Community Calendar

 OCTOBER

THE OZARKS FOOD HARVEST MOBILE FOOD PANTRY IS PRE-QUALIFYING FAMILIES WITH CHILDREN AGES 0 TO 18 AS FOOD PANTRY RECIPIENTS BETWEEN 4:00 AND 5:45 AT THE WEST PLAINS PUBLIC LIBRARY COMMUNITY ROOM ON WEDNESDAY.  FOR DETAILS, CONTACT THE AMERICAN RED CROSS AT 417-257-0018.

(This is held the first Wednesday of each month)

OCTOBER:

GREAT SOUTHERN IS HAVING A “COAT, GLOVES, HATS AND SCARF” DRIVE UNTIL THE END OF OCTOBER HOURS 10AM UNTIL 5PM. YOU MAY ALSO DROP OFF AT THE THAYER SENIOR CENTER DURING THEIR OPEN HOURS. FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CALL 417-274-4593. PLEASE GIVE.

 We are looking for volunteers to help prepare senior citizens taxes.  This is a much needed program.  The property tax credit program alone brings in hundreds of dollars per senior on average.  This helps seniors make it through difficult times.   If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact me.  Becky J Pike, Special Projects Director, Southwest Missouri Office on Aging – Phone:  (417)862-0762

 FRIDAY & SATURDAY, OCTOBER 10 & 11:

THE ROVER HOUNDS MEN ASSOCIATION WILL HAVE A TWO NIGHT ADDED MONEY PKC COON HUNT EVENT AT 7:00 P.M. EACH EVENING.  $750.00 GIVE AWAY ADDED PURSE.  CONCESSIONS AVAILABLE. STARTING AT 5:30. THE COMMUNITY BUILDING IS LOCATED AT JUNCTION M HIWAY AND 160 IN ROVER.  FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL TRIP AIKENS AT 417-270-7051.

 SATURDAY, OCTOBER 11:

A KOSHKONONG SCHOOL SURPLUS AND CONSIGNMENT AUCTION WILL BE HELD THIS SATURDAY AT 12;00 NOON AT THE KOSHKONONG SCHOOL BALL FIELD.  SALE WILL BE INSIDE IN CASE OF RAIN.  CONCESSIONS AND RESTROOMS AVAILABLE.  ALL CONSIGNMENTS ARE WELCOME.  CONTACT DAVID MILLER AT 417-274-1148 (cell) OR SCHOOL AT 417-867-5601.  SOME OF THE ITEMS SELLING INCLUDING TABLE SAW, PLANER, SEVERAL DOORS, SCHOOL DESKS, OFFICE DESKS, REFRIGERATORS, COMPUTER, SCHOOL LOCKERS.  OTHER ITEMS TO NUMEROUS TO MENTION.  ALUMNI TRIVIA NIGHT IS AT 6:00 P.M.  THIS IS A FUNDRAISER FOR THE ALUMNI ORGANIZATION SCHOLARSHIPS.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 11:

THE 7TH ANNUAL DOGGIE DAZE WILL BE HELD THIS SATURDAY AT THE MAMMOTH SPRING STATE PARK WITH REGISTRATION BEGINNING AT 10:30 A.M.  EVENTS BEGIN AT 11:00.  ENTRY FEE IS $5.00 WITH AN ADDITIONAL $2.00 FOR EITHER AGILITY OR OBEDIENCE ENTRY. EVENT IS FREE FOR SPECTATORS.  PRIZES AWARDED FOR THE LARGEST DOG, AND SMALLEST DOG..THEY MUST BE AT LEAST ONE YEAR OLD.  ALSO BEST COSTUME, BEST TRICK, MOST MYSTERIOUS HERITAGE. COMPETITION IN OBEDIENCE AND AGILITY WILL BE SCORED BY LOCAL JUDGES.  PROOF OF CURRENT RABIES VACCINATION IS REQUIRED TO ENTER.  DOGS MUST ON LEASHES.  FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL 870-625-7364.     

 SATURDAY, OCTOBER 11:

THE KOSHKONONG FFA WILL BE HOSTING A FUN SHOW OCTOBER 11TH AT THE THAYER SADDLE CLUB ARENA AT 2 P.M.

 SATURDAY, OCTOBER 11:

THE PRIDE OF THE OZARKS GOAT BREEDERS CLUB MEET SATURDAY AT 1:00 P.M. IN THE HOWELL-OREGON ELECTRIC COOP COMMUNITY ROOM, HIWAY 63 NORTH, WEST PLAINS.  THE MEETING WILL DISCUSS FINAL PLANS FOR PARTICIPATION IN THE HAUNTING IN THE HOLLOWS AND OTHER GOAT RELATED SUBJECTS.  FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT DEBRA PRINCE AT 417-469-5390.

