The Lake Today Society


One dead in Morgan County

A Versailles man is dead and a deputy is injured after a shooting in Versailles on Wednesday.

Morgan County deputy shot during dispute, Versailles man killed

A Versailles man was killed and a Morgan County deputy was shot after an alleged assault Wednesday.

October brought lowest unemployment rate since 2008

The unemployment rate in Missouri drops to the lowest since June 2008 as the holiday season gets underway, according to the October 2014 jobs report.

State enrollment drop in federal, child care subsidy program is the largest in the country

Missouri saw the largest monthly drop in the country in the number of children enrolled in a federally-subsidized child care program this year.

Highway Patrol release Operation Dry Water results

Missouri State Highway Patrol Superintendent Col. Ronald K. Replogle, has released national and state results from Operation Dry Water 2014.

Morgan County Commission holds pre-construction meeting for new bridges

Two bridges in Morgan County will be renovated in the coming months.

Submit your photos now for special ‘Pet Parade: Holiday Edition’ to run in December

Whether it was playing Santa to family and friends, running through the snow, opening a holiday present, or attending a New Year’s Eve party, the “Pet Parade: Holiday Edition” will feature Lake Area pets sporting their best and showing their holiday spirit.

Heart of the Ozarks PBW celebrates the holiday season at Dec. 3 meeting

Heart of the Ozarks PBW once again is planning an evening of networking and fun with area business women for its monthly meeting from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 3 at the Inn at Grand Glaize in Osage Beach.

MU Extension hosts meeting about its Health Insurance Education Initiative

Do you have questions about the Affordable Care Act? University of Missouri Extension in Camden County has information for families, individuals and businesses about options and responsibilities under the health care law.

Missouri 4-H Foundation announces $250,000 matching gift challenge to support 4-H Youth Futures

The Missouri 4-H Foundation board of trustees has announced a $250,000 matching gift challenge to support 4-H Youth Futures: College Within Reach, a successful long-term mentoring program that prepares underserved youths to succeed in college.

Families sign-ups for MCCKC’s Christmas for Kids are now being accepted through Dec. 12

Sign-ups for families to receive presents from the Morgan County Caring for Kids Coalition’s (MCCKC) Christmas for Kids program is underway through Friday, Dec. 12.

Public meeting scheduled to discuss Normac Sewer District expansion feasibility study

The Lake of the Ozarks Council of Local Governments (LOCLG) will host its third public meeting to discuss the draft copy of the Normac Sewer District expansion feasibility study at 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 11 at the Camdenton Area Chamber of Commerce office, located at 739 West U.S. Highway 54 in Camdenton.

ExxonMobil volunteers generate funds for Lake of the Ozarks Habitat for Humanity

Randy and Kathy Lambert recently presented a $2,000 check to Billy Backues, ReStore volunteer store manager and representing Lake of the Ozarks Habitat for Humanity.

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Eldon’s Lions Club starts high school scholarship

Generosity of the Eldon community has come through again, and this time as an endowment fund for high school scholarships.

Firearms opening weekend deer harvest tops 91,000

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reported hunters checked-in 91,460 deer during the opening weekend of the 2014 Firearms Deer Season Nov. 15-16.