Motorcycles at Bikefest

Audio: 90,000 motorcyclists heading to Lake of the Ozarks for largest motorcycle rally in Midwest

About 90,000 motorcyclists are heading to Lake of the Ozarks, for the largest motorcycle rally in the Midwest.  J.T. Gerlt from our Versailles affiliate KTKS has the story.     There will be vendor villages, live music, two Harley Davidson motorcycle giveaways and a wide selection of food and drink specials at several locations including […]

Drowning

Audio: Illinois man’s body pulled from Lake of the Ozarks; popular boat race temporarily halted

An Illinois man drowned while watching a popular boat race over the weekend at the Lake of the Ozarks.     The popular “Shootout” boat race at the Lake of the Ozarks was temporarily called off Saturday afternoon to search for a man who went missing. 23-year-old Sean Burgess of Peoria, Illinois was last seen […]

Lake of the Ozarks Shootout

Audio: Popular boat race expected to draw 100,000 to Lake of the Ozarks this weekend

Watch out for major traffic around the Lake of the Ozarks this weekend. More than 100,000 people are expected there for the “Shootout”. Director Christy Janssen says the event is the largest unsanctioned boat race in the country.     Powerboat Magazine has named the Shootout as one of the nation’s eight “must-see” boating events.

Boating Accident V2

Two from northwest missouri escape injury in boating accident at Lake of the Ozarks

The highway patrol reports two northwest Missouri residents went into the water when their boat overturned at the Lake of the Ozarks this weekend. Fifty-two-year-old Jeff Wilson and 53-year-old Jennifer Wilson, from the Andrew County town of Bolckow, were checked by emergency medical services at the scene and released. The accident happened at about 5 […]

Skydiving

Audio: One man injured in skydiving accident near Lake of the Ozarks

The Camden County Sheriff’s department says federal aviation officials will investigate a skydiving accident that injured one person on Saturday.     The central Missouri accident occurred around 7:00 p.m. Saturday. The sheriff’s department near the Lake of the Ozarks says four divers made the jump from a plane. A 30-year-old Canadian sky-diver landed on […]

MSHP Cruiser and Boat

You can vote in the highway patrol “America’s Best Looking Cruiser Contest”

The Missouri State Highway Patrol is taking part in the American Association of State Troopers’ “2019 America’s Best Looking Cruiser Contest” and invites the public to vote for the MSHP’s cruiser. The 2019 MSHP submission featured in the photo above the story is a marked, vibrant blue, MSHP Dodge Charger and marked MSHP Donzi patrol […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Missouri State Highway Patrol reports 12 fatalities over July 4th holiday weekend

The Missouri State Highway Patrol has released their fourth of July holiday period statistics for 2019, which include 12 statewide traffic fatalities and three drownings.  The 2019 fourth of July counting period began at 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 3 and continued through midnight Sunday, July 7, 2019. During the counting period in 2018, four people […]

Newtown-Harris School Website

Newtown-Harris Board of Education approves new insurance carrier

The Newtown-Harris R-3 Board of Education approved the district’s health insurance provider as well as salary increases at its meeting Monday evening. Ozarks Schools Benefits Association will be the health insurance carrier for the next school year. Insurance rates increased by eight point six two percent with Blue Cross Blue Shield to be the district’s […]

FCCLA and STAR

Trenton qualifies eight for state STAR events competition

Trenton has qualified eight entries for STAR events competition on the state level in March. Results have been announced following the regional STAR events held Tuesday at First Baptist Church in Chillicothe. STAR is an acronym for students taking action with recognition. It’s one of the programs for students in the school organization: Family, Career, […]