 SATURDAY, OCTOBER 11:         

The Koshkonong FFA Chapter is hosting a Horse Fun Show at the Thayer Saddle Club arena Saturday, October 11th at 2 o’clock pm. It is open for all ages as long as there is at least three participants in each category. There is things from a stick horse race for the kiddos to barrel racing and western pleasure and everything in between for all age groups. If you have any questions call 417-280-1362.

 SATURDAY, OCTOBER 11:
A JAY WALK 5k COLOR RUN WILL BE HELD AT THE KOSHKONONG SCHOOL ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 11TH, HOSTED
BY THE FCCLA.  PACKET PICKUP BEGINS AT 8;15 – RACE AT 9 A.M.  ENTRY FEE IS $25.00 PER RUNNER OR WALKER, $100.00
FOR A FAMILY OF FIVE OR MORE.  $20.00 FOR RUNNER OR WALKER AGE 55 OR OLDER. ALL PRE-REGISTERED PARTICIPANTS
WILL RECEIVE A RACE T-SHIRT.  CONTACT THE KOSHKONONG SCHOOL FOR MORE INFORMATION OR CALL ROBERTS AT
417-867-5601  OR 293-8958 – E-MAIL sroberts@koshk12.org.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 11:
THE ANNUAL BLESSING OF THE ANIMALS WILL BEGIN AT 10:00 A.M. ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 11TH AT THE ST. PAUL LUTHERAN CHURCH ON KENTUCKY AVENUE IN WEST PLAINS.   ALL PETS MUST BE ON A LEASH OR IN A CAGE. 

 OCTOBER 11 & 12:             

THE MAMMOTH SPRING GUN AND KNIFE SHOW WILL BE HELD AT THE GEORGE D. HAY COUNTRY MUSIC THEATER ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 11TH FROM 8:00 TIL 5:00 AND SUNDAY, OCTOBER 12TH FROM 9:00 TIL 3:00 P.M. ADMISSION IS $5.00 FOR TWO DAYS. CHILDREN 12 AND UNDER ADMITTED FREE WITH PAYING ADULT.  CONCESSIONS AVAILABLE.  PUBLIC WELCOME.  THE THEATER IS LOCATED ONE MILES SOUTH OF MAMMOTH SPRING ON HIWAY 63.  FOR INFORMATION CONTACT JERRY SMITH AT 501-412-3610.

OCTOBER 12 TO 15:

A GOSPEL MEETING WILL BE HELD AT THE THAYER CHURCH OF CHRIST IN THAYER LOCATED BEHIND McDONALD ON HIWAY 142 EAST.  GUEST SPEAKER IS WILLIE FRANKLIN A FORMER NFL PLAYER.    MEETING IS HELD SUNDAY THROUGH WEDNEDAY AT 7:00 P.M. EACH NIGHT..SUNDAY MORNING WORSHIP IS AT 10:00 A.M.  AT 3:00 P.M. FOR A YOUTH EVENT AND EVENING WORSHIP AT 6:00.

 OCTOBER 12 TO 15:

THE THAYER FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH IS HOLDING A REVIVAL SUNDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY WITH SERVICE TIME AT 6:00 P.M. ON SUNDAY AND 7:00 P.M. EVENING SERVICES.  TOM WHITSETT IS THE EVANGELIST.

 SATURDAY, OCTOBER 18:    

THE 8TH ANNUAL HAUNTING IN THE HOLLOWS AT GALLOWAY PARK IN WEST PLAINS WILL HELD ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 18TH FROM 2:00 TIL 6:00 PM.  ALL AGES ARE INVITED TO THIS FREE FAMILY EVENT.  THERE WILL BE SPECIAL EVENTS EACH HOUR..GAMES, FFA ANIMALS, FACE PAINTING, DICKERSON PARK ZOO ANIMALS, SPIDERS, SNAKES AND OTHER SPOOKY SIGHTS.  SNACKS WILL BE AVAILABLE, AND A PERFORMANCE OF “THRILLER”.

 OCTOBER 13 TO 17:

THE THAYER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IS HOSTING A SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR NEXT WEEK – MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13 TO 17TH FROM 8:00 TIL 4;00 P.M. EACH DAY.  FAMILIES, FACULTY, AND THE COMMUNITY ARE INVITED TO ATTEND THIS READING EVENT THAT HELPS INSPIRE CHILDREN TO BECOME LIFELONG READERS.  FAMILY NIGHT WITH CONTEST, REFRESHMENTS AND DOOR PRIZES WILL BE HELD ON THURSDAY EVENING FROM 5:00 TIL 7:00 P.M.   

