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Ozarks Camera Club announces PhotoQuest contest

Returning to live venue events, the Lake Area Camera Club, in cooperation with the Lake Arts Council, will hold the 2021 Contest at the offices of the Lake Arts Council in the Stone Crest Mall. Photos must be received for judging at the office by August 2. This contest is to give amateur photographers earning less than $500 gross per year from photography (excluding contest winnings) an opportunity to exhibit their art and receive recognition for their work.
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Crews respond to boat fire at Table Rock Lake near Cape Fair

CAPE FAIR, Mo. (KY3) - Emergency crews responded to a boat fire Saturday afternoon at Table Rock Lake near Cape Fair, Missouri. The Southern Stone County Fire Protection District reports a fire broke out near the engine of a boat around 4:41 p.m. Crews believe two people were in the...
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Stone County fights back-to-back fires

The Southern Stone County Fire Protection District had a busy Saturday as firefighters were called to two fires within 30 minutes of each other. A boat with two occupants was reported on fire near Point 14 at Table Rock Lake / Cape Fair Marina at 4:41 p.m. on Saturday, June 19, according to a press release from the SSCFPD.
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Mt. Vernon man dies after his canoe overturns

STONE COUNTY, Mo. – A canoe accident claims the life of a Mt. Vernon, Missouri man. It happened on Tuesday afternoon on James River in Stone County, about a half mile downstream from the Hootentown Access. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the canoe overturned while fighting the current...
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Stone Co. Developmental Disability Board now a Medicaid provider

The Stone County Developmental Disability Board received their Medicaid provider contract and began services under the contract on June 1. The SCDDB is now a Medicaid provider of services, including day services, personal assistant, individual skills development and community integration for people with developmental disabilities, according to the Stone County Developmental Disability Board website.
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Covid variant confirmed in Stone Co.

The first case of the India variant of COVID-19 has been confirmed in Stone County. In a press release on Monday, June 14, the Stone County Health Department confirmed the first case of the India variant (Delta or B.1.617) in Stone County. Genetic variants of COVID-19 have emerged and circulated through the state, but this is the first variant that is lab-confirmed in Stone County.
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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers closes swimming beach on Table Rock Lake

NEAR SHELL KNOB, Mo. (KY3) - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers closed a popular swimming beach on Table Rock Lake after tests showed high levels of E. coli. The Stone County Health Department conducted testing at Campbell Point near Shell Knob. Officials posted signs on the beach recommending no swimming because of the high bacteria levels. Once bacteria levels are within the acceptable range, the swim beach will reopen.
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Stone Co. economic development survey

Stone County residents and workers are being asked for their opinions on what they think are the most important issues facing the county’s economic growth. The Table Rock Lake Chamber of Commerce is conducting a survey to gather input as part of the process for creating an economic development strategic plan.
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Stone Co. nonprofit supports sheriff’s department

A local nonprofit has devoted their volunteer efforts to help make a difference in the lives of the Stone County Sheriff’s Department deputies. According to their Facebook page, Stone County Citizens in Action is a group started by the first graduating class of the Stone County Sheriff’s Citizens Academy in 2014. After completing the 24 hour coursework, the graduates were motivated to continue working with the Stone County Sheriff’s Office as volunteer citizens to continue to make a difference in Stone County.
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Auditor gives highest rating possible after audit of Stone County, Mo. books

GALENA, Mo. (KY3) - Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway rated the audit of the Stone County books as “excellent,” the highest possible. “This audit confirms the Stone County Collector’s Office was run in an efficient and cost-effective manner,” Auditor Galloway said. “This is great news for the taxpayers of the county and an example to offices throughout the state.”
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Stone Co. Citizens Sheriff’s Academy honors graduates

A group of Stone County residents had the opportunity to take part in a program to get a better understanding of area law enforcement. The eighth class of the Stone County Citizens Sheriff’s Academy had their graduation on Monday, May 10 at the New Testament Christian Church in Reeds Spring.
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Stone County Looking For Suspect in Stabbing

The Stone County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man who has been charged in connection with a stabbing. A felony warrant for 1st degree assault and armed criminal action has been issued for 36- year-old Matthew C. Hembree. The Stone County Sheriff’s Office says on May 11 deputies were...