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Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Adult agriculture class to be held Thursday

The Southwest Agriculture Department invites all parents and community members to the first Adult Education Class in the Southwest High School agriculture building on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. The topic for the first class will be fall and winter grazing, presented by Tim Schnakenberg, with the University of Missouri Extension. There will be a chili dinner and refreshments. For more information, people may call the Southwest Agriculture Department at 417-826-5164.

Exeter gearing up for Christmas Dinner, Parade

The city of Exeter will host its annual Christmas Dinner from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Dec. 6 at the Exeter Community Building. The cost is $6. The city's annual Christmas Parade will follow at 1:30 p.m. Those who would like to enter should call City Hall at 417-835-2823. There is no fee to participate, and Santa Claus will be handing out bags of goodies after the parade at the Community Building.

Church to deliver Thanksgiving meals

On Thanksgiving Day, First Baptist Church in Cassville will deliver hot meals to homebound individuals. Those who are homebound, or would like to submit the name of a homebound individual to receive a Thanksgiving meal, may call the church office at 417-847-2965 by Nov. 21.

Share Your Christmas sign-ups end on Friday

Share Your Christmas sign-ups will be ongoing until Friday, from 9 a.m. to noon and 1-3 p.m. each day at the Neighborhood Center in Cassville. Proof of all household income for the month of October and Social Security cards for each household member is required. For more information, people may call 417-847-2140.

OACAC hosting coat drive

The Barry County Ozarks Area Community Action Corporation Neighborhood Center is hosting a coat drive until Dec. 3. Drop-off locations include: Freedom Bank, Barry Electric, the Cassville Area Chamber of Commerce and the OACAC Neighborhood Center.

Seligman woman to celebrate 90th birthday

Geraldine Raines will celebrate her 90th birthday on Sunday from 1-3 p.m. at the Seligman Senior Center. Family and friends are invited, and Raines requested no gifts be given.

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