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Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Friends of Library to meet

The Cassville Area Friends of the Library will hold a quarterly meeting on Monday at 6 p.m. in the Cassville Branch Library meeting room. Members and others interested may attend.

Real estate delinquent tax sale upcoming†

The office of Barry County Collector Skyler Bowman is preparing for the annual Barry County Real Estate Delinquent Tax Sale. Missouri law requires that land with three years of delinquent taxes sell on the fourth Monday of August each year. The first official publication of this sale appeared in the Cassville Democrat on July 14. Copies are available in the Collectorís office. The tax sale listing can be viewed at, which will be updated as parcels are paid. Assessor Sherry L. Smith said her office is preparing books that will contain all parcels up for auction this year. Anyone interested in purchasing can go to the Assessorís or Collectorís offices or call 417-847-4589 or 417-847-2113.

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.

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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