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This page last updated 09/30/15

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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.


BTFD Trail Ride

The Birch Tree Fire Department trail ride will be Saturday, Oct. 10. Meet at 9 AM, leave at 10 AM from the Big Red Barn, located South on Hwy. 99 to Co. Rd. 646. For more information call (417) 247-6994 or 2287. All proceeds go to fire department.

Free Line Dance Class

The public is invited to join the Summersville CenterLines dance group each Friday @ the Summersville Senior Center from 1-2 PM for exercise and enjoyment. They also perform at the Mtn. View Healthcare once a month and are available to dance for fundraisers at no charge. Call (417) 932-4866 for more information.


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Winona's annual Octoberfest featured a couple of "firsts" this year as the Police Department sponsored a benefit horseshoe tournament for their "Shop with a Cop" program with Kathy Terrill (above) one of the competing team members. The other first was a team sorting competition held at Lions Park, where Eli King (top left) , of Alton , put his steed to the test. Morgan Brawley (left) was one of the many kids who took the plunge on the giant inflatable slide at Saturday's all -day event (Wave/Dillon)




The Birch Tree Volunteer Fire Department is once again sponsoring a benefit trail ride this Saturday, Oct. 10, starting at 10 am . Riders will begin gathering at 9 am at the big red barn, south of town on Hwy 99 to County Road 646, leaving at 10 am to ride cross-country to Fisher Pond for lunch and more ...


 A Florida man suffered "serious" injuries ina motorcycle accident north of Winona on Oct. 1. Freddy G Mortensen 70 , of Cape Canaveral, FL. was taken by air ambulance to Cox South Hospital in Springfield.....


Great weather and big crowds are once again in the forecast for this weekend's annual Arts & Crafts Show and Sale at Circle B Campground in Eminence  ....


From Ozark National Scenic Riverways
Ozark National Scenic Riverways will bring the Ozark past to life during the Haunting in the hills event to be held Saturday, October 10 , 2015 at Alley Spring.  The free event features folkway demonstrations reenactments, hands -on activities, food vendors, and traditional dancing, bluegrass and folk music....


A Winona man is charged with unlawfully using a weapon in a Shannon County Associate Circuit Court case filed by Prosecuting Attorney Jodie Brumble...


On Sept. 30, Superintendent Larry Johnson announced that Ozark National Scenic Riverways will extend the operating season for the park's developed  campgrounds beyond October 15. There will be restrooms with running water available in each developed campground, as well as sites with electric hookups in several campgrounds...


The Eminence Area Arts Council's annual Quilt Show and Sale , at the old Eminence High School gym this Saturday, Oct 10, from 10 am to 4 pm and Sunday Oct 11 from 10 am to 3 pm, will feature a $100 grand prize this year...

The Shannon County Museum celebrated Eminence Day on Saturday, displaying this postcard of the Old Eminence Mercantile Co. (circa 1910), one  of several from Alan Bank's collection


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Art Display

Artist in the Woods opens to the public Oct. 5-31. Call now to reserve space to display your creations inspired by the woods such as: carving, caning, basket weaving, wooden toys, paintings, etc. Set-ups will begin the week of Sept. 28 at the Ozark Natural & Cultural Resource Center in Salem, Mon-Fri 10 AM-5PM. For more information call the ONCRC at 573-729-0029 or email oncrc2@salemmo.com.

Quilt Show

The Eminence Area Arts Council 47th Annual Quilt Show will be Saturday, Oct. 10, from 10 AM-4 PM and Sunday, Oct. 11, from 10 AM-3 PM at the Eminence High School old gym. Call (417) 331-1028 for more information or to enter.

E.A.V.F.D. Buying Walnuts

The Eminence Area Volunteer Fire Department will be buying walnuts during the month of October except for Oct. 9, 10 & 11 at the Northern Co. Manitenance Shed (old MODOT shed in West Eminence). Hrs: 9 AM-5PM Fridays and Saturdays and 12 Noon-5 PM on Sundays. $14/100 lbs (after hulling). For more information call (573) 226-3421 or 247-3417.

EHS Drama Club Play

The Redwing Drama Club will be performing The Ransom of Red Chief in the EHS Leroy Lewis Memorial Gym Friday, Oct. 16, at 6 PM. To purchase tickets in advance, contact a Redwing Drama Club member or the Drama Sponsor at emily.steelman@redwingsk12.org.

Festival Date Changed

The Whole Kids Outreach, located on Hwy. 21, 6 miles south of Ellington has changed the Fall Festival date to Saturday, Oct. 24, from 10 AM-2 PM. For more information call (573) 663-3257.

Mobile Office

U.S. Senator Roy Blunt's staff will host a Mobile Office on Thursday, Oct. 8, from 11 AM-12:00 Noon at the Shannon County Courthouse. To reach the Senator's Office of Constituent Services, call (573) 442-8151 or send a letter to 1001 Cherry Street, Suite 104, Columbia, Missouri 65201.

Halloween Hustle

The Mercy St. Francis Hospital in Mtn. View 2nd Annual Halloween Hustle 5K Run/1K Walk at the football field will be Saturday, Oct. 24 starting at 9 AM. For more information and to register call Strosnider at (417) 934-7090. Proceeds will go to the Mtn. View Good Samaritan Clinic.

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