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This page last updated 01/09/14

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The Shannon County Association thanks Dorothy Ennis, of Eminence, for donating this beautiful quilt for a fundraiser drawing, won by Roxanne Rhodes, of Birch Tree. "We would like to thank everyone who participated in buying tickets and supporting our organization" said SEMA president Judy Stewart.



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Happy Fall Ya'll!

SEASON FINALE - Senior Night at Summersville on Oct. 14 provided a preview of a possible Class 1 District 5 Tournament matchup against Eminence. 4th seeded SHS beat #1 seeded EHS 25-16, 23-25 and 25-16. The Lady Wildcats celebrate (above) ; EHS's Kimberly Rolen (top) attacks against Sophie Haynes (#13) and Nicole Watson; At right - Savanna Conner (#10 defends against Tori Smith (#2). (Wave-R. Dillon)

4 Proposed Amendments to MO Constitution on Ballot

The fate of four proposed amendments to the Constitution of Missouri will be decided by  voters in the Nov. 4 General Election. The complete versions of the four proposals are on page six of this weeks hard copy in this weeks edition, the last in which the long versions will appear. Sample ballots are on page five and will also be published in next week's Current Wave...

Octoberfest Sat. in Winona

Winona's Octoberfest 2014 will be held on the town Square this Saturday starting 10 AM...

B.T. Man Injured in Hwy 60 Crash

A Birch Tree man sustained "moderate" injuries in a one-vehicle accident on Hwy 60 Thursday. William J. Morris, 50, was taken by private vehicle to Mercy Hospital  in Mountain View .......

State Lab Designated for Ebola Testing

On Friday, Governor Jay Nixon and Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services Director Gail Vasterling announced that the Missouri State Public Health Laboratory in Jefferson City has been designated as an Ebola Virus Disease  testing laboratory as part of the Center for  Disease Control and Prevention  Laboratory Response Network ...

Assault, Tampering Felony Cases Filed

Two Birch Tree area residents face felony charges in separate Shannon County Associate Circuit Court cases filed last week by Prosecuting Attorney Jodie Brumble...

Soil-Health Topic of Sikeston Clinic

Soil-health pioneer Gabe Brown heads a group of experts who will share their knowledge during a soil health clinic that begins at 8 a.jm Wednesday Nov. 5 at the Miner Convention Center at Sikeston

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Call for Authors

Missouri Writers Ink is sponsoring a "Meet the Authors!" open house at the Ozark Natural and Cultural Resource Center in Salem on Saturday, November 8, 2014 from 10 AM-2 PM. Local and regional writers are welcome to participate, bringing examples of their works to share. Individuals interested in participating as authors must preregister with Missouri Writers Ink, by contacting Danielle at daniellediehl24@yahoo.com.

Free Dietitian Counseling

The Shannon County Health Center will be offering free dietitian services once a month beginning Monday, October 27th from 9 AM-4 PM. For more information call (573) 663-2313 or by email at rharwell@mohigh.org.

Fall Festival

First Baptist Church of Mountain View invites you and your family to a Free Fall Festival, Sunday, Oct. 26, from 3:30-6:30 PM. For questions or more information, contact the church office at (417) 934-2621. Also, visit FBC's website at www.mvfbc.com and www.facebook.com

Haunted House

Beginning at 7 PM, Friday and Saturday, Oct. 24 and 25, the Summersville Senior Class is hosting a Haunted House in the Summersville Mill. Tickets are $5 and while standing in line for a Scary Experience guests will be entertained by ghost stories told by Rick Mansfield. The Haunted House will be operated from 7-9:30 PM both Friday and Saturday. Proceeds from this will assist with their Senior trip.

Book Signing

Reflections from the Road columnist Rick Mansfield has published his second book and will be signing copies, and more, at the Summersville Mill Friday, Oct. 24, beginning at 6 PM. The event will be held rain or shine, with seating available in the Mill. For more information call (573) 663-2269.

Food Pantry Drawing

The Shannon County Food Pantry is selling tickets for a Tikka T3 stainless synthetic 25-06 with 3x9-40 VXI Leupold and soft case. $5 each or 5 tickets for $20. Drawing will be Oct. 27. Call (573) 247-8435 or (573) 201-1597. Proceeds go to the food pantry.

Free Dancing

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

Whole Kids Outreach annual Christmas Store will be during the days of December 11th, 12th, 15th and 16th. To earn a voucher to shop, adults will need to either volunteer for a one hour job or donate $10 per child. Adults may volunteer or donate in advance on Mondays through Thursdays (except holidays) from 9 AM-2 PM starting November 3rd. For more information call (573) 663-3257.

Press Release

Shannon Co Indians

Alan Banks will present a program on Shannon County Indians and archaeology at the Shannon County Museum in Eminence on Saturday, Nov 1, at 7 PM. Feel free to bring artifacts for identification and discussion. This is an educational program, no artifacts will be for sale. The program is free and the public is invited.


The Winona Park Board Octoberfest will be Saturday, Oct. 25, on the square in Winona, starting at 10 AM. Includes various booths and activities.


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