These days the Lake of the Ozarks Writers’ Guild has a new feel, new energy and new officers
While I keep praying that each cold spell we get will be our final one of the winter, I am reminded of when I lived in northern Illinois and fighting your way through a cold snowy March was pretty much standard operating procedure. Still, I remember one year when even we "Northerners" were surprised by a late winter storm.
You sell the product or perform the service, and send a bill, and the customer pays: end of story. Well, not always.
Ray Speckman, co-owner of Emme’s Attic in Versailles, enjoys Lake Area history. The first Wednesday of every month, he will deliver some fun facts, unique stories and interesting information about historic places, occurrences and anecdotes relating to the Lake of the Ozarks and mid-Missouri. Enjoy this entertaining and educational addition and guest column in The Lake Today.
Around the Lake: EXPO 2014: 35th Annual Products and Services Show this weekend offers an experience for all ages
The 35th Annual Lake of the Ozarks Products and Services Show will be held this weekend, March 8-9, at the Country Club Hotel in Lake Ozark.
On Feb. 7, President Barack Obama signed into law the Agriculture Act of 2014, also know as the 2014 Farm Bill. Much of the Farm Bill deals with feeding Americans in the short and long terms, but key components of this legislation benefit conservation across our country.
Around the Lake: TCLA provides updates on legislative activity, lodging tax, website upgrades and more
“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. Make sure to check out the “Around the Lake” column to find out all about what’s happening at the Lake from the area’s top people “in the know.”
The other day I poured some milk onto my cereal and took a big bite only to discover that the cow juice had turned. After a few minutes of coughing and spitting I poured the remainder of the milk down the drain. As I did so I was reminded of how when we were kids we never wasted anything.
With this week’s warmer than normal temperature following some of the coldest temperatures this area has seen in quite a while, it’s hard not to hope that the worst of winter is finally over.
Risk factor for heart disease often unnoticed
Just one risk factor, such as high blood pressure, cholesterol or glucose, will increase your chances of heart disease, according to Lake Regional Cardiologist Zubair Khan, M.D., FACC.
How “green” is your small business? That’s a good question, considering the growing awareness of environmental and sustainability issues.
Right now, there is a proposed constitutional amendment working its way through the State Capitol that would completely change the way conservation is regulated in Missouri.
The Lake of the Ozarks Convention & Visitor Bureau (CVB) staff and board of directors are preparing for the 2014 season.
I don’t know if today’s school kids still pass out valentines to their classmates. However, back when I was in school, not only did we pass out valentines, but it was also done with a special ceremony that made Valentine’s Day a time for real celebration.
Timing is everything, and there is no better time than right now to head to Florida.