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2 killed in Camden County crash Thursday morning

A Versailles woman and a woman from Camdenton were killed in a two vehicle crash Thursday morning in Camden County. Missouri Highway Patrol reports show the crash occurred around 7:09 a.m. on Missouri 5, just south of the Niangua Bridge. Amber Metcalf, 32, of Versailles, crossed the center line and


Gravois Fire Protection District Confirms Fatal Fire Near Laurie

LAURIE, Mo. - The Gravois Fire Protection District confirmed one person died during a fatal fire west of Laurie early Friday morning. The call to a fully involved structure fire in Lake of the Ozarks came in around 3 a.m., officials said. The cause of the fire is still under investigation and the v

OZARKS FIRST.COM - 2018-03-23 22:09:25

Cop Who Threw Handcuffed Man Into Lake and Watched Him Drown, Sentenced to Act in a Musical

Versailles, MO - Nearly two years after Trooper Anthony Piercy was charged in the death of Brandon Ellingson, who drowned in the Lake of the Ozarks with his hands cuffed behind his back, the case was closed. Predictably, the offending officer got off with less than a slap on the wrist-just 10 days i


Moniteau County deputies arrest three after officers find methamphetamine

MONITEAU COUNTY, Mo. - Moniteau County deputies arrested three after officers executed a search warrant on a residence in Latham on Wednesday. When deputies got inside the house, they detained five. Officers found methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia and items used for the packaging and distribution

ABC17NEWS.COM - 2018-03-23 14:21:52

Investigators looking for missing woman, child believed to be in Osage Beach area

OSAGE BEACH, Mo. - Poplar Bluff police are looking for a missing woman and child believed to be in the Osage Beach area. Police said Sara Brown, 32, and Geneva Genova, 1, left a family member's residence on March 7 and have not been seen since. Family members told officers that they had last spoke


Mother charged in death of 15-year-old son

The mother of a 15-year-old male found dead in his home earlier this week has been arrested and charged with second-degree murder in connection with the death. Danielle Christine Baker, 41, of Bolivar is charged in Polk County Circuit Court with second-degree murder, first-degree endangering the wel

BOLIVAR HERALD FREE PRESS - 2018-03-23 20:47:00

Best Restaurant Guide in Osage Beach, MO

Look no further than Osage Beach, MO to find some of the world's best restaurants. Whether you're looking for a romantic place for two, or a larger family-friendly establishment, Osage Beach, MO offers a variety of restaurants to fit your needs. Sometimes hunger strikes unexpectedly and finding a go


Lake Area Chamber Welcomes Blondies Burger Bar

LAKE OZARK, Mo. - The Lake Area Chamber recently held a ribbon cutting for Blondies Burger Bar at their location: 1255 Bagnell Dam Blvd in Lake Ozark. The ribbon cutting took place on March 14th, 2018 at 4:30 p.m. Attendees included Blondies Burger Bar owners and staff, as well as Lake Area Chamber


2 women killed, 3 children injured in crash near Niangua River Bridge in Camden County

NEAR CAMDENTON, Mo. -- The Missouri Highway Patrol reports two women died in a crash hundreds of feet south of the Niangua River Bridge in Camden County. Three children involved in the crash suffered serious injuries. The crash happened Thursday morning shortly after 7. Jessica Brazil, 33, of Camden

KYTV - 2018-03-22 21:59:00

Texting, sexting and cyberbulling: Local group to hold meeting to teach parents and grandparents what they need to know

CAMDENTON, Mo. -- Do you know what your children and grandchildren do online? 60% of parents, according to an Intel Security study last year, still don't. "B/C. AYT? SMH. 6Y." Those are just some of the acronyms Neita Collins, a volunteer with Citizens Against Domestic Violence in Camden County is


Man in custody after manhunt

One person was taken into custody Thursday following a manhunt in Callaway County. Deputies responded at 9:50 a.m. Thursday to a domestic disturbance on County Road 4016 near Holts Summit, according to Callaway County Sheriff's reports. The suspect, identified as Jashua Stean, 33, of Centertown, was

FULTON SUN - 2018-03-23 03:20:53

The Smartphone App Boaters Should Have Before Visiting Lake of the Ozarks

CAMDENTON, Mo -- 911 dispatch centers are already gearing up for a busy time of year on the water. The Camden County dispatch center has implemented new technology for this summer, but is asking for boaters to do their part as well. The smartphone app,RaftUp, could save your life by sending your e


Local nonprofit adds more resources for domestic violence survivors

WAYNESVILLE, Mo. -- "There's no one group of people that it happens more with. I think there's just more factors that contribute to it, and there's more factors that keep you from being able to get the resources that you need," said Suzanne Wilber, the Executive Director of the Good Samaritan of th


Suspected arsonists sought in southwest Missouri county

CAMDENTON, Mo. (AP) - Authorities in a southwest Missouri county are looking for someone who apparently is setting arson fires made more dangerous by dry conditions. KSPR reports three homes were the apparent targets of fires set Wednesday afternoon near Camdenton. The homes are near Missouri State


Kennedy, Luna capture Gun Dog Championship

Another Gun Dog Championship is in the books. This year, the Webster County Bird Hunters Association hosted the event. Tulsa Bird Dog Club sent two teams of six. Team Legends from Joplin, High Prairie from Lebanon and a team from WCBHA brought the total to 30 dogs participating Saturday, March 10. T


Dixon, Mo. angler, 11, hooks Missouri-record, possible world record for a redhorse

DIXON, Mo. (Edited News Release) -- The Missouri Department of Conservation reports an angler, 11, from Dixon, Mo. not only hooked a state record but possibly a world record. Maverick Yoakum caught a river redhorse on Tavern Creek using a rod and reel. The new "pole and line" record river redhorse w