THAYER -- The Oregon County Organizers will be holding a series of Issue Roundtable Discussions at the Country Cottage in Thayer in their back meeting room. All the meetings will be on Thursday, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
* Sept. 25: Healthcare, moderated by Jenny Underwood RN.
* Oct 2: The Economy, moderated by Dean Henderson, former Democratic candidate for U.S. Representative and author of the book "Banking and Geopolitics."
* Oct. 16: Energy and Gas Prices, moderated by Brian Baum, MS Gas and Oil.
* Oct 30: Jobs and unemployment.
The group invites the public to come to these meetings and hear the positions of both Democrats and Republicans to see how rural areas are affected by these policies.