Community Calendar

 JUNE 12:

The United Methodist Woman of the First United Methodist Church will host their Annual Salad Luncheon on Friday, June 12, 2015 in the Christian Life Center from 11:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Tickets are $7.00 for adults & $3.00 for 12 and under.  Tickets may be purchased at the door or from members of the church. Come enjoy fellowship and eat a salad. Carry-outs are available!!!

 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

 NOW TILL JULY 31:

CARTER COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY SUMMER READING PROGRAM. THEME THIS YEAR “EVERY HERO HAS A STORY. FOR REGISTRATION  OR MORE INFORMATION CALL 573-323-4515 OR VISIT WEB PAGE www.cartercountylibrarydistrict.com

 JUNE 13:

HAFLINGER HORSE PULL STARTING AT 6 PM AT THE THAYER SADDLE CLUB ARENA, ADMISSION $5. FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT JACK HOWELL 417-867-5529 OR 417-770-3525.

 JUNE 13:

28th Annual West Plains Car Club

Wheels and Deals 2015 Car Show & SWap Meet at the West Plains Civic Center All vehicles judged on their own merit- 100 point system with drive through judging. $100 to the largest club. T-shirt, Dash Plaque and door prize to first 50 entries. Registration: 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Awards at 3:00 p.m. Food and indoor dining available at the Civic Center. For more information call:

John (417) 256-1579, 

Danny (417) 256-2900 or Tilman (417) 256-3796

or email George at gbr@centurytel.net

 www.westplainscarclub.net

 JUNE 16TH -23RD-30TH:

THAYER BOBCAT BOOSTERS WOODEN BAT BASEBALL LEAGUE, AT THE THAYER HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL COMPLEX. GAME TIMES: 5:30, 7:00 AND 8:30 PM. TEAMS PARTICIPATING: ALTON, MAMMOTH SPRING AND THAYER HIGH SCHOOLS. FREE TO THE PUBLIC WITH CONCESSION AVAILABLE.

 JUNE 20:

40TH ANNUAL RAVENDEN SPRINGS HOMECOMING WILL BE AT THE OLD RAVENDEN SPRINGS SCHOOL. POTLUCK AT NOON. FOR MORING INFORMATION CONTACT CARL WELLS AT 870-869-2720 OR 870219-3849.

 JUNE 20:

 This is one show you won’t want to miss.  The Rhodes Family Reunion Show at the George D. Hay Foundation Music Theater starting at 7:00pm.  Located at 77 Music Lane 1 mile south of Mammoth Spring Just off Hwy 63.  Don’t miss The Rhodes Show with Classic R & B, Country Music, Old Time Rock N Roll and Knee SLAPPING Comedy.

 JUNE 20:

ANNUAL JOHN MOODY TAYLOR FAMILY REUNION WILL BE HELD AT SHERWOOD PARK IN THAYER, MISSOURI. LUNCH AT NOON. BRING A DISH AND A LAWN CHAIR.

 JUNE 20:

Old Time Music, Ozark Heritage Festival’s
8th Annual Mule Jump Competition, sponsored by Hirsch Feed & Farm Supply will take place at 5 p.m. Saturday, June 20, in the parking lot near the West Plains Senior Center at the corner of East Main and South Curry Streets.  Admission to it, as well as all festival activities, is free.A demonstration of mule jumping will precede the competition at 10 a.m. at the same location.  Attendees will be welcome to ask questions of the demonstrators.  A new category for “miniatures” (under 40″) has been added. Pre-registration is recommended but not required.  Contestants who wish to pre-register may contact Matt Meacham at 417-372-3177 or mattmeacham@comcast.net.  All participants are asked to check in on-site by 4:30 p.m. Saturday.  Those who have questions about specific policies and procedures may contact Dement at 573-648-2524.

JUNE 20:

A Dutch Oven cooking workshop is scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday, June 20, in conjunction with the  

21st annual Old Time Music, Ozark Heritage Festival.  The workshop will be presented by members of the Ozarks Dutch Oven Cooking group, and will be located on the West Plains Civic Center’s west lawn.  All are invited to attend.  For more information about the event, including entry information, contact Larry Lindeman at 417-255-3977, or e-mail the West Plains Council on the Arts at info@westplainsarts.org

JUNE 26:

The City of Thayer has announced a Planned Power Outage for Friday, June 26th beginning at 7 O’clock in the morning till the job is complete.  The areas affected by the outage include City of Thayer customers from West Walnut to Carpenter Road.  This outage is necessary to make upgrades and improvements.  Your patience is appreciated.  If you have questions, contact City Hall.

 JUNE 27:

It’s time for the 2nd Annual 4th of July Celebration Event sponsored by Brooke Haven Healthcare.  This community appreciation event takes place June 27th from 5 to 9 pm.  It’s a FREE event full of games, entertainment, rides and your choice of burger or hotdog and chips (while supplies last!)  The petting zoo and car show open at 5, talent show at 6, Dance Off at 7, beauty pageant for kids 0-8 at 7:30, hot dog eating contest at 8 and outdoor movie and popcorn when dark.  Come celebrate Independence Day with Brooke Haven Healthcare.

 SEPTEMBER 26:

 The Child Advocacy Center is a tax exempt non-profit civic 501(c) 3 organization. Proceeds from the Celebrity Dinner benefit the South Central Child Advocacy Center. For more information on becoming a sponsor for this event, contact Kathy Smith at kathy@childadvocacycenter.org or (417) 831-2327.

 

   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