Each week, we take a look back at things that made us smile, laugh and congratulate as well as things that made us shake our heads and ask, “What?”

Cheers to ...

all who have stepped up to support and raise money for #13 Eldon Mustang Hunter Bushnell. The outpouring of support for the young man who was injured last week during football practice has been nothing short of amazing. Hunter is an outstanding student, musician and athlete who faces a long and challenging recovery. Not only has the Eldon community come together, schools and athletic teams from other districts are getting involved. It is inspiring.

Cheers to ...

Medical Missions for Christ Clinic in Camdenton. MM4C provides health care at no charge to low income, uninsured residents of Lake of the Ozarks/ This weekend, MMCC is hosting their annual trivia challenge fundraiser on Oct. 7 at 5:30 at the Camdenton High School. If you can't make it, consider supporting the organization as a volunteer or contributor. For more information call 573-346-7777.

Cheers to ...

the Village of Four Seasons and Village of Four Seasons Property Owners Association for having the foresight to look into a new type of waste handling system. The system will allow for development of smaller parcels of land.

Jeers to ...

the ongoing concerns over TCE contamination in Camdenton. Imagine learning that decades after it was dumped, it could still pose a health risk. We encourage anyone who may have lived or worked in the effected areas to attend the meeting today, Sept. 28, from 6-8 p.m. at The Exchange in Camdenton to learn more.