1st-John Richards-West Plains
2nd-Amy Smith-West Plains
4th-Jay Mitchell-Ozark Acres
5th-Chelsie Barton-Mammoth Spring
10th-Sebastian McCracken-M. Spring
15th-James Rain-New Liberty
18th-Jordan Bland-Birch Tree
19th-Amy Kimbrough-Peace Valley
22nd-Amy Green-West Plains
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.
The Thayer First Assembly Church is sponsoring a “Single Mom Baby Shower” for expecting moms living in Oregon County and Mammoth Spring. You must RSVP
by Wednesday, May 31st if you are interesting in attending. Call 417-280-0095
May 29-June 2
Come join the Bakersfield Church of Christ Vacation Bible School May 29th through June 2nd. Everyone is welcome and you are encouraged to bring a friend. Classes will be provided for all ages along with singing and refreshments. It starts at 7 and over at 8:15 nightly. The adult classes will be lead by Clint Yarber on Monday, Ray Crawford on Tuesday, Wayne Stewart on Wednesday, Roy Moss on Thursday and Dennis Willard on Friday. A fish fry will follow the Friday evening service. They hope you will come. The Bakersfield Church of Christ.
The Legendary country group Shenandoah will perform at North Arkansas Electric Cooperative’s Annual Meeting at the Fulton County Fairgrounds in Salem on Thursday, June 1. Cooperative members and their families are invited to NAEC’s 77th Annual Meeting. Registration will be held from 2 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. Bingo will be played from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. In addition to Shenandoah, Billy Joe French and Friends as well as electrical safety magician Scott Davis will perform beginning at 4:15 p.m. A barbecue meal will be served beginning at 4:15 p.m. The business session will begin at 7 p.m. and include the election of one member to serve on the NAEC Board of Directors. A brief summary of cooperative operations, as well as other reports, also will be presented. Following the business session, a retired service truck and other prizes will be raffled. An Annual Report will be mailed to each member in the middle of May. Included with the report will be a registration card unique to each member. NAEC requests that each member bring the registration card to the meeting to speed registration. Annual Meeting schedule of events: Registration – 2 p.m. - 6:45 p.m. Bingo – 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. Entertainment – 4:15 p.m. - 6:45 p.m. Barbecue meal – 4:15 p.m. Business meeting – 7 p.m.
The Southern Belle Grandmothers Club of West Plains will host its annual quilt show on June 2nd and 3rd in the Magnolia Room of the CivicCenter in West Plains. Area residents and quilt enthusiasts are encouraged to take you favorite quilt to display in the Magnolia Room. An old fashion bed turning will be held on June 2nd at 5:30 and June 3rd at 10:30, 1:30 and 5:30. Bed turnings evolved from ladies proudly showing their prized quilt to friends and visitors.
The St. Paul United Methodist church’s annual yard sale will be held Friday, June 2nd from 8:00 till 4:00 p.m. and Saturday, June 3rd from 8:00 till noon. Clothing, house ware items, toys, books, appliances, many items. The church is located on Business 63 up the
hill from Shady Oaks Health Care Facility. For more information call 417-264-3296.
Due to the rain the Mammoth Spring First Baptist Church has rescheduled the 7th annual “John Romine Memorial” freedom run 2017 to Saturday, June 3rd. Meet at Simmons Bank…registrations begins at 9:00...rides starts at 10:00...Everyone is welcome. Ride will go over around Mountain Home and back to the church for Bar B.Q. dinner and fellowship. If you would like to participate in the ride then drive your vehicle, truck, jeep, we welcome everyone. For more information contact Jeff Case at 417-293-7867, Keith Goodman 870-710-2476 or the Church Office at 870-625-3273. (The church is located 3 miles West of Mammoth Spring on Highway 9)
The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will host a “Kids Fishing Derby” for youngsters 12 years old and younger, at the Commission’s Jim Hinkle/Spring River State Fish Hatchery on Saturday, June 10, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The Jim Hinkle/Spring River State Fish Hatchery is located 2.5 miles south of Mammoth Spring, Arkansas at the end of State Highway 342. The youngsters will be fishing in the hatchery’s stocked ponds for rainbow trout. Anglers must bring their own bait and tackle-no live bait is allowed. Derby rules are: free fishing for kids 12 years old and under; limit of 3 fish per child; no culling; only one rod and reel per child; and adults cannot fish. Adult supervision is required. This event is free to the public. Come out for a day of family fun. For more information contact the hatchery toll free at 877-625-7521.
Ozark Medical Center Foundation will hold its first OMC Dice Run of the Mills fundraiser on Saturday, June 10th. The Dice Run is open to motorcycles and vehicles. Cost to enter is $20.00 per vehicle. Riders can begin the route anytime after registration, which is 8:30 to 10:00 p.m. at OMC Parkway Center. The run is 117 mile ride that includes stops at Dawt Mill, Hodgson Mill, Zanoni Mill, Rockbridge and Twin Bridges. Rides will stop at a Lot Party at Great Rivers Distributing on Hiway 63 in Pomona beginning at 1:00 p.m. Beginning at 2:00 p.m. Entertainment will be the Fender Bender band. T-Shirt, short and long sleeved, and koozies will be for sale. Dice scoring cards can be purchased for $5.00 at the beginning of the ride and at the Lot party. For more information contact Melissa Smith at 417-257-6737 or Charlie Wharton 417-505-9161 or OMC website at http://www.ozarksmedicalcenter.com/EventCalendar/Event-Details. Or www.facebook.com/events/1746875625627416.
MEMPHIS QUARTET SING – June 14-17:
On June 14 through June 17 – will be the 5th annual Memphis Quartet Show at the Cook Convention Center in downtown Memphis. Matinees are at 1:00p.m. and evening concerts at 6:00 p.m. For more information for seating, motel accommodations or tickets. Call 901-568-2389. Wednesday – The Dixie Echoes, Blackwood Brothers, Mark Trammell Quartet, Freedom Quartet, and the Hopper Brothers. Thursday – Mark Trammell Quartet, Primitive Quartet, Tribute Quartet, Kingsmen and Gold City. Friday – Ernie Haase and Signature Sound, Dixie Echoes, Blackwood Brothers, the Inspirations and Gerald Williams and The Classic Melody Boys Quartet. Saturday – The Triumphant Quartet, Dixie Melody Boys, Anchormen, Soul’d Out Quartet and the group that was on the first sing in 1957, The Harvesters.
The 2017 Thayer Offensive and Defensive Line Camp will be held at the Thayer High School on June 19th, 20th and 21st. Registration is at 8:30 a.m. Starts at 9:00 a.m. and
ends at 3:30 p.m.
Monday, June 19th _Middle School Camp (grades 6 to 8) Tuesday and Wednesday, June 20th and 21st. 9 though 12 grade.
The camp will be run by Quincy University football coach Gary Bass. Each camper should bring Helmet, Shoulder Pads, cleats, athletic shorts, jersey change of clothes and tennis shows. Bring you own lunch - lunch break is from 11:30 to 1:00 p.m.
Cost is $40.00 for Middle School. The JV/Varsity is $50.00 for one day and $90.00 for two days. Pre-register at www.thayerlinecamp.com.
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 – www.lebanonsing.com
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 email@example.com or call 417-778-7561 ex 3.
K-Kountry will be there with live remotes.