Samantha Edmondson

Editor- The Lake Today


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Hunting for Easter egg events

Eldon Easter Egg-stravaganza kicks off slew of upcoming holiday activities

For those wanting to visit with the Easter Bunny and seek out eggs filled with candy and prizes, the Lake Area offers a variety of community hunts and special events during the upcoming holiday weekend.

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Osage Beach City Park reopens in time for spring, summer activities

Parts of park still under repair; pond not refilled until 2015

After closing for about eight months following extensive flood damage, the Osage Beach City Park reopened April 1 for public use. However, additional needed repairs to parts of the 92-acre facility, including one baseball field and its popular pond, could not be completed until later this year or 2015.

Osage Beach mayor faces opponent in April 8 election

One contested race is for Osage Beach mayor, and longtime incumbent Mayor Penny Lyons faces candidate W. W. Bill Stone.

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Coins, stamps and nostalgia are abundant at Mid-Missouri Collectors Show

Free to the public, the even is Friday-Sunday at Inn at Grand Glaize

From nostalgic memorabilia to historic coins and stamps, the Mid-Missouri Collectors Show brings together an assortment of collection enthusiasts March 21-23 at Inn at the Grand Glaize, located at 5142 Osage Beach Parkway in Osage Beach.

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Three Elks Lodge #2517 essay contest winners to advance to district competition

22 finalists of local Americanism Essay Contest honored Sunday at ceremony

With a humbled, genuine reply, Camdenton seventh-grader Andrew Custer reiterated the theme of his first-place awarding winning Americanism Essay Contest entry following the recognition ceremony Sunday at the Lake of the Ozarks Elks Lodge #2517 in Osage Beach.

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2014 Lake West Business Expo connects patrons with businesses

The Lake West Business Expo organizers experienced another successful year as numerous attendees visited with local businesses about their products and services during the annual event Saturday at Lake West Christian Academy in Sunrise Beach.

‘It is not a hand-out; it is a hand-up’

VA grant allows Pathways to help end veteran homelessness through new SSVF program

Pathways Community Health recently received a $554,500 grant from the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) to provide housing assistance and referrals for mental health and addiction recover services in its 15 counties through the SSVF program.

Osage Beach Parkway Extension project suspended ‘indefinitely’

The current hold on MoDOT’s cost-share program has stopped the project that split funding between city and state

The Osage Beach Parkway extension project connecting Route Y to the city’s roadway and west-end business district has been stopped indefinitely.

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Bowhunting enthusiasts hit a bulls-eye with UBM Festival over the weekend

Bowhunting enthusiasts from across Missouri and surrounding states enjoyed a weekend filled with product showcases, informative seminars and networking at the United Bowhunters of Missouri (UBM) 27th Annual Festival Friday through today in Lake Ozark.

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Let’s meet on the dance floor

Local couple ignites passion for dance, encourages all ages to give art form a try at local dancing events

Chuck and Sandy are advocates for encouraging everyone – single or coupled – to join in dancing events such as ones held on Wednesday nights at Fired Up! BBQ in Lake Ozark or monthly at Country Club Hotel and Spa. It is a positive social activity that encourages excellent physical and mental exercise for all ages.

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