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Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Life 360 distribution in Exeter moving

Life 360 has moved its food distribution in Exeter from the school parking lot to the parking lot at the First Baptist Church in Exeter, located at 102 Cass St. The distribution time remains the same, each Friday from 11 a.m. to noon. The line will start on the east end of the church and head west to the parking lot, where the van will be set up.

Cassville schools announce seniorsí drop-off/pick-up information

Through Friday, between the hours of 8 a.m. and 2 p.m., seniors will be able to return school items to Cassville High School and pick up personal items from lockers.†Senior students will need to return all school property, including text books, library books, class materials, Chromebooks with chargers, and any other school-owned items.†Seniorsí personal items from lockers, graduation caps and gowns, and other information will be distributed during this time frame, as well.†Cassville staff will be providing curbside service during this procedure.†Students and parents will not be permitted to enter the building during drop-off and pick-up. Picking up items will take place at the north side of the High School FEMA Gym.†Returning items will take place in the parking lot on the east side of the High School Gym.†ďWe ask for your patience during this process, as a line may form during pick-up and drop-off,Ē a press release said. If unable to come to the high school between the hours of 8 a.m and 2 p.m. today through Friday, please contact the high school office to make arrangements. Procedures for freshman, sophomore and junior drop-off and pick-up will be communicated as plans are finalized.

Cassville City Hall lobby reopened

The Cassville City Hall lobby will be open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. In accordance with Gov. Mike Parsonís physical distancing guidelines, only one customer at a time can be in the lobby. If someone else is in the lobby, please wait outside. The city asks visitors that have access to a mask to please wear it.

Consumer Confidence Report for the Cassville Water System now available

The City of Cassvilleís water quality report for the year 2019 is now available online at The document, also called a Consumer Confidence Report, provides important information about the Cityís efforts to provide safe drinking water. Residents can find detailed information about where their drinking water comes from as well as what trace elements (contaminants) have been detected. Residents can call City Hall at 417-847-4441 to obtain a printed copy of the report and to obtain more information on the municipal water system.

Senior wellness calls offered

With COVID-19 (coronavirus) keeping us inside so much these days, itís easy to feel forgotten and it can be comforting to receive a call from a friend who cares. With this in mind, and because they do care, Central Crossing Senior Center staff has re-instated its telephone reassurance phone calls. Itís pretty simple: During this time of social distancing, someone from Central Crossing Senior Centerís friendly volunteer phone staff will call as designated person each week. The purpose is just to make sure seniors are staying well, that they have plenty of supplies, and to reassure them that this too, will pass. People may call Terri Johnson, Central Crossing Senior Centerís Administrator, at 417-858-6952. The doors to the building may be closed, but the hearts of our volunteers are wide open.

Seligman dances canceled

The Seligman Chamber of Commerce dances at the Seligman Chamber Event Center are canceled until further notice. People may call 417-662-3612 for more information.

Alumni Banquet canceled

The Cassville High School Alumni Association Alumni Banquet set for May 23 has been canceled. For more information, people may contact Kay Baker at 417-847-4219.

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