March is American Red Cross Month, dedicated by U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1943 to recognize the organization and volunteers who provide immediate relief services to victims of major disasters.
March 1 event to collect prom attire
Sometimes families have a hard time making ends meet. That doesn’t mean the children should pay the consequences of a tight budget. That’s the attitude of those who coordinate and support the Mustang Closet, anyway.
Local man crafts Olympic-level speed skates
ike most miraculous stories of victory, Bruce Kohen’s had a humble beginning. Now renowned worldwide for making innovative professional-level speed skates, Kohen started his business, SS Boots, in his basement 16 years ago.
Seven members of the Camdenton High School (CHS) Student Council are ready to hit the beach. The frigid Lake of the Ozarks at Grand Glaize Beach awaits them in the group’s third year participating in the Polar Plunge.
Kathy Beezley-Tite and Breanna Wheeldon, are celebrating their two year anniversary – two years of being matched as “Big” and “Little” sisters in the Lake Area Big Brothers Big Sisters program.
This story was submitted by co-owners Paul and Joyce Rhodes of PAWS Place, Inc. Animal & Rescue Shelter about one of their dog’s journey home. It is written from the point of view of the animal, “Robbie Reprieve,” finding a good home, with the ending finished by Paul and Joyce Rhodes.
Sunrise Beach, Mid-County fire departments prepare for ice rescues
Practice makes perfect, and local fire department staff have been practicing for something they hope never happens.
Local couple ignites passion for dance, encourages all ages to give art form a try at local dancing events
Chuck and Sandy are advocates for encouraging everyone – single or coupled – to join in dancing events such as ones held on Wednesday nights at Fired Up! BBQ in Lake Ozark or monthly at Country Club Hotel and Spa. It is a positive social activity that encourages excellent physical and mental exercise for all ages.
Dogwood Animal Shelter’s obedience training program runs on volunteer expertise
Hank and Diane are in the business of teaching dogs — and their owners — new tricks.
The need for a good mentor doesn’t always end with childhood. For hopeful nursing students in the Lake Area, a trusted professional to learn from can be a meaningful asset.
Long-time Sunrise Beach employee Connie Stadler becomes first to retire from village
When Connie Stadler celebrates her 70th birthday Feb. 6, she’ll also be peeking around a recently closed door to look back on the 16 years she spent working for the Village of Sunrise Beach.
Eagles weren’t hard to find last weekend at the 14th Annual Lake of the Ozarks Eagle Days, and neither were the volunteers who kept the event running.
Tri-County YMCA to get in shape with donation-funded outdoor walking track
The Tri-County YMCA has a lot to be thankful for this holiday season, with donations coming in for a new outdoor bicycle and walking track.
Mills Elementary students share what they know about Santa Claus
Say what you want about the big man, but we all know kids are the real experts on Santa Claus. So who could be better to ask a few questions about jolly old St. Nick?
Christmas means a lot of things to a lot of different people, and one of them is togetherness. That’s what the Eldon Ministerial Alliance hopes to foster with its Miracle of Christmas Tour of Churches, which starts at 5:30 p.m. tonight.