Local Events

The Theodosia Area Volunteer Fire Department will hold its annual meeting of the members at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, at the main firehouse on Highway 160 in Theodosia . Votes for a new board member will be counted from paid memberships who have returned their ballots. A change in the TAVFD bylaws...
Theodosia True Hope church will host its Third-Sunday music night at 6 p.m. Sept. 16. Refreshments will be provided.  This will be the final music night for the year. Everyone is welcome to come and enjoy the music. Participation is also welcome.   

Brian D. Walter, PhD., is the keynote speaker for the event. His presentation is titled, "Sage and Osage: Donald Harington and the Long History of the Ozarks."
 “Social Architecture and Foundations of the Ozarks” is the theme of the 12th annual Ozarks Studies Symposium set for Sept. 20-22 at the West Plains Civic Center in West Plains.     Hosted by Missouri State University-West Plains, the event celebrates various aspects of Ozarks culture and history...
Ozarks Medical Center Laboratory Services will offer low-cost lab health screenings from 8  to 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 13, at its affiliate clinics, including the Gainesville Medical Clinic. No appointment is necessary. These screenings are available for a minimal cost: CBC, CMP, A1C, Lipid, TSH...

This colorful quilt was an entry in the 2017 Hootin an Hollarin quilt show.
Hootin an Hollarin quilt show chair Lily Branco reminds those planning to participate in this year’s show to check in their entries between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19, at The Meeting Place, 434 Third Street just west of the square. Judging will take place Thursday morning, and the show...

The Stearns family
Tammy Conner Stearns will speak at Mammoth Assembly of God at 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 16. Tammy and her husband, Travis, are both graduates of Gainesville High School.  Tammy is the director of women’s ministry at Project H.O.P.E. in Managua, Nicaragua. She oversees a family center called Center of...
Jon Kruger, left, Bill Barnes and Magda Preston man the sorghum cooker during last year’s big sorghum-making session in Theodosia. Along with other members of the Ozarks Neighborly Exchange, they will be making sorghum again this Saturday, Sept. 15,  behind the old Ledbetter store on Highway 160 at...
Hootin an Hollarin is next week, and committee members, vendors, performers and presenters are as busy as bees behind the scenes preparing for another successful celebration of our hillbilly heritage, this year focused on the theme “Fun from the Old School.” Although the festival, to be held Sept....
Friends of Dora High School graduate Rocky Whanger will host a fundraiser truck-pulling event at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, at the Ozarks Older Iron Club in Cabool. Dustin Ellis, Jared Ellis and Rusty Sheppard are organizing the event. Proceeds from admission fees, a bake sale and other...

Marty and Patty Elmore
Family Life Church in Dora will host Marty and Patty Elmore for three days of revival services at 6:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday evening, Sept.14 and 15, and at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Everyone is invited. Pastor Don Hamby says, “Please come and join us in the heart of downtown Dora.”

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