Final Numbers from Hunger Hero
Thayer: 2225, Mammoth Spring: 963, Koshkonong: 1139, Alton: 1860, Couch: 1607, Highland: 960, Cave City: 1167
MONTH OF JANUARY – Hardy Music Hall
Hardy Junction Music Hall has a musical every Friday and Saturday night from
6:30 to 8:30. Admission is by donation. The music hall is located on Hiway 62/412 West
of Hardy. Friday is no-amps night and Saturday is live bands.
Saturday, Jan 14 – Jam Session
Saturday, Jan 21 – Country Bluegrass
Saturday, Jan 28 – Denim & Lace
(Info – 870-856-4600)
JANUARY – Al-Anon Meetings:
The Al-Anon meetings are held each Monday through Thursday in Howell County.
Monday’s – 7 p.m. Presbyterian Church, 205 E 2nd, Mtn. View, Mo -417-247-0566.
Tuesday’s – 7 p.m. Saints Episcopal Church, 107 S. Curry, West Plains 417-257-8832.
Wednesday – 6:30 – Sacred Heart Catholic, Willow Spring – 417-469-5706.
Thursday, – 11 a.m. – St. Mary’s Catholic, 1551 Bill Virdon Blvd, West Plains – 417-255-9724.
Tombstone Ministries Cowboy Church meets each Sunday at 10:00 a.m. The church is located ½ Miles South of Brandsville on the left. Signs on Church. Circuit Riding Preacher is Tony Smith. (Tony – 417-274-4334/4333)
NOW THROUGH FEB 28 –
Missouri youth, archery and firearms and turkey hunters can apply online for the 2017 spring turkey managed hunts now through February 28th. Go to web site www.mdc.mo.gov/springturkeyhunts. Drawing results will be posted March 13th. First youth hunt is April 8th and 9th. Regular season is April 17th to May 7th. More information on turkey hunting visit the MDC’s website at www.huntfish.mdc.mo.gov/hunting-trapping/species/turkey.
THURSDAY, JANUARY 12 – MAMMOTH SPRING:
The Mammoth Spring Pee Wee Basketball Teams will have games on January 12, 2017, beginning at 5:30. They will play Sloan Hendrix in Mammoth Spring.
SATURDAY, JAN 14 – WEST PLAINS:
The Valley Star Intertribal Indian Club meets Saturday, January 14th at the Roark Property, JJ Hiway, six miles south of U.S 160, West Plains.(Info 417-256-4698 or 679-4230)
MONDAY, JAN 16 – Blood Drive
We are having an American Red Cross blood drive at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Arkansas on Monday Jan 16th from 12pm to 4pm. For more information contact Amber Reynolds, Health Information Management-Coder, Fulton County Hospital, Salem, Arkansas…at 870-895-6043
THURSDAY, JAN 19 – WEST PLAINS – Banquet- RSVP by Jan 13th.
The Annual West Plains Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet will be held on Thursday, January 19th at the West Plains Civic Center Exhibit Hall. Social hour at 6; 00 – music by Renee Woods Trio. Dinner and awards begin at 7:00 p.m. Seating is limited – dress is semi formal. Tickets are $50.00 to $375 for a table of eight. No luncheon meeting in January. Next meeting is Thursday at noon on February 2nd – West Plains Civic Center. (Info – 417-256-4433 to register)
SATURDAY, JAN 21 – WEST PLAINS;
The Missouri State University will present a musical group “Bella Donna” on Saturday, Jan 21st at the West Plains Civic Center at 7:00 p.m. Admission is $8.00 – students with Bearpass Id are free.
SATURDAY, JAN 21 – WEST PLAINS
The 2nd annual Dessert Tasting, Auction and Raffle will be held on the square in Altonat the Oregon County Food Producers and Artisans Co-op Building, 18 court square on Saturday, January 21st from 2:00 till 5:00 p.m. Admission is $5.00 for adults and $2.50 for children 7 through 12, six and under free. This includes tasting all of the desserts.(Info – 417-778-7778)
WEDNESDAY, JAN 25 – WEST PLAINS:
Register between now and January 25th of classes on Internet Basic. Call or register in person at the west Plains public library at 417-256-4775. 10 seats are available.
Ozarks Medical Center and the West Plains Chamber of Commerce invites everyone to the new OMC Cancer Treatment Center’s ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday January 27th at noon. The new Cancer Treatment Center offers our community the same leading edge treatment found in progressive cancer treatment centers across the country. After the ribbon cutting, tours will be given of expanded chemotherapy suite with view of the healing garden. OMC’s Cancer Treatment Center is located at 1111 Kentucky Avenue in the Shaw building across from OMC.
