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Circle C Birthday Bingo Winners

Winners for June, 2017
1st-Caitlin Griggs-Thayer
2nd-Grady Barton-Mammoth Spring
5th-Dale Parker-Thayer
6th-Doyle Richardson-Lanton
7th-Ginny Alford-Thayer
8th-Cooper King-Thayer
9th-Tina DeShazo-Thayer
12th-Don Holman-Alton
13th-Jamie Price-West Plains
14th-Katy Wilson-Alton
15th-Becky Jones-West Plains
16th-Alisa Kemper-Alton
19th-Ken Abrahams-Thayer
20th-Mya Owens-Salem
21st-MIchelle Bennet-Pocahontas
22nd-Konnie Haney-Mammoth Spring
23rd-Rhoda Parker-Thayer
26th-Wayne Hooper-Alton
27th-Chance Tyler-Koshkonong
28th-Lauren Siebert-Hardy

February 2-(Each Thursday)

A new program has been organized to help those who are either currently struggling with or have struggled with alcohol, drugs or addictions.  It’s called Celebrate Recovery which meets every Thursday evening from 6 to 730 at the Thayer Christian Activity Center.  It’s free to the public.  A meal will be offered at 6 with group time and break out sessions following the meal.  This is a special cooperative effort of the Thayer First Baptist Church and the First Church of God in Thayer.  The session will be lead by Keith Chapin.  So if you have hang-ups, hurts and habits your need to break, please come to this faith based program called Celebrate Recovery.  It’s every Thursday night.   Come as you are and be prepared to receive good help in a very relaxed atmosphere.

June 24

A Mud Mania Kids Obstacle Course Challenge will be held on Saturday, June 24th behind J.C. Penney’s in West Plains at 6:00 p.m.  Kids age 17 and under are invited to
participate in this St. Jude Fundraiser. A special safe-short course for children 5 and under will be held.  Parent’s assistance is welcome.  The obstacle course includes a mud pit, slip and slide craw, tire run, hay bale climb and other fun obstacles.   T-shirts are available to first come-first served basis at time of registration.  /The cost for those that will participate requires a donation of $25.00 per participant or $60.00 for a family of three with each additional member $15.00. A concession of hot dogs and drink is $1.00.  All proceeds will go to benefit St. Jude. (info –      face book – Mud Mania Kids Challenge

The “on Time Ministry 5-K Run Run/Walk will be held on Saturday, June 24th at 8:00 a.m. (check in starts at 7:00 a.m.) at the Palenske Field Tract, 10th Street, Willow Springs, Mo.  Men/Women age Brackets for 16 and under plus a bracket for 60 and over. Event fee is $25.00.  Early registration ends June must register by the day to guarantee a shirt in your size.

The Alton City Pool will offer three session of swimming classes this summer. The first
session is June 19 to 23rd, 2nd class July 10 to 14 and 3rd is July 24 to 28th.  Lessons will be from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Cost is $25.00 for one week of swimming and diving per child.
For more information call the City Hall at 417-778-6321 or the Pool at 417-778-7278.   

Join the Mammoth Spring Senior Life Center on Archer Avenue during their Summer Bash Fundraiser June 24th beginning at 5 as they present live music with  Vicky Lynn and Lawless. The center will be serving hot dogs, hamburgers, polish sausage, baked beans, cole slaw, chips, ice cream or root beer float, lemondae, tea or coffee.  The price for a meal is 5 dollars and for children under year it's 2.50.  All proceeds help raise funds for a new van for the Mammoth Spring Life Center.

The Oregon County Ambulance station in Thayer will hold open house this
Saturday from 11:00 until 2:00 p.m. Refreshments will be served and everyone is invited to come out and see the new ambulance building  The ambulance station is located
behind the old elementary school building at 722  Walnut in Thayer.
The Howell Family will be singing Saturday, June 24th at 6 PM at the Lula Full Gospel church in Alton and Sunday morning at 10 at the United Baptist church in Alton.  All are welcome.


July 4th

Thayer 4th of July celebration at the Thayer Football field begins at 4 with live music, food, skydivers, games and presentation of colors.  Plus the big DREAM boat vacation give away capped off with the largest fireworks show in the region.  Don't miss it.

The Horseshoe Bend Area Chamber of Commerce Independence Day celebration! theme will be, "Dreams Come True Under the Red, White, and Blue." Festivities will begin with a parade at 10:00 a.m. and end with fireworks at dusk.
Additional details to follow, but the Chamber encourages everyone to start making plans to participate in the parade, enjoy hotdogs with the fire department, spend the day exploring Horseshoe Bend, watch the flotilla on parade at 5:00 p.m. and enjoy live music and fireworks on Turkey Mountain.
For more information, please call the Horseshoe Bend Area Chamber of Commerce at 870.670.5433 or contact them via Facebook at

July 7

The Sharp County EF&S program Board Phase 34 meets Friday, July 7th at 9:00 a.m. at the NADC office in Ash Flat.  Purpose of meeting is to determine allocation of the $6,783.00 awarded by the national emergency food and shelter board program.

July 8-9

A Mountain View 2-person Golf Tournament Tri-Rivers Classic will be held Saturday and Sunday, July 8th and 9th at Mountain View, Missouri. Cost is $150.00/team, does not include cart.  Entry fee includes mulligans and dinner Saturday Night.  Cash payout, Minimum of top 3 places in each flight.  Calcutta 100% payback.   Tee off times at 8:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.  Refreshments will be served.  (info – Clubhouse 417-934-6959 or Jeremy 417-331-9839)

August 2-5

The 22nd Annual Lebanon Gospel Music Get together August 2nd through the 5th at
the Cowan Civic Center in Lebanon.  For tickets information call 417-236-9090 or
web site –

September 9

The Oregon County Soil and Water Conservation District will hold their 5th annual Farm Trade Show on Saturday, September 9th from 10:00 till 2:00 p.m. in Alton, Missouri. Enjoy free food at noon.  Free Booth space for any agricultural related business to display their services. There will be a contest for the Best decorated booth.  For more information contact Sarah Stubbs at or call 417-778-7561 ex 3.
K-Kountry will be there with live remotes.
Current Time:  02:27pm, 06/28/17