On Tuesday, May 13, the Hurricane Deck Lions Club in Laurie presented three scholarships of $500 each to the following recipients Macy Sparks, Joshua Kerstetter and Katherine Zgiet. Club treasurer Denise Matusik presented the scholarships to the recipients.

The Lady Elk Auxiliary of Elks Lodge 2705 in Laurie, announced the recipients of it's 2013-2014 scholarships.  The $1,000 scholarships are awarded annually to five local High School seniors.  This years winners are:  Lisa Lightcap, Versailles;  Emily Angell, Camdenton;  Emily Crickard, Camdenton; Sarah Brandon, Versailles;  and Allison Ehiers, Stover.  The scholarship program is only one of the many benevolent community projects the Lady Elks support.

Camdenton Optimist Club Scholarship Chairperson Brenda Colter presented Reno Drews Memorial Scholarship to Garrett Johnson who will attend Missouri University School of Science and Technology for petroleum engineering and the L A "Bill" Williams Scholarship to Grace Bommel who will attend Missouri University for hospitality management.