Community Calendar

 

 The Larry Hughes family in Thayer recently lost their home and belongings to a fire in Old Town.  If you can help, please search the Go Fund me page on the web for the Hughes family.   They could use your help.  If you have questions, call 971-273-0041   Thank YOU.

We’re happy to announce the upcoming St. Jude Radio thon, Wednesday, February 10th on AM 1290 The Gift and K-Kountry 95.                                                                               

The Annual K-Kountry 95-AM 1290 The Gift, Hirsch Feed and Farm Supply-Bayird Dodge-Chrysler-Jeep-Ram Country Cares for Kids St. Jude Radio thon is February 10th from 6a to 10p. Help us reach our goal of $200,000 to find cures and save lives.  Be listening for details on all of your E-Communications’ Stations.

St. Jude Fundraiser’s

Alton Elementary Students are selling raffle tickets for a chance to win two sides of beef and the processing. The beef was donated by Ozark Regional stockyards and will be ready for processing by May 1st. The Drawing will be done on Feb. 10th and winners will be contacted by phone. Tickets are $5 each or 6 tickets for $25. All proceeds go to St Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

The Mammoth Spring FFA will be taking donations for a 200lb Hog. We will be taking $5 donations per ticket or $25 donation for six tickets.  The hog will be given away during the K-Kountry 95 St. Jude’s Radiothon.  FFA will deliver the hog to the butcher shop of your choice.  To donate please see any Mammoth Spring FFA member or contact Denny Young 870-625-7212 or 501-658-6347.

In honor of Madison Bowers, Daniel Bowers her father of Thayer made a solid walnut bookshelf with adjustable shelves. Madison has been a patient at St. Jude’s for 11 years and has since been cancer free. Tickets are $1 each or $5 for 6 tickets. Drawing will be February 10th around 8:30 pm. All donations go to St. Jude’s Children Research Hospital Radiothon on K-Kountry 95.

Don’s Auto Service will donate 5 dollars for every tire sold Jan 18-Feb 12

Dr. Jacob Eckman with Active Chiropractic and Acupuncture in Thayer will donate $10 from every new patient examination now till the radio thon, up to $500.

February 4

Shady Oaks Healthcare will have a St Jude Benefit Lunch on Feb 4th from 11-1:30. Pulled Pork sandwiches, beans and chips $5. Pickup and delivery.

February 6:

Case Auction annual St Jude’s Benefit Auction is Saturday Feb 6th doors open at 4 pm at the Christian activity Center auction begins at 6. All proceeds will be donated to St. Jude’s K-Kountry 95.1 Radiothon. To donate goods or services and to volunteer call Mike or Jennifer Case 870-625-3563.

February 8:

Coltons in West Plains with have their annual St Jude day on Monday Feb 8th

Factory Return Outlet is selling pinups for St Jude.

Hirsch Feed and Farm Supply is selling shirts and Hoodies to benefit St Jude

The Hirsch shirts are priced as follows with 100% going to St Jude

Short sleeve 9.95

Short sleeve with pocket 14.95

Long sleeve 13.95

Short sleeve comfort colors, hot pink or turquois 10.95

Hoodies 24.95

Thayer Decorating is selling pin-ups

H & R Block has a donation jar out for St Jude

Shelter ins Roger Foley is selling pin-ups

Value Seekers in Thayer has a Donation Jar out for St Jude

FNBC in Mammoth Spring is selling pin-ups for St Jude

The students at Thayer Elementary School will be selling tickets to win a 300 lb. hog beginning on January 26.  All proceeds will be used to support St. Jude’s Cancer Research.  The following info should be helpful…

* Tickets will cost $1.00 or, $5.00 for 6 tickets

* The hog will be processed at Burches Butchering in Salem, AR

* The winner will be announced on February 10

* The winner will contact Burches Butchering to determine the cuts of meat and to schedule a pick-up time

* The class who sells the most tickets or raises the most money will receive a pizza party

The 6th Grade Class is also sponsoring a Fundraiser for St. Jude’s.  Strips of duct tape will be sold for $1.00 each that will be used to tape Mr. Thornton and Mr. Andrews to the wall at an assembly following the Radio-Athon.  Tickets can be purchased in the ELE Gym before school begins.

Fidelity Communications is selling pinups

Community 1st Banking Company will be donating $1. for each basket scored in the Thayer / Koshkonong boys game this Friday!

