarks, residents and visitors can partake in community Easter egg hunts, enjoy family reunions at top resorts for Easter brunch, and have a slew of wonderful churches to celebrate the holiday.

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Reasons to ‘Share the Harvest’

Greenview food pantry branches out in fundraising efforts, community help in 2015

Now, new Share the Harvest Food Pantry Executive Director Bob White is excited to carry on many of its longstanding and recently established support programs, events and structure, is working together with neighboring food pantries for new fundraising projects, and is planning to implement some new services in the future that will assist their increasing number of clients.

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Fishing Tip: ‘Go fish and don’t worry about it‘

Weather changes may make fishing inconsistent, be confident and catch crappie, bass at the Lake

As the Lake waters begin to warm and almost ready to turn over, crappie action is kicking up.

SBLT presents Lake Variety Show March 27-28 in Sunrise Beach

The Sunrise Beach Little Theatre presents the Lake Variety Show Friday, March 27 and Saturday, March 28 at the Sunrise Beach Community Center on Highway 5 in Sunrise Beach.

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Lake Area WWII vet, Marine celebrates 100th birthday

Slew of parties were thrown in his honor

It was day filled with birthday cake, presents, food, family and friends. However, for Howard “Howie” Carlson, it was also a day to celebrate being a U.S. Marine.

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