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Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Eagle Rock Howl-O-Ween Fest scheduled

The Eagle Rock Friends of the Library and Eagle Rock Community Association has announced the Eagle Rock Daze and Howl-O-Ween Fest will be on Oct. 24. There will be a car show in the morning starting at 10 a.m. and children's activities around 2 p.m., starting with a costume contest for all ages. After that, the barn will be open for the games and haunted house until 5 p.m. There will be vendors set up for crafts and food. Those wishing to reserve a space may contact Susan Crownover at 417-241-3386. There will also be a medallion hunt starting the week before, with daily clues given to help participants locate it. For more information on Howl-O-Ween Fest or the Car Show, people may contact Jennifer at the Eagle Rock Library at 417-271-3186 or John Stilwell at 417-342-7923.

Cole-Still reunion set for Sept. 13

The Cole-Still Family Reunion will be held on Sept. 13 at noon at Duncan Park in Thomas hollow. Tableware, plates, cups and drinks will be provided. Attendees should bring a covered dish and lawn chairs.

Circus coming to Wheaton

Body of Christ Outreach Ministries in Wheaton has signed a contract with the Kelly Miller Circus, which will come to town on Oct. 18. Everyone is invited to watch the animals be unloaded and fed and witness the raising of the big top tent, which will be followed by a tiger meet and greet. Activities will begin at 7:30 a.m., and the tent will be raised at 9 a.m. Guides will be available for school groups and anyone attending. The traditional, old style circus will give performances at 2 p.m. and at 5 p.m. Some proceeds from ticket sales will benefit the Food Ministries and Back to School programs.

Kornerstone's 2nd 5K Run/Walk set for Sept. 12

Kornerstone's second 5K Run/Walk is scheduled for Sept. 12 in Cassville. The race begins at the Aquatic Center, going along rural paved roads through the countryside and ending at the Aquatic Center. Registration cost is $25 with a deadline of Aug. 30 with a T-shirt. People may register on day of race for $25 with no T-shirt. Ozark Racing Systems of Springfield will be timing the event. Overall male and female winners will receive trophies. Medals for first, second and third place will be given in each age division. Registrations are available online at or at Paper registrations can be picked up at: Cassville Chamber, Arvest Bank, Cassville YMCA, Monett YMCA, Shell Knob Chamber or Fox Fitness in Shell Knob.

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