Community Calendar

 FRIDAY, MAY 22 AND MONDAY, MAY 25:

THE THAYER AMERICAN LEGION POST 344 WILL RECOGNIZE AND REMEMBER OUR FALLEN VETERANS AT THE THAYER CEMETERY.

FRIDAY, MAY 22 AT 5:00P.M.  THE WILL PLACE AMERICAN MADE FLAGS AT THE GRAVESITE OF EACH VETERAN.  FLAGS WILL BE ON DISPLAY AT THE ENTRANCE TO THE THAYER CEMETERY. THESE FLAGS CAN BE PICKED UP AND PLACED ON VETERANS GRAVES.

SATURDAY, MAY 23:

THE ROSE HILL CEMETERY ASSOCIATION, LOCATED EAST OF THAYER ON HIWAY 142, WILL HOLD THEIR ANNUAL MEETING AND POTLUCK LUNCH AT NOON IN THE ROSE HILL SCHOOL BUILDING.  EVERYONE WELCOME.  DONATIONS FOR UPKEEP OF THE CEMETERY ARE WELCOME. 

 SATURDAY, MAY 23:

A BENEFIT ACA RODEO FOR CHARLOTTE WILLIAMS WILL BE HELD AT THE FULTON COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS ARENA IN SALEM, ARKANSAS THIS SATURDAY AT 7:00 P.M.  THERE WILL BE A BOUNTY BAREBACK, SADDLE BRONCO AND BULL, MUTTON BUSTING FOR KIDS 6 AND UNDER. MANY OTHER EVENTS.  ADMISSION IS $8.00 FOR ADULTS, $7.00 FOR KIDS…6 AND UNDER FREE.  CHARLOTTE IS BATTLING CANCER. FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT MARK PATE AT 870-371-0314 OR BRYON PRICE AT 870-321-5025.

 

SATURDAY, MAY 23:

THE PENDARVIS, COLLINS, MURPHY AND BURR FAMILY REUNION WILL BE HELD SATURDAY AT THE FIRST CHURCH OF GOD CHURCH, LOCATED NEXT TO K-KOUNTRY 95 RADIO NORTH OF THAYER ON HIWAY 63 BEGINNING AT 10:00 A.M.  POT LUCK DINNER AT NOON.  GAMES AND RAFFLE.  EVERYONE WELCOME.

  MAY 23:

ALTON HIGH SCHOOL ALUMNI REUNION – REGISTRATION BEGINS AT 4 PM – 5:15 PM, AT THE ALTON FEMA BUILDING FOLLOWED BY A SHORT BUSINESS MEETING. TICKETS ARE $10 CHILDREN 12 YEARS AND YOUNGER IS FREE.  HONORED CLASSES THIS YEAR ARE 1964, 1990 AND 2005.  ALL ALUMNI WELCOME. FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CALL ALTON ALUMNI PRESIDENT, TAMMY HUFSTEDLER 417-264-7251 OR BETTY SULLIVAN AT 417-764-3357 LEAVE A MESSAGE OR CONTACT THE AHS WEBSITE alton.k12.mo.us/alumni/

MONDAY, MAY 25:

AT 1:00 P.M.THE THAYER AMERICAN LEGION POST 344 WILL RECOGNIZE AND REMEMBER OUR FALLEN VETERANS . THE AMERICAN LEGION ALONG WITH THE DIGNITARIES FROM THE STATE AND CITIES OF THAYER AND MAMMOTH SPRING WILL PRESENT A MEMORIAL DAY PROGRAM AT THE VETERANS MEMORIAL LOCATED AT THE ENTRANCE OF DOWNTOWN THAYER. (THERE WILL BE POST THE COLOR GUARD, POST THE HONOR GUARD, PRAYER BY CHAPLIN BILL PACE, PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE BY COMMANDER EARL DODGE, NATIONAL ANTHEM BY ALDERMAN STEPHAN CLARK, PROCLAMATION BY THAYER MAYOR KEN COTHAM, PROCLAMATION BY MAMMOTH SPRING MAYOR JEAN PACE, PROCLAMATION BY AMERICAN LEGION COMMANDER EARL DODGE, 21 GUN SALUTE BY THE AMERICAN LEGION HONOR GUARD AND BLOW TAPS BY RETIRED MAYOR JOHN OGDEN.) FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT DOYLE FINK, ADJUTANT 417-280-0493. AT THE THAYER CEMETERY THEY WILL HAVE AMERICAN MADE FLAGS AT THE GRAVESITE OF EACH VETERAN. 

