The Lake Today Local News


Free tax sites open statewide

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program sites have opened across Missouri, said University of Missouri Extension personal finance specialist Andrew Zumwalt.

Search for Missouri century farms continues

If your farm has been in your family since Dec. 31, 1916, you can apply to have it recognized as a Missouri Century Farm.

Highways and Transportation Commission awards U.S. 54 resurfacing project in Camden County

The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission recently awarded a contract to resurface U.S. 54 in Camden County.

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Camdenton Optimist announce district meeting Feb. 26-27

Camdenton Optimist Club Acting President Mac Decker with Optimist Club District Governor Theresa Evans and Lieutenant Governor Dave Reinke recently announced the upcoming district meeting to be held on Feb. 26-27 at Inn of Grand Glaze in Osage Beach.

New members elected to Camden County University of Missouri Extension Council

Eight new council members who were elected to the Camden County University of Missouri Extension Council following elections held county-wide on Jan. 18-24.

Cattlemen, ranchers organization wants investigation into decline in cattle prices

Organizers holding meetings to discuss issues affecting Missouri cattle industry

R-Calf USA (Ranchers-Cattlemen Action Legal Fund) calls for Senate Judiciary Subcommittee to schedule hearing to investigate causes of late 2015 cattle price meltdown, according to a news release from the Missouri Press Association.

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Renew your wedding vows for free Valentine’s Day at Bridal Cave

Married couples can renew their nuptials from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 14 at Bridal Cave for free. More than 3, 000 couples, from around world, have exchanged vows at Bridal Cave, and this Valentine's Day staff is getting ready to increase that number.

New jury set for May in case for Camdenton man charged with murder

New judge assigned to the case

The day after a March 2016 jury trial date was set for a 53-year-old Camdenton man charged with first-degree murder, the attorney of the accused filed a motion for a change of judge.

Earthquake Awareness Month focuses on preparedness

In February, Missourians are reminded to know what to do in case of a major earthquake

Missouri is home to one of the most active seismic zones in the U.S., the New Madrid Seismic Zone (NMSZ), which was the location of one of the most powerful earthquakes ever to jolt the nation

Democrats to meet Feb. 18 at Golden Corral

The Lake of the Ozarks Federation of Democrats will hold its 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18 meeting at the Golden Corral Restaurant in Osage Beach.

SBLT to hold auditions for Spring Fling Variety Talent Show Monday

The Sunrise Beach Little Theatre (SBLT) will hold auditions for its first Spring Fling Variety Talent Show Monday.

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Camdenton Capstone Class provides habitat for birds and bees

In December, the Wyota Missouri Quail Forever (QF) chapter hosted the Camdenton fourth-grade Capstone class at a youth pollinator habitat event. During the event, students distributed native prairie wildflowers and planted a seed mix behind the Camdenton Library that included more than 80 species of native wildflowers and grasses.

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LOTO Woodcarving Club completes bark-carving class, offers Woodcarving 1 class at LCTC

The Lake of the Ozarks Woodcarving Club sponsored a bark-carving class in December and again in January taught by Loren Woodard of Sunrise Beach.

First YPL Dodgeball Tournament raises more than $2,500 for Ozark Coast Kiwanis

Eighteen teams competed in the first Young Professionals at the Lake (YPL) Dodgeball Tournament Saturday at Osage Middle School, with “Team Dab” taking first place.

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Four-story mansion destroyed by fire

The Mid-County Fire Protection District was dispatched to a residential structure fire Tuesday on Castleview Road, off Tunnel Dam Road, near the Camden/Laclede County line