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Grand opening...will be held Tuesday at The OutPost, 1209 S. Broadway. From left, Kim Moore Tunnell, managing officer of the bar; John Phillips, commander; and Clark Scherfenberg, vice commander of Oak Grove American Legion Post 379 helped bring the bar to life for the veterans.
 
The OutPost to open at American Legion Post
 
The Outpost, 1209 S. Broadway, in the American Legion building will have a grand opening ceremony on Tuesday.
American Legion Post 379 has made improvements for the membership with The OutPost. A long process, it is close to completion.
The OutPost will feature four big-screen televisions, free wi-fi for customers, juke box, fully tended bar and a variety of selected foods such as wings and pizza cooked in a convection oven.
The OutPost will be managed by Kim Moore Tunnell, elected managing officer.
Tunnell, who grew up in Oak Grove, has been a bartender and manager since 1997. She is excited about the opportunity offered to veterans at the new facility.
The OutPost will be open from 2 p.m. to closing Tuesday through Saturday. Read more in Focus on Oak Grove.
 
 
Voters to polls on Tuesday
 
Voters in Oak Grove will go to the polls Tuesday to decide not only on candidates for elective office but also on four amendments to the Missouri Constitution.
Tom Schweich, incumbent Republican candidate for state auditor, is completing his first term in office. Schweich is opposed by Sean O'Toole, Libertarian, and Rodney Farthing, Constitution party.
Emanuel Cleaver, Democrat incumbent, is running for reelection as United States representative from the Fifth District. He is opposed by Jacob Turk, Republican, who has been defeated in four previous elections for a seat in Congress. Ron Monchil is the Libertarian candidate for Congress in the Fifth District.
Oak Grove is split in half in representation in the Missouri House of Representatives.
Jeanie Lauer, incumbent Republican, is opposed by Andrew Herman, Democrat, in the 32nd District.
Donna Pfautsch, Republican incumbent, is opposed by Syed Asif, Democrat, and Matthew Stephens, Libertarian, in the 33rd District. Read more in Focus on Oak Grove.
 
 
Aldermen to discuss Clinton/12th Street
 
Oak Grove Board of Aldermen will discuss the Clinton/12th Street improvement project at a 7 p.m. Monday night meeting at the Civic Center.
Jeremy Martin, mayor, will preside.
Aldermen are scheduled to vote on approval of three streetlights for the Oaks of Edgewood subdivision phase six. Read more in Focus on Oak Grove.

 
 
Definitely a Treat... Kim Drury, customer service, creates a Trick or Treat display at the entrance of City Hall.
 
  Setting the mood... City Hall entrance is decorated for the Halloween season.
 
City Hall...is ready for the fall season.
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