Proposed Amendments to the Constitution of Missouri


Wednesday,   July 10 –   Fish, scalloped potatoes, coleslaw, fruit, bread, soup, dessert, milk. Thursday,   July 11 –   Lasagna, California blend, salad, fruit, …
Nina Lou Flora, 91
Nina Lou Flora, 91, of Osage Beach, Missouri passed away July 10, 2024, at Lake Regional Hospital. She was born June 2, 1933, in Springfield, Mo.; daughter of John W. and Grace Marie (Ricard) …
W. Dorene (McDow) Booth, 92
W. Dorene (McDow) Booth, 92, of Cole Camp, died July 4, 2024, at the Good Samaritan Care Center in Cole Camp.   She was born Feb. 18, 1932, in Barnett, a daughter of the late Charles Edward …
Mary Jane Kemna, 81
Mary Jane Kemna, 81, of St. Elizabeth, died Saturday, July 6, 2024, at Capital Region Medical Center in Jefferson City.   She was born May 23, 1943, in St. Elizabeth, a daughter of the late …
Elba Gene Roark, 71
Elba Gene Roark, 71 of Independence, died Saturday June 29, 2024, from aggressive fast-paced dementia.   Survivors include: his wife of 49 years, Kathleen S. Jones-Roark; daughters Racheal …
Ruby Louise Mead, 88
Ruby Louise Mead, 88, of Lake Ozark, died Sunday, June 30, 2024, at Osage Beach Healthcare and Rehabilitation in Osage Beach.   She was born Jan. 15, 1936, in Eldon, a daughter of the late …
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Amvets host Firehouse Fund-raiser July 27

Babyback ribs will be on the smoker Saturday, July 27, as Rocky Mount Amvets Post 108 hosts its fifth annual firehouse fund-raiser. Barbecue competition begins at 8 a.m., with lunch served at 2 …

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Youth soccer ID Session coming to Osage High School
The United Capital City Soccer Club has partnered with the Lake of the Ozarks Soccer Association (LOSA) to host a youth soccer ID session on July 11, held at the Osage High School Football Field.  
Rock Island Road Races hits streets of Eldon
One hundred runners hit the streets of Eldon Saturday morning for the seventh annual Rock Island Road Race to benefit the Miller County Shop with a Cop program. The event featured 15K, 10K and …
Kam Durnin (No. 50) capped his freshman season with a .267 batting average and 48 hits off 180 at-bats. The shortstop belted seven home runs while scoring 35 runs with one triple, 13 doubles and 33 runs batted in.
Kam Durnin reflects on freshman season at Wichita State
After rehabbing from an injury to start his collegiate baseball career, Camdenton alum Kam Durnin reflects on his freshman year at Wichita State University where he earned a starting spot at shortstop and postseason honors.
Tuscumbia Band
July 4th, 1917 - American troops marched through Paris to declare publicly, "Lafayette, we are here!" With the first drawing for the Army draft just weeks away, Miller County families were displaying …
3rd Regiment Infantry Missouri Volunteers, Missouri State Museum
In May 1861, the womenfolk of the families of Hawkins and Robinson, having torn old dresses of vivid colors into proper strips, made of the cloth a National Flag – the first Stars and Stripes …
Ernest L. and Helen T. Taylor,
One hundred years ago Miller County parents were fighting an ongoing battle for an education for their children. Missouri law said a school district had to provide a “colored school” if …
Bob Nigg performing with The Poor Boys
At his parents' club, the Casablanca, on the Bagnell Dam Strip, Gary Graham noticed Bob Nigg carrying a guitar. “Let's see how good you are,” was Gary's challenge. That moment in June …
Some of the men who left on May 26, 1918, helped to organize the VFW Post in Eldon.
On Sunday, May 26, 1918, Miller County celebrated Memorial Day with a Farewell Meeting at 11 A.M. for men boarding a Missouri Pacific train in Eldon at noon.   The men were headed for training …
A billion (A BILLION) dollars worth of planned spending was recently cut from the Missouri budget by Gov. Mike Parson. I probably don’t agree with all his cuts but the fact that he found $1 …
Task Force resumes look at Missouri’s response to substance abuse The Substance Abuse Treatment and Prevention Task Force in Missouri has resumed its efforts to address the state's …
Show-Me the supply chain, securing Missouri's supply chain future I bet you don’t consider where your favorite companies or brands source their products from.   Many of our favorite …
“It was on Facebook.” If you have an upcoming event you want the public to participate in, let news organizations in the area know directly. We don’t check hundreds of …
Father’s Day and Family Bonds Many of us recently celebrated Father’s Day. Whether it was by sharing a meal, having a barbecue, or spending a day on the lake, it was undoubtedly a …
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Devore family holds reunion

The Devore family reunion was Saturday, July 6 at the Brumley Lions Club. The families of Rawl and Alma (Hedrick) Devore, and Ralph and Fern Devore gathered together. Representing the family of …

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