The Lake Today Features


SCORE: Want to get paid? Practice prompt, smart invoicing

Nobody likes the idea of resorting to a collections process to deal with delinquent accounts.

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Three flowers that thrive in fall’s cooler temperatures

The University of Missouri Extension Service says to add pizzazz to your autumn display

The University of Missouri Extension Service describes autumn flowers as “nature’s last brazen splash of the paintbrush before the sullen grays of winter come.”

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Captive deer remain wildlife controlled by MDC

One vote. One vote was the difference between reclassifying captive deer as livestock, or leaving them as wildlife under the control of the Missouri Department of Conservation.

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Fishing Tip & Lure: It’s about structure, lighting and location with crappie beds

Crappie fishing is gearing up at the Lake, and placing the beds properly is key to scoring some prime fish.

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‘Choose Your Own Doom’ Contest returns for fifth year

Enter through Oct. 15 for chance to win prizes, be featured in Castle Vlad’s Mad Monster Party free show

This year, The Lake Today presents the same challenge in its fifth annual “Choose Your Own Doom” Ghost Story Contest.

SBLT holds auditions Sept. 28 for Writers Guild Showcase production ‘The Outrageous Moon Hoax of 1835’

Open auditions for the Writers Guild Showcase, “The Outrageous Moon Hoax of 1835,” will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept, 28 at the Sunrise Beach Community Center on Highway 5 in Sunrise Beach.

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Lake Area-based Spontaneous Serendipity releases album

Spontaneous Serendipity, a Lake Area based band, has released its new album, “Bridges.”

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Lake Arts Council concert offers something for all, honors founder

Don't miss the Lake Art Council’s Organ and Piano Concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19 at Harper Chapel United Methodist Church in Osage Beach.

Inaugural bridge tournament raises money for Lamb House

The Lake Valley Bridge Club will host a benefit bridge tournament that will benefit the Lamb House in Camdenton, from 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Oct. 8 in Lake Valley Country Club in Camdenton.

Lake Area Community Orchestra Rehearsals Begin for Fall Season

Rehearsals for the Lake Area Community Orchestra have begun for the fall season.

Turkey Festival gets ‘Back to Our Roots’ Sept. 27 in Eldon

The City of Eldon will celebrate its status as one of Missouri's top turkey producers on Sept. 27 at its 29th Annual Eldon Turkey Festival.

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Local residents chosen as State Fair Farm Family for Camden County

Ernie and Christi Calvert and family of Camdenton were among the 110 families honored during the Missouri State Fair’s Farm Family Day Aug. 11.

Save Blue Springs Creek Stream Team to hold meeting Monday

The Save Blue Springs Creek Stream Team will hold a meeting at 7 p.m. Monday at the Eldon McDonald’s.

Missouri is among top states for farmers markets

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Missouri is among the top 10 states in the number of farmers’ markets with 245 listed in the National Farmers’ Market Directory.

Health Beat: Fall prevention – Identifying risks helps avoid falls

Each year, one-third to one-half of individuals age 65 and older experience a fall, many repeatedly.