 

MONDAY, MAY 25:

THE AMERICAN VETERANS MEMORIAL COMMITTEE IN ASH FLAT, WILL SPONSOR THE MEMORIAL DAY PROGRAM, TO HONOR AMERICAN VETERANS AT 11:00 A.M., AT THE VETERANS MEMORIAL IN ASH FLAT. FOOD WILL B AVAILABLE BEFORE AND AFTER THE PROGRAM.  CHAIRS WILL BE AVAILABLE. (Nelson Gatewood 870-856-2216)

 SATURDAY, MAY 30:

THE OREGON COUNTY RELAY FOR LIFE WILL BE SATURDAY, MAY 30TH AT THE THAYER HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL FIELD FROM 2:00 TIL 10:00 P.M.  THE EVENT IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.  THERE WILL BE GAMES AND ACTIVITIES, A BAR-B-Q AND A DJ AND LOCAL SINGERS FOR LIVE ENTERTAINMENT.  THE SURVIVOR RECOGNITION WILL BE AT 6:00 P.M. AND THE LUMINARY CEREMONY WILL BE AT 9:00 P.M.  TEAM CAMPS WILL BE SELLING FOOD, DRINKS  AND CRAFTS TO RAISE MONEY FOR THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY.  (info Cindy Callahan – 417-264-3921)

 SATURDAY, MAY 30:

THE MAMMOTH SPRING FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH WILL HOST THE 5TH ANNUAL “JOHN ROMINE MEMORIAL” FREEDOM RUN MOTORCYCLE RIDE AND BAR-B-Q  ON SATURDAY, MAY 30TH  STARTING AT SIMMONS BANK ON MAIN STREET IN MAMMOTH SPRING AT 10:00 A.M.  SIGNS UP BEGIN AT 9:00.  FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT THE CHURCH AT 870-625-3273, JEFF CASE, 417-293-7867 OR KEITH GOODMAN 870-710-2476.  THE BAR-B-Q WILL BE HELD AT THE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH, HIWAY 9, WEST OF MAMMOTH SPRING. (this had to be rescheduled due to rain)

   MAY 30-31:

THE PREPPERS AND PATRIOTS EXPO WILL BE HELD THURSDAY AND FRIDAY, MAY 30TH AND 31ST  IN MOUNTAIN HOME, ARKANSAS.  DR. JIM CESAR OF BRANSON AND A PHYSICIAN WITH A GREAT DEAL OF EXPERIENCE, WILL TEACH SUTURING AND DAWN MCPHERSON OF THAYER WILL DISCUSS HOME REMEDY ANTIBIOTICS AND MEDICINES THAT CAN BE MADE FROM ITEMS IN YOUR KITCHEN OR GROWING IN YOUR YARD OR GARDEN.   HOURS ARE 9:00 TIL 6:00 BOTH DAY. ADMISSION IS $15.00 FOR BOTH DAYS OR $12.00 IN ADVANCE.  CONTACT MIKE SLACK AT 417-264-2435 FOR MORE INFORMATION OR

E- MAIL www.preppersandpatriot.net.