Hillbilly Cellular will give $20 for new or renewed activation now until Feb 10th

Thayer Eagles will have a silent auction and 50/50 drawing for St Jude on Super bowl Sunday Feb 7th

NOW TO MARCH 15 – Ozarka College:astor Able Perez and

The Mammoth Spring Police Department is hosting, in conjunction with Ozarka College,  144 hour reserve/auxiliary/part time law enforcement training class January 12th to March 15, 2016 at Ozarka College. This is an Arkansas training certification only. Applications may be picked up at the Mammoth Spring City Hall.

The annual West Plains Missouri State University Film series will be held in the West Plains Civic Center Theater on February 4 – 11 – 18 and 25thAdmission is free. Call 417-255-7966 for more information

BEGINNING FEB 2ND:

Beginning February 2nd the Mountain View, Missouri Senior Center Southwest Missouri Office on Again will be offering Senior, age 60 and older, free assistance in completing state and federal tax forms.   If you do not need to file state and federal tax returns, you may qualify for a state of Missouri rebate on rent expense, real estate tax or nursing home expense. To make an appointment at the Senior Center in Mountain View call 417-934-6504 Monday through Friday between 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

FEBRUARY 4-11-18-25 – West Plains:

The annual West Plains Missouri State University Film series will be held in the West Plains Civic Center Theater on February 4 – 11 – 18 and 25th.

Admission is free. Call 417-255-7966 for more information

February 6:

Christos House & the Chocolate Factory will be having their Annual Chocolate Festival held at The Barn, West Plains, Missouri. Doors open at 12 noon, Admission is free, but to taste the goodies $5 gets you 10 tasting tickets (additional tickets 50 cents each). All proceeds go to help women and children who have been impacted by domestic violence. For more information call 417-469-1190 or go to christoshouse.com

 FEBRUARY 6 – The Annual Chocolate Festival will be held on Saturday, February 6th.   Details to follow.

The annual West Plains Missouri State University Film series will be held in the West Plains Civic Center Theater on February 4 – 11 – 18 and 25th. Admission is free. Call 417-255-7966 for more information.

NOW THROUGH FEBRUARY 12 – St. Jude

Don’s Auto Service and Tire will donate $5.00 for every tire sold now through Friday, February 12th.

FEBRUARY 13 & 14 – West Plains

The TLR Gun and Knife Shows will be held at the West Plains Civic Center On Saturday, Feb 13th from 9:00 till 5:00 and Sunday, February 14th from 9:00 till 3:00. Admission is $7.00 for both days. Tables are available for rent. Contact Tony Roberts at 417-270-1969 or www.tlrshows@yahoo.com.

February 16:

Ozarka College, Mammoth Spring Campus will be having a seminar in starting a business in Arkansas, and adds emphasis in business plan, market research, and financing options. A few of the topics covered are startup steps, legal, business structures, and licensing and regulations. To register call Kelli Listenbee 870-972-3517 or go to klee@astate.edu

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 17 – Salem

A Life Care and Estate Planning Seminar will be held at the North Arkansas Electric Coop in Salem, Arkansas on Wednesday, February 17th from 12:00 till 1:00 p.m. Some of the topics to discuss is “How you can get benefits sooner and preserve your assets”, Paying for Nursing Home Care and Passing on a Legacy. Seating is limited.RSVP by February 12th. lunch included. Contact dana@arkelderlaw.com or call 501-882-9373.

February 18:

The Oregon County Extension center is partnering with Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) and Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) to implement a prescribed burn workshop. Workshop will be held at the Thayer elementary school cafeteria in Thayer, MO from, 6 pm to 8 pm. It will include classroom discussions on fire behavior/weather, methods, equipment, planning a burn, safety, and why and when you would use fire as a management tool. Weather permitting; a scheduled prescribed burn will be done. Anyone planning to participate in this burn needs to bring leather boots & gloves. All other equipment will be provided by the MDC. Pre-registration is required, call the Oregon County Extension center at 417-778-7490 and RSVP.

February 19:

University of Missouri Extension in Oregon County will offer tips needed to prune your fruit trees successfully at a “hands-on” pruning workshop beginning at 2 pm on private property near Thayer, MO. Please bring your own pruning tools, a chair if you need to sit & be prepared to work. Fee is $10 for workshop and can be paid the day of workshop. To pre-register call the University of Missouri Extension Center at 417-778-7490.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 21 – Cherokee Village

The Ladies of the Highland Elks will host their annual Spaghetti Dinner on Sunday, February 21st from 11:00 till 1:00 p.m. at the Highland Elks Lodge in Cherokee Village. (Must be 21 to enter) Enjoy all you can eat, Spaghetti, Salad, Garlic Bread, Dessert, Coffee and Tea for $6.75. Proceeds go to local charities.

