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26th annual Shootout revs up Lake

For two days a year in mid-August, the Lake of the Ozarks Shootout is all about how much power and speed a driver can coax from his boat. But the week’s activities leading up to the largest unsanctioned boat race in the U.S. are about a lot more.

Sunrise Beach, Gravois fire protection districts set tax rates

Two Lake Area fire protection districts board of directors set tax rates recently.

Gravois Fire to join Sunrise Beach’s auto aid plan

The Gravois Fire Protection District will be joining the auto aid plan for Highway 5 in Sunrise Beach.

Homemade boat races to support Kids’ Harbor for fourth year

In its fourth year, the Kids’ Harbor Child Advocacy Center Homemade Boat Races will take to the water from 1-5 p.m. Sept. 7 at Captain Ron’s in Sunrise Beach.

Gravois FPD announces Rib Sale fundraiser

The Gravois Volunteer Firefighters Association is once again selling barbecue ribs for the Labor Day weekend.

Ladies VFW Auxiliary No. 5178 to host afternoon tea

The Ladies Auxiliary of VFW Post No. 5178 of Gravois Mills will host an afternoon tea from 2-4 p.m. Sunday at the post for cancer survivors and their caregivers.

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Grandfather’s gift rewards $5,000 to granddaughter

Courtney Brandon's recent visit to mid-Missouri yielded $5,000 from a Missouri Lottery Scratcher ticket.

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Osage Community Elks Lodge welcomes new members

The Osage Community Elks Lodge #2705 in Laurie hosted an indoctrination and Initiation for membership July 27.

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Sleepy Hollow BBQ named grand champions of Laurie Hillbilly BBQ Cook-off

Two-day annual festival saw smokers from across Midwest compete in KCBS-sanctioned event

Smokers from across the Midwest sought glory in the pursuit of barbecue perfection at the 22nd Annual Laurie Hillbilly BBQ Festival this weekend.

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Laurie Hillbilly BBQ Cook-off to make guests say, ‘Holy Cow’

Fun theme ties in with talented competition for 22nd Annual KCBS-sanctioned competition

With a theme of “Holy Cow BBQ,” the Laurie Hillbilly BBQ Cook-off celebrates 22 years Friday and Saturday at the Laurie Hillbilly Fairgrounds in Laurie.

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New hydrants in place within Sunrise Beach Fire Protection District

Two new fire hydrants have been installed and are operational in the Sunrise Beach Fire Protection District.

Rummage Sale at Lake West Christian Academy scheduled Aug. 2

The Lake West Christian Academy (LWCA) will hold a rummage sale from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at the facility in Sunrise Beach.

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High price of freedom to be highlighted at memorial

After the festivities of Independence Day have passed, American Legion Post 624 of Sunrise Beach will offer a stark reminder of what that independence cost.

Morgan County Relay nets $26,000

The 2014 Relay for Life of Morgan County has raised $26,726.56 to benefit the efforts of the American Cancer Society.

Fish fry to benefit Warrensburg Veterans Home June 25

The Zack Wheat American Legion Post 642 in Sunrise Beach will host a benefit fish fry to raise funds for the Warrensburg Veterans Home from 5-7 p.m. June 25.

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