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Birthdady Bingo Winners, July 2016

July Winners
5th-Robyn Sims
6th-Wendy Bunch-West Plains
7th-Brandon Warren-West Plains
8th-Chris Brooks-Ozark Acres
11th-Savannah Ray-Mammoth Spring
12th-Remington Crider-West Plains
13th-Briar Vermillion-Birch Tree
14th-Katie Holder-Mammoth Spring
15th-Lorrie Sandridge-Thayer
18th-Darla Dykes-Salem
19th-Amber Morris-Mammoth Spring
20th-John Brewer-Thayer
21st-Mason Warren-West Plains
22nd-Haley Branscum-Thayer
25th-Pam Dykes-Cherokee Village

March 14-August 1

The Mammoth Spring ABC Preschool is taking applications for school this coming fall. Child must be 3 or 4 years old on or before August 1st.  If you are interested in having your child attend preschool call of stop by the Mammoth Spring Elementary Office to get an enrollment packet.  This is a full day program.  They serve breakfast, lunch and snacks and offer a developmentally appropriate program.  

July 1-33

The Thayer First Baptist CAC is open Monday through Friday for Walkers…7; 00 till 9; 00 a.m.
Each Wednesday the Peacemaker Quilters meet from 10 till 3:00 p.m.
(Info – 417-264-7975)

July 5-31

The Counties in Arkansas, Fulton, Independence, Izard, Sharp and Stone will be taking applications’ on July 5th, for Electric Assistance. There are qualifications that you must meet and information that you must have to receive assistance on paying your electric bill. For more information contact you county NADC office.  The program will run from July 5th to September 30th.

July 25-26-27

The Ozarka College in Ash Flat will host a creative writing continuing education course Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, July 25th, 26th and 27th at the Ozark College English faculty.  Tena Rosse will instruct the course.    Tuition is $25.00 per student and $20.00 for Seniors 60 years and older.  Call to register at 870-994-7273 or

July 25-30

July 26

Fun 5K Walk, Jog, Ride, or Stroll. Ecomm Heroes having fun fighting cancer. This will be Tuesday, July 26 from 7PM-9:30 at the West Plains High School Track. Ecomm Heroes raising money for St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. Entry fee is $20 per person. Concession available as well as free fun movie. Every 5k entry is entered for a door prize.

July 28

Blood Drive at Thayer First Assembly of God on Thursday, July 28; from 2pm to 5pm. Bloodmobile will be in the parking lot. Free T-shirt for all participants

July 29-31

A Chuck Wagon Race will be held at the Flying R Ranch July 29th, 30th and 31st.  This will be a Midwest Chuck Wagon sanctioned Race and more details will be available later. (Info – 417-469-2267)

July 30

Anywhere, Anytime K-Kountry-95 and CenturyLink will bring Fulton County’s own singer-songwriter David Lynn Jones and Friends back to the Fulton County Fair on July 30th for a concert. The concert starts at 7:30 p.m. and will be held in the new Salem Civic Center located on the Fulton. County Fairgrounds in Salem Arkansas. The concert is free with a fair gate ad-mission. Jones is a country music singer-songwriter who was born in Bexar, AR. Four of his singles have appeared on the Billboard Hot Country Singles and Tracks chart, including “Bonnie Jean (Little Sister)” which peaked at number 10 in 1987.  Jones also wrote “Living in the Promiseland,” a number one hit for Willie Nelson. “Heart Don’t Fail Me Now.” is another Top 40 hit that he wrote. Joining David Lynn on stage will be his wife Illa, percussion; Jerry Bone, bass; Dennis Horton, guitar; and Chuck Young, vocals and guitar. K-Kountry 95, CenturyLink and the Fulton County Fair invite you to come out to the fair on Saturday night and enjoy a night of good music in the new 13,500 square foot Salem Civic Center. For more information on the concert contact the Fulton County Fair at 870-895-5565.

August 4-5-6

The International Country Gospel Music Association will return to the West Plains Civic Center on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, August 4-5-6 for the celebration of its 60 Anniversary Country, Gospel and Bluegrass gospel singing.  The concert is free to the public.

August 8-13

The Mammoth Spring Reunion has a date change this year it will be held August 8th through the 13th.  Everything else is the same. The Talent Show will be held on Friday, August 12th at 7:00 p.m. at the Mammoth Spring State Park Pavillion...two categories.age 12 and under and age 13 and over.  $10.00 entry fee. $50.00 Top prize.
Beauty Pageant is Tuesday, August 9th at 7:00 p.m. at Mammoth Spring State Park Pavilion.  $5.00 entry fee. Categories include Mr. and Miss Baby 0 to 2 years, Mr. and Miss Tiny – 3 to 5 years, Petite Miss 6 to 9 years, Pre teen Miss 10 to 12 years and Miss 13 to 18 years.  Applications may be picked up at – Main Street Boutique, Palace Drug and FNBC in Mammoth Spring, Thayer Drug and The Beauty Shop in Thayer, Whatever in Salem, Streaks by Ashley in Alton and The Hair House in West Plains.  Deadline for entry is July 19th.   (Info – or Jacque 417-350-8951.

September 24

Dust off your boots and mark your calendar for the 8th Annual Ozarks Medical Center (OMC) Blue Jean Ball. This year’s event will be held on Saturday, September 24 at Risner’s Stables in West Plains. A bull riding theme is planned with entertainment by the Little Buckers of Koshkonong and the Vikki McGee Band. You also can try your spurs at the mechanical bull and your luck with Bobwhite Bingo. Tickets for the event are $50 (or $65 at the door) and may be purchased at the OMC Foundation at No. 12 Parkway Center. The admission ticket includes food, drinks and entertainment. For more information on tickets, sponsorships, or the Silent Auction, contact the OMC Foundation at 417-853-5200.

September 24

The Koshkonong Heritage Haydays festival will be in Koshkonong on Saturday, September 24th beginning at 9:00 a.m.  There will be live music with the Baker Family, 5k Glow Run, Street Dance, Outhouse Race, Lawn Mower Race, Small civil war reenactment. just to name a few of the events.  To sponsor or make a donation, pickup an application at City Hall at Koshkonong, sponsors will be advertised on the 2016 Koshkonong Heritage Day T-Shirt    Deadline is July 1st. Vendors are welcome!
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