 SATURDAY, OCT 18:

The Koshkonong High School Senior class will be hosting a 3 on 3 Tournament October 18th at 9.am. Registration will begin at 8 a.m. Early registration is until October 10th and late registration is anytime afterwards. Early registration for a full team is $35 and that’s 4 people a team. Individual cost is $10. Late registration fees are $15 a person or $55 for a full team. 

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 18:

THE 8TH ANNUAL HAUNTING IN THE HOLLOWS AT GALLOWAY PARK IN WEST PLAINS WILL HELD ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 18TH FROM 2:00 TIL 6:00 PLM.  ALL AGES ARE INVITED TO THIS FREE FAMILY EVENT.  THERE WILL BE SPECIAL EVENTS EACH HOUR. GAMES, FFA ANIMALS, FACE PAINTING, DICKERSON PARK ZOO ANIMALS, SPIDERS, SNAKES AND OTHER SPOOKY SIGHTS.  SNACKS WILL BE AVAILABLE, AND A PERFORMANCE OF “THRILLER”. 

OCTOBER 19:

ROVER VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT “TURKEY SHOOT” STARTING AT 12:00 NOON. . EVEN IF YOUR NOT A SHOOTER BRING YOUR LAWN CHAIR AND COME ENJOY LUNCH AND THE FUN! BUY A $2.50 ENTRY FEE TICKET AND YOUR NAME GOES IN FOR THE PRIZE DRAWINGS, YOU MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN THE PRIZE DRAWINGS. FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CALL 417-293-9020 OR 417-764-1024.

 SUNDAY, OCTOBER 19:

AMVETS Post 98 invite you to “Experience the Feel of Neil” – A Neil Diamond Tribute Sunday Oct 19 at 4:00pm at the West Plains Civic Center.  Tickets are available to purchase at AMVET Post 98, Butler Carpet and Miller’s Satellite of West Plains.  $12.50 for General Admission and $18.00 for VIP which include a brunch at AMVETS Post 98 between 11-2 on Sunday.  AMVET Post 98 Benefit performance. Help support your Local Veterans.  Neil Diamond Tribute – featuring Keith Allynn from Branson.  For additional information call 417-274-9005.

 MONDAY, OCTOBER 20:

A TOWN HALL CANDIDATE FORUM FOR OREGON COUNTY VOTERS WILL BE HELD AT THE THAYER FUN AND FRIENDS SENIOR CENTER AT 6:30 P.M. ON MONDAY, OCTOBER 20TH.  SENATOR MIKE CUNNINGHAM AND REPRESENTATIVE JEFF POGUE ARE EXPECTED TO ATTEND AND TO ADDRESS THE VOTERS  FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL 417-264-2435.

 SATURDAY, OCTOBER 25:          

A 3 PERSON CHILI OPEN THREE PERSON SCRAMBLE, 18 HOLE TOURNAMENT WILL BE HELD AT 10;00 A.M. AT THE MOUNTAIN VIEW, MISSOURI GOLF COURSE.  COST IS $120.00 PER TEAM, LIMITED TO FIRST 40 TEAMS.  ENTRY FEE INCLUDES MULLIGAN’S AND CHILI MEAL.  CASH PAYOUT ON ALL FLIGHTS ON ALL PLACES.  TEE OFF TIME IS AT 10:00 A.M.  CHILI  DINNER IMMEDIATELY.   FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL THE CLUBHOUSE AT 417-934-6959 OR JEREMY AT 417-33-9839.

 SATURDAY, OCTOBER 25:  

THE MARTINS, MARK LOWRY AND JASON CRABB WILL BE  IN CONCERT AT THE BAPTIST BIBLE COLLEGE FIELD HOUSE IN SPRINGFIELD ON SATURDAY OCTOBER 25TH AT 6:00 P.M.

 SATURDAY, OCTOBER 25:         

THE MAMMOTH SPRING SPOOKTACULAR WILL BE HELD ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 25TH IN DOWNTOWN MAMMOTH SPRING FROM 3:00 TIL 7:00 P.M.  PUMPKIN CARVING CONTEST, SPOOKTACULAR GAMES, TREATS AND FUN.  K-KOUNTRY 95 WILL SPONSOR A BEST DRESSED COSTUME CONTEST…NO PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.  WINNER WILL RECEIVE $95.00.  LOTS OF BOOTH, FOOD AND FUN.  FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT THE CITY HALL AT 870-625-3518.

