News Briefs

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Elder law presented at support group

Elder law attorney Sativia Boatman-Sloan will speak at the TrueCare Assisted Living Dementia/Alzheimer's Support Group meeting at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 12, at the TrueCare Assisted Living facility located on Highway YY in Shell Knob. Boatman-Sloan specializes in legal matters relevant to seniors. She will provide information on wills, trusts, power of attorney and financial planning. For more information, call TrueCare Assisted Living at 417-858-1123.

Fairview Quilt and Craft Show

Plan now to attend the Fairview Quilt and Craft Show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 9 at Hammons Community Center at the park in Fairview. Lunch will be available from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will feature a bake sale, crafts and quilts. A drawing will be held for a quilt. Tickets are $1 each. Door prizes will be given away each hour. There will be games and a read-a-thon for children. A percentage of sales will benefit the City of Fairview. For table reservations, call Fairview City Hall at 632-4318.

Solid Waste Management group to meet

The Southwest Missouri Solid Waste Management District N will hold its annual council meeting at 11:50 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 12, at Utopian Bean Coffee House in Purdy. The executive board meeting will immediately follow at 12:30 p.m. The group will meet at 11 a.m. to tour the Recycling Center at Purdy R-2 School District. All meetings are open to the public.

Farmers Market hours change

Cassville Farmers Market on the square hours are now 8 a.m. to noon on Saturdays until the season ends on Nov. 23.

Billy Graham video event in Purdy

"My Hope America," with Billy Graham, will be shown at 10:45 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 10 at the First Baptist Church of Purdy. The video is part of a nationwide effort in Christian outreach ministry. The public is invited.

Barry County Democrats to meet

The Barry County Democrats will hold their annual Thanksgiving celebration at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 14, at the Barry County Museum. The catered meal will cost $9 per person. For reservations, call Nolan McNeill at 847-2893, Lisa Peterson at 847-2731, or Ruth Thompson at 847-3753 before Nov. 8.

Kornerstone drawing a success

The drawing hosted by Kornerstone inc., in Shell Knob, during the annual Cassville Chamber of Commerce Chili and Salsa Cook-off was a success. Three $75 gas cards were donated by Les Jacobs Ford, Security Bank and Ball & Prier. Winners were: Tom Miller and Kathy Bernsen, both of Shell Knob; John Walker, of Mission, Kan.; and Chris Kilts, of Cassville. All proceeds will be used for Kornerstone's Teen Mom program of Barry County.

Development Center celebrating 40 years

The Barry-Lawrence County Development Center is celebrating its 40th anniversary with a reception and benefit auction on Nov. 8 at the Monett Park Casino. Reception is from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. and the silent auction until 7 p.m. A live auction begins at 7:15 p.m. Event organizers are seeking all alumni, staff and volunteers. For more information or to make a donation, call Lynda at 235-9803.

Fall revival planned

The Cassville Church of the Nazarene will host a revival with Rev. Terry and Joyce Patterson starting at 6:30 p.m. nightly on Friday, Nov. 8 through Sunday, Nov. 10. The event will also feature the bell choir, special music and Rev. Ken Hopkins as a guest speaker at the Sunday morning service.

Mineral Springs Road District to meet

The Mineral Springs Road District will meet at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 14, at the road district barn. The tentative agenda includes road updates and the treasurer's report for the district.

Flag Spring clean-up planned

Southwest Fellowship of Christian Athletes, FFA alumni, Lazy H Riding Club and Flag Springs Campground is hosting a trash clean-up at the Flag Springs Conservation Area starting at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 9. Breakfast and lunch will be served for all volunteers by the Flag Springs Campground and Lazy H Riding Club. Volunteers are welcome. For more information, call Pete Rose at 826-4008.

First Baptist Church to deliver meals

The First Baptist Church of Cassville will deliver hot meals to homebound individuals on Thanksgiving. To register, call the church office at 847-2965 by Friday, Nov. 22.

Cassville Cruisers to meet

The Cassville Cruisers car club members will hold their last cruise-in of the year from 3 p.m. to dusk on Saturday, Nov. 9, at the Barry County Museum. Veterans in attendance will be honored. Concessions will be provided by Habitat for Humanity. All car enthusiasts are invited to attend.

Free breakfast

American Legion Post #118 will host a free breakfast starting at 6 a.m. at the post, located on Highway 112 in Cassville. The breakfast will continue until the food is gone. The public is invited.

ER Community Association meeting

The Eagle Rock Community Association will host a theme potluck and meeting at 6:30 p.m. in Monday, Nov. 11. The theme is Italian. A birthday card shower for Jewell R. Farwell is also planned.

Chili benefit planned

Fairview Baptist Church will host a chili benefit from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 8, at the church, located three miles west of Shell Knob on Farm Road 2190. All proceeds will be used for new flooring in the sanctuary. The Revelators and The Brown Trio will entertain after the dinner. The public is welcome.

BCDD board to meet

The Barry County Tax Board for the Developmentally Disabled will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 11, at the Cassville Branch Library meeting room.

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