OSAGE BEACH, Mo. (KMOX) - The owner of the Lake of the Ozarks business featured in many viral photos and videos over Memorial Day Weekend is standing by his decision to be open and says they didn't break any laws.
Backwater Jacks Bar and Grill owner Gary Prewitt posted a response letter on Facebook Tuesday evening.
Missouri Gov. Mike Parson on Tuesday called the parties that didn't practice safe social distancing a "poor decision" and mentioned the dangerous situation it creates for the home communities that people who were at those parties will return to.
You can listen to more from Parson, here.