The Lake Today Sharing


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Drink up: ‘Limeades for Learning’ offers sweet funding opportunity for classroom resources

Several local teachers are looking to improve their classroom resources using a national online fundraiser.

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Newcomers/Longtimers Club tips glass to 50 years

The Lake of the Ozarks has held its place in mid-Missouri for more than 80 years, and the Newcomers/Longtimers Club has been here for 50 of those. As the Lake Area has expanded, so has the club’s membership and reach.

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‘When you wish a upon a star, dreams do come true’

Camden County Astronomy Association members open new Joseph P. Observatory

Several visitors attended an open house and dedication Aug. 30 for the new Joseph P. Strogen Observatory, which is free for public use.

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Hall of Fame volunteers power Lake’s annual powerboat races

The blurred image of a high-speed boat zipping by is a standby representation of the annual Lake of the Ozarks Shootout.For long-time Shootout volunteers Ron and Margie Frazier, the event is a different blur of paperwork, tents and T-shirts.

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Joy ride: Local man raises medical funds for nephew via festive motorcycle ride

When Jamie Cox decided to help pay for his nephew’s medical bills, he didn’t know he’d be dressing for the occasion.

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Writing home from camp

Boy Scouts share thoughts about Camp Hohn

Boy Scouts who took a Communications class during a late June summer camp at Lake of the Ozarks Scout Reservation were asked to write letters to the editor as part of earning their communications merit badge.

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‘This is Versailles’ shines light on growing community

Businessman’s television program efforts will soon help raise money for Morgan County Historical Society

On Sunday, the half-hour segment of “This is Versailles,” which highlights the Morgan County seat’s history, culture and unique ambiance, aired on KRCG Channel 13. The program will air again at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, June 23 on KRCG, and will then become available for purchase on DVD at the Morgan County Museum in downtown Versailles.

Keeping the Lake Afloat: Gas dock attendants work hard in the sun, love what they do

Workers at Toad Cove Yacht Club, Berger’s Marina are featured

This is the fifth in a 15-week series featuring workers who do their part to “Keep the Lake Afloat.” This week we’re highlighting gas dock attendants at Toad Cove Yacht Club and Berger’s Marina.

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Wiggle Waggle Walk letting the dogs out for animal control center

The city’s first ever Wiggle Waggle Walk 5K, set for next Saturday, June 7, offers pet owners and dog lovers a chance to enjoy a morning of recreation outside with their furry friends while benefiting the Eldon Animal Control Center.

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Lifelong service

Zach Wheat American Legion Post 624 Honor Guard gives veterans ‘final salute’

To regular civilians, it might seem that soldiers’ service to their country ends at their discharge. For many, their commitment to serving the United States and those who protect it continues long after their fight is over.

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Habitat for Humanity breaking ground on 15th home

Camden County’s Lake of the Ozarks Habitat for Humanity is ready to break ground on its 15th home Saturday.

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Continuing a mother’s tradition

Three generations continue 35-year success in a family-owned Lake resort

As the family has worked beside each other since they opened in 1979, they will continue to keep Lamplighter Resort a family-owned and operated business. For the last 34 years, its guests have returned to Lamplighter because of their hard work, care and love beaming through their main channel front vacation haven.

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Get growing: Community garden takes root at Camdenton Library

Owen and Courtney Henderson’s condo doesn’t lend much space for gardening. Luckily, the Camdenton Library has a solution for that.

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New C.O.P.S. director brings police experience to patrol national organization

The Concerns of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.) organization, whose national office is in Camdenton, is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year with a change in leadership.

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Osage Beach Senior Center to honor generous Hope Lutheran patron

Most people want to leave some sort of legacy behind when they die. Walter Sokoll left his for his church and his community.