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Missouri high school football for Oct. 17, 2014

Reporting high school football scores from around Missouri for Friday, Oct. 17, 2014.

Versailles looks to spring upset

Against Blair Oaks

A frustrating 48-3 showing last week against the Southern Boone Eagles likely solidified Versailles’ season this year as a one-win team.

Camdenton prepping for aerial attack

Against Glendale

With last week’s close 44-42 win against the Joplin Eagles and a loss by the Battle Spartans, Camdenton clinched home-field advantage through the upcoming districts.

School of the Osage gets another shot at elite team

Plays at Hallsville

After a comeback saw the decidedly underdog Osage Indians come within one touchdown of tying the California Pintos in California in the closing minutes of the game, a pair of turnovers ended the Indians hope of pulling off a huge upset of the Pintos.

Eldon striving to reach past success

Experiencing some re-growing pains

After back-to-back district championships, the Eldon Mustangs have struggled to find success on the field this season.

This Week in the SEC for Oct. 18, 2014

Here's a preview of SEC football games scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014.

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Entries are due for ‘Choose Your Own Doom’ Contest tonight

Enter now for a chance to win prizes, be featured in Castle Vlad’s Mad Monster Party free show Oct. 23

This year, The Lake Today presents the same challenge in its fifth annual “Choose Your Own Doom” Ghost Story Contest.

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Drink up: ‘Limeades for Learning’ offers sweet funding opportunity for classroom resources

Several local teachers are looking to improve their classroom resources using a national online fundraiser.

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Gain creative inspiration, family fun from Vlad Dracula

Castle Vlad’s Mad Monster Party offers free Halloween theatrical fun Oct. 23 in Camdenton

At the beginning of the first-ever Castle Vlad Spooktacular Live! And Undead show last fall, one of the infamous characters and narrator Dr. Schlock told children and adults in the audience to “Close your eyes, open your imagination and listen.” As children again open their imaginations and ears during Castle Vlad’s Mad Monster Party at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 23 at the Camdenton Little Theatre, Castle Vlad writer, director and star Tim Williams hopes the show will inspire them to be creative, as he has done all his life.

See choices in the upcoming Nov. 4 election ballot

A number of state offices are up for grabs, other local races settled during August primary

In a little over two weeks, voters will be asked to go to the polls to make their final selection of those candidates who ran in their parties' August primary election.

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Camdenton airport gets name change

The Camdenton Board of Aldermen agreed, last week, to change the name of the city-owned airstrip from Camdenton Regional Airport to Camdenton Lake of the Ozarks Regional Airport.

4 constitutional amendments, short list of candidates make up statewide ballots

During the Nov. 4 General Election, voters statewide will be asked to choose between candidates seeking to become Missouri’s next state auditor and to approve or disapprove the work done by two State Supreme Court judges.

Missouri Arts Council awards 337 annual grants statewide

The Missouri Arts Council is awarding 337 annual grants for fiscal year 2015 for a total of $4.3 million. In addition to the annual grant awards, approximately $350,000 will be awarded for monthly grants this fiscal year.

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Lake West Chamber welcomes Picklehead’s Roadhouse as new member

The Lake West Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed Picklehead’s Roadhouse Event Center to its membership.

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Lake West Chamber celebrates Indian Rock Golf Club’s new ownerships, improvements

The Lake West Chamber recently celebrated the new ownership and improvements at the Indian Rock Golf Club.