Westside News


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.

Electric co-op members tell EPA: ‘Don’t raise our rates’

Members of electric cooperatives around the nation are flooding the Environmental Protection Agency with messages with a similar theme: “Don’t raise our rates.”

Next Eggs & Issues meeting presents information on ‘The Bottom Line and Obamacare’

The next Eggs & Issues breakfast meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 26 will have present, “The Bottom Line and Obamacare” from 7-8:30 a.m. at Cannon Smoked Saloon, which is the intersection of Lake Road 5-39 and north Highway 5 in Sunrise Beach.

Lake Area Community Orchestra announces 2013 Winter Concert Schedule

The Lake Area Community Orchestra is happy to announce a six concert Winter Schedule for 2013. These concerts take place in various communities and places around the Lake area.

Public hearing for Sunrise Beach TIF amendment set for Nov. 6

The TIF Commission of Sunrise Beach will meet for a public hearing at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 6, at City Hall to address the Sunrise Beach Market Center developer’s request to amend the Tax Increment Financing (TIF) District plan.

Christian singles to attend show featuring Branson Comedian Matt Gumm

The Lake Area Christian Singles Group November meeting will be at a dinner and a comedy/music show featuring Branson Comedian Matt Gumm 6 p.m., Friday, Nov. 8 at the Lake West Christian Academy in Sunrise Beach.

Fall, Holiday Craft Show returns to Laurie Terrace Mall Nov. 2

The community is invited to get a jumpstart on its fall and holiday shopping at the upcoming Fall/Holiday Craft Show from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 2 at the Laurie Terrace Mall.

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Work on Highway 5 nearing completion

By the time the first snow falls, reaching any Westside destination should be a much safer proposition for those who regularly travel Missouri Highway 5.

MoDOT wins awards for design of Highway 5 in Camden and Laclede counties

The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) recently received an award from the Mid American Association of State Transportation Officials for the “shared four lane” design of Missouri Highway 5 between Camdenton and Lebanon.

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Sunrise Beach Little Theatre presents ‘The Red Velvet Cake War’ this weekend

The Sunrise Beach Little Theatre will present the drama/comedy play, “The Red Velvet Cake War” by Jessie Jones, Nickolas Hope and Jamie Wooten, as a dinner theatre production on Thursday, Friday and Saturday at the Sunrise Beach Community Center.