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.
The BB road VFD and Community Center will have a Bar-B-Q Pulled Pork Dinner with side dishes, dessert bar and beverage on Saturday, August 26th from 4:00 till 7:00 p.m. Cost is $8.00 for adults and children 12 and older, children under 12 $4.00...preschoolers free. Take outs will be available. The BB Community Center is located 10 miles East of Alton on highway 160..intersection CR 223/222.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 417-778-7561 ex 3.
K-Kountry will be there with live remotes.
On the final day of the Ripley County Fair in Doniphan, a lucky winner will become the owner of a 17 foot Blazer SS boat jet motor and Rivercraft trailer…compliments of Current River Marine Sales of Doniphan. This is valued at more than $20,000.00.
Over the years Ripley County Toys 4 Tots has offered a wide variety of prizes while raising money to provide a merry Christmas for youngsters, this year is the best!!!
Only 200 tickets will be sold at a cost of $100.00 each and you can purchase your ticket at Current River Marine, D&D Tire and Service Center and Top Quality Rental and Sales. Other prizes will be drawn. You do not have to be present to win.
Join the Couch Booster Club for a Spaghetti Dinner this Thursday, August 17th from 5 to 630 at the Couch School Cafeteria. It's all by donation to help the activities of the Couch booster club. For more information contact Jennifer Smith at 417-293-1692. Bring the whole family.