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Birthday Bingo Winners-September
1st-Tina Bettis-Highland
2nd-Ricky Massey-Doniphan
6th-Alex Thomas-Alton
7th-John Powell-Alton
8th-Jason Stubbs-Alton
9th-Sherman Garrison-Myrtle
12th-Lillia Bennet-Pocahontas
13th-Stacey Cowan-Koshkonong
14th-Jace Reese-Alton
15th-Heidi Sisco-Alton
16th-Curtis Humphries-Hardy
19th-Sara Morris-Thayer
20th-BLake Kyle-Winona
21st-Alicia Bettis-Peace Valley
22nd-Ivy Williams-Bilmore
23rd-Jacklyn Pankey-Alton
27th-Brian Martin-Thayer
28th-Carol McDonald-Thayer
29th-Toni Husky-Mammoth Spring

Sept 8-30

Each Thursday the Thayer Library will hold a weekly reading session from 12:30 to 1:00 for children.  Theme will be ‘Book Buddies, Today a Rader, Tomorrow a Leader. There will be reading reward and fun.  Remember every Thursday is reading day for the children from 12:30 till 1:00 at the Thayer Library.

September 20-Oct 15

The Harlin Museum Fall Art Show will be held at the Harlin Museum in West Plains.  Maximum 3 entries per person at $10.00 per entry. Awards and cash prizes offered.  For more information to the web site at

September 23

The Howell Family will be singing:   Friday September 23rd 7PM
@ Greentown Lighthouse church Gilbert & 7th Streets in Thayer MO
Also announce the Greentown Lighthouse Church will be having a fun day at the Mammoth Spring Park with games for the kids with prizes and also hotdogs and chips and giving away blessing bags first come first serve on all this.  Thanks it will be from 1-3 PM.  

September 29-October 30

The City of Thayer is accepting sponsors for the new stage that is being built down by the police station.  This stage will be used for various events.  Any business or individual who donates $250.00 or more will have a sign with their name or business name on it placed near the stage.  Contact the city hall in Thayer for more information at 417-264-3921.

September 30-Oct 1

The Thayer High School Class of 1976 will hold their 40th class reunion on Friday, Sept 30th and Saturday, Oct 1st.    The Class will ride in the Homecoming Parade at 2:00 p.m. and all attend the football game Friday night.  Following the game the class will meet in the school library. Saturday they will meet at 10 a.m. at Riverbend Restaurant in Mammoth Spring.

A benefit concert for “Serenity” mission will be held on Saturday, October 1st from 5;00 till 8:00 p.m. at Big Spring Park in Cotter, Arkansas featuring Rock and Roll Hall of Fame “Black Oak Arkansas. Tickets are $15.00 each and can be bought online at or at Serenity’s Office at 1015 Highway 62 W in Mountain Home, Century 21 Realty and Integrity First Bank downtown. Vendors will be there selling food and beverages.  All proceeds from the event will to toward supporting
Serenity’s mission to assist survivors of domestic violence, their children and animal companions in rebuilding their lives and moving forward into a healthy independence life.

The Alton Library will be open on Saturday, October 1st (Ozarks Black Gold Walnut Festival) from 9; 00 till 2:00 with three local authors with their books, to meet, greet and sign their books. Yancy Caruthers is a military author and Iraq war veteran, Nicole Tillman, author of many fiction novels and Marge Caldwell Shipp will have the Oregon County Historical Society Book. 

September 30-Oct 1

The Black Gold Walnut Festival will be held in Alton on Friday evening and all day Saturday, Sept 30th and Oct 1st.  Lots of activities planned. Crafts, food, live entertainment, high school musical & quilt show.  5K Run/walk Friday evening beginning at 5; 30 and Corn Hole Tournament at 6:00.  For more information
contact Diana Clary or Ruth Ann Wright.

September 30

The Thayer Football Homecoming is Friday, Sept 30th.  Jerry Oliver, former Band and Music Director at Thayer school will be here for Homecoming.  He will also be in the Parade at 2:00 p.m. on the 30th.

Southern Gospel singer Jason Crabb and Point of Grace will be in concert at the
Crossway Baptist Church in Springfield, Missouri on Friday, September 30th at
7:00 p.m.


