NOVEMBER IS FINE FREE MONTH AT ALL OREGON COUNTY LIBRARIES. This includes Thayer, Alton Koshkonong, Myrtle and Thomasville. Return over due books or other materials and not be changed fines during the month of November. (Info – Janice Richardson 417-778-6414)
NOVEMBER – DECEMBER Hunger Hero Collection:
The Hunger Hero Collection Boxes are at White River Area Agency on Aging, Inc at their following addresses in Arkansas below. .
Fulton County, 324 North Main Street in Salem, Ark.
Sharp County, 75D Remington Plaza, Ash Flat, Ark
Izard County, 674 E. Main, Melbourne, Ark
All White River Area Agency on Aging, Inc. For all questions call toll free 1-877-612-3652
NOVEMBER 13-20- Ozarka College
Open registration Days for Ozarka College, all four locations, will be on Friday, November 13th and the 20th from 8;00 til 12:00 noon.Any student, current or new, may make an appointment any time the College is open to gt enrolled for the spring 2016 semester. No appointment is necessary during Open Registrtion Days. Tuition rates strt at $88 per credit hour..there are numerous financial aid options available. Ozarka College web is www.ozarka.edu.
Donate by December 1st:
Salem Masonic Lodge F&AM is collecting “Coats for Kids” kindergarten through 6th grade. Drop off gently worn coats at Salem City Hall or Fulton County Courthouse before November 20th. If you would like to make a cash donation contact Jim Weathers 870-895-3561 or Frank Kish 870-895-2723.
NOVEMBER – DECEMBER:
Medicare Open Enrollment – October 15 through December 7th. Fulton County and Izard County will host a free enrollment event.
PAINTING CLASSES AVAILABLE. FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL PASTOR JOHNN
MAMMOTH SPRING ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IS OFFERING AFTER SCHOOL TUTORING FOR GRADES 3RD – 6TH. FORMS MAY BE OBTAINED IN THE OFFICE OR CALL 870-625-7213.
THERE IS A LIMITED SUPPLY OF MAMMOTH SPRING YEARBOOKS COST IS $35.00. TO PURCHASE CALL THE SCHOOL 870-625-7213.
THE 29TH ANNUAL OZARKS PIGSKIN PREVIEWING SOUTHWEST MISSOURI HIGH SCHOOLS & COLLEGE TEAMS ARE IN. PICK UP YOUR FREE COPY HERE AT THE KKOUNTRY 95 STUDIOS. PICKS BY VETERAN SPORTSCASTER NED REYNOLDS.
NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 12 – Toy for Tots
The U.S Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program is collecting new and unwrapped toys now through December 12th to distribute toys as Christmas gifts to the less fortunate children in the community in which the campaign is conducted. Please get a toy and drop it off in one of the following locations. Cotham’s Auction in Mammoth Spring -FW HIWAY 9, Mammoth Spring-County Cottage Restaurant, Old HIWAY 19, Thayer-Dollar General, Thayer. (Info – Robert or Kathleen Crivello,417-264-7110-264-7112)
Now Thru December 10:
For the 6th Year in a row the Hunger Hero Caring About Neighbors Campaign is in full swing. E-Communications has partnered with Fin to Fur, FNBC, Forschlers, First Community Bank and Mark Martin Chevrolet Buick GMC to help our neighbors in need. Elementary schools in Thayer, Mammoth Spring, Alton, Couch, Koshkonong, Cherokee Village and Cave City will be collecting items through December 10th. Our local elementary schools are collecting canned goods, non perishable food items, and personal care items. Each elementary class is competing to collect items and the class who collects the most by the end of the day December 10th will receive a pizza party compliments of the Thayer Pizza Inn or First Community Bank of Highland and Cave City. Help our kids to be “Hunger Heroes.” All items collected will be distributed locally by the Oregon County Food Pantry in Thayer and Alton, the Mammoth Spring Food Pantry, the Mission of Hope Food Pantry in Hardy, and the Cave City Church of Christ Food Pantry. This holiday season “BE A Hunger HERO!!!!”
MONTH OF NOVEMBER – Hardy:
The Hardy Music Hall has a musical every Friday and Saturday night from 6:30 to 8:30. Friday night is No-Amps night and Saturday is live Band. Admission is by donation. The theater is located on 3896 Highway 62/412 West in Hardy.
