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Wednesday, February 3, 2021

Roark Family Health offering COVID tests

Roark Family Health will be partnering with Nextgen Diagnostics to provide free COVID Testing clinics every Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. starting on Feb. 5. These tests will be completed in the clinicís south parking lot (concrete parking lot) in the numbered parking spots. The only items people need to bring are a driverís license and insurance card if available. These are free of charge even with no insurance or if insurance doesnít cover the test. This is the nasal PCR test, so generally takes about 48 hours to receive results. For questions, people may call Nextgen at 417-362-NEXT. This is open to all patients, with no clinic membership needed, to test for symptoms, test out of quarantine, test before leaving the state, weekly testing for business staff, etc., regardless of symptoms. To book a particular time instead of just driving up, visit:

Road District meeting scheduled

The Corsicana Road District will meet at 7 p.m. at Garry Bartkoskiís shop, located at 5086 Farm Road 2057 east of Pulaskifield.

Veterans Taskforce of America to meet

The Veterans Taskforce of America, Inc. will be meeting at the Angus Branch Steakhouse in Monett on Sunday at 4 p.m. All honorably discharged men, women, war time or peacetime are welcomed.

OATS Transit open for regular service

OATS Transit is open for regular transportation service, however, face masks are required on the bus due to COVID-19. People may call the OATS Transit office at 417-887-9272 or 800-770-6287 to schedule a ride or find out about service in their area. People may go to and click on the bus schedules tab for a specific county to see the full schedule. OATS Transit is available to the rural general public of any age, seniors and individuals with disabilities. OATS also contract with a number of agencies to serve their clients. OATS Transit offices will be closed and regular routes will not be operating on Feb. 15 in observance of Presidents Day

Seligman dances continue

The Seligman Chamber of Commerce dances at the Seligman Chamber Event Center will continue every Saturday at 7 p.m. Everyone is also asked to bring a snack to share. For more information, people may call 417-662-3612.

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