February is heart month, and Ozarks Medical Center is offering a free community education dinner on Feb 2 from 6 to 7 p.m. at OMC Parkway Center in West Plains. Dr. Faisal Khan, Interventional Cardiologist at OMC Heart Care Services will speak on heart and vein health. The Feb 2 dinner is free but reservations are required. Call 257-6793 for reservations today!
FRIDAY, JANUARY 27 – WEST PLAINS – OMC
The OMC Cancer Center Expansion Ribbon Cutting ceremony will be held Friday, Jan 27th at 12:00 noon at the OMC Center Treatment Center 1111 Kentucky Avenue in West Plains. Tours will be provided. Info – 417-257-5900)
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 11 – WEST PLAINS:
The 5th Annual Half Marathon, 10K & Half Marathon Relay Special Half Marathon Partner Challenge Southern Hills Shopping Center West Plains, MO | 7:30 For more information go to www.heartoftheozarkshalfmarathon.com or call 417-293-3554.
SATURDAY, FEB 11 – WEST PLAINS:
The University of Missouri Extension’s newly developed Certified Master Beekeeper Program will be held on Saturday, Feb 11th at the Howell County Extension office, 1376 Bill Virdon Blvd in West Plains. Check in begins at 7:30 a.m. and the class ends of 12 noon. Cost for the course if $61.00 and must be pre-paid by February 7th, this includes a bee-keeping book.
THURSDAY, FEB 16 – OMC WEST PLAINS
SATURDAY, APRIL 22 – WEST PLAINS
Be a superhero in training with Ozarks Medical Center (OMC) Couch to 5K workouts! This course is offered free with the only requirement being registration for any event (1.5 mile walk, 5K or 10K) in the OMC Superhero Fun Run that will be held on Saturday, April 22. “With the popularity of 5Ks, this is a great way to get beginners ready to participate in a 5K or any other Fun Run event,” said Christina Hardman, Wellness Coordinator at OMC To sign up, attend the Couch to 5K Information Session on Thursday, February 16 at 5:30 p.m. at the OMC Parkway Center or drop off the Fun Run Race Registration Form at the OMC Public Relations Department (located in OMC Parkway Center) before Friday, February 24 at noon. The workout schedule is Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 5:30 p.m. beginning Monday, February 27 at Carmichael Track. In case of inclement weather, workouts will be held inside the West Plains Civic Center on the walking track. The Couch to 5K phone for more information regarding the Couch to 5K Workouts or the 2017 Superhero Fun Run, call the OMC
Public Relations Department at 417-257-6737.
The 7th Annual Valentines for Veterans Concert will be held Friday, February 17th Black River Coliseum , 301 S. 5th Street in Poplar Bluff at 6:30 p.m. featuring Country Music Artist Tracy Lawrence. There is no charge for the concert, but guests will need a ticket to attend. (The places to get tickets will be made available later) For more information call 573-778-4499 or 573-778-4276. Doors will open at 5:30.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. STREAM ON-LINE www.am1290the gift.com.
The First Church of God next to the radio station in Thayer on North Hwy 63 is hosting a series each THURSDAY night at 6 called “Celebrate Recovery”. This is designed for anyone who may be or have struggled with problems dealing with alcohol, drugs, family issues, disputes or any adverse situations. Anyone is welcome. There’s no cost. It’s every Thursday at 6. Please come if you can. Church of God located next to the K-Kountry 95 and The Gift
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.
Beginning Thursday the Thayer Library will hold a weekly reading session from 12:30 to 1:00 for children. Theme will be ‘Book Buddies, Today a Rader, Tomorrow a Leader. There will be reading reward and fun. Remember every Thursday is reading day for the children from 12:30 till 1:00 at the Thayer Library.
Each Friday :
Do you enjoy Jam Sessions? If you play an instrument you are invited to attend the Jam session every Friday night at the West Plains music store in downtown West Plains at 8:00 p.m. It’s an informal get-together. Everyone welcome to come and play an instrument or just listen. They play all kinds of music, bluegrass, country, gospel, waltz, and blues.
Every Saturday Night
Keith Bradshaw and The Country Connection Band perform each Saturday Night from 7p-9:30p at the Mt. View, MO Community Center.
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 AVAILABLE 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.