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Birch Tree Loggers Named Best in State
The Missouri Department of Conservation recently announced Scott "Greg" Stark of Birch Tree and owner of Stark Logging as the 2014 State Logger of the Year. Stark also received the Ozark Region Logger of the Year Award ...
Labor Day = Summer's End
Summer officially ends with the traditional three-day Labor Day holiday this weekend. Labor Day, an official holiday in the United States and Canada since 1894, is observed on the first Monday of September...
Local 4-H Club Organizing
By Lindsay Crouse
MO CommuntiyAction Agencies mark 50 Years of Fighting Poverty
By Jessica Long
August 20, 2014, marked the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Economic Opportunity Act in 1964. One of the key elements of this landmark bill was the creation of the Community Action program-created to fight poverty at the community level based upon local needs. Today, the 19 agencies that make up Missouri's Community Action Network serve low income families in every county in the state and the City of St. Louis......
Driver Injured After Being Ejected in ATV Accident
An Arkansas woman suffered "serious" injuries in an all-terrain vehicle accident at Eminence Canoe Rental Early Sunday Morning, April D. O'Brien, 29, of Ravenden AR was taken by Mercy Ambulance to Ozarks Medical Center...
Possession of Meth Case Filed Aug. 20
A Winona man is charged with possession of a controlled substance in a Shannon County Associate Circuit Court case filed on Aug. 20 by Prosecuting Attorney Jodie Brumble. ...
Riverways Weekend Events Scheduled
Celebrate the park's 50th Anniversary by attending any of the three free events occurring over the Labor Day holiday weekend. "Even tough the summer season is coming to the close, it doesn't mean you can't get outdoors and encounter the unique Ozark cultural history and night sky this long weekend," states Superintendent Bill Black....
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The Shannon County Courthouse will be closed Monday, Sept. 1st in observance of Labor Day.
Adult Learning Center begins classes Tuesday, Sept. 2 at 8 AM at Pioneer Baptist Church, located on Old Hwy. 60 East. For more information call (573) 226-3462.
Fire Dept. Meeting
The Eminence Area Volunteer Fire Department's annual meeting, to elect board members, will be Monday, Sept. 8 at 6 PM at the Courthouse. All public is welcome.
Free Field Day
The shannon County Farm Bureau will host an agricultural field day at Crystal Creek Ranch Saturday, Sept. 6 from 10AM-2 PM. Lunch provided. Free and open to the public.
Jakes Day 2014
Join the Current River Callers and the Missouri Department of Conservation for the 7th annual Jakes Day at Twin Pines Conservation Education Center on Saturday, Sept. 13 from 11:30 AM-4:30 PM. This event is Free and for kids ages 6 to 12. Reservations for the event can be made in advance by calling 573-325-1381.
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.
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.
The Bonebrake Center of Nature and History in Salem will present
"Skywatch" on Tuesday, Sept. 2, starting about 7:30 PM. Phone reservations
are requested and can be made by calling (573) 729-3400 or e-mail
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