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Friday, Dec. 2, 2016
Community News
Bank of Salem employees teach Viola students about money matters (11/29/16)
Bank of Salem staff members Regeania Parks, Tricia Guffey, Mary Harris, and Debbie Shrable recently stopped by the Viola Elementary School to visit with the Kindergarten students. The ladies taught lessons from the American Bankers Association about safe places to keep your money and the importance of saving money...
Horseshoe Bend Holiday events set to go (11/29/16)
The Christmas on Main Street Parade in Horseshoe Bend will begin at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 3. Floats will be on display after the parade at the Diamond B Mall lower parking lot, along with concessions including hot dogs and hamburgers, hosted by the city fire department...
Sandi Patty to perform at ASUMH (11/29/16)
The most awarded female vocalist in contemporary Christian music will appear as part of Arkansas State University-Mountain Home's (ASUMH) Performing Arts Series on Dec. 13, as she presents the tour of a lifetime, in celebration of hers. Sandi Patty is one of the most highly acclaimed performers of our time with five Grammy® awards, four Billboard Music Awards, three platinum records, five gold records, over forty Dove awards, and twelve million units sold...
ASUMH ranked tops in online courses (11/29/16)
In a 2016 study, Arkansas State University-Mountain Home ranked as the No. 1 college out of 42 schools in Arkansas that offer online classes or degree programs. The analysis was conducted by OnlineColleges.com, a website that provides reliable information about top online colleges and degree programs by featuring school rankings, program guides and career outlooks...
Animal shelter receives grant funds (11/29/16)
The Martha Decker Memorial Fund for Animals is pleased to announce the award of a grant from the ASPCA for Heartworm Treatment for Southern Rescue Dogs Made Possible by Lil BUB's Big Fund for the ASPCA. The award of $2,300 will be used in our special Heart Help project to help other rescues in the tri-county area treat adoptable Heartworm positive dogs...
Melbourne News (11/29/16)
The Oxford Baptist Church is having a Community Holiday Meal on Wednesday, Dec. 14, beginning at 6 p.m. All are welcome. We would like to thank Brock, Stacy, Harper, Ann and Falon Wheeler for having us over for Thanksgiving dinner. Stacy fixed a good dinner of turkey, ham and all the trimmings...
Ozark Self Reliant Living seminars slated for January (11/29/16)
Ozark Self Reliant Living University's annual January seminars have been set for Jan. 28 in Thayer and Jan. 29 in West Plains, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. The West Plains seminars will be held at the Next Step 7th Day Adventist Church, and the Thayer location will be announced at a later date, according to coordinator Mike Slack...
Moose Lodge fish fry set (11/29/16)
Mountain Home Moose Lodge #1953 will hold its monthly all-u-can-eat fried fish and shrimp dinner on Friday, Dec. 2 from 4:30 to 7 p.m. You can order fried fish, fried shrimp or a combination plate which also includes hushpuppies, French fries, coleslaw, vegetable, roll, dessert and a beverage. ...
Salem UMC annual soup luncheon set (11/29/16)
Salem United Methodist Church will hold its annual soup luncheon and bake sale on Friday, Dec. 2 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the church basement. Delivery menu will consist of three parts: 1) Potato soup, vegetable soup or chili; 2) cornbread, crackers or fritos; 3) apple or peach cobbler, and bottled water...
Pineville Christmas Shop open for business (11/29/16)
Again this year, the Christian Service Center Thrift Store (CSC) in Pineville, Ark., opens their Christmas Shop in the building next door. The Shop welcomes shoppers with displays of Christmas trees, decorations, ornaments and lights, as well as Christmas themed clothes, dishes and more. All the merchandise is at much lower prices than in retail stores...
Salem Christmas Parade coming up next week (11/29/16)
The Salem Chamber of Commerce Christmas Parade will be held on Monday, Dec. 5 at 6 p.m. on the court square in Salem. The parade lineup begins at 5:30 p.m. at Preacher Roe Baseball Park on Highway 9 North. There is no registration required. There will be prizes awarded to the top three floats in the parade. Santa will be riding on the NAEC truck and will visit with the kids at the Gazebo after the parade...
PRC to discuss Roswell Incident (11/29/16)
Did a UFO crash near the US Air Force base in Roswell New Mexico? For 70 years, witnesses have said "yes," and the Air Force has issued several different explanations - from weather balloons to secret spy missions. The Commonsense Property Rights Coalition will examine the facts concerning the Roswell Incident on Monday, Dec. 5 at 6 p.m. at Fred's Fish House in Mammoth Spring...