October 1

The 26th Annual Homesteader’s Day at Loberg Park in Hardy, Arkansas is October 1st from 9:00 till 3:00 p.m.  Watch old time Ozarks pioneers demonstrate blacksmithing, spinning and weaving, soap making, dutch oven cooking, live music, quilt give away.  Also Friday through Sunday celebrate the rich culture of Ozark Native Americans Turtle Island Pow Wow through stories, music and dance...   All of this at Loberg Park in Hardy,
Arkansas. (info Dennis Horton –

The 9th Annual Current River Callers chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation and the Missouri Department of Conservation annual Jakes Day at Twin Pines Conservation Education Center will be held on Saturday, October 1st from 11:30 to 4:30 for children 6 to 12 years of age.  Activities features a variety of hands-on activities geared to
That age level.  Pre-registration is advised.  Call 573-325-1381.  Twin Pines is located 1.3 miles east of Winona, Mo.
The Myrtle Freewill Baptist Church has a revival in progress now through Saturday night. Byron Erwin will be preaching at 7:00 p.m. each night. (Info - 417-293-9427)

The Dalton Volunteer Fire Department will hold their fall fish fry this Saturday at 5; 00 p.m. Cost is $9.00 per plate. Children 6 and under free.  Pickin’ and Grinnin’ starts at 4:30 with “Lost Cause” from Paragould, Ark.  Seating available or bring lawn chairs.

2-person Day/Night scrabble will be this Saturday beginning at 5; 00 p.m. in Mountain View, Missouri. Cost is $60.00 per team.  Entry fee includes Mulligan’s refreshments. Cash Payout on all Flights on all places.  To sign up call 417-934-6959.


October 2

The Grand Gulf Shiloh Church West of Thayer on Hiway W will hold “Old-Timer’s Day” on Sunday, October 2nd with Sunday School beginning at 10:00 a.m. and morning worship at 11:00 a.m.  At noon there will be a potluck lunch at noon with the church furnishing the meat and drinks.  The afternoon will be and afternoon of singing with Bob Ross as emcee.  Pastor Ralph Scogin and congregation welcomes everyone.
The Grooms family reunion will be held this Sunday at noon at the Fun and Friends Senior Citizens in Thayer.  Potluck lunch at noon.  For more information call 417-264-7951 or 264-7731.

October 5

The Couch High School Seniors is hosting a fish fry on Thursday, Oct 6th from 4:30 to 6:30 in the Couch School music room.  Menu consist of Catfish, hush puppies, fries or potato chips, brown beans, peach or cherry crisp with ice cream and drink or $12.00 at the door. Children (3-10) is $10.00. Advance tickets are $2.00 cheaper. Take outs available.  Following the fish fry the Junior High Boys will be playing basketball at 6:00.  Call the school for information at 417-938-4432.

October 8

The Thayer Fall Festival will be held downtown Thayer on Saturday, October 8th from 5; 00 till 8:00 p.m. Booth Rental $15.00, with electricity $20.00.  Lots of games, food and activities.  For booth rentals contacts are Rebecca Eckman at 417-280-0142 or Kim Harralston 417-280-1139.

"Thayer FCCLA will be hosting an ALS Walk on October 8th. Registration is on site. Walk will begin at 9:00 a.m. and end at 12:00 p.m.The cost is $5 without a t-shirt and $20 with a t-shirt. Please come and show your support by walking and/or donating!"

The 10th Annual Salem First Baptist church Women’s Conference will be held on Saturday, October 8th from 8:00 till 3:00 p.m. at the church with continental breakfast at 8:00.  Conference begins at 8:45. Guest speaker is Melinda Bunyard. Theme is “Secure In Home”.  There will be music, fellowship, lunch and door prizes.  Childcare is also provided.  Cost is $10.00 if you pre-register or $13.00 at the door.  You will need
to reserve your spot by September 30th by call 870-895-2330 or email to
The Thayer Fire Fighters, EMA personnel and other fire departments along with personnel from BNSF Railroad will be conducting a Mock Hazmat Exercise in the railroad yard in Thayer on Saturday, Oct 8th from 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. This is a training exercise for responders in the event there is a Hazardous Materials
Release involving the railroad.  According to Fire Chief Mark Arnold this is the first exercise like this for Thayer.


October 22

The Indian artifact show will be held Saturday, October 22nd from 8:00 till 3:00 at the Van Matre Senior Center, inside Cooper Park, in Mountain Home.  Lots of Indian artifacts that you can buy, sell, get appraisals or just browse.  Admission is $2.00.  Proceeds will benefit the Senior Center.  (Info 870-656-8731)

October 29

The annual Mammoth Spring Spooktacular will be held on Main Street in Mammoth
Spring on Saturday, October 29th. Anywhere, Anytime K-Kountry 95 will sponsor the costume contest.  Win $95 for the top prize.  For more information call the city hall at 870-625-3518.
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