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Circle C Birthday Bingo

Circle C Birthday Bingo winners-July
3rd-Janet Alford-Thayer
5th-Angela Dickey-Thayer
6th-Tim Conway-Ash Flat
7th-Kelvin Wallace-Koshkonong
10th-Tyler Welty-Thayer
11th-Jackson Bates-Thayer
12th-Laura Dale-Thayer
13th-Karie Kay Douglas-Winona
14th-Ruth Smith-West Plains
17th-Logan Underwood-Thayer
18th-Kathy Mitchell-Water Valley
19th-Sammy Jo Owens-Thayer
20th-David Bishop-Thayer
21st-Dwayne Brawley-Alton

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.

July 27-29

The 38th Annual Cave City Watermelon Festival will be held at Cave City on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, July 27th through the 29th. Lots of activities planned.  Food, Games, Kids Fishing Derby, Music, Watermelon Contest..lots other activities.  Thursday the Anointed Ones and The Davison Family will be singing.  On Sunday at 10:00 Cowboy Church Services will be held at the D&S arena.  For more information visit the wed site at

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 –

August 3

The Back to school fair will be held on Thursday, August 3rd from 9:00 till 12:00 noon at the Thayer Elementary Gym.  This is open for any student living in Oregon County and the Mammoth Spring area to receive a free back pack and school supplies. Proof of income is not required. For more information contact Pastor Abel Perez at 417-280-0095.

August 12

The Thayer Mighty Mite Football sign-ups will be on Saturday, August 12 from 9:00 until 11:00 a.m. at the Thayer Elementary Gym.  Grades 3rd through 6 are eligible to play. All surrounding school children can play.  The cost is $ 45.00 for the first child and $15.00 for each additional child.  The players will pick-up their pads and helmet at sign ups.

August 26

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.

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.

September 9

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.
Current Time:  05:35am, 07/24/17