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Wednesday, June 2, 2021

Central Crossing resuming indoor lunches

The Central Crossing Senior Center will resume serving lunches in the dining room on June 14 at 11:15 a.m., following CDC guidelines. Drive-thru pickup lunches will be discontinued at that time. “We are so excited to welcome everyone back to our fully operational Senior Center,” said Director Terri Johnson. “We have a new cook, Stephanie, who comes to us with lots of experience and enthusiasm. She is planning some wonderful meals for you.” The lunches will still have a suggested donation of $3.50 for those over 60 years of age and a set price of $6 for those 59 and under. The center is accepting new volunteers, and anyone interested may come in and pick up a volunteer packet. For more information, people may call 417-858-6952 during regular office hours of 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., or visit the Center’s website at

Blood Drive to be held at Crowder

The American Red Cross and Crowder College in Cassville will host a Blood Drive on June 10 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Community Building, located at 4020 N. Main St. in Cassville. People may call 1-800-RED-CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit and enter CCCASS to schedule an appointment. A free T-shirt will be given while supplies last.

Arnhart Cemetery flower removal requested

The Arnhart Cemetery Association requests all flowers on the ground be removed by June 14 so normal mowing may resume.

Veterans Taskforce of America to meet

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

CS Bank Grand Opening set for June 3

CS Bank will host a Grand Opening on June 3 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. A ribbon cutting will be at 11:30 a.m. There will be grilled hot dogs and hamburgers, as well as snow cones for the kids. The bank is also giving away a new grill with tool set and seasoning kit, as well as two $50 VISA gift cards (do not have to be present to win and must enter at the Cassville branch). The bank is also offering an incentive to those who open an account — the first round of checks is on CS Bank (some qualifications apply).

Bluegrass at Roaring River each Friday

Bluegrass music will be held at Roaring River State Park every Friday through Sept. 24, and on Saturdays from July 24 to 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. Holiday specials include Memorial Day on May 28-29, and Independence Day on July 2-3.

Old Church Gallery Farmers’ Market open

The Old Church Gallery Farmers’ 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 dances at the Seligman Chamber Event Center are 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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