November 21 – Bucksnort Hill Band
November 28 – Special Edition
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 19 – Alton
Are you feeling alone and afraid. not knowing how to cope? You are invited to join others for support and fellowship at the Alton Senior Center this Thursday, November 19th between 4:00 and 6:00 p.m. (Info – Sandy McCasland 417-778-7342)
Open registration Days for Ozarka College, all four locations, will be on Friday, November 20th from 8;00 till 12:00 noon. Any student, current or new, may make an appointment any time the College is open to get enrolled for the spring 2016 semester. No appointment is necessary during Open Registration Days. Tuition rates start at $88 per credit hour. There are numerous financial aid options available. Ozarka College web is www.ozarka.edu.
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 20:
The West Plains Public Library will host Free Movie Night this Friday at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room..free popcorn and drinks will be available. They will show the move “Some Like It Hot” starring Marilyn Monroe and Tony Curtis. The library is located at 750 W. Broadway Street. (Info – 417-256-4775)
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 21:
The Spring River Baptist Church four miles North of Hardy on Hwy 63 is hosting a fish fry and singing this Saturday evening at 5:00 p.m. Singing will be the Glory Road Gospel Singers. Everyone welcome. For more information contact Pastor Terry Linderman at 870-955-0213.
Enjoy a FREE Thanksgiving dinner Thanksgiving day. The First Baptist Church in Mammoth Spring will host a dinner from 11:00 til 2;00 p.m. at the Mammoth Spring School Cafeteria. Homebound meals will be delivered. Eat in or Carry Outs available. Menu consist of Turkey, Ham, Mashed Potatoes, Gravy, Dressing, Green Beans, Corn, Salad, Sweet Potatoes, Desserts, Drinks. For More information call the church at 870-625-3273, Brad Pierce 870-847-2981 or Penny Case 870-371-0878.
November 26: Shiloh Baptist Church is having Thanksgiving Dinner for anyone who wants to attend. Dinner starts at noon.
December 5 (8:30 am-5:00 pm) December 6 (10:00 am- 3:00 pm)
The West Plains Optimist Club’s 33rd Annual Holiday Season Arts & Crafts Show & Sale at the West Plains Civic Center visit www.wpoptomist.org/crafts-show.html for details
Salem Christmas Parade is Monday, December 7th at 6:00 p.m. Line up is at 5:30 at Preacher Roe Park. No registration required. All veterans are welcome to ride in the VFW float set up at North Arkansas Home Care. Cash prizes will be awarded to the for the first three winners. More information call Holly Pate at 870-895-3221.
Koshkonong Christmas Parade is Saturday, December 12th at 9;00 a.m. Line up is at 8:00 a.m. The Crowning will be held immediately following the parade downtown. The theme is “Blue Christmas. First place prize for the best float, horse, pet, automobiles, bikes/ATVs.
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 12 – Thayer
THE THAYER CHRISTMAS PARADE WILL BE HELD AT 2;00 P.M. CONTACT THE THAYER CHAMBER OF COMMERCE IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO ENTER A FLOAT. CALL SCOTT CECIL AT STATE FARM IN THAYER 417-264-3986.
THE MAMMOTH SPRING CHRISTMAS PARADE IS DECEMBER 12 AT 5:30. CONTACT JENNIFER CROWE AT SIMMONS BANK IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO ENTER FLOAT 870-685-3235.
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 12:
THE GAITHERS HOMECOMING CHRISTMAS SHOW WILL BE AT THE VERIZON ARENA IN NORTH LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS ON SATURDAY, DECEMBER 12TH AT 6:00 P.M. FOR TICKET INFORMATION CALL 1-800-406-4224.
Come join the “Mistletoe Magic” fun combined arts and crafts with vendor marketing and lots of great good. Location Thayer High School Gym Cafeteria 8 am – 5 pm Cost by donation – proceeds from donations & booth rental will benefit the Thayer High School Choir robes.. For vendor applications or more information call Trena Spears at 870-371-0848
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 20:
The Adult Drama Team of the First Baptist Church in Thayer will present “The Manger is Empty” on Sunday, December 20th at 6:00 p.m. Everyone welcome.
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 email@example.com. STREAM ON-LINE www.am1290the gift.com.
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