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UPDATE: Two Kansas City men face multiple charges after shooting, car chase Thursday

Men shot body shop employee, stole vehicle, led police on car chase through mid-Missouri

Two men are in custody after they shot a bystander near Millersburg, stole a vehicle and led police on a 150-mile car chase to Hickory County, where it ended in a gunbattle with police that left the two suspects wounded. Two Kansas City men face multiple charges in Callaway and Hickory counties after shooting a body shop employee, stealing a vehicle and leading police on a 150-mile car chase, which ended in gunfire that wounded the two suspects.

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Fishing Tip: Encouragement to keep fishing

As two local, young fishermen continue to excel in their pursuits on the water, local anglers and fishing experts, like Osage Beach Bait & Tackle Owner Carol Drysdale, continue to support their ambitions to fish competitively.

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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.

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Lake of the Ozarks earns ‘Best Recreational Lake’ award in national contest

Lake takes top billing in USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice Travel Awards

Thanks to the area’s lake enthusiasts, Lake of the Ozarks has been named the best recreational lake in the nation.

Committee secures funds to conduct feasibility study for proposed recreational facility

Groups plans to find out of facility is conducive at Lake this fall

After securing $40,000 from two local tourism-driven organizations, a committee can now move forward this fall with a feasibility study to potentially build recreational facilities at Lake of the Ozarks.

Petition for center turn lane on Nichols Road available for a few weeks

Organizers of a petition requesting the installation of a center turn lane on Nichols Road at the new Osage Beach Elementary School will continue to circulate for a few more weeks.

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Camden County joins others in disaster declaration request

All Lake Area counties see increase in estimated damage costs following summer storms

Camden County has now joined 70 other Missouri counties in Gov. Jay Nixon’s request for major disaster declaration to assist communities impacted by severe storms, tornadoes and flooding since mid-May.

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Fishing Tip: Two local fishermen place 12th in HS Fishing World Finals

On July 11, Cook and Grafeman took 12th place out of approximately 200 teams in the High School Fishing World Finals in Alabama.

Residents, aldermen express concerns of road layout in Arrowhead Centre development plan

During the July 16 Osage Beach Board of Aldermen meeting, one resident brought up concerns on tentative road layouts of Route KK and an interchange at Nichols Road in the Arrowhead Centre’s development plan.

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