Westside News


Bridge survey continues through June 12

Officials with the Lake West Chamber of Commerce said reports that a survey of toll bridge users has already ended are not accurate.

The Bank of Versailles announces new branch opening in Shawnee Bend Area

Locally owned and operated Bank of Versailles recently announced the opening of their newest branch, located at 76 Grand Point Blvd in Sunrise Beach, June 1.

Lake Regional offers urgent care in Laurie

Lake Regional Health System recently announced the addition of Urgent Care services to the Lake Regional Clinic - Laurie. The clinic will provide services on holidays and weekends from Saturday through Labor Day, Sept. 7.

Loving Hands Preschool to host Taste of the Westside June 14

The Loving Hands Preschool will host its sixth annual Taste of the Westside event from 5-7:30 p.m. Sunday, June 14 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church off north Missouri 5 in Laurie.

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Lake West Chamber bridge study gets underway

The ongoing study seeks the traveling public’s input on how the toll bridge has affected their commute between the Lake’s east and west sides.

Lake Area Community Orchestra announces 2015 summer schedule

The Lake Area Community Orchestra (LACO) will present a nine-concert summer concert series starting in late May.

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SBLT to present ‘Girls Night Out’ dinner theater production May 14-16

The Sunrise Beach Little Theatre (SBLT) is presenting a dinner theatre production of "Girls Night Out,” an interactive murder mystery by D'Ann and Rick Artis, at the Sunrise Beach Community Center on north Missouri 5 in Sunrise Beach.

Music of Brian Clarke comes to Unity at the Lake

An evening of rhythmic music with Brian Clarke is scheduled at 7 p.m. Friday, May 1 at Unity Church, located at 16445 North Missouri 5 in Sunrise Beach as part of Unity’s “Celebrating the Arts” series.

Westlake Aquatic Center to offer summer group swimming lessons

The Westlake Aquatic Center will hold swimming lessons for children. Sign-up day is scheduled from 9:30-11:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 16, and Saturday, May 23.

St. Patrick/St. Philip Benizi announce Parish Mission experience in April

The faith community of Shrine of St Patrick/St Philip Benizi will celebrate a four-day Parish Mission experience from April 26 through April 29.

Gravois Arm Sewer District to expand

The Gravois Arm Sewer District will add 300 more homes to central sewers as phase four of the project moves forward.

Gravois FPD joins Community Safety Net as leadership partner

The Gravois Fire Protection District has once again joined Community Safety Net as a leadership partner.

Lt. Governor’s staff to conduct listening posts in Lake Area Friday

Staff from the office of Lieutenant Governor Peter Kinder will conduct listening posts at Sunrise Beach and Camdenton Friday, April 17.

Stover man pleads guilty in 2012 double homicide of Ivy Bend couple

Ronald J. Blowers enters Alford plea; sentencing hearing set for May 5

A Stover man charged with the 2012 double-homicide of Morgan County couple has pleaded guilty to all five charges against him in circuit court Friday, March 27.