Volunteers are backbone of thrift store, food pantry
Shoppers flocked to stores around the Lake Area last weekend for Black Friday deals, but one store offers great deals for a good cause all year long – the thrift store at Hope House of Miller County.
Bond hopes to encourage others to participate, community support program
For Bond, his Central Missouri Honor Flight awakened his own pride in his service, but it also fueled his passion to raise awareness about Central Missouri Honor Flight to others in the Lake Area and the veterans’ service in these momentous times of American history.
Celebrating Veterans Day on Nov. 11, 2013
Enjoy finding out more about local heroes in our community and on behalf of The Lake Today staff, we salute and thank all veterans in the area for their service to our country. Happy Veteran’s Day!
Learn how two longtime teenage dancers have started a unique company to bring performance dance to the Lake Area’s center stage
Find out more about the LOZ Community Dance Project, their upcoming “Zombie Pop” program as part of Castle Vlad Spooktacular Live (and Undead)! at 5:30 p.m. Friday at the Camdenton Middle School’s Little Theatre and how local dancers can join this free performance dance company in this week’s “10 Questions.”
Attendees to the Woman 2 Woman 11th Annual Fundraiser share their thoughts on what makes a strong female leader
What makes a strong woman, and strong leader in the community? While in attendance at the Woman 2 Woman 11th Annual Fundraiser at the Country Club Hotel and Spa in Lake Ozark, The Lake Today staff asked women about these topics and received some awe-inspiring answers.
Read more about John Page and his new position in this week’s “10 Questions.”
ind out more about the prince of darkness and his collaboration with The Lake Today’s “Choose Your Own Doom” ghost story contest
Get to know Vlad as The Lake Today was able to attempt to understand the real Count Dracula in this week’s special, lucky “13 Questions.”
Osage GATES teacher Karen Blevins discusses the importance of this accelerated education program for local students
Learn more about the GATES program and its importance to the Osage school district, students and parents involved in this week’s “10 Questions.”
Winner of statewide competition receives Lindenwood U scholarship, advances to Miss USA contest
After being accepted as a candidate, Sabrina Bartley is now one of 30 to 40 participants competing in the upcoming Miss Missouri USA pageant held Nov. 8-10 at Lindenwood University’s J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts in St. Charles, Mo.
This week’s article, however, is about one of the most elite all-volunteer first responder organizations in the Lake Area – Osage Beach Search and Rescue.
Sara Harbison discusses the new, free life coaching program in Miller County
Learn more about the new life coaching program offered at the Miller County Health Center in Tuscumbia during this week’s “10 Questions. There are no referrals necessary for the program.
Roger Sallee finds amazing hobby, community connection with his unique vehicles
Like many people living at the Lake of the Ozarks, Roger Sallee prefers to divide his time between water and land. But not everyone can switch between the two so efficiently.
Columnist shares original poem of 1993 flood following recent storms
Overnight Aug. 6, the Lake Area saw eight to nine inches of rain fall, as well as severe thunderstorms. It caused damage to certain areas of the Lake with trees down, excessive damage to the Osage Beach City Park, overflow of low-lying areas near the Osage River and surrounding creeks, and Lake of the Ozarks reaching full pool.
Over the past several weeks and for several more, The Lake Today will be publishing a series of articles featuring those individuals that are first on the scene when there is an emergency in the Lake Area. It is our intention to highlight at least one group each week that responds when a call goes out for help with a medical emergency, a fire, a vehicle crash, a water rescue or a recovery operation. This week’s article profiles The Lake West Ambulance District.
Steven “Chile” Chilson finds pursuing health care has pushed him musically as well
Lake-based musician Steven “Chile” Chilson has a musical portfolio many aspiring musicians hope to one day attain.