Free hands-on CPR class offered at OMC (11/29/16)
Ozarks Medical Center, Air-Evac and South Howell County Ambulance will host a free Hands-Only CPR Class Thursday, Dec. 8 from 6 to 7 p.m. at OMC Parkway Center. The class is free, but reservations are required by calling 417-257-6793. Hands-only CPR can save lives. ...
Seminar on High Tunnel gardening technique being offered in Alton (11/29/16)
Attention all growers and garden enthusiasts! The University of Missouri Extension-Oregon County will conduct a high tunnel workshop on Friday, Dec. 16, 2016, beginning at 1 p.m. The workshop will be held in the conference room located in the Oregon County Courthouse and conclude around 5 p.m. Cost is $10 per person and we ask that you pre-register by calling 417-778-7490...
Mammoth Spring 2016 Christmas Candidates (11/29/16)
Thayer students collect food for Feeding America campaign (11/29/16)
The Thayer FFA chapter and Senior BETA club recently completed their Feeding America campaign. The Feeding America network is the nation's largest domestic hunger-relief organization, working to connect people with food and end hunger. Donors and volunteers all play an important role in efforts to end hunger in the United States. ...
Holiday book signing at Reynolds Library (11/29/16)
Visit with area published authors during the Local Author Sale and Signing Event at the Donald W. Reynolds Library on Sunday, Dec. 4, 1 p.m. -- 4 p.m. Choose from a selection of their books for unique gifts with some local flair, and have your gift personalized with an autograph from the author...
Pioneer Village holiday event on tap (11/29/16)
On Saturday, Dec. 3, Santa will come to Pioneer Village in Searvy, Ark., from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. He is making a special trip to the Village from the North Pole to visit all those that come out for our annual "Old Fashioned Christmas." Bring your wish list for Santa and your camera to take your picture with him, whether you are a youngster or senior "youngster at heart." In addition to Santa and his sleigh, our very own "herd" of reindeer can be seen grazing nearby...
Caroling in the Caverns underway (11/29/16)
The Ozark-St. Francis National Forests will host the 16th annual "Caroling in the Caverns" musical show, beginning on Nov. 25 and running until Dec. 18, at Blanchard Springs Caverns located near Mountain View, Ark. The music program, presented by the Mountain View Chamber of Commerce, features popular holiday-themed musical performances by local and guest musicians singing in the Caverns' Cathedral Room...
Lighthouse Baptist potluck lunch set (11/29/16)
Lighthouse Baptist Church, located at 7 Ponderosa Drive in Ozark Acres, invites everyone to join us for a Christmas potluck lunch on Sunday, Dec. 11 at noon. For more information, contact Sue Fulmer at 870-679-0386.
NAEC to return over $1.2 million to members (11/29/16)
North Arkansas Electric Cooperative is returning more than $1.2 million to members in December. The not-for-profit electric cooperative returns any profits to members in the form of capital credits. Revenue that is not needed to cover the cost of providing service is assigned back to members based on the amount of electricity used during the year...
Cavenaugh to meet with community (11/29/16)
Fran Cavenaugh, State Representative Elect for District 60, has scheduled a fire meeting with local communities' fire departments on Dec. 16 at 5:30 p.m. at the Old Creek Side Loft, located at 115 Woodland Hills Dr. in Hardy, Ark. She has also scheduled an area-wide town meeting on Dec. 16 at 6:00 p.m. in the same location. Residents of Hardy, Highland and Williford are encouraged to come and meet with Representative-Elect Cavenaugh...
WRMC in Cherokee Village recognizes Diabetes Awareness Month (11/29/16)
In honor of Diabetes Awareness Month, WRMC Medical Complex Cherokee Village hosted a celebration at St. Michael's Catholic Church. A 'blue circle' was formed which is the global symbol for diabetes. Those attending included former diabetes education class members, current members, community members, nearby nursing students, along with medical complex employees and volunteers. ...
WRMC to present information on lung disease (11/29/16)
Dr. David Posey, General Surgeon at the WRMC Surgery Clinic, recently spoke about different types of ulcers and ulcer treatment during WRMC's Community Health Education luncheon. WRMC hosts Community Health Education luncheons on the second Tuesday of each month in the conference center on the WRMC campus...
Fountain Place offering holiday events to the public (11/29/16)
Fountain Place is pleased to announce two upcoming holiday events, open to the public. On Dec. 10, Mr. Al Corte will be performing from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. By combining decades of experience performing live shows touring throughout the continental US, Canada and Caribbean, Corte' brings an exciting stage performance with a refined vocal talent. ...