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Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Habitat for Humanity at new location

To find Habitat for Humanity at its new location, from north on Main Street, drivers can turn left on 11th Street at Dollar General, then at stop sign, turn left onto County Road, which becomes West 10th Street, and the building is on the right. If traveling north on Highway 37 from Walmart, drivers can turn right onto Farm Road 2172, near Bullets N Bows, which also becomes West 10th Street. The storefront, on the left, has a bright red awning. The store is also on the same street as Kenís Collision Center. For more information, people may call the store at 417-846-0110.

Health Department hosting public meeting

The Barry County Health Department will host a public meeting for a proposed prescription drug monitoring program ordinance on Jan. 25 at 6 p.m. at the Cassville Event Center. The meeting is open to the public and will focus on the program proposed in Barry County. The ordinance will allow for data to be collected on Class II, III and IV controlled substance prescriptions that have been dispensed within Barry County. The St. Louis County Department of Public Health will be on hand to make a presentation about its program.

Roaring River to host eagle viewing

Roaring River State Park will host a free eagle viewing event at 3 p.m.†on Friday. People should meet at the Ozark Chinquapin Nature Center and dress for the weather.†There will be a short video, and people should bring their binoculars. For more information, people may call the Nature Center at 417-847-3742.

Intermediate Spelling Bee on tap at Cassville

The Cassville Intermediate School Spelling Bee, for students in fourth and fifth grades, will be held on Jan. 31 at 9 a.m. in the Cassville Event Center.

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