  SATURDAY, OCTOBER 25:

A 3 PERSON CHILI OPEN THREE PERSON SCRAMBLE, 18 HOLE TOURNAMENT WILL BE HELD AT 10;00 A.M. AT THE MOUNTAIN VIEW, MISSOURI GOLF COURSE.  COST IS $120.00 PER TEAM, LIMITED TO FIRST 40 TEAMS.  ENTRY FEE INCLUDES MULLIGAN’S AND CHILI MEAL.  CASH PAYOUT ON ALL FLIGHTS ON ALL PLACES.  TEE OFF TIME IS AT 10:00 A.M.  CHILI  DINNER IMMEDIATELY.   FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL THE CLUBHOUSE AT 417-934-6959 OR JEREMY AT 417-33-9839.

  SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 1:

THE ANNUAL GOSPEL SING AT AT THE MOUNTAIN GROVE HIGH SCHOOL GYM WILL BE HELD ON SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 1ST FEATURING THE McKAMEYS AND McCLUENS.  ADMISSION IS $17.00. DUANE GARREN IS THE MC.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 1:

THE ANNUAL GOSPEL SING AT AT THE MOUNTAIN GROVE HIGH SCHOOL GYM WILL BE HELD ON SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 1ST FEATURING THE McKAMEYS AND McCLUENS.  ADMISSION IS $17.00. DUANE GARREN IS THE MC.

 NOVEMBER 5:                                                     

THE OZARKS FOOD HARVEST MOBILE FOOD PANTRY IS PRE-QUALIFYING FAMILIES WITH CHILDREN AGES 0 TO 18 AS FOOD PANTRY RECIPIENTS BETWEEN 4:00 AND 5:45 AT THE WEST PLAINS PUBLIC LIBRARY COMMUNITY ROOM ON WEDNESDAY.  FOR DETAILS, CONTACT THE AMERICAN RED CROSS AT 417-257-0018.                                    (This is held the first Wednesday of each month)

  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 7:

THE TRIBUTE QUARTET AND OLD PATHS QUARTET WILL BE SINGINGON FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 7TH AT REMINGTON’S IN SPRINGFIELD AT 7:00 P.M.  DOORS OPEN AT 6:00. 

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 22:

THE COLLINGSWORTH FAMILY WILL BE IN CONCERT AT THE CROSSWAY BAPTIST CHURCH, 2900 NORTH BARNES AVENUE IN SPRINGFIELD AT 3:00 P.M. ADMISSION IS $20.00.  FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL 417-236-9090.  DUANE GARREN IS THE M.C.

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.

THE OZARKS FOOD HARVEST MOBILE FOOD PANTRY IS PRE-QUALIFYING FAMILIES WITH CHILDREN AGES 0 TO 18 AS FOOD PANTRY RECIPIENTS BETWEEN 4:00 AND 5:45 AT THE WEST PLAINS PUBLIC LIBRARY COMMUNITY ROOM ON WEDNESDAY.  FOR DETAILS, CONTACT THE AMERICAN RED CROSS AT 417-257-0018.

(This is held the first Wednesday of each month)

FRIDAY’S

DANCE EVERY FRIDAY NIGHT AT THE GEORGE D HAY FOUNDATION THEATER AT 7PM .  CONCESSION AVAILABLE WITH $5.00 ADMISSION. LOCATED 77 MUSIC HALL LANE, MAMMOTH SPRING, ARKANSAS. 1 MILE SOUTH OF THE state park, just off hwy 63. visit their facebook for upcoming bands at www.facebook/georgedhayfoundation

 FRIDAYS & SATURDAYS

HARDY JUNCTION MUSIC HALL INC LOCATED 3896 HWY 62 & 412 WEST. EVERY FRIDAY JAM SESSION (NO AMPS) AND  EVERY SATURDAY CALL 870-856-4600 TO SEE WHO’S PLAYING. SHOW TIME 6:30-8:30. 

SATURDAY’S

BAND AT THE GEORGE D HAY FOUNDATION THEATER AT 7PM, EVERY SATURDAY NIGHT.  CONCESSION AVAILABLE WITH $5.00 ADMISSION. LOCATED 77 MUSIC HALL LANE, MAMMOTH SPRING, ARKANSAS. 1 MILE SOUTH OF THE state park, just off hwy 63. visit their facebook for upcoming bands at www.facebook/georgedhayfoundation.