The Lake Today Features


SBLT presents Lake Variety Show March 27-28 in Sunrise Beach

The Sunrise Beach Little Theatre presents the Lake Variety Show Friday, March 27 and Saturday, March 28 at the Sunrise Beach Community Center on Highway 5 in Sunrise Beach.

Royal Theatre presents ‘The Boys Next Door’ in April

The first 2015 play production at The Royal Theatre is “The Boys Next Door” and is scheduled for April 10-11 and 17-18 at the historic venue in downtown Versailles.

Annual Palm Sunday Art Show celebrates 37 years in March

Applications for entry into the 37th Annual Palm Sunday Art Show, sponsored by the Lake Arts Council, are now being accepted.

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Lake Area WWII vet, Marine celebrates 100th birthday

Slew of parties were thrown in his honor

It was day filled with birthday cake, presents, food, family and friends. However, for Howard “Howie” Carlson, it was also a day to celebrate being a U.S. Marine.

April is a great month

As we all know April is famous for a number of reasons. April Fool’s Day, Easter and, of course, my birthday. I thought it would be fun to reflect on some of the other reasons that this 30-day period is such an important time of the year.

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Missouri State Parks: Second to none

The concept of free state parks was something I had never considered. Now, I view this privilege as another in a long, long list of reasons why I consider Missouri to be the absolute best state in America for outdoor enthusiasts to live and visit.

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MDC says spring turkey outlook good

The spring turkey hunting season starts with a youth-only weekend April 11-12 for young hunters ages 6-15. The regular spring season runs April 20 through May 10.

Crappie USA returns to Lake of the Ozarks at Osage Beach

Crappie USA Inc., “America’s Premier National Crappie Fishing Tournament Organization” will be holding a qualifying event April 4 on Lake of the Ozarks at Osage Beach.

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Experienced fisherperson takes over ownership at Osage Beach Bait & Tackle

Carol Drysdale to give weekly fishing tips in The Lake Today

Even though Carol does not fish like her and Wayne did before moving to the Lake 15 years ago, she was able to carry on her passion for fishing in a new way earlier this year. She became the new owner of Osage Beach Bait & Tackle.

Around the Lake: TCLA Board of Directors group sales effect, lodging tax collections

We would like to thank The Lake Today staff for the opportunity to share with their readers how the Lake of the Ozarks Tri-County Lodging Association (TCLA) Advisory Board of Directors works to promote tourism and bring more visitors to the beautiful Lake of the Ozarks.

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Newcomers/Longtimers honor Community Pride Award recipients

For the past 15 years, the Newcomers/Longtimers have presented Community Pride Awards to Lake Area businesses that have been nominated by the membership.

Sign-ups open for men’s, co-ed adult spring softball league at Osage Beach City Park

Sign-ups are now open for the 2015 adult spring softball league in men’s and co-ed divisions at Osage Beach City Park.

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How to Start Seeds: Part 5: Getting your vegetable, flower plants ready for the garden

The process of gradually changing the plants environment from their ideal growing environment to true outdoor conditions is called “hardening off.”

Share the Harvest finds new executive director

Eleven years ago co-founder of Share the Harvest, Judy Wimmer, had a goal: "I don't want to see any child go hungry."

MCCKC encourages community to participate in Hope Ray Dunklee Memorial Run/Walk

The Hope Ray Dunklee Memorial Run/Walk returns in its second year Saturday to Versailles High School.