Updated May 1, 2019


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ATC: Wine bottles from Eldon company could explode

JEFFERSON CITY – The Missouri Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Control (ATC) is warning the public that six different types of bottled wine manufactured by the Eldon Missouri winery Casa de Loco may pose a danger of exploding and should be immediately secured to prevent injury.

ATC also stated that the wine should not be consumed.

The Casa de Loco wine products that ATC is aware of that should be handled with care and secured are:

• Applesauced
• Bellini Gold
• Coming in Hot
• Kona Lover Port
• Peachy Thoughts.

According to the ATC, Casa de Loco never submitted these wines to ATC for product brand registration, which includes review and product evaluation, as required by Missouri law.

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Annual Magic Dragon Street Meet begins Friday

LAKE OF THE OZARKS – The 31st Annual Magic Dragon Street Meet Nationals will be motoring in to the lake area this weekend and pre-registration has the event (as of last week) 70 percent full.

The show officially begins on The Strip at noon on Friday, May 3 and will run till Sunday, May 5.

Registration and dash cards can be picked up at Willmore Lodge in Lake Ozark starting on Thursday, May 2 from noon to 5 p.m. or Friday, May 3 from 6 a.m. till 8 p.m. and on Saturday, May 4 from 6 a.m. till noon.

Participants are encouraged to visit Firestone Alley featuring family activities, sponsor booths, as well as the infamous Bigfoot Monster Truck. The Big Foot Car Smash will take place on Saturday, May 4 at 2 p.m.

Judging for this event will take place on Sunday, May 5 and all vehicles to be judged must be in place no later than 9 a.m. The awards ceremony will take place on Sunday, May 5 at the Ozark Live Stage and will begin at 1 p.m.

To receive up-to-date information about this year’s show, text “LakeCarShow” to 40691.

You can view the entire car show schedule at www.MagicDragonCarShow.com or by calling the Lake Area Chamber of Commerce at 573-964-1008.

Crash sends man to hospital

LAKE OF THE OZARKS – A Linn Creek man is in serious condition after an accident last week on Route V.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol (MSHP) last Thursday at 1:44 a.m., a 2006 Ford Explorer, driven by Richard Musselman, 25, of Linn Creek, MO, was southbound on Route V, 417 feet north of Country Meadows Drive when the vehicle ran off the right side of the road.

It then struck a sign, hit a driveway and became airborne. As the vehicle came down it hit a ditch, overturned, struck the ground and came to rest on its roof.

Musselman suffered serious injuries and was transported by ambulance to Lake Regional Hospital. The MSHP said he was not wearing a safety device.

In other accidents last week:

Two accidents occurred on Sunday April 21 in Miller County.

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MDC thanks Miller County officers

MILLER COUNTY - Deputy Andrew Wickham and Deputy Randy Wheeler were both presented with a certificate of appreciation from The Missouri Department of Conservation District Supervising Agent Mike Jones for their assistance last November.

On November 18, 2018, the two officers helped apprehend a dangerous wanted felon and sex offender absconder that was being pursued by a local conservation agent.

“The Sheriff’s Office is proud to have a wonderful working relationship with the Department of Conservation,” a spokesman said.

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