Local Events

The Center in Gainesville will host the regular first Sunday fried chicken dinner fundraiser from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Feb. 4. The Center is located off Highway 5 north near the Gainesville city limits.   Southwest Baptist University student Tali Rose and her family will be volunteering to serve...
Area residents interested in learning more about energy technologies are invited to attend Free Fab Fridays at the Greater Ozarks Center for Advanced Technology (GOCAT), 125 N. Howell Ave. in West Plains. Sponsored by Missouri State University-West Plains and West Plains R-7 School District’s South...

Dr. A. K. George
Dr. A. K. George, cardiologist at Ozarks Medical Center Heart Care Services in West Plains, will speak on how to lower risk factors for heart disease at a free community education dinner from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 1, at OMC Parkway Center in West Plains. OMC Parkway Center. The dinner is free...
A private pesticide applicator training session will be offered at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 6, at the Howell County Extension Center, 1376 Bill Virdon Blvd. in West Plains. The training will last about three hours. The cost is $25 per person. Missouri law requires all purchasers and users of restricted...
The Reppell Diabetes Learning Center on the campus of Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Arkansas, will host a “Love Your Limbs: peripheral arterial disease awareness event” to be held at noon Monday, Jan. 29. The event is free, but reservations are required for the event, which...
Theodosia United Methodist Church will host a spaghetti supper from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 2, at the church on Highway 160 in Theodosia. The cost is by donation.  All proceeds of the supper will be matched dollar for dollar by a grant from the Ozarks Food Harvest to support the Ozark County Food...
The annual Pontiac Chili Cook-off and live music will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 20, at Just Jackie’s restaurant in Pontiac. The cook-off is open to all chili-making competitors, and all types, varieties and heat levels of chili are welcome. Competitors are asked to deliver chili warm/ or hot...
Missouri University Extension will host several upcoming events in the area.   High-tunnel workshop A high-tunnel greenhouse workshop will be presented from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 20, at the Gainesville Livestock Auction on Highway 160 west of Gainesville. The fee is $10 and includes...

Judge Peggy Davis
The next Ozark County ladies prayer brunch will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 20, at Clear Springs Church near Dawt. After the meal, the speaker will be Judge Peggy Davis, drug court commissioner for the 31st Circuit Court in Greene County. Since 2000 she has presided over, or still presides...
The Ozark County Extension Council election will be held Jan. 19-26 at polling places around the county. The election is open to all Ozark County registered voters. The extension office in Gainesville reminds residents they can only vote for candidates in their own district – either District 1 (...

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