MAMMOTH SPRING: Oregon County Presiding Commissioner Leo Warren, who serves as president of the Scenic Rivers Watershed Partnership has announced that the groups next meeting will be Dec. 3 at the Family Youth Center located at 98 Youth Center Avenue in Summersville.
Warren said the meeting will start at 10 a.m.
"The meeting topic will be on the planned construction of the new Highway 17 bridge over the Jacks Fork River in Shannon County. The current consideration is the new bridge location, length of the bridge and environmental impacts, the presiding commissioner said.
Planned speakers for the meeting include: Tom Stehn, district engineer with MoDOT, and Noel Poe, superintendent of Ozarks National Scenic Riverways.
The watereshed partnership was established several years ago in an effort to protect and support the watershed of the Eleven Point, Jacks Fork and Current Rivers in Oregon, Howell, Ripley, Texas, Dent, Carter and Shannon counties in southern Missouri.