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Weather-related cancellations, announcements for Monday, March 2, 2015

Check this headline link for updates on Mid-Missouri weather-related cancellations and announcements for Monday, March 2, 2015.

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Snow to continue in Mid-Missouri through Sunday

A late-season winter storm will affect central and eastern sections of Missouri starting today and continuing into Sunday.

[BLOG] 2015 District Basketball Rundown

Camdenton, Osage and Eldon look to extend their postseasons starting this weekend.

Remembering my favorite restaurants

Earlier this week I watched a Food Network show called “Diners, Drive-ins and Dives,” which is about all the little out of the way mom and pop restaurants in this country where the service is excellent and the food is even better. Watching the show I was reminded of all the little places like that where I have eaten over the years.

Around the Lake: Eldon Chamber prepares for lots of events this spring

The Eldon Area Chamber of Commerce will host its Annual Dinner and Silent Auction from 5:30-9 p.m. April 23 at Shawnee Bluff Vineyard in Eldon.

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Lake Arts Variety Talent Showcase returns to the stage March 14

Visual arts display from Lake Studio for the Arts on exhibit during event

The Lake Arts Variety Talent Showcase featuring highly talented local performers comes to the School of the Osage Cummings Auditorium at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 14.

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Driftwood Outdoors: Lake of the Woods ice fishing worth the trip

The thermometer outside a frosty window read 25 below zero. Inside the cabin, we had a fire raging and fresh coffee in the pot. Leaving warmth and safety to travel 20 miles out onto Lake of the Woods to ice fish in these conditions seemed crazy, and I maintained that thought the whole way to our ice fishing shanty.

Residents encouraged to attend Army Listening Session March 2 at Fort Leonard Wood

All community members are encouraged to attend the upcoming U.S. Army Listening Session at 5:30 p.m. Monday, March 2 to express concerns to Pentagon officials about further proposed solider and Army civilian job cuts at Fort Leonard Wood. The event is held at Nutter Field House on Fort Leonard Wood.

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TOTES for Ta-Ta’s event benefits breast cancer patients

The Fifth Annual Totes for Ta-Ta’s fundraiser, held at the Resort at Port Arrowhead in Lake Ozark last October, featured a silent and live auction of new and used purses, totes, wallets and other items.

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60-plus Bigs joined Littles for Valentine’s Day parties

Lake Area Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) happily celebrated Valentine’s Day with two parties.

Spend an evening with contemporary Christian musician John Angotti March 24 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church

St. Anthony Catholic Church invites the Lake Area community to an evening of contemporary Christian music featuring Christian music artist John Angotti, 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesday, March 24 at the church.

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Osage Beach K9 officer to receive protective vest from nationwide campaign

The Osage Beach Police Department’s K-9, Axel, will be receiving a ballistic vest thanks to a nationwide Groupon event that has raised more than $335,000 for K-9 protective vests.

Laurie Police offer safe environment to handle Craigslist transactions

The Laurie Police Department is offering a unique service to those who buy and/or sell merchandise via the Craigslist website.

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‘Give-a-Lift’ to Gateway employees

Gateway Industries of Eldon is seeking “a lift” from the community as they continue their “Give-a-Lift” fundraising campaign.

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Camdenton Chamber celebrates Serenity Storage expansion

The Camdenton Area Chamber of Commerce recently celebrated the expansion of Serenity Storage, located on Highway 54 in Linn Creek, with a ribbon cutting.

Lake Regional’s Dr. Chris Livek moves to Lake Ozark Clinic

Effective March 2, Chris Livek, M.D., will move from Lake Regional Urgent Care – Eldon to Lake Regional Clinic – Lake Ozark, at 1870 Bagnell Dam Blvd.

Dr. Blackman achieves continuous certification in family medicine

Lake Regional Health System’s Ann Blackman, M.D., who practices at Lake Regional Urgent Care – Osage Beach, has earned continuous certification in family medicine from the American Board of Family Medicine.

Lake Regional hosts 'How to Care for Loved Ones at Home' March 10

Caring for a loved one with an ongoing health condition can be challenging, but Lake Regional Health System is offering help.

Family Birth Center recognized for breastfeeding practices

The Lake Regional Family Birth Center has earned designation as a “Show Me 5” Hospital from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. The “Show Me 5” Hospital Initiative is to encourage breastfeeding and foster breastfeeding longevity. Lake Regional is the eighth facility statewide to earn this designation.

Lake Regional hosts informational forum on heart failure

Lake Regional Health System will host the free informational forum “Living with Congestive Heart Failure” at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 18 in the hospital’s third floor conference rooms.


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