Local Events

Dora School will host a donkey basketball fundraiser game at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3, in the school gym. The event has local students and school faculty staff members, as well as a school board member and community residents, riding donkeys and playing basketball, usually provoking lots of laughter....
St. Paul Lutheran Church of West Plains will hold its annual Christmas craft show, chili fest and bake sale from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Nov. 2 and 3, and from  8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4.  Free apple cider will be served to shoppers, who will be invited to sign up for a free...

Jule Kruger feeds sorghum canes into the  mill while Bill Barnes collects the pressed canes; a local rancher will use the discarded canes as cattle fodder. Barnes, a tractor repairman, rigged a power takeoff to provide the power the mill that originally was provided by a horse.
Six area residents, all members of the Ozarks Neighborly Exchange, will be making sorghum this week on a century-old cast-iron sorghum mill formerly owned by the late Dale Morrison of Dawt.  The sorghum will be made behind the old Ledbetter store on Highway 160 at the west end of Theodosia....
The Wasola VFD will host a fundraiser pig roast at noon Sunday, Nov. 5, at the firehouse on Highway 5 about 12 miles north of Gainesville. Meals will be served for $8 for adults, $5 for children ages 6 to 12 and kids 5 and under. Everyone is welcome.
Theodosia United Methodist Church will host its annual roasted chicken dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3, at the church on Highway 160 in Theodosia. Dinner will be served by donation, with all proceeds benefiting local Ozark County benevolences. 
Community Blood Center of the Ozarks will host a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Oct. 30, at Dora High School in Dora. Area residents are asked to participate in this effort that helps supply CBCO, the sole local provider of blood for patients at 40 area hospitals in southwest Missouri,...
The Center will hold its regular first Sunday fried chicken dinner fