Community Calendar

 Its time to pay your Mammoth Spring Chamber of Commerce Dues.  The Annual dues are $25. Contact Jennifer Crowe 625-3235 for more information.

 MARCH  24 & 25:

THE NADC OFFICES OF SHARP, FULTON & IZARD COUNTY WILL BE GIVING OUT COMMODITIES. MARCH 24TH  FULTON & IZARD COUNTY WILL GIVE OUT STARTING AT 8:30AM. ON MARCH 25 SHARP COUNTY WILL GIVE OUT AT 8:30 AM.  BRING PICTURE ID AND PROOF OF INCOME. FOR ANY QUESTIONS  PLEASE CALL RITA CUDE 870-994-7352 OR JOANN AT 895-3628 OR JESSICA AT 368-4329.

 March 26 – Ladies First Dinner  p.m. Willard Hunter Classroom, Parkway Center  OMC will present a free educational dinner for the community on a health care topic. For more information or to RSVP call 417-257-6793.

 MARCH 26-27:

Glenwood R-VIII School will be holding Kindergarten and Preschool Screenings for the 2015-2016 school year on March 26th and March 27th.  All incoming Kindergarteners must be 5 years old by August 1, 2015.  All incoming Preschoolers must be 4 years old by August 1, 2015.  Please call the front office during school hours at 256-4849 extension 20 to set up your child’s screening time. 

 MARCH 26-27-28:

THE NORTH ARKANSAS FLY FISHER SLOWBUG ROUNDUP 2015, A CELEBRATION OF FLY FISHING, WILL BE HELD AT THE BAXTER COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS IN MOUNTAIN HOME WILL BE HELD ON THURSDAY, FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, MARCH 26TH, 27TH, AND 28TH FROM 9:00 TIL 4:00 P.M.  ADMISSION IS $5.00 FOR ALL THREE DAYS..CHILDREN 12 AND UNDER ADMITTED FREE WITH ADULT.   FOR MORE INFORMATION E-MAIL sowbug@northarkansasclyfisher.org  - WEB SITE WWW.NORTHARKANSASFLYFISHER.ORG.

MARCH 28:

The 6th Annual Salem High School Beta Club Bass Tournament is scheduled for Saturday, March 28.  Take off and weigh-in are out of Panther Bay on Lake NOR FORK.  Registration is open now by calling 870 895 5921.  You may also register on the day of the tournament between 6:00 a.m. and 7:30 a.m.  The cost is eighty dollars per boat First place receives one thousand dollars; second place receives six  hundred dollars, and third place receives three hundred dollars.  Big  bass will be awarded two hundred dollars.  Many prizes have been  donated to be given away after the tournament.  Come out and support the Salem High School Beta Club!

 SATURDAY, MARCH 28:

THE FULTON COUNTY RELAY FOR LIFE TEAM CARE GIVERS WILL HOST A “HOPPING FOR CURE” BINGO GAME AT THE SALEM VFW POST AT 5:00 P.M.

MARCH 28:

Wirth Cemetery Association

Working and Meeting Saturday March 28, 2015.

Working will begin between 10 and 11 AM- Bring your own tools.

Annual meeting will begin at 12:00 n.

Rain date will be April 4, 2015.

Everyone with any connection to the cemetery is invited. For further information call Eugene at 870-966-4377.

 MARCH 31:

THE OREGON COUNTY EXTENSION WILL PRESENTED BY BRENDA BELL, MU EXTENSION A CONTAINER GARDEN “SHOW & TELL” WORKSHOP. WILL BE AT 6:PM AT THE ALTON SCHOOL MULTIPURPOSE BUILDING IN ALTON, MISSOURI COST IS $5.00 PLEASE CALL THE EXTENSION OFFICE TO RESERVE A SEAT AT 471-778-7490.

  MARCH 31:

HIGHLAND HIGH SCHOOL LIBRARY WILL HAVE THEIR FIRST CUPCAKE WAR IN CONJUNCTION WITH THEIR BOOK FAIR. THE THEME IS “UNDER THE SEA” FROM 5PM UNTIL 6PM. REQUIREMENTS BRING 6 PRE-COOKED CUPCAKES PARTICIPANTS WILL DECORATE  THE CUPCAKES IN THE LIBRARY. THEY WILL BE JUDGED ON APPEARANCE & TASTE. CALL TO RESERVE A TABLE 870-856-2165.

 MARCH 31:

HIGHLAND HIGH SCHOOL LIBRARY WILL HAVE THEIR FIRST CUPCAKE WAR IN CONJUNCTION WITH THEIR BOOK FAIR. THE THEME IS “UNDER THE SEA” FROM 5PM UNTIL 6PM. REQUIREMENTS BRING 6 PRE-COOKED CUPCAKES PARTICIPANTS WILL DECORATE  THE CUPCAKES IN THE LIBRARY. THEY WILL BE JUDGED ON APPEARANCE & TASTE. CALL TO RESERVE A TABLE 870-856-2165.

 WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1:

THE FULTON COUNTY RELAY FOR LIFE GREAT CHOCOLATE ESCAPE FUNDRAISER WILL BE HELD WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1ST FROM 10:00 TIL 6:00 P.M. AT THE NORTH ARKANSAS ELECTRIC COOP ORANGE ROOM IN SALEM, ARKANSAS.  SALE STARTS AT 10;00 AND CARRY OUT TRAYS ARE $10.00.  (TRAYS PROVIDED)  THE EASTER BUNNY WILL BE THERE FROM 3:45 TO 4:45 – PHOTOS TAKEN FOR A DONATIONS.  ALSO OTHER FUND RAISERS ARE BEING HELD. PAINT YOUR FACE CHOCOLATE, QUILT RAFFLE, DRAWINGS.. FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL 870-895-2691.

APRIL 2:

COMPANION PLANTING WITH VEGETABLES, HERBS & FLOWERS. lEARN TO GROW MORE ROBUSTLY, ATTRACT BENEFICIAL INSECTS & POLLINATORS, REPEL PEST KNOWN TO FAVOR CERTAIN NEIGHBORS.  TO REGISTER  CALL THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI EXTENSION – OREGON COUNTY AT 417-778-7490. HELD AT THE OREGON COUNTY FOOD PRODUCERS AND ARTISANS CO-OP ALTON, MISSOURI 6 PM – 7 PM.

 APRIL 4:

The UKC Benefit hunt will be held on April 4th at the County Line Coon Hunter’s Club.  The UKC Bench Show will begin at 6:00 p.m. and the UKC Nite Hunt will begin at 7:00 p.m.  Prizes, auction items and food will be available.  John Curry with Diamond Dog Food & Hirsch Feed has helped to sponsor this event the last nine years.  For more information, contact Bruce Bales at 417-272-0617. 

 APRIL 4:

A benefit auction for Bonnie House will be held on April 4th, 2015, at 6:00 P.M. in Bakersfield, Mo. at the High School Gym.  All proceeds will go toward helping with medical expenses.  Bonnie is having her other leg removed due to diabetes.  To make donations you may call (417)284-7333 (ext. 400,403,407). We would like to thank everyone in advance for your efforts in helping  make this benefit a success

 SATURDAY, APRIL 4:

THE ANNUAL EASTER EGG HUNT WILL BE HELD AT THE FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH WEST OF MAMMOTH SPRING ON HIWAY 9, SATURDAY, APRIL 4TH  AT 11:00 A.M.  THIS IS FOR ALL KIDS 12 AND UNDER.   LOTS OF EGGS TO HUNT AND PRIZES AND FUN.  ALSO HOT DOGS AND ALL THE FIXINGS FOR LUNCH.  (info – church office – 625-3273)

 APRIL 4:

Mammoth Spring Chamber of Commerce Rabies Clinic

April 4, 2015

8:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Location:  Simmons Bank Parking Lot

Vet:  Langley Animal Clinic

Cost: $10 per animal

 APRIL 5:

THE ANNUAL MAMMOTH SPRING STATE PARK BIG EASTER EGG SCRAMBLE HOSTED BY THE SPRING RIVER LIONS CLUB STARTING AT 2 PM  FOR CHILDREN 11 YEARS AND YOUNGER. FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO MAKE A DONATIONS PLEASE CALL:  HEIDI AT GREAT SOUTHERN BANK 417-264-7104 OR MAMMOTH SPRING STATE PARK 870-625-7364. YOU MAY ALSO MAIL YOUR DONATION: MAKE CHECK PAYABLE TO SPRING RIVER LIONS CLUB, 323 EAST WALNUT, THAYER MO 65791.

