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Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Harrell Family Reunion scheduled for Aug. 20

The Harrell Family Reunion will be held on Aug. 20 at the John Q. Hammons building in Fairview.

Funds being collected for heart surgery

The Central Crossing Senior Center is holding a fundraising drive for Tracy Warner to receive heart surgery. People may donate to the “Get Well Tracy Warner” fund at the Arvest Bank in Shell Knob.

Central Crossing Senior Center to host fundraising breakfast

The Central Crossing Senior Center will host a fundraising breakfast on Aug. 19 from 7:30-10 a.m. On the menu is biscuits, eggs, sausage, bacon, juice and coffee. The meal is $6 for adults, and children under 6 eat free. For more information, people may call 417-858-6952. The center is located at 20801 Highway YY-15 in Shell Knob.

Community Foundation accepting grant applications

The Cassville Community Foundation is accepting grant applications through Sept. 1. Applications are also available at the Cassville Area Chamber of Commerce office. All applications must be returned to the Chamber office. People may contact Kati Rose at for additional information.

Delinquent tax sale upcoming

The office of Barry County Collector Janice Varner is preparing for the annual Barry County real estate delinquent tax sale. Missouri law requires that land with three years of delinquent taxes sell on the fourth Monday of August each year. This year’s sale will be on Aug. 28. The first publication of this sale appeared in the Cassville Democrat the week of July 19, and copies are available in the collector’s office. The tax sale listing can be viewed at, which will be updated as parcels are paid.

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