 MAY 30 & 31:

Mike Knocks of White Harvest Seed Company, Hartville, Mo. will speak on heirloom seeds and explain the differences between heirlooms, hybrids and GMO’s at  the Preppers and Patriots Expo in Mountain Home, Arkansas. Saturday and Sunday, May 30,. 31 according to event organizer Mike Slack. “White Harvest is a great company and Mike Knocks does a fantastic presentation that is entertaining and educational, and we are blessed to have him. Raising your own food with heirloom seeds isn’t just a skill for preppers, but something .” The Preppers and Patriots Expo is a two day event from 9 am to 6 pm on Saturday and Sunday, May 30,. 31 Admission is $15 for the entire weekend or $12 for advance tickets.  Call 417-264-2435 or go to www.preppersandpatriots.net for more information

 MAY 30-31:

THE PrEPPERS AND PATRIOTS EXPO WILL BE HELD THURSDAY AND FRIDAY, MAY 30TH AND 31ST  IN MOUNTAIN HOME, ARKANSAS.  DR. JIM CESAR OF BRANSON AND A PHYSICIAN WITH A GREAT DEAL OF EXPERIENCE, WILL TEACH SUTURING AND DAWN MCPHERSON OF THAYER WILL DISCUSS HOME REMEDY ANTIBIOTICS AND MEDICINES THAT CAN BE MADE FROM ITEMS IN YOUR KITCHEN OR GROWING IN YOUR YARD OR GARDEN.   HOURS ARE 9:00 TIL 6:00 BOTH DAYS . ADMISSION IS $15.00 FOR BOTH DAYS OR $12.00 IN ADVANCE.  CONTACT MIKE SLACK AT 417-264-2435 FOR MORE INFORMATION OR E- MAIL www.preppersandpatriot.net.

JUNE 1 & 2:

THAYER BOBCAT YOUTH FOOTBALL CAMP HOSTED BY CENTRAL METHODIST UNIVERSITY.  LOCATION: LOUIS BOZMAN FIELD, THAYER HIGH SCHOOL:  JUNE 1ST GRADES 1-3 : JUNE 2ND GRADES 4-6  ANYONE IS WELCOME TO COME AND PARTICIPATE. FOR REGISTRATION AND MORE INFORMATION CONTACT BRYAN TATE 417-280-6895.

 JUNE 1-5 -Vacation Bible School County Line Pentecostal Church   6-8:00 P.M.  County Line Pentecostal Church invites all children ages 4 through completion of grade 6 to get ready for a “tour of duty” at B.O.O.T Camp:  Biblical Outlook & Outreach Training” Vacation Bible School.  Come to VBS, join the ranks, and discover what Jesus has done for everyone!  The fun begins June 1st and ends June 5th from 6 p.m.-8:00 p.m. each evening.  County Line Pentecostal Church is located 8 miles south of Birch Tree and 8 miles north of Thomasville on Hwy 99. For more information call Pastor Rick Binkley at 417-274-6917.

 THURSDAY, JUNE 4:

THE NORTH ARKANSAS ELECTRIC COOPERATIVES ANNUAL MEETING WILL BE HELD  THURSDAY, JUNE 4TH AT THE SALEMHIGH SCHOOL.  REGISTRATION BEGINS AT 11:00 A.M. AND CONTINUES TIL 7:00 P.M. LOTS OF GAMES, GIVEAWAYS, A RETIRED SERVICE TRUCK WILL BE GIVEN TO SOME LUCKY WINNER. HOT DOGS, CHIPS, BINGO, BAR-B- Q MEAL.. ENTERTAINMENT WILL BE COUNTRY MUSIC ARTIST,  SAWYER BROWN AT 6:30.  BILLY JOE FRENCH AND FRIENDS WILL ALSO ENTERTAIN.

 JUNE 6:

15TH ANNUAL MOUNTAIN VIEW ROTARY GOLF TOURNAMENT 8 AM AND 1:30 PM AT MOUNTAIN VIEW GOLF COURSE.  FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CALL 417-934-6959.

 SATURDAY, JUNE 6:

THE DAVIS-HARDIN PLEASANT RIDGE FAMILY AND FRIENDS REUNION WILL BE HELD SATURDAY, JUNE 6TH FROM 11:00 TIL 4;00 P.M. AT THE NORTH ARKANSAS ELECTRIC ORANGE ROOM IN SALEM, ARK.  POTLUCK DINNER AT NOON.  ALL FAMILIES MUST BRING THEIR OWN DRINKS. NO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES ALLOWED.  BRING PICTURES AND ENJOY THE DAY VISITING.  FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT PAT DAVIS COLLINS AT 870-895-4001.  