February 25:

The Alton FFA Chapter will be hosting a blood drive starting at 12;30 pm until 5:30  pm. The American Red Cross will be at the FEMA Building at this time. Please Give.

 SUNDAY, MARCH 13 – Time Change

Remember to set your clock ahead one hour at 2 a.m. on Sunday, March 13th. We spring

ahead one hour. We will now be on Daylight Savings Time.

St. Patrick’s Day – March 17

Spring begins March 20

Good Friday, March 25

Easter Sunday is March 27

March 19:

Cystic Fibrosis & K-Kountry 95 Radio KHOM 100.9 The Train will be hosting the Annual Cystic Fibrosis with “Diamond Rio” in concert 7 pm at the West Plains Civic Center. Tickets in advance are adult $20 children (12 years old & under) $5. Tickets at the door are $25 or charge by phone 417-256-8123. All proceeds benefit Cystic Fibrosis.

 April 15:

The Annual Spring Gospel Concert presents “The Kingsmen, at 7 pm in the Thayer High School Gym.

 EVERY MONDAY:

EVERY MONDAY NIGHT SADDLE BAPTIST CHURCH 6:00PM BROTHER J..T. BASKINS, SPEAKER-EVERYONE IS WELCOME! FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CALL DALE THOMPSON HOME: 870-895-4184 OR MOBILE 870-371-0226.

EACH MONDAY AND THURSDAY:

THE WEST PLAINS SENIOR CENTER AT 416 EAST MAIN IN WEST PLAINS IS HOSTING A RUG-MAKING CLASS EACH MONDAY AND THURSDAY FROM 10:00 TIL 1;00 P.M.  LUNCH IS SERVED FROM 12:00 TIL 12:30.  COST FOR SUPPLIES TO GET STARTED IS $20.00.  FOR A REFRESHER COURSE IS $10.00.  INSTRUCTORS ARE KAREN RICKARD AND RACHEL HAMBY.  FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL 417-256-4055.

 WEDNESDAY’S

THE “GIFT POWER SOURCE PRAYER LINE IS ON THE ‘GIFT’ ON 1290AM FROM 7:35 TO 8:00 A.M. EACH WEDNESDAY MORNING TAKING PRAYER REQUEST.  AREA MINISTERS WILL HOST AT DIFFERENT TIMES.  TO SEND IN YOUR PRAYER REQUEST SEND TO PRAYER REQUEST, P.O. BOX 15, THAYER, MO. 65791 PHONE 417-264-7063 OR E-MAIL prayer@am1290thegift.com.  STREAM ON-LINE www.am1290the gift.com.

EVERY THURSDAY

EVERY THURSDAY EVENING FREE SQUARE DANCE LESSONS, OFFERED BY THE ‘FLUTTER WHEELS SQUARE DANCE CLUB” WILL BE HELD AT THE ALTON ELEMENTARY MULTI-PURPOSE SCHOOL BUILDING.  LESSONS AT 6:30 – SQUARE DANCE FROM 7:00 TILL 9:00 P.M.  FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL 417-778-6164 – 417-778-6401.

EVERY FRIDAY & SATURDAY

 THE HARDY JUNCTION MUSIC HALL MEETS EACH FRIDAY AND SATURDAY FROM 6:30 TO 8:30.  FRIDAY NIGHT NO AMPS NIGHT AND SATURDAY NIGHT IS LIVE BAND NIGHT.  ADMISSION IS BY DONATION. THEY ARE LOCATED ON HIWAY 62 AND 412 WEST OF HARDY…PHONE 870-856-4600.

EVERY FRIDAY & SATURDAY

FRIDAY’S – DANCING AT GEORGE D HAY STARTING AT 7:00PM  ADMISSION $5.00 CONCESSION AVAILIABLE

SATURDAY’S-THE GEORGE D HAY FOUNDATION PRESENTS A BAND EVERY SATURDAY NIGHT VISIT http://www.facebook/georgedhayfoundation TO WHO WILL BE ON STAGE THIS WEEK!

EVERY 2ND SATURDAY OF EACH MONTH

FAITH IN GOD CHURCH (1 1/2 MILES SOUTH OF BRANSVILLE) HAS A GOSPEL JUBILEE STARTING AT 6:30 PM WITH SPECIAL GUEST PERFORMING. OPEN MIC MUSICIANS WELCOME – DRUMMER NEEDED. SEWING AND Y OR JAN THOMLISON  417-252-7094.