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Apr. 1- Grant Shrable-Thayer
Apr. 2- Dustin Griffin-Kosh
Apr. 3- Jordan Woods-Thayer
Apr. 4- Adrian/Julian Miller-Thayer
Apr. 5- Haley Abney-Salem
Apr .7- Brody Edwards-Franklin
Apr. 8- Stone Peterson-West Plains
Apr. 9- Nicole Cochran M.  Spring
Apr.10 Amanda Bean West Plains
Apr.11 Kelsey Cunningham Alton
Apr 12 Wendy Donahue  Thayer
Apr 14 Baily Mills Mammoth Spring
Aprl 15 Bella Barr Rover
Apr 16 Ella Sacra Thayer
Apr 17 Cindy McCradic M.S
Apr 18 Kaitlynn Lowery Salem Ar
Apr 19 Jacob Lamply Brandsville
Apr 21 Tayla Duncan Summersville
Apr 22 Breezy Walters Kosh
Apr 23  Atley Woods  Gatewood
Apr 24 Jasmine Johnson  M.S.
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April 21-25


THE THAYER ELEMENTARY IS HOSTING A SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR THIS WEEK FROM 8:00 TILL 4:00 P.M.  FUNDS ARE RAISED TO HELP PURCHASE NEW BOOKS FOR THE LIBRARY.  A SPECIAL FAMILY EVENING IS PLANNED FOR THURSDAY FROM 5:00 TILL 7:00 P.M. WITH CONTESTS,  DOOR PRIZES AND REFRESHMENTS. 
 

April 25


OMC Fun Run Expo 3 to 7 p.m. Willard Hunter Classroom, Parkway Center
Participants will have the opportunity to pick up their t-shirts and race information for the April 26 Fun Run at the Superhero Fun Run Expo. In addition to packet pickup, the expo will include door prizes and giveaways, superhero activities for the whole family, and booths from local businesses, including those related to health and wellness.
 
A GOSPEL SING “CALLED TO STAND” WILL BE HELD  AT THE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH IN ASH FLAT, 311 CROOKED OAK ROAD, BEHIND SEARS AT 7:00 P.M.  REFRESHMENTS WILL BE SERVED.
 

April 26


LIFE LINE SCREENING WILL BE AT THE LOWER THUNDERBIRD CENTER, 62N LAKESHORE DRIVE IN CHEROKEE VILLAGE ON SATURDAY, APRIL 26TH .  ALL SCREENINGS START AS LOW AS $60.00 EACH..YOU CAN RECEIVE ALL FIVE RECOMMENDED SCREENING FOR $149.00.  THIS INCLUDES STROKE/CAROTID ARTERY SCREENING, HEART RHYTHM, ABDOMINAL AORTIC ANEURYSM, PERIPHERAL ARTERIAL DISEASE AND OSTEOPOROSIS RISK ASSESSMENT. SCREENINGS WILLTAKE ABOUT ONE HOUR AND FOR BOTH WOMEN AND MEN. CALL
1-888-787-9018 TO SCHEDULE YOUR APPOINTMENT.
Sponsored by NEA Baptist Cardiology Clinic. 
 
OMC Superhero Fun Run
9 a.m. Shaw Medical Building
Everyone needs a hero but cancer patients need superheroes. The Annual Ozarks Medical Center Fun Run is pleased to present the Superhero 5K, 10K and 1.5 mile racing event. The races begin at the OMC Shaw Medical Building, home to the OMC Cancer Treatment Center. The funds from this event go to help patients who are in need and undergoing cancer treatment at OMC with costs such as medication and transportation to treatments. New this year is a superhero theme with individual and team spirit competition, a 10K course and electronic chip timing. Registration forms are available at OMC Public Relations, located at No. 23 Parkway Center, and online at www.ozarksmedicalcenter.com/funrun.asp. Online registration is also available at this link. Participants are encouraged to form teams of five or more and receive a $5 registration discount. In addition, an early registration discount is available through April 11.
 

