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Community Bank of the Ozarks now Bank of Sullivan

On Friday, December 14, 2012, Bank of Sullivan worked in cooperation with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) to assume all of the deposits of Community Bank of the Ozarks, which encompassed two branches: Sunrise Beach, Missouri and Pleasant Hope, Missouri. This acquisition by Bank of Sullivan helped to protect …

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MedReturn Collection Box at Sheriff’s Department

The Camden County Sheriff’s Department now has a place for residents to properly dispose of unused prescription and non prescription medications. The program is free and encourages residents to get rid of their unwanted and unneeded and expired medications. There is a secured, steel medreturn collection box in the lobby …

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Summit Gas Begins Construction

Summit Natural Gas crews have started construction on the 3,320 foot long bore next to the Niangua Bridge at Lake of the Ozarks. The largest and most expensive parts of the Lake of the Ozarks project is boring the Lake at the three major bridges in the area. The Community …

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Work Continues on Hurricane Deck Bridge

Bridge replacement continues on the Hurricane Deck Bridge on Route 5 in Camden County. Crews will Set steel girders on the concrete piers beginning next Monday, December 17.  MODOT officials say Hurricane Deck Bridge will be closed several times next week for at least 15 minutes at a time.

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Sunrise Beach Teen Injured

A 16-year old Sunrise Beach girl has been injured in a one vehicle accident in Morgan County. The Highway Patrol says the accident happened Sunday morning on Cup Tree Drive when Sophia Bayer had trouble rounding a curve.  Her car ran off the road, hit a tree and overturned. She …

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Stover Man Charged with 2 Counts of 2nd Degree Murder

The Morgan County Sheriff’s Department has charged a 25-year old Stover man with 2 counts of second degree murder. Morgan County Sheriff Jim Petty says Ronald Blowers admitted to using a pipe, knife and screwdriver to kill Wayne and Mable Wells Monday evening. It was originally thought the Ivy Bend …

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Holts Summit Woman Accused of Murder Appears in Court

The Holts Summit woman accused of killing  her retired Jefferson City police officer husband was in a Callaway County courtroom this week. Sandra Plunkett is charged with shooting and killing her husband Paul Plunkett at their Holts Summit home on New Years Day last year. Her attorney has filed motions …

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Governor to make appointment for Morgan County Presiding Commissioner

Governor Jay Nixon’s Office is receiving recommendations to fill the stat of Morgan County Presiding Commissioner. Jay Fisher recently passed away after a battle with cancer. The Morgan County Republican political action committee has made two recommendations. They Are Brian Lehman of Versailles and James Bryant of Gravois Mills. Democrats will also …

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