Westside News


Laurie flu shot clinic scheduled Oct. 15

Morgan County Health Center will be giving flu shots from 1-3 p.m. Oct. 15 at the Shrine of St. Patrick in Laurie.

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Scouts and their leaders learn effective habits

Units take part in annual Catholic scouting retreat

Lessons taught at the Diocese of Jefferson City Catholic Committee on Scouting’s weekend retreat at St. Patrick’s Parish were aimed at teenagers, but adults also benefitted from the sessions.

Sunrise Beach Fire, county planning and zoning enter into cooperative agreement

The Sunrise Beach Fire Protection District will no longer issue building permits until the entire permitting process has been completed with the Camden County Planning and Zoning department.

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Hillbilly Fair announces parade, contest winners

The theme of the 2014 Hillbilly Fair, “Still Alive at 45,” in Laurie captured great fun everyone has during the annual event.

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.

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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.

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.