A COUNTRY AND GOSPEL MUSIC SHOW WILL BE HELD AT THE OLD EMINENCE HIGH SCHOOL GYM ON SATURDAY, APRIL 26TH AND 7:00 P.M.
NO ADMISSION CHARGE BUT THE HAT WILL BE PASSED FOR DONATION TO SCHOLARSHIP AND EQUIPMENT FOR THE SCIENCE PROGRAM.  REFRESHMENTS WILL BE SERVED.
 

THE GREAT ELEVEN POINT CANOE ACE WILL BE HELD ON SATURDAY, APRIL 26TH AT THE GREER SPRING CROSSING ACCESS OFF HI WAY 19 NORTH OF ALTON IN OREGON COUNTY.  THE 20 MILES RACE STARTS NEAR THE HIGHWAY 19 BRIDGE AND ENDS AT THE RIVERTON ACCESS, NEAR THE US. 160 BRIDGE IN ALTON.  ENTRANTS WILL MEET BEFORE THE RACE AT THE ELEVEN POINT CANOE RENTAL AT THE JUNCTION OF U.S. 160 AND HI WAY 19 IN ALTON.  MEDALS WILL BE GIVEN TO THE TOP THREE WINNERS.  COST IS 2-MAN ENTRY IS $180.00 AND THE SOLO ENTRY FEE IS $90.00.  PROCEEDS WILL BENEFIT THE RESTORATION OF GREER MILL.  ENTRY FEE COVER THE USE OF A RENTAL CANOE OR TRANSPORT OF A PRIVATELY OWNED CANOE TO AND FROM RACE, FREE BAR-R-Q FOR RACERS, NON-RACERS MUST PAY,  FREE CAMPING AT ELEVEN POINT CANOE RENTAL. FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT BRIAN SLOSS OR RYAN GRIFFIN AT 417-778-6497

SATURDAY, APRIL 26:
J.W. HURTT AND TRUE COUNTRY WILL PERFORM THIS SATURDAY EVENING AT THE GEORGE D. HAY COUNTRY MUSIC THEATER, ONE MILE SOUTH OF MAMMOTH SPRING ON HIWAY 63 AT 7:00 P.M.  ADMISSION IS $5.00 AND CONCESSIONS WILL BE AVAILABLE.   

SATURDAY, APRIL 26
THE 2ND ANNUAL BIKE SHOW AND POKER RUN WILL BE HELD THIS SATURDAY STARTING AT THE MEGA MOTORSPORTS PARKING LOT AT 10:00 A.M.  THE WEST  PLAINS AMVETS RIDERS OF CHAPTER #98 WILL LEAD THE RIDE.  ENTRY FEE IS $10.00 AND MEGA MOTORSPORTS LLC WILL DONATE 50%  OF THE PROCEEDS, ALSO FROM THE MOTORCYCLE SHOW TO CAMP HOPE, AKA THE CHRIS NEAL FARM OF FARMINGTON IN FRANCOIS COUNTY. THEY PROVIDE FREE OUTDOOR ADVENTURES TO COMBAT WOUNDED VETERANS AND ACTIVE DUTY MEMBERS OF ALL BRANCHES THAT HAVE BEEN WOUNDED IN COMBAT. FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL 417-256-9323 OR VISIT THE WEB SITE AT www.chrisnealfarm.com/public.
 
SATURDAY, APRIL 26:
THE MO-ARK TRUCK PULLS WILL BE HELD SATURDAY AT THE PULLERS PARK SOUTH OF THAYER BY THE RODEO ARNEA AT 7:00 P.M.  A TRUCK TEAM INSPECTION WILL BE THERE FROM 4:00 TIL 6:00 P.M.  ADMISSION IS $8.00 FOR ADULTS, CHILDREN 12 AND UNDER FREE.  THERE WILL BE CONCESSIONS.  BRING YOUR LAWN CHAIRS..SEATING IS LIMITED.
 
SATURDAY, APRIL 26:
THE SOUTH CENTRAL CATTLEMEN'S ASSOCIATION WILL HOLD ITS SPRING FIELD DAY THIS SATURDAY BEGINNING AT 12:00 NOON AT SPREUTELS FARMS IN KOSHKONONG.  A HAMBURGER LUNCH  WILL BE PROVIDED.   AFTER LUNCH WILBUR AND ELSIE SPREUTELS WILL TELL ABOUT THEIR REGISTERED AND COMMERCIAL RED ANGUS OPERATION.   THERE WILL BE A TOUR OF THE FEEDLOTS, PASTURE AND HAY PROGRAM CURRENTLY IN PRODUCTION ON THE FARM. FOR INFORMATION CONTACT WAYNE NICHOLS AT 417-252-7071.
 
