News Briefs

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Mineral Springs Road District meeting

Mineral Springs Road District will meet at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 3 at the district road barn. The tentative agenda includes the treasurer's report, an update on road conditions and chip and seal projects.

Code Yellow

Community Blood Center of the Ozarks has issued a Code Yellow for O negative blood. A blood drive will be held from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Scott Regional Technology Center, located at 2 David Sippy Dr. in Monett.

Corsicana Road District to meet

Corsicana Special Road District will meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 1 at the Community Building in Purdy. The tentative agenda includes treasurer's report and road condition updates,

Lego Club meeting moved

The Eagle Rock Lego Club at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 3, at the Eagle Rock Branch Library. This club is free to all children. Miss Kara will also have a booth at Eagle Rock Daze on Oct. 26. For more information, call Kara at 417-846-3059 or Jennifer, at the Eagle Rock Library, at 417-271-3186.

Clay to Sculpture two-day workshop set

Creative Arts of Shell Knob will present a Clay to Sculpture workshop, led by professional sculptor Lew Aytes, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 15 and Wednesday, Oct. 16, at Lakeside Christian Church in Shell Knob. Cost of materials is $65. Those planning to attend are urged to take a sack lunch. Beginner and experienced artists are welcome. To register, call Jo Daniels at 417-858-0423 or Eunice Blazek at 417-858-3130.

Falling for Art

Falling for Art, an artist showing and festival sponsored by Creative Arts of Shell Knob, will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 12 at the CCC Park, located on Highway YY in Shell Knob. The event will feature performing arts, children's art activities, local artists and music. Concessions will be provided.

Trapping seminar planned

The Missouri Department of Conservation will hold a free trapping seminar on Saturday, Oct. 5 and Sunday, Oct. 6 at the Robert E. Talbot Conservation Area in Lawrence County. A portion of the course will be held indoors at the Department of Conservation shop building on the Talbot Area and part of the class will consist of hands-on practice outside. The session on Oct. 5 will be from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and the Oct. 6 session will be from 6 a.m. until noon. Topics covered at the seminar will include the trap setting, the types of traps in use today, regulations, skinning and complete fur handling. Cable restraint certification will not be included in this class. The clinic is open to all ages, but pre-registration is required because class size is limited to 50. Individuals can register by contacting Lawrence County Conservation Agent Andy Barnes at 417-461-4586.

Train ride to Van Buren, Ark., slated

The Seligman Chamber of Commerce is planning a train ride to Van Buren, Ark., in observance of Arts and Crafts Days on Saturday, Oct. 12. The all-day trip includes a trip through the Boston Mountains over rivers and three trestles and through the Winslow Tunnel for shopping in Van Buren. For more information, call 417-662-3612 or 662-3450.

Eagle Rock Daze

Mark your calendars now for Eagle Rock Daze, taking place from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 26. Breakfast, hosted by the Eagle Rock-Golden-Mano Fire Department, will kick off the event at 7 a.m., and will feature eggs, bacon, sausage, biscuits and gravy and a beverage for $6. A car show is slated for 10 a.m., followed by "Howloween," starting at 3 p.m. Booth and vendor spaces are still available at a cost of $20. For more information, call John Stilwell at 342-7923.

Farmers Market

The Old Church Gallery Farmers Market, located on Farm Road 1240 in old Shell Knob, will offer baked goods, fresh produce and hand crafted items from 8 to 11 a.m. om Thursday, Sept. 19. For more information, call 858-2510.

LUC open house planned

Lives Under Construction Boys Ranch in Lampe will host an open house starting at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 5, at the facility, located at 296 Boys Ranch Rd. The event will feature guided tours, a free BBQ meal at 12:30 p.m., handmade crafts and entertainment. The event is open to the public.

B-L libraries closed for training

All branches of the Barry-Lawrence Regional Library will be closed on Monday, Oct. 14 for the library district's annual Staff Training Day.

Freedom Bank's customer appreciation days

Freedom Bank of Southern Misouri will celebrate Customer Appreciation Week on Sept. 30 through Oct. 5 at its Cassville and Seligman locations. This year's theme is the Great American Fair as Freedom Bank delivers a special "thanks" to all its blue ribbon customers. Banking customers can register for over $1,250 in cash and prizes. A Bue Ribbon dinner culminates the festivities from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 4 in Cassville and on Saturday, Oct. 5 in Seligman.

Hootenanny cancelled

The Washburn Hootenanny, slated for Saturday, Sept. 28, has been cancelled.

Farmers Market hours change

Garden Sass Farmers Market and the Cassville Farmers Market on the Square hours have changed. The last day of the Garden Sass Farmers Market will be Tuesday, Oct. 1. Cassville Farmers Market hours will be 8 a.m. to noon on Saturdays until the season ends on Nov. 23.

Seligman Cemetery Association to meet

The Seligman Cemetery Association will hold its annual meeting at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 3, at the Seligman Senior Center, located on Main Street.

CHS Class of 1982 to meet

Members of Cassville High School Class of 1982 will gather at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 28, at Cassville Crowder College Campus. Cost is $1 per person. Those planning to attend are asked to bring a finger food or dessert.

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