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.
The Bethany Chapel Cemetery needs donations for mowing and upkeep. Send to Albert Bowie, Rt. 2, Box 1570, Winona MO 65588.
Unity Prayer on the Square is every Friday evening at 5 PM in Winona. Everyone is invited.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or (573) 663-2269.
ATTENDANCE TASK FORCE TO COMBAT TRUANCY IN COUNTY
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.....
FLOODING PROMPTS REQUEST FOR FEDERAL DISASTER FUNDS
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....
SPECIAL MANAGED DEER HUNTS SET AT BIG SPRING IN OCT. NOV.
Application deadline July 31
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.....
CHILD ENDANGERMENT, RESISTING ARREST, FORGERY, DRUG CHARGES
Six people face felony charges in Shannon County Associate Circuit Court cases filed in July by Prosecuting Attorney Jodie Brumble...
S'VILLE RESIDENT INJURED FRIDAY IN HWY 17 ACCIDENT
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.
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.
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 email@example.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.
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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