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Birthday Bingo Winners

Winners for May, 2016
2.   Becky Driscol-South Fork
3.   Katherine Hammock-Alton
4.   Nathan Sanders-West Plains
5.   Caden Latham-Alton
6.   Bailey Cox-West Plains
9.   Christopher Smith-Alton
10. Bud Johnson-Koshkonong
11. Jeff Lancaster-Koshkonong
12. Hunter Morris-Mammoth Spring
13. Grace Mainprize-Thayer
16. Makaya Brown-Thayer
17. Sara Kate Garner-Hardy
18. Presley Roberts-Couch
19. Lucille Pettyjohn-Peace Valley
20. Lane Grimes-Thayer
23. Dodie Williams-Thayer
24. Sydney Harrison-West Plains
25. Alaina Ehle-Thayer
26. Joyce Vaughn-Mammoth Spring
27. Cody Dennison-West Plains

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.  

May 31

The City Of Koshkonong will hold a special meeting this Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. at the city hall to discuss possible funding from the USDA for the water system. For more information contact the city hall at 417-867-3260,

June 1-July 25

The Fulton County Fair Association is accepting reservations for commercial booth space for the 2016 county fair.  Booths will be located in the new Salem Civic Center and the cost is $60.00 for a 10 x 10 booth space, plus $5.00 for electricity.  Outside booths cost is $ $10.00 for electricity.  Booths set up Are Monday through Saturday, July 25th to July 30th.  (For more information call 870-895-5565 or e-mail

June 1

The Oregon County Fair Queen Contest will be held on Saturday, June 11th at 6:00 p.m. at the Alton High School Gym.  All entries for fair queen must include contestants name, date of birth, county address and a typed essay and be between the ages of 14 and 18 years of age and a resident of Oregon County.  Mail to Fair Office, P.O. Box 97, Alton, Missouri 65606 on or before June 1st. The duties of the Queen will include handing out prizes at the kid’s games, mid-day activity winners, contestant’s winners and performers at Family Night on Saturday, June 18th.  Sponsored by Clary Funeral Home and Alton Florist. Queen entry also includes: model “fair attire” Share their talent, hobby, skill in demonstration or performance. And will give a 3-5 minute speech and answer a question from judges.

Join the Mammoth Spring State park staff and help clean up Spring River, one of Arkansas’ most treasured streams on Wednesday June 1st from 8:00 rill 4:00 p.m. at the Mammoth Spring State Park.  All equipment is provided. Bring a lunch and enthusiasm.  This event is not recommended for novice floaters. Meet at the welcome center @ 8:00 am. Canoes and shuttle provided by Many Islands Outfitters. Please call ahead to reserve a spot. Space is limited. Contact Adam Davis at 870-625-7364 for more information.

A media day meeting for the Fulton County Farm Family will be held on Thursday June 2, at the Fulton County Conservation District Office 236 Byron Road Salem, AR at 9:30 a.m.  We will then travel to the farm.  I will have copies of their Farm Family Report for everyone.

The North Arkansas Electric Cooperative’s 2016 annual meeting will be held Thursday, June 2nd at the Salem High School. There will be games for all ages, and registered members will be eligible to win a retired service truck.  Registration is from
11:00 till 6:30 p.m., hot dogs and chips 11 to 1 p.m.  Bingo under the tent 12; 30 to 3; 00...local entertainment 3:30 to 5:45 p.m. Bar-b-q meal 3:45, business session 6:30.Entertainment includes Rick Crawford and Triple Nickel and Billy Joe French and

June 1-20

June 2-4

The HOBA Bluegrass Festivals in West Plains will be held June 2nd through the 4th and September 22, 23,24th. For more information contact them at or 888-256-8835 or

June 5-8

A gospel meting will be held June 5th through the 8th at the Delhalf Church of Christ on V Hiway in Myrtle Missouri with speaker Joel Wheeler of Foley, Alabama.  Sunday Bible Class at 10:30, Worship service at 11:15 with fellowship meal and congregational
singing following morning service.  Sunday evening service at 6:00 and Weekday services at 7:00 p.m.  

