Rural Missouri - July 2014 - (Page 3)

C O N T E N T S Features 8 Departments 4 5 Jeep therapy 8 With a lot of help from his granddaughter, Mike Huff restores vintage Jeeps to help kids, veterans and himself 14 Stream sentinels 24 Hearth and Home Sweet picks 30 Around Missouri Missouri happenings 1812: Forting up Fighting spills into Missouri as settlers and Indians clash in the Boonslick region 20 20 34 Marketplace Classified ads 36 Neighbors Mom on a mission Sewing & reaping Missouri Star Quilt Co. stitches its way to big business in rural Missouri 26 14 Outdoors Stream sentinels 16 Out of the Way Eats Canoe Club Missouri Stream Teams celebrate 25 years of caring for the state's waterways 18 Columns Hart to heart Healing in the outdoors Johnson County's Camp Valor offers comfort to injured, ill and wounded veterans 12 Comments National and statewide news 38 Just4Kids Fun stuff from Buddy Importing jobs American ingenuity helps Tacony Corp. buck the trends with vacuums made in Missouri 26 About our cover L ocated in the northern portion of the Ozarks, Old Kinderhook offers golfers pristine views, numerous elevation changes and 18 challenging but rewarding holes. The course, one of the 13 courses that comprise the Lake of the Ozarks Golf Trail, was designed by Tom Weiskopf and opened for play in 1999. The course, served by Southwest Electric Cooperative, snakes around the hills, wooded areas and residences that make up the more than 700-acre Old Kinderhook planned community south of Camdenton. When you're not in awe of the views, make sure to find the fairways as you navigate the course - which ranges from 4,962 to 6,855 yards depending on which set of tees you choose. The rolling zoysia fairways are kept in immaculate condition, almost mak- Cover and photo at left by Paul Newton. ing balls in the fairway seem to sit on a short tee. The rough is thick and gnarly, making approach shots difficult. You can work on your game at the practice facility - which includes a driving range, short game area and putting green - take a dip in the pool, play tennis or relax in the spa. Dining is available, too. Directly behind the clubhouse, a new lodge is being constructed that will house 84 guest rooms, a conference center, indoor and outdoor pools as well as an ice skating rink. The lodge is expected to be completed and open in early 2015. While in the area, check out nearby Ha Ha Tonka State Park or any of the 218 holes on the 12 other courses on the golf trail. You can find them at Old Kinderhook is located at 58 Club Place in Camdenton. For more information about the resort, call 573-317-3500 or visit To order prints of the cover photo, see page 35. JULY 2014 3

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Rural Missouri - July 2014