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Winona's Lady Wildcats (top rt) won the Big Spring  Conference Tournament girls bracket championship with a 12-3 victory over Fan Buren on April 14. Team members include: (top L. to r.) Mackenze Bradford, Bailey Barrett, Lindsey Bockman, Hanna Brawley, Megan Mays, Emily Simpson, Coach Brian Simpson, (front row (l. to r. ) Ashlynn Wallace, Morgan Nash and hailey Buckner. In boys bracket first- round action on April 12, Eminence's T. J. Rolen (top left) was safe at second at second and Matt Barton (above left) was out at third in the Redwings' 7-2 win over Bunker. Winona's Levi Rightnowar dives back to first (above right) and tags a Van Buren runner out at the plate (right) in the Wildcats 10-0 loss to the Bulldogs. Van Buren beat EHS 13-3 in the 2nd round and stopped Ellington 10- 0 in the boys-bracket championship game on April 16.

Ozark Mountain Festival to Feature Civil War Reenactors

Music, Auction, Exhibits, Debate Included on may 3rd
This year's Ozark Mountain Festival, may 2rd in Eminence, will be a celebration of local culture, arts and crafts, recreation and fun that will also feature a live Civil War encampment from the Missouri Civil War Reenactors' Association....

Controlled Substance Charges Filed Against 4 in Felony Cases

Four people face felony charges involving controlled substances in pending Shannon County Associate Circuit Court cases filed last week by Prosecuting Attorney Jodie Brumble..


Three - Year Texas County Investigation Nets Drug Arrests

In the early morning hours of Monday, April 14 officers from multiple state county, and city law enforcement agencies concluded a series of long-term narcotics investigations in Texas County...

Youth Hunters Bag 31 Birds

On April 12-13, Shannon County youth hunters harvested 31 turkeys, 25 adult gobblers, and six juvenile gobblers. Statewide, young hunters checked 4,332 turkeys during Missouri's youth turkey hunting season, topping 4,000 mark for the second time in the youth season's 13 year history.....



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Current Happenings

Acoustic Jam

The Salem Area Arts Council will be hosting their monthly community acoustic jam at Southwest Baptist University in Salem on Saturday, Apr. 26, starting at 6:30 PM.For directions or information call 247-0279 or e-mail public@embarqmail.com.

Blunt's Mobile Office

U.S. Senator Roy Blunt's staff will host a Mobile Office on Wednesday, Apr. 30, from 1:30-2:30 PM at the Shannon County Courthouse. To reach the Senator's Office of Constituent Services, call (573) 634-2488 or send a letter at 308 E. High Street, Suite 202, Jefferson City, Missouri 65101.

Cemetery Clean Up

The Birch Tree Oak Forest Board will have a cemetery clean up day Saturday, May 17, starting at 8 AM. Any flowers need to be picked up before then. For more information call (573) 292-3764.

Cowboy Roundup

The Summersville Friends of the Library are rounding up all cowboys (boys ages 2-15) at the Summersville Branch of the Texas County Library Saturday, Apr. 26. Registration will begin at 10:30 inside the library, located on 1st street in Summersville.

Food Pantry Distribution

The Shannon County Food Pantry distribution is Monday, Apr. 28, for handicap, disabled, homebound and people over 60 from 2:30-5 PM. Regular food pantry is Tuesday, Apr. 29, from 9-11:30 AM. Must bring a box to get groceries.

Junior Ranger Day

The National Park Service's annual Junior Ranger Day at Alley Spring will be Friday, May 9, starting at 10 AM. This event is Free. For more information call (573) 323-8093, or visit online at www.nps.gov/ozar.


The Ozark Mountain Festival in Eminence will be Saturday, May 3, with some events starting at 8 AM and ending with the 399th Army Band scheduled to begin at 7 PM.

City-Wide Yard Sale

The Van Buren city-wide yard sale will be Saturday, May 3. For more information call (573) 300-1747.

Dance Workout

A free beginners/advanced line dance workout is offered each Friday from 1-2:30 PM at the Summersville Senior Center. This is not a class but rather exercise for those who need the motivation of music and friends. Beginners' workout is @ 1 PM and advanced begins @ 1:30 PM. All are welcome to stay for both workouts. A $1 donation to the senior center is suggested to cover use of the facility. Call (417) 932-4866 for more information.

Cattlemen's Field Day

The South Central Cattlemen's Association will hold its Spring Field Day Saturday, Apr. 26, starting at 12 PM at Spreutels Farms of Koshkonong, MO. A hamburger lunch will be provided. To get directions or for more information call (417) 252-7071.

Golf Course Dues

Annual membership dues for Roy L. Beck Municipal Golf Course were due April 1. Payable at course or City Hall. Call (573) 226-3717 for info.

Winona Residents

Spring clean-up will be Monday-Saturday, April 21-26 from 7:30 AM-5 PM. Bring items to the City Shop. We will NOT accept tires or hazardous materials.


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