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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.



Ozark Natural and Cultural Resource Center, in Salem, announces its

First Annual Fiber Arts Celebration Exhibit Monday-Friday,June 29-July 31, 9 AM-5 PM. Call (573) 729-0029 or email oncrc2@salemmo.com for entry information and

reserve your display space now through June 15.

Unity Prayer

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

Beginning Drawing

The Salem Area Arts Council is sponsoring a series of art institutes during the month of July. The first of these will be "Beginning Drawing" on Thursday, July 9 from 6-8 PM at the Ozark Natural and Cultural Resource Center (ONCRC). All materials are provided--just reserve your spot by calling (573) 729-0029. For more information call 247-0279.


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Sheriff says Charges may be Filed Against 3rd Subject
An early morning raid Saturday at a rural Winona residence resulted in felony drug charges being filed against two area women. Shannon County Sheriff Steve Blunkall said charges may also be filed in the future against a male subject, who was at the Hwy 19 residence when Sheriff's Deputies and Missouri State Highway Patrol officers served a search warrant at about 7:40 AM Saturday.....

Russell Combs (left) holds the Bible while his daughter , Ann Tottingham is sworn in as Summersville's postmaster on May 1. Ann is following in the footsteps of her mother Virginia Combs, who served as Summersville postmaster for many years and was on hand to beam with pride and receive a special delivery hug at the swearing in ceremony in Summersville.


Story and Photos Courtesy of The Summersville Beacon
After growing up and graduating  from Eminence, Ann (Combs) Tottingham set out to become a teacher and attended Southwest missouri State University in Springfield in 1982, Tottingham took a job in the Houston Post Office, and 33 years later became the postmaster at Summersville...



if you're thinking about driving impaired this week, the red white and blue flashing lights of your Independence Day holiday may be those of a patrol car and teh view of the fireworks is not so good from behind a local jail cell.....


Three people face felony charges in Shannon County Associate Circuit Court cases filed last week by Prosecuting Attorney Jodie Brumble...


On June 24 Governor Jay Nixon signed legislation increasing the amount that victims of violent crime can receive for lost earnings through the Missouri Crime Victims' Compensation program....




Have you always wanted to learn more about your family tree? The Shannon County Museum on Main street in Eminenceis hosting a one-day event on July 10, from 9 am to 4 pm....


A Redford man sustained "minor" injuries in a two-vehicle accident in Reynolds County on Rt. K Saturday. Melvin Brunk, 79 , of Redford , was taken by ambulance to Southeast Health in Ellington







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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.

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.

Gospel Singing

The New Testament Church in Winona (Hwy. 19) will have fellowship gospel singing Friday, July 3, starting at 7:30 PM. Everyone welcome.

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.

What's Your Sign?

The Salem Area Arts Council will be hosting "What's Your Sign?" on Thursday, July 2, from 2-4 PM at the Ozark Natural and Cultural Resource Center (ONCRC). Reservations are required. For more information, call (573) 729-0029 or 247-0279.

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