Author: Shawn Kober

New Record-breaking giant blue catfish

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Burr Edde III of Malta Bend became Missouri’s most recent record-breaking angler when he landed a giant blue catfish on a stretch of the Missouri River in Saline County using a trotline. The new “alternative method” record blue catfish caught by Edde on March 21 weighed 120 pounds, 8 ounces, with a length of 55 and 1/8 inches and a girth of 45 inches. Edde used cut Asian carp as bait. The new giant broke the previous alternative-method state-record blue catfish of 117 pounds caught more than 50 years ago on the Osage River in...

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Camden County Sheriff’s office uncover a Mushroom Grow Operation

Camdenton, Mo March 24, 2015: On March 24, 2015 at approximately 9:20 AM Deputies from the Office responded to a residence in the 5000 block of North State Hwy 7 in Camdenton regarding a traffic warrant arrest. Deputies made contact at the front door with Adam Blake Stutesman regarding as active Camden County warrant for traffic violations. While at the front door deputies detected an odor of marijuana coming from within the residence. Deputies gained consent from one of the owners of the residence to search and uncovered a marijuana and mushroom grow operation which resulted in the arrest...

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Positive, Behavior, and Support at Oak Ridge Intermediate Camdenton

Oak Ridge Intermediate (ORI) students gathered for a PBS (Positive, Behavior, and Support) assembly on March 24. During the assembly, selected students from the K-Kids program presented CADV (Citizens Against Domestic Violence) representative, Jackie Schulte, with a check for $152.00. The Kiwanis Club of Camdenton sponsors the K-Kids. In February, club members sold and delivered Valentine’s Day candy grams such as suckers, candy hearts, or chocolate candy bars, all with a valentine message attached, to ORI classmates. Money raised from this service project was then presented to the organization of their choice. Pictured from left to right: CADV Representative...

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