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Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Southwest High School to host blood drive Oct. 6

The Southwest High School Student Council and Community Blood Center of the Ozarks will sponsor a blood drive on Oct. 6. The event in the high school gymnasium starts at 9 a.m. and ends at 2 p.m. and appointments are strongly encouraged. The event is open to the public and students and staff. All donors will receive a Kansas City Chiefs T-shirt. For more information, contact Southwest High School at 417-826-5413.

Notice to Cassville class of 2016

Cassville High School will be purging the cumulative school records for the graduating class of 2016. People who would like to have their records must pick them up in person at Cassville High School between 8:30 a.m. and 3 p.m.† If unable to pick them up in person and someone else can do it with a signed, written request.

Breakfast fundraiser at Central Crossing Senior Center

The Central Crossing Senior Center will host a French toast breakfast on Saturday from 8-10 a.m. This fundraiser will feature French toast, bacon, sausage, fruit, juice and coffee for a free-will donation.†The†Central Crossing Senior Center is located at 20801 YY-15 just off Highway YY in Shell Knob. Donations will be used for services for seniors. For additional information about the Center, people may call 417-858-6952 during regular business hours of Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. or check out offerings any time at

Republican Club to meet

The Barry County Republican Club will meet on Thursday at Steak Inn in Shell Knob at 6:30 p.m.

Bluegrass at Roaring River each Friday

Bluegrass music will be held at Roaring River State Park every Friday through Sept. 24, and on Saturdays through Sept. 25. Bands playing at the shelter include: The Flyin Buzzards, Sugar Mountain Band, The Mayfields, Ozark Mt. Five, No Apparent Reason, Spillwater Drive, Ozark Mt. Revival, Red Bridge Bluegrass, The Bakers & Friends, and the Possum Trot Band. Admission is free and the music goes from 7-9 p.m.

Old Church Gallery Farmersí Market open

The Old Church Gallery Farmersí Market runs every Thursday from 8-11 a.m. The Market offers fresh produce, eggs, jellies, relishes, baked goods, cut flowers and handmade crafts. Visitors are asked to please follow the health guidelines and wear face coverings and practice 6-foot physical distancing while shopping. Old Church Gallery is located on Farm Road 1240 in Shell Knob and can be reached at 417-858-2510.

Seligman dances ongoing each Saturday

The Seligman Chamber of Commerce country dances at the Seligman Chamber Event Center are every Saturday from 7-10 p.m. No alcohol is allowed. Admission is $10 per person, and 18-and-under are free. There is a potluck, 50-50 drawing and door prizes. For more information, people may call 417-662-3612.

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