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This page last updated 05/13/15

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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.

Bethany Chapel

The annual Bethany Chapel dinner will be Sunday, May 24, starting at noon at the chapel.


Golf Tournament

The Mtn. View Rotary Club golf tournament will be Saturday, June 6, at the Mtn. View Golf Course. Tee Times are at 8 AM and 1:30 PM. For more information call (417-934-6959.

Courthouse Closing

The Shannon County Courthouse will be closed Monday, May 25th, in observance of Memorial Day.


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.

Memorial Celebration

On Sunday, May 24 at 2 PM, bring a covered dish, songbooks, and any instrument you play without electricity to celebrate community, family, friends and God at the Flatwoods Cemetery Pavillionlocated on D Highway! Decorate graves and visit! Everyone is welcome for good food and fellowship in a family friendly environment! Games and bonfire will be provided for the kids! A grill willbe goingfor hamburgers or hotdogs. All veterans will be honored! Bring your lawn chairs!

Golf Tournament

The 23rd Annual Golf Tournament at the Mtn. View golf course will be Saturday, May 23. 18 hole, 3-person scramble. Tee Times are 7:30 AM and 1 PM. Call the golf course at (417) 934-6959 to reserve your spot or for more information.

Office on the Road

A representative of U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill's staff will be in Eminence Thursday, May 21, from 1-3 PM in the Commission Room of the courthouse. Constituents may email David Stokely at David_Stokely@mccaskill.senate.gov or call the regional office at 417-868-8745 to schedule a 15 minute time slot.

Spring Festival

The University of Missouri Extension Council in Carter County is hosting its annual Spring Festival on Saturday, May 23, at the Carter County Courthouse Square in Van Buren. For more information call (573) 323-4418.


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Liberty High School's Kyle Nichols and Andrea Pelate


Liberty High School's Class of 2015 graduated at afternoon Commencement on Sunday with 76 seniors accepting diplomas in the LHS  gym.....

HAVING A BLAST - Winona's Mayfest on Saturday provided kids and adults the opportunity to blast away at local lawmen and firefighters with fire hoses. Winona PD's Sergeant William Knobbe (top right) takes a turn at getting hosed. Daniel Sandoval (right )center) flew around in teh inflatable fun run. Nickolas Iler (above left) flipped over the gyroscope ride and one of the youngest Mayfest attendees picked out a blow up football. (Photos by Roger Dillon)


As members of U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill's staff travel throughout the state to hear directly from Missourians, a representative will bring their office to Shannon county in Eminence to provide local residents an opportunity to meet one-on-one about opportunities and challenges they face every day. McCaskill's staff will host the "Office on the Road" constituent outreach event in the Commission Room on the first floor of the Shannon County Courthouse on Thursday, May 21, from 1 PM to 3 PM.....


A Birch Tree man is charged with stealing a four-wheeler and a Shannon county jail inmate is charged with attempting to pass a prescription pill to another inmate in Shannon County Associate Circuit Court casers filed last week by Prosecuting Attorney Jodie Brumble...



Five people were injured in four area accidents reported Thursday through Sunday for Troop G of the Missouri State Highway Patrol...


Liberty beat Houston 5-1 on Friday to advance in the Class 3 District 10 Baseball Tourney at Mountain Grove and Alton ended Winona's season with an 8-2 win in the Class 2 District 2 Tourney in Poplar Bluff.....





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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.

HOBA Bluegrass Festival - West Plains (1138 Bluegrass Lane), Thursday-Saturday, June 4-6. Shows nightly at 7 PM. Bands: Lonesome Road, Spur of the Moment, Highway 32, The Baker Family, Borderline Bluegrass, Big Creek. For more information call (888) 256-8835 or go to www.hobabluegrass.wix.com/home or tourism@westplains.net. 5/27

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.

Holiday Breakfast

The Winona Senior Center will have a Memorial Day Breakfast Saturday, May 23rd, starting at 7 AM. Everyone is welcome. For more information call (573) 325-4077.

Cemetery Meeting

The Pleasant Site Cemetery Ass'n will hold its annual meeting Sunday, May 24, at 1 PM at the cemetery. Donations may be mailed to Linda Lindsey, PO Box 202, Winona, MO 65588. Someone will be at the cemetery on the 24th and 25th from 10 AM-3 PM to collect donations. For questions call (573) 247-1417 or (573) 325-4588.

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