Eminence, Mo, Shannon County Current Wave, serving Birch Tree, Winona, Eminence, Timber and Summersville

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This page last updated 07/29/15

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Home Visiting Programs

Whole Kids Outreach is offering 2 free home visiting programs for families to help prepare and care for families that are expecting or have new editions to the famly. For more information or to sign up for the programs call 663-3257 or 800-760-3259.

Donations Needed

The Bethany Chapel Cemetery needs donations for mowing and upkeep. Send to Albert Bowie, Rt. 2, Box 1570, Winona MO 65588.


Unity Prayer

Unity Prayer on the Square is every Friday evening at 5 PM in Winona. Everyone is invited.

Mosaics Workshop

The Salem Area Arts Council will host a workshop teaching the art of creating stained glass mosaics at the Ozark Natural and Cultural Resource Center on Thursday, July 23, from 6-8 PM. To make reservations or for more information call (573) 729-0029.


The Shannon County Museum will be celebrating the town of Birch Tree Saturday, Aug. 1, from 10 AM-4 PM. If you have items to display call (573) 247-8706.

River Clean Up

The annual lower Current River clean up is re-scheduled for August 1st. Volunteers are encouraged to be at Log Yard between 8 and 9 AM to register. Ozark Heritage Project activities can be followed on the facebook page Stewards of the Ozarks or may be reached at emansfield2004@yahoo.com or (573) 663-2269.



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KEEPING KIDS IN SCHOOL - is the goal of the newly formed Shannon County Attendance Task Force, which includes (front l. to r.) Shannon County Associate Circuit Court Judge Sandra West, Deputy Juvenile Officer Andy Burton, 37th Judicial Circuit Chief Deputy Juvenile Officer Debra Finley, 37th Circuit Judge David Evans, (back l. to r.) Shannon County Sheriff Steve Blunkall, Shannon County Prosecuting Attorney Jodie Brumble, Eminence R-1 School Superintendent Charles James and Winona R-III School District Superintendent Scott Lindsey. Burton will serve as School Resource Officer. (Wave R. Dillon)


Shannon County's new truant officer took the oath of office on Thursday with Deputy Juvenile Officer Andy Burton being appointed to serve as School Resource Officer for Shannon County.....


On July 21, Governor Jay Nixon requested the federal government declare a major disaster for 70 of Missouri's 114 counties (including Shannon) as a result of the prolonged severe storm systems that have generated tornadoes, straight line winds, torrential rain, hail, flooding and flash flooding across large portions of the state since may 15....


Application deadline July 31
From Ozark National Scenic Riverways

In order to improve the overall health of the Big Spring deer heard , managed deer hunts will be conducted in October and November 2015 at Big Spring, within Ozark National Scenic Riverways.....



Six people face felony charges in Shannon County Associate Circuit Court cases filed in July by Prosecuting Attorney Jodie Brumble...


 A Summersville woman suffered "serious" injuries in a one-vehicle accident on Hwy 17 Friday . Chasity N. Sikes, 20 was transported by Texas County ambulance to Ozark Medical Center in West Plains....



The annual Back to School Fair will be Saturday, Aug. 1, from 9 AM-Noon at the Eminence High School Gym.







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Program for Seniors

The Winona Senior Center would like to know how many people would be interested in a program called A Matter of Balance. This program is designed to help older adults manage falls and increase activities. For more information call (573) 325-4636 or (417) 934-6504.

Free Dancing

A free beginner's line dance workout is offered each Friday from 1-2 PM at " Summersville Senior Center. This is not a class but an hour of BASIC line dance exercise for those who need " motivation of music and friends. A $1 donation to " senior center is suggested to cover use of " facility. Call (417) 932-4866 for more information.

Art Workshop

The Salem Area Arts Council is hosting an art media workshop for children at the Ozark Natural and Cultural Resource Center (ONCRC) on Thursday, July 30, from 6-8 PM. For more information, call the 247-0279.

Crochet Classes Learn Tunisian Crochet at the Knit One Crochet Too classes, Thursdays, 2-3 PM. Tunisian hooks are provided. Bring some yarn. All classes are free. Everyone welcome. Mountain View Public Library.

Adult Education Classes

Adults wanting a high school equivalency certificate may sign up for classes to study for the HiSET at the Pioneer Baptist Church in Birch Tree. The Adult Learning Center there welcomes new students every Tuesday at 8 AM. Call (573) 996-6269 or e-mail birchtreeaelclass@gmail.com for details.

Tire Drop Off

Anyone can now start dropping off their used tires at a designated area of the northern road shop across from the Eminence Elementary School. Call (417) 331-4015 for more information.

Farmers Market

The Shannon County Farmers Market will be the 1st and 3rd Saturday of every month at the old Eminence ballpark from 8 AM-12 Noon. All vendors welcome.

Fiber Arts Exhibit

The Ozark Natural & Cultural Resource Center's first annual Fiber Arts Exhibit opens June 29 and runs through July 31 from 9 AM to 5PM Monday-Friday at 202 South Main St., Salem, MO. For more information call (573) 729-9697.

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