SATURDAY, APRIL 26:
THE THAYER POLICE DEPARTMENT WILL CO-HOST A COLLECTION SITE FOR UNWANED PHARMACEUTICALS DRUGS, PRESCRIPTION AND OVER THE COUNTRY DRUGS FROM 10:00 TIL 2:00 P.M. AT THE POLICE DEPARTMENT ON FRONT STREET IN THAYER.   A COLLECTION SITE WILL ALSO BE IN OPERATION  AT THE HOWELL COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT IN WEST PLAINS. ALL COLLECTIONS SITES ARE  LISTED ON THE DEA WEBSITE AT www.deadliversion.usdoj.gov OR CALL THE SOUTH CENTRAL SOLID WASTE MANAAGEMENT DISTRICT PLANNER STEVEN REED AT 417-256-4226.

 

April 27


THE CATS FOR THE CURE RELAY FOR LIFE TEAM WILL HOST A TURKEY AND HAM DINNER AT THE THAYER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL FROM 11:00 TILL 2:00 P.M..  COST IS $10.00 FOR ADULTS AND $8.00 FOR CHILDREN 12 AND UNDER.  CARRY OUT'S AVAILABLE.  GO OUT AND SUPPORT RELAY FOR LIFE.  (menu is ham, turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, fold over rolls, dessert and drink.) 
 
APRIL IS FINE FREE MONTH AT THE OREGON COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY'S.  THIS INCLUDES BOOKS,  AUDIO BOOKS, VIDEO'S AND ANYTHING CHECKED OUT AT THE LIBRARY.  TAKE THEM BACK THIS MONTH AND YOU WON'T HAVE TO PAY A FINE.   THIS IS FOR THAYER, ALTON, KOSHKONONG, MYRTLE AND THOMASVILLE.


 

April 29


THE FRIENDS OF THE MAMMOTH SPRING NATIONAL FISH HATCHERY MEETS AT 7:00 P.M. IN THE AQUATIC CONSERVATION AND EDUCATION CENTER TO ANYONE INTERESTED IN VOLUNTEERING AT THE CENTER TO ASSIST IN THE GIFT SHOP, WITH EDUCATION PROGRAMS AND TOURS AND WITH GENERAL MAINTENANCE OF THE FACILITY.  FUNDS RAISED IN THE GIFT SHOP WILL BE USED TO ENHANCE THE FACILITY.
 
 

April 28-May 2


REGISTRATION FOR THE ALTON PRE-SCHOOL AND KINDERGARTEN WILL BE HELD ON MONDAY, APRIL 28TH AT 6:30 P.M. IN THE MULTI-PURPOSE BUILDING AT THE ALTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL. STAFF MEMBERS WILL BE AVAILABLE TO COPY DOCUMENTS AND HELP WITH THE REGISTRATION PAPERS.  THE CHILD DOES NOT HAVE TO ATTEND. APPOINTMENTS CAN BE MADE AT THIS MEETING FOR PRE-SCHOOL SCREENING FOR THURSDAY, MAY 1ST AND FOR KINDERGARTEN SCREENING FOR FRIDAY, MAY 2ND.. FROM 8:30 TO 2:30 P.M.   CHILD MUST HAVE BIRTH CERTIFICATE, SOCIAL SECURITY CARD, IMMUNIZATION RECORDS AND PROOF OF RESIDENCE..ALSO GUARDIANSHIP OR CUSTODY PAPERS.   ( Saundra Dorris – School or home - 417-778-7217 or 417-778-7337)
 

April 30-ends


THE ALTON BANK IS TAKING ORDERS FOR HOME MADE CINNAMON ROLLS AND APPLE TURNOVERS.  STOP BY THE ALTON BANK OR CALL
THEM AT 417-778-7217 AND PLACE YOUR ORDER.  ALL PROCEEDS WILL
GO TO THE ALTON BEATLEMANIA. 
 
