Westside News


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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.

Gravois Firefighter Association Benefit scheduled July 2-4

The Gravois Firefighter Association Benefit will offer smoked rib slabs to go from July 2-4.

Sunrise Beach post office encourages mailbox maintenance

With the spring season well underway, the U.S. Postal Service is asking all Sunrise Beach area homeowners to inspect and repair their mailboxes.

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Zach Wheat American Legion Post 624 Honor Guard gives veterans ‘final salute’

For many veterans, their commitment to serving the United States and those who protect it continues long after their fight is over.

Standard & Poor’s affirms bond rating for Sunrise Beach Fire Protection District

As part of their regular review process, Standards & Poor’s has affirmed the AA-bond rating of the Sunrise Beach Fire Protection District and described the organization’s financial outlook as being stable.

Westlake Ministerial Alliance community thanksgiving dinner on Thursday

The Westlake Ministerial Alliance will also hold its Community Thanksgiving Dinner from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at the Westside Senior Activity Center on Route O in Laurie.

Helping during the holidays

: Local organizations, individuals organize ways to give gifts to children in need for Christmas

Learn about the various programs in Lake Area that provide Christmas gifts for children, how families can sign up and how residents can donate or adopt children’s names in which to give presents.

Enchanted Village of Lights looking for sponsors

The 2013 Laurie Enchanted Village of Lights is seeking sponsorships for several of its displays.

Lake of the Ozarks Horseshoe Club Winter League Singles announces weekly results - Nov. 6

The Lake of the Ozarks Horseshoe Club recently announced its weekly results for the Winter League Singles game play.

LOWA hosts upcoming meeting on Low-Impact Landscapes

The Lake of the Ozarks Watershed Alliance (LOWA) will host an informational meeting about the organization’s Low-Impact Landscapes (LILs) at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13 at The Stables, which is next to Cannon Smoked Saloon in Sunrise Beach.