Month: August 2017

Lake of the Ozarks Shootout Preview

Lake of the Ozarks Shootout Preview The Lake of the Ozarks Shootout, held at Captain Ron’s Bar & Grill and the 33MM-34.5MM, will bring top powerboat racers and off shore racing power boats from across the country, topping 200 MPH. The largest unsanctioned boat race in the Midwest with over 100 racers and 100,000 spectators. Proceeds will benefit the Lake Area Rescue Teams, and other charitable...

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Shootout Damage Things Have to Change, Lake of the Ozarks after the no Wake Buoy Line

Shootout Damage, Things have got to change.  I will come out and say it.  In a nut shell 29 years ago the shootout was held at the 21 mile marker and from there organically grew.  Geographically the location worked great, in that the traffic for the most part went both ways when entering and exiting heading up and down channel.  Rewind 10 years and it’s in a new location and boats haven gotten nearly twice as fast and the crowds nearly five times as big, in a location that nearly most of the traffic heads to the lower Mile...

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MSHP Troop I to conduct DWI saturation patrol in Pulaski County

ROLLA, Missouri-  Captain James W. Remillard, commanding officer of Troop I, announces that sometime during the month of September, troopers assigned to Troop I will be conducting a DWI saturation patrol in Pulaski County. Troopers assigned to these special enforcement operations will patrol those highways where in the past a higher number of alcohol-related arrests and traffic crashes have occurred, Remillard said. Captain Remillard would like to remind motorists that they can report highway emergencies and serious traffic offenses to the nearest troop headquarters by dialing *55 on a cellular...

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Tears will flow watching this “Angel Flight”

WEST COVINA, California- Angel Flight LCpl Ruben Velasco grew up in the West Covina area of So California and graduated from West Covina High School in 2016. He immediately joined the Marine Corps and had been serving in Australia. He was on an Osprey helicopter with 25 other Marines that crashed as it was attempting to land on the back of an aircraft carrier. 23 Marines survived, LCpl Velasco was one of the 3 that did not. LCpl Velasco has been posthumously promoted to Lance Corporal as a gesture of honor by the Corps, awarded for his good and faithful...

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