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Stories from Saturday, August 20, 2011

Crowds and cars turn out for Mammoth Spring Cruise In (08/20/11)
As Elvis's "Don't Be Cruel" resonated from huge speakers on Mammoth Spring's Main Street on Saturday, Aug. 13, scores of visitors strolled around, stopping often to peer in a car window or under a hood. The music, provided by Blackjack Sound and Light, set the mood with old rock and roll,for the city's first Cruise In, hosted by one of Mammoth Spring's newest businesses -- Mountain Man Iron Works, in operation less than a year...
Alton Senior Center a hub of activity (08/20/11)
To the many senior citizens who live alone, a visit by a meal delivery volunteer is more than a matter of nutrition. It could be a lifeline. "For many people, we are the only people they see in a day," Alton Senior Center Assistant Director Barbara Nix said Thursday, Aug. 11...
Sheltered workshop gets comfy with $108,000 federal grant (08/20/11)
Besides offering jobs and dignity to 16 handicapped residents, the Oregon County Sheltered Workshop in Alton now has a more comfortable building for the workers as they sort donated items, bale rags and shred paper. With help from a $108,300 federal grant, the nonprofit completed work last year at its facility on Highway 160 in Alton...