 

May 5 & 8


THE THAYER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IS NOW REGISTERING PRESCHOOL AND KINDERGARTEN STUDENTS FOR THE NEXT SCHOOL YEAR.  APPOINTMENTS MUST BE MADE FOR SCREENINGS.  CALL THE SCHOOL AT 417-264-4600 EX 140.  PRE-SCHOOL SCREENING WILL BE HELD MONDAY AND TUESDAY, MAY 5TH AND 6TH.  CHILD MUST BE FOUR YEARS OLD BEFORE AUGUST 1ST. KINDERGARTEN SCREENING WILL BE HELD ON WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY, MAY 7TH AND 8TH.   CHILD MUST BE FIVE BEFORE AUGUST 1ST.  PARENTS MUST TAKE CHILD TO SCREENING AND HAVE THE CHILD'S IMMUNIZATION RECORD, SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER, BIRTH CERTIFICATE AND PROOF OF RESIDENCY.
 

May 2nd


THE 75TH ANNUAL MEETING OF THE HOWELL-OREGON ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE WILL BE HELD ON FRIDAY, MAY 2ND AT THE WEST PLAINS CIVIC CENTER…GUEST THIS YEAR IS JEFF AND SHERI EASTER AND THEIR FAMILY, MADISON AND HIS WIFE SHANNON, JEFF AND SHERI DAUGHTER MORGAN AND MAURA AND THE ONLY NON FAMILY MEMBER OF THE GROUP IS DRUMMER LANDAN SMITH.   DOORS OPEN
AT 5;00 P.M. WITH MUSIC, DOOR PRIZES AND FREE CUPCAKES.
 
 

May 8-9


THE OREGON COUNTY LICENSE OFFICE IN ALTON WILL BE MOVING TO A NEW LOCATIONS TO 510 W. HWY 160, ACROSS FROM HARPS GROCERY IN ALTON ON THURSDAY AND FRIDAY, MAY 8TH AND 9TH.  THEY WILL RE-OPEN ON MONDAY, MAY 12TH FROM 9:00 TILL 4:30 MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY. CALL 417-778-2004 FOR MORE INFORMATION

 

May 17


A FUNDRAISER WILL BE HELD AT THE MULTI PURPOSE BUILDING IN MAMMOTH SPRING FOR THE MAMMOTH SPRING LITTLE LEAGUE.  A TRADITION SCRAPBOOKING, WORKING WITH STAMPS AND  VINYL. THEY WILL HAVE THE EMBOSSING MACHINES AND CREATIVE MEMORIES BOARDER MAKING SYSTEM, PLUS A GOODY BAG, BRUNCH AND LUNCH.  BRING A T-SHIRT AND RECEIVE HEAT TRANSFER VINYL TO PERSONALIZE YOUR OWN T-SHIRT. YOU WILL HAVE YOUR OWN TABLE WITH ACCESS TO ELECTRICITY.  YOU MUST REGISTER BY MAY 9TH..COST IS $35.00. REGISTER BY TEXTING OR CALLING JENNIFER CROWE 501-658-3423.
 

May 31


 
THE OREGON COUNTY RELAY FOR LIFE EVENT WILL BE HELD SATURDAY, MAY 31ST AT THE THAYER HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL FIELD.  THIS IS FOR THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY’S FIGHT AGAINST CANCER. 

June 7


THE DOGWOOD DAZE GOLF TOURNAMENT WILL E HELD SATURDAY, JUNE 7TH AT THE THAYER COUNTRY CLUB, LOCATED NORTH OF THAYER ON HWY 63.  REGISTRATION IS AT 9:00 A.M.. AND TEE TIME IS 10:00 A.M..  TWO PERSON SCRAMBLE IS $50.00 PER PERSON.   MULLIGANS NOT INCLUDED  CHANCE FOR PRIZE ON EVERY HOLE..80% PAYOUT.  $100,000,00 SHOOTOUT $2,500.00 PUTTING CONTEST.  FOR INFORMATION CONTACT BUTCH STEED AT 417-280-7505 OR KELLY STEED AT 417-280-5054.
 
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