Series highlights Columbia College-LOTO teachers Dempsey Hamner and Shirley Watkins
This is the second in the a three-part series talking with eight different Columbia College-Lake of the Ozarks professors that have utilized their own past careers and attained life skills to better education for the community’s future leaders. Enjoy this insight to the Lake Area’s teachers’ stories and their pursuit of quality education.
Series highlights Columbia College-LOTO teachers journey to better learning
Enjoy this candid Q&A session with two of Columbia College-Lake of the Ozarks’ longtime instructors, and check out both the May 1 and May 8 issues with more interviews with additional teachers at this educational facility.
Young Eagle Schrock completes longtime ambition
For Micah, attending a Young Eagles Flights program and meeting EAA Chapter members who encouraged his interests in aviation allowed him to attain his ambitions to become a pilot. From noon-4 p.m. Saturday, hundreds of other children can find out more about aviation, experience pre-flight checks and go for a airplane ride during the EAA Chapter 1254’s Young Eagles Flights program at the Camdenton Memorial Airport.
Camdenton Education Foundation’s upcoming fundraiser supports students academic excellence
With the scholarship recipients awarded the foundation’s honor during graduation in May, the Elegant Evening, which is scheduled for April 19 at Camdenton High School, is one of its primary ways to help offer these scholarships, as well as its many other programs and services for students.
Kids’ Harbor encourages community to spread awareness of child abuse prevention during special event
In honoring National Child Abuse Prevention Month in April, Kids’ Harbor is holding two special “Pinwheel Gardens” in Camdenton and Osage Beach Friday, where residents can purchase a blue pinwheel to support the cause and donations aid in helping with the center’s continued not-for-profit services.
Excited from their finds, these six students were more than happy to arrange publicity on social media sites and throughout their school to others wanting to participate in the Princess and Prince Prom Project, which is being housed at Thrifty Threads & Things Resale Store in Kaiser and supported by OMG clothing and accessory store in Osage Beach.
Camdenton graduate CJ Thomas advances to national contest as Miss Missouri Ambassador
On April 12, CJ Thomas will make her third and final appearance at the Miss Dogwood Pageant at Camdenton High School’s RC Worthan Auditorium as part of the annual Dogwood Festival April 18-20 in Camden County’s seat.
New Camdenton Archery Club afterschool program continues to grow in first year
As the 20 fourth grade students followed Gum to the Hawthorn Science Lab for their orientation Feb. 28, they were excited to get started in the two-month long project, which is supported by Camdenton’s Afterschool Services program.
Those feathered visitors are hungry. Drought during the past two growing seasons reduced seed production in wildflowers, grasses and trees. Plus recent deep snows covered food that was available on the ground
The SOMO Dragons bowling team begins practice toward achieving more gold medals at the state Special Olympics tournament in May
Dutton alongside many of his equally talented team members shows high hopes the SOMO Dragons will bring home gold medals from their upcoming state tournament at the University of Missouri-Columbia campus in May.
Three Camdenton seniors present their piano talents during upcoming free concert at CHS
It was in eighth grade when three Camdenton students performed piano classics in front of a large audience. Now as seniors, Victoria Robinson, McKenzi Huey and Kyle Gulshen will show how much they have grown in their piano performance during a special free piano concert at 7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 22 at Camdenton High School’s RC Worthan Auditorium.
Harper Chapel pastor and wife share their story of how love truly conquers all
Valentine’s Day is on Thursday, Feb. 14, and celebrated around the world to recognize the love you have for that special someone. In honor of V-Day, we’ve featured an uplifting love story with all the special ingredients for a long-lasting relationship-love, faith, sacrifice and communication
From state rep to county commissioner, Rodney Schad sees teamwork a reason for continued success in Morgan County
With completing the 2013 county budget, Rodney Schad knows in moving forward with the county’s projects and business it comes back to hard-working employees and elected officials simply doing the best job they can.
Lake Area Big Brothers/Big Sisters continues to seek ‘Bigs’ for its many ‘Littles’
For Lake Area BBBS program coordinator Sue Creel, this is a gift that lasts a lifetime.
Lake Area Big Brothers/Big Sisters certainly fulfills its motto
This is the first in the a two-part series highlighting the services, outreach and successes of the Lake Area Big Brothers/Big Sisters organization.