June 5

The “Spoken Four” quartet will be singing on Sunday, June 5th at 10”45 a.m. at the Thayer Free Will Baptist Church, 4th and Oak Street in Thayer.

June 9

The Couch R-1 School District will hold a community meeting on; Thursday, June 9th at 7:00 p.m. at the Couch School. The meeting will include information about a FEMA safe room built on the school’s campus along with other improvements needed for the
facilities and new information concerning the proposed project of a bond issue on the August ballot.

The Nature Conservancy and Pioneer Forest invites area landowners to join them on a tour of Pioneer Forest harvest operations. Learn the basics steps to completing a successful timber sale and see first-hand the benefits of managing your woods for wildlife, forest health, income, and water quality. The tour will take place near Eminence, MO, on Thursday, June 9th from 5:30pm – 8pm. Space is limited so registration is required. A light dinner will be provided and continuing education credits are available for professional timber harvesters. Please call 573-323-8790 to register.

June 11

The kid’s 30th annual fishing derby will be held on Saturday, June 11th from 9:00 till 2;00 p.m. at the at the Jim Hinkle Spring River State Fish Hatchery (Dam 3) 3 miles South of Mammoth Spring off Hiway 63.  Free Fishing for anglers up to 12 years of age.  Free event.

The Cabool Church of Christ will hold their first annual youth rally on Saturday, June 11th from 10:00 till 4:00 p.m. Guest speaker is Andrew Bryan. All Youth are welcome to come and meet new friends, enjoy bible trivia. Lunch will be served.  The church is located on Hiway 181, across from Cabool Home Center. (Info – 417-962-4262)

The 11th Annual TCMH Health Care Foundation Charitable Golf tournament will be held on Saturday, June 11th at the Oakwood Golf Course in Houston. Two-person scramble...$120.00 per team that includes entry fee, car green fees, lunch and four mulligans.  Tee times is 8:00 a.m. and 1 to 40 teams.  Cash Prizes in each flight.  Information 417-967-1377.  


June 17 & 24---July 1 & 8

The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Jim Hinkle Spring River Hatchery, 3 miles south of Mammoth Spring, off of HIWAY 63 (Dam 3), will host a summer youth fishing
program called Fishing Friday’s. Starting June 17th youth 6 to 14 years old can fish from 8:00 till 10:00 a.m.  This program requires adult supervision and is free to the public.  The dates to fish are June 17th and 24th and July 1 and 8th. For more information call 877-625-7521.  

June 17-18

The Old Time Music, Ozark Heritage Festival is celebrating their 22nd year on Friday and Saturday June 17th and 18th in downtown West Plains. Admissions to all events are free.  Lots of entertainment, old-time and folk music.  The Southern Belle Grandmothers Club of West Plains will host their annual quilt show in the Magnolia Room of the west plains civic center. Lots of beautiful hand crafted quilts will be on display.  For more information e-mail   

June 17-19

Oregon County 4-H presents the “Retro Oregon County Fair” in Alton, MO (Hwy 160 East in Lyon’s Park) which hasn’t happened in years!  Starting Friday at the FEMA & Multipurpose Building at 5 pm – 10 pm, Also. Rodeo at the Thayer Arena starting at 7:30 pm.  Saturday June 18, activities starting at 7:30 am Judging of the exhibits from the FEMA & Multipurpose entries. Bull bingo, kid’s games, Mr. & Miss Photogenic contest at 11 am, cutest boy & girl contest, fashion revue show, Jr. ranch hand contest at 6 pm. Hungry Human Hippo contest at 7pm, any thing goes contest & coon dog tree contest, or enter in the Agnes Adrian Canning, Many more activities to numerous to mention. Cash prizes!!  In Concert Travis Tyler in Concert at 9:30 pm. Sunday the 19th activities start at the FEMA & Multipurpose Building. Pick up a booklet at KKountry 95 studios or any of local businesses for information or to enter in any of these contests please call fair office 417-778-7490. 

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)
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