Westside News


Knights of Columbus Council #10381 to hold fish fries during Lenten season

Knight of Columbus Council #10381 will hold "All You Can Eat" fish fries on Fridays during the Lenten Season at the Shrine of St. Patrick Church in Laurie.

Citizens committee discuss ISO ratings, prepare for future meetings, plans for Gravois Fire Protection District

The first working group meeting for a citizens committee to look at future needs, financial issues and growth of the Gravois Fire Protection District was held Jan. 16 at the district headquarters in Laurie.

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UPDATE: Body identified from boat sinking incident in Sunrise Beach

Illinois resident Rick Steffey drowned after his boat sank Friday morning

Authorities have identified Friday's drowning victim at Sunrise Beach as Rick L. Steffey, 48, of Homer, Illinois.

Tickets available now for St. Patrick’s Parade on the Water March 12

The Lake West Chamber of Commerce invites the community to attend the 25th annual St. Patrick’s Parade on the Water, scheduled for Saturday, March 12.

Jacob Sullivan earns financial planner certification

Jacob Sullivan, a vice president-investment officer for Wells Fargo Advisors Laurie branch, has earned the certification of Certified Financial Planner(tm) professional or CFP(r) professional as authorized by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards.

First Baptist Church to host Ham & Bean fundraiser, Branson sensation at two upcoming events

First Baptist Church of Laurie will host two community events in late January.

GFPD citizens Committee to review long-term needs for district at meeting Tuesday

The Gravois Fire Protection District Citizens Committee will meet to review long-term needs and future planning of the district at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 26 at the assembly hall at district headquarters, located at 215 Route O in Laurie.

Man arrested for assault and burglary in Sunrise Beach

A 24-year-old has been arrested and charged with burglary and assault after attempting to enter a residence and then jumping into Lake to avoid arrest.

Westlake Pool announces winter hours for swimmers

On Friday, Westlake Aquatic Center will change to a winter schedule.

Lake of the Ozarks Horseshoe Club Winter League Singles announces weekly results

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

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Gravois Fire Protection District honors firefighters for CPR save at dinner

On Dec. 5, the Gravois Fire Protection District held its annual appreciation dinner for personnel in the Assembly Hall at district headquarters in Laurie.

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2 Laurie residents suffer burns, smoke inhalation in early Sunday morning house fire

Two Laurie residents suffered burns and smoke inhalation during an early Sunday morning home fire, which also caused significant damage to the single-family dwelling.

Take a Christmas Short Bus Road Trip Dec. 17

Residents and visitors are invited on a Christmas Short Bus Road Trip Thursday, Dec. 17 on the Lake’s West Side.

Gravois Fire Protection District seeks residents to serve on citizens committee

The Board of Directors of the Gravois Fire Protection District is seeking residents within the district to serve on a citizens committee to explore issues regarding the future growth and needs of the district.

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Unity at the Lake delivers Thanksgiving dinner to families in need

Believing that no family should be hungry especially on Thanksgiving, the annual tradition of providing Thanksgiving meals to local families in need continued this year for members of Unity at the Lake in Sunrise Beach.