Influenza A leads to school absences

by Janet Dabbs Approximately 16 percent of the student population at the Hurricane Deck Elementary School in Sunrise Beach was absent Thursday, March 7 due to Influenza A, according to Hurricane Deck Elementary School nurse Meagan Hardwick. “I had 50 sick students come in to my office today,” Hardwick reported. Camden County Health Department Director

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High winds damage docks, homes

by Janet Dabbs Powerful winds ripped docks from their anchors, toppled trees, downed power lines, and tore off metal roofing and siding Saturday, March 9 across the Lake of the Ozarks. There were reports of trees blown over, dime-sized hail, thunderstorms, and rain. The wind storm damaged multiple docks, breaking them loose and moving them,

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