Local Events

A weekly Grief Share seminar and support group will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, March 6 through May 29, at the Sweden Church east of Ava. The seminars are designed to help and encourage people after the death of a spouse, child, family member or friend.The Grief Share program is a...
The Center’s first-Sunday fried chicken fundraiser dinner will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday, March 4. The meal, which includes a beverage and dessert, costs $8 for adults, $5 for children under 10.Organizers say this is a great way to enjoy a delicious dinner and support The Center...

Vincent Anderson and Carol Silvey will be two of the presenters at the Ozark County Historium’s first Native American Day program set for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 6. The program is free and open to everyone.
The Ozark County Historium will host its first Native American Day, offering a variety of activities from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 6. The event will include three presentations: Carol Bell Silvey of West Plains, a former instructor at Missouri State University-West Plains, will begin with a...
The Peitz Cancer Support House in Mountain Home, Arkansas, will host a colorectal cancer discussion  at 10 a.m. Friday, March 2, in the Knox Community Room at the Donald W. Reynolds Library serving Baxter County. The event will include information about risk factors, screening recommendations,...
The Theodosia United Methodist Men are sponsoring a chili supper to be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, March 2, at the church on Highway 160 in Theodosia across from Lutie School. A donation will be requested, with all proceeds going to  support local Ozark County benevolences.
The stagecoach journey “The Last Stage to Matador” will be the topic of the Friends of the Garnett Library monthly luncheon meeting at noon Friday, March 9, on the Missouri State University-West Plains campus. Local photographer Dennis Crider will be joined by Cowboy Rick Hamby and his wife,...
The Douglas County Veterans Memorial Association in Ava has been selected by the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund in Washington, D.C., to host a replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Sept. 20-23 at the Missouri Fox Trotting Horse Breed Association facility on Highway 5 north of Ava. The...
The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Chapter 695 of West Plains will meet at noon Tuesday, Feb. 27, at Chen’s Garden Chinese Restaurant, 1705 Gibson Ave. in West Plains.  Judith Revels will give a presentation on “Inventions by African Americans.”  All active and retired federal...

Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, shown in these “then” and “now” photos, will celebrate its 59th year of service with a party to be held at 2 p.m. Friday, March 2, in the hospital’s main lobby.
Area residents are invited to join the Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains as it celebrates 59 years of service with a party to be held at 2 p.m. Friday, March 2, in the OMC main lobby at 1100 Kentucky Ave. Birthday cake will be served and tours will be offered. Featured speakers include OMC...
During a special Sunday service at 10:30 a.m. Feb. 25, Lilly Ridge General Baptist Church will host speaker Adam Ford, a Gainesville man who recently graduated from the John 3:16 Ministries spiritual bootcamp for men with drug and alcohol addictions.  Ford will be giving his testimony about...

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