Updated August 16, 2018
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MILLER COUNTY – A jailer has been arrested and charged with
having sexual contact with a female prisoner.
Woman charged in shooting
MILLER COUNTY - A Marthasville woman has been arrested in a shooting
incident last week in Eldon.
Fire tax issues pass in August 7 Primary election
LAKE OF THE OZARKS – There were no major
surprises in Camden, Miller or Morgan Counties in last week’s
primary election but some of them will face off against a
candidate from the opposing party in November.
Camden County – Unofficial results. (As of press time the votes had not been certified. Camden County Clerk Rowland Todd said there were only five or six votes that may be added to a candidate’s tally, which will not change any of the results).
Current incumbent Republican Greg Hasty received 4,298 votes against challenger James Rericha, who brought in 3,856.
Hasty will face off in November against Democrat Sherri Gaddy (who ran alone on the Democrat ticket and received 1,860 votes) and Libertarian candidate Marshall Peterson, who received 21 votes.
Republican incumbent Rowland Todd beat challenger Ernest Calvert in the primary. Todd received 5,324 votes and Calvert received 2,681.
Todd will face Libertarian candidate James O’Brien (who received 21 votes in the primary) in November.
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Man charged in ‘hate crime’
CAMDEN COUNTY - An Ellsinore MO man has
found himself behind bars after being arrested for an alleged
$500,000 cash bond set in assault
CAMDEN COUNTY – A disturbance at a
residence on Bittersweet Road has landed a man in jail facing
numerous charges including domestic assault.
Man dies when vehicle door opens
LAKE OF THE OZARKS – A Linn Creek man is dead following an accident last
week on Anderson Hollow Road.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol (MSHP) last Monday (August 6) at 8:10 p.m., a 1997 Dodge 2500, driven by Chadrick Byler, 25, of Linn Creek was eastbound on Anderson Hollow Road at East Shivers Road.
The driver than made a u-turn at that junction when the passenger side door failed and opened, ejecting Bentley Byler, 76, also of Linn Creek, MO onto the roadway.
He was transported by Mercy Lifeline to University Hospital where he was later pronounced dead. The MSHP said he was not wearing a safety device.
In other accidents last week:
Last Thursday at 9:00 a.m., an unoccupied 1995 Dodge Ram 1500 rolled backwards and struck Billie Sass, 61 of Stover, MO. The accident occurred at Wilderness Drive, 68 feet east of Wilderness way in Morgan County.
Sass, a pedestrian, was transported by Staff for Life to University Hospital with serious injuries. No other details were given about the vehicle’s owner or why the vehicle rolled backwards.
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