Westside News


Lake Area animal shelter receive grant

Earlier this month the Missouri Department of Agriculture announced it had awarded $20,000 in grants to a number of animal shelters around the state including one in the Lake Area.

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Get a cup of ‘“Chicken Soup for the Barbecuer’s Soul’

Competitors and guests can get a dose of “Chicken Soup for the Barbecuer’s Soul” this weekend during the 23rd Annual Laurie Hillbilly Bar-B-Q Cook-off.

Local musicians return for 8th annual concert in Sunrise Beach

Kent Memorial presents the Eighth Annual An Evening With the Classics at 7 p.m. in the Kent Memorial Lutheran Church sanctuary.

Volunteers needed for 2015 Lake of the Ozarks Shootout

The Lake of the Ozarks Shootout will be held Aug. 29-30 at Captain Ron’s in Sunrise Beach.

Around the Lake: Shootout 2015 in full swing for planning

The Lake West Chamber’s largest event is right around the corner, Shootout 2015! Again this year the Lake of the Ozarks Shootout will be held at Captain Ron’s Aug. 29-30.

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Gravois FPD offer safety tips at Walmart during Emergency Preparedness Month

On June 11, Gravois Fire personnel were at the Walmart in Versailles as part of their emergency preparedness month.

Sunrise Beach property owners sue Camden County Commission over vacated road

Lawsuit surfaces after property owners allege commission reinstates vacation after previous commission’s order was reversed

A group of Purvis View Subdivision property owners filed a lawsuit against the Camden County Commission, alleging the commission improperly vacated the road leading to their property.

Lake Area Community Orchestra continues 2015 summer schedule

The Lake Area Community Orchestra (LACO) continues its nine-concert summer concert series Tuesday at the First Christian Church in Jefferson City.

Gravois FPD announces Rib Sale fundraiser

The Gravois Volunteer Firefighters Association is once again selling Bar-B-Q Ribs for the Fourth of July holiday weekend.

Judge resets trial in homicide case of Susan Van Note for August

Circuit Court Judge Kenneth Hayden has reset the homicide case of Susan Van Note for jury trial Aug. 17-28 at the Laclede County Government Center in Lebanon.

Bridge survey extended through June 19

Officials with the Lake West Chamber of Commerce said a survey of toll bridge users has been extended through June 19.

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Echternacht named HDE spelling champ

Hurricane Deck Elementary held a spelling bee May 22 where two classes competed against each other for the spelling champ title of Hurricane Deck for the 2014-2015 school year.

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Hurricane Deck Elementary names fourth quarter Terrific Kids

The Kiwanis Club of Camdenton recognized third and fourth grade students at Hurricane Deck Elementary as Camdenton R-3 School District Terrific Kids this month.

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.

Michael O’Shiver to perform Friday at Unity at the Lake

Michael “O” O’Shiver blends the music of Kansas City Jazz classics with his years of performing throughout the Caribbean and America during an encore presentation as part of Unity’s ‘Celebrating the Arts’ series Friday at Unity Church.