VIP Spotlight: Shoulders the Cross

For nearly two decades, this Osage Beach resident has walked the Lake area and central Missouri highways carrying one of his large crosses. He has poignantly and very visibly shared his Christian beliefs. Some folks give him an encouraging wave from their vehicles. Others give him a pause. They stop and get out of […]

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Cover Story: David Atkins


Soft spoken, thoughtful and easygoing — a trio of adjectives that only begins to describe David Atkins. He says he is many things — a husband, father, musician and the founder and CEO of Argosy Console.

Music has always been foremost in […]

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Home Feature: Masterpiece of Wood and Stone

The Joneses, of Lee’s Summit, Missouri, formerly had a vacation home at Pomme de Terre Lake near Pittsburg, Missouri. But they couldn’t be waterfront because of Corps of Engineers rules, and had community dock problems. Also, they couldn’t leave their boat in the water. They launched it when they arrived, and had to tow […]

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Women Who Own It!

Women Who Own It!

Businesses owned by women have a huge impact on the Lake market. Many female business owners juggle hundreds of other tasks while running their successful business, as they know the importance of motherhood, family and community, as well as having a career. The Lake area is home to many businesses of […]

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VIP Spotlight – Mike Henze


This is a great community in which to live and work,” proclaims Mike Henze. “We have a wonderful health system with
many caring individuals here to help.” Henze should know, because for the past 27 years he has lived and labored at the Lake while being the Chief Executive Officer of the […]

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Cover Story: Jim Ashwill

His Secrets are Heard Around the World!

It is the subtle, yet crisp sound of walking upon fresh-cut green grass. Or perhaps it is the violent, fatal sound of a flock of Canadian geese being consumed by both jet turbines of an Airbus A320; the captain of US Airways flight 1549 was SULLY.

The Lake is home, his studio is […]

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