 SATURDAY, JUNE 6:

THE ALTON SENIOR CITIZENS WILL SPONSOR A YARD SALE ON SATURDAY, JUNE 6TH FROM 8:00 TIL 2;00 P.M. IN THE CENTER’S PARKING LOT.  SPACE’S ARE AVAILABLE IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO SET UP FOR A SALE..ONE SPACE IS $10.00 AND 2 IS $15.00.  PROCEEDS WILL BE USED TO BUY FANS FOR THE AREA SENIOR CITIZENS.  CALL 417-778-9970 OR 417-778-7342 TO RESERVE YOUR PLACE OR FOR MORE INFORMATION.

 JUNE 6:

Join us at Mammoth Spring State Park on Saturday, June 6th for National Trails Day.  Registration will begin at 7 a.m. at the Welcome Center. Walkers can walk one lap around the Spring Lake (6/10 of a mile) or as many laps as they want!  Walking will end at 12 p.m.  The walker logging the most laps that day will win a prize.  We will have an adult division for 12 years and older and a youth division for under 12 years.  Kids must have an adult with them. Water will be available.  Sponsored by Simmons Bank of Mammoth Spring and Thayer Fitness.  For more information please call the park at 870-625-7364.   

 JUNE 7-10:

Mammoth Spring First Baptist Church will be having a June Revival  7th – 10th. Starting Sunday the 7th at 10:30 AM & 6:00 PM that night. Then Monday -Wednesday at 7:00 PM each night. Evangelist Bro. Herb Wilson will be bringing the message each service. There will be great preaching and music each night. Everyone is invited to come for a great time of revival.  Mammoth Spring First Baptist is located at 16600 Hwy. 9 N Mammoth Spring, AR for more info or a van ride call Church office at 625-3273.

 WEDNESDAY, JUNE 10:

LIFE LINE SCREENING WILL BE HELD WEDNESDAY, JUNE 10TH AT THE LOWER THUNDERBIRD CENTER IN CHEROKEE VILLAGE.  SCREENINGS INCLUDE PLAQUE, ATRIA FIBRILLATION, ABDOMINAL AORTIC ANEURYSM SCREENING, PERIPHERAL ARTERIAL DISEASE SCREENING AND OSTEOPOROSIS RISK ASSESSMENT.  THIS WILL TAKE ABOUT ONE HOUR AND COULD SAVE YOUR LIFE. COST IS $149.00.  CALL 1-800-403-7395 AND MAKE YOUR APPOINTMENT.

 SATURDAY, JUNE 13:

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 13 2015 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.  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. Come out for a day of family fun. For more information contact the hatchery toll free at 877-625-7521.

 JUNE 13:

Annual Car Show at the Civic Center. Also on Friday the 12th AT 5:00 PM  will have a Cruise-In on the square at the Red Apple Grill. REGISTRATION IS 8:00 AM TO 12:00 PM, AWARDS AT 3:00 PM. CONCESSION AVAILABLE. FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT  JOHN 417-256-1579, DANNY 417-256-2900 OR TILMAN 417-256-3796. www.westplainscarclub.net

 JUNE 17 TO 20:

THE MEMPHIS QUARTET CONVENTION WILL BE HELD JUNE 17TH THROUGH THE 20TH AT THE COOK CONVENTION CENTER. OVER 20 TOP QUARTETS WILL BE FEATURED.   FOR MORE INFORMATION GO TO THE WEB SITE AT www.quartetshow.com

   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 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 SATURDAY  MAY 2ND THRU OCTOBER 17TH

MAMMOTH SPRING  MARKET ON MAIN FARMERS MARKET 8: AM TILL 2:00 PM.  NOW  ACCEPTING VENDOR APPLICATIONS. FOR MORE INFORMATION  OR FOR AN APPLICATION CALL:  ROSE PIERCE 870-955-0239 OR EVE JONES 417-270-0833 OR VISIT mammothspringmarketonmain95@yahoo.com