The Lake Today Features


Around the Lake: TCLA offers activity updates, recognizes Lake of the Ozarks, Can-Am Games information

“Around the Lake” allows the Lake Area’s five chambers of commerce directors, Convention and Visitors Bureau director and Tri-County Lodging Association administrator to share upcoming event information, local issues and fun topics with The Lake Today’s readers.

New schedules for Lake Regional’s Thrive Kids Program at Oak Ridge

In an effort to accommodate more children and their families, Lake Regional Health System and Camdenton R-3 Afterschool Services Department have changed the dates for the Thrive Kids program at Oak Ridge Intermediate School.

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Fishing Tip: Volunteers, sponsors still sought for Take a Kid Fishing Derby

In about two weeks, families will be able to enjoy a free activity with their children, as the kids learn and experience the joys of fishing. Osage Beach Bait & Tackle owner Carol Drysdale is looking forward presenting this activity, the Annual Take a Kid Fishing Derby, to the Lake community.

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Giant tent serves as season long base camp

Each spring and fall, I hunt numerous public and private properties across multiple states. Some are special places I return to year after year, while others are new destinations luring me in with the hope of greatness and the promise of adventure.

New kind of tournament showcasing fishing and golf comes to Lake

Inaugural Missouri Invitation Bass N Golf Championship scheduled for Oct. 29-31

Old Kinderhook Golf Resort and Bassing Bob are joining forces to bring a new kind of tournament to the Lake Area that will combine two of its most popular pastimes: fishing and golf.

Ducks Unlimited fundraising event set for Oct. 22

The local chapter of Ducks Unlimited (DU) will hold its annual fundraising event Thursday, Oct. 22 in Camdenton.

Fishing tournaments for Oct. 10-11

Find out what fishing tournaments are scheduled for this weekend at Lake of the Ozarks.

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Providing a safe haven for migrating monarchs

Lake of the Ozarks Master Naturalists, Osage schools team up to create butterfly beds

School of the Osage high school and middle school students worked with Lake of the Ozark Master Naturalists Oct. 1, learning about planting milkweed and nectar plants for long-term monarch butterfly survival and creating butterfly beds of plants.

Reflecting on Missouri pride

With the baseball season now into the playoffs and both of Missouri’s teams once again being represented, I can’t help but reflect on just how much we, as Missourians, have to be proud of.

Doghouse Daddies to lead Lake of the Ozarks Blues Society monthly jam Oct. 13

The Lake of the Ozarks Blues Society will hold its monthly jam Tuesday at Beavers at the Dam, located at 1076 Bagnell Dam Blvd. in Lake Ozark.

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Dogwood Garden Club awards scholarship to Camdenton grad

The Dogwood Garden Club has awarded their yearly scholarship to Lukas McGwire, who is a 2015 graduate of Camdenton High School.

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Harper Chapel sponsors ‘Undie Sunday’ to support Camdenton students in need

“Accidents happen.” When accidents happen at the Camdenton R-III School District’s Elementary Schools, sometimes something a little more practical is needed.

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Bikefest passport program bike awarded to Illinois man

The 2015 Lake of the Ozarks Bikefest was held on Sept. 17-20 where more than 30,000 motorcycles and 40,000 people were in attendance.

Tri-County YMCA holds 20th annual Live and Silent Auction Saturday; golf tournament Sunday

The Tri-County YMCA of the Ozarks encourages the community to participate in two upcoming fundraisers this weekend.

Tickets, sponsorships available for CADV annual brunch

The 14th annual Citizens Against Domestic Violence Brunch is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 21 at The Lodge of Four Seasons Campana Hall in Lake Ozark. The theme this year is “Favorite Musical or Play.”