 APRIL 10:

SPRING GOSPEL CONCERT WITH THE “FREEDOM QUARTET” FROM TENNESSEE WILL BE AT THE THAYER HIGH SCHOOL 7PM.

 APRIL 11:

BB ROAD VFW & COMMUNITY CENTER  HOSTING  FROM 4PM – 7:0 PM A FISH FRY – SALADS – SIDE FIXINGS- DESSERTS & BEVERAGES. ADULTS ARE $8.00, CHILDREN 12 & YOUNGER $4.00 (PRESCHOOLERS EAT FREE) TAKE OUT AVAILABLE.  TAKE HWY 160 EAST TO INTERSECTION OF cr 225/222 FROM ALTON , 10 MILES.

 APRIL 11:

The BEST Foundation of Eminence R-1 School will be hosting a FREE Country and Gospel Music Show on April 11th at 7:00 p.m., in the Old High School gym. You don’t want to miss these entertainers…They will be: 

Bonnie and Dave Anderson,

The Bressler Brothers,

The Bressler Cousins,

The Haversticks    and

The award winning Baker Family.

Refreshments will be served. Plan to come out and support this event. All donations will be accepted.

 APRIL 19:

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF THAYER, MISSOURI  ARE HOSTING WILLIAM’S SINGERS FROM WILLIAMS BAPTIST COLLEGE OF WALNUT RIDGE, ARKANSAS BEGINNING AT 6:00PM.  THE PROGRAM IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC AND IS FREE – EVERYONE WELCOME!

April 24 – OMC Fun Run Expo 3 to 7 p.m. Willard Hunter Classroom, Parkway Center Participants will have the opportunity to pick up their t-shirts and race information for the April 25 Fun Run at the Superhero Fun Run Expo. In addition to packet pickup, the expo will include door prizes and giveaways, superhero activities for the whole family, and booths from local businesses, including those related to health and wellness. For more information about being a vendor or sponsor call 257-6737.

 APRIL 24:

On Friday, April 24, 2015, 5-7 p.m., at the West Plains Civic Center, a chili supper to benefit children in need within the 37th Judicial Circuit will be held.  The event will be hosted by the County Line Coon Hunters’ Association.  Adult tickets can be purchased for $5.00 and child tickets for $3.00 on the night of the event.  Purchasing the chili supper tickets will register you for door prize drawings that will be given away throughout the evening.  IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO HELP SPONSOR  THE FOSTER CHILDREN BENEFIT OR FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE  PLEASE CONTACT JUDY HANSMANN OGDEN 417-257-1593.

  APRIL 20- 24:

THE THAYER –MAMMOTH SPRING ROTARY AUCTION WILL BE HELD APRIL 20TH THROUGH THE 24TH ON K-KOUNTRY 95 AND THE GIFT.

 APRIL 24-25

THE 4TH ANNUAL GOSPEL MUSIC WEEKEND HELD AT THE WEST PLAINS MISSOURI CIVIC CENTER AUDITORIUM. NO TICKETS NEEDED, OFFERINGS RECEIVED.

FRIDAY-7 PM

LESTERS, NEW HORIZONS, BECKY LERCHER

SATURDAY-2 PM

PUNCHES FAMILY & HARPER FAMILY

SATURDAY-6 PM

FINAL AUTHORITY, REDEMPTIONS, ONE VOICE

 April 25 – OMC Superhero Fun Run 8 a.m. Shaw Medical Building Everyone needs a hero but cancer patients need superheroes. The Annual Ozarks Medical Center Fun Run is pleased to present the Superhero 5K, 10K and 1.5 mile racing event. The races begin at the OMC Shaw Medical Building, home to the OMC Cancer Treatment Center. The funds from this event go to support local cancer patients through “Nurturing Hope: A Community Cancer Project.”  Online registration is available. Participants are encouraged to form teams of five or more and receive a $5 registration discount. In addition, an early registration discount is available through April 9. https://raceroster.com/events/2015/4722/ozark-medical-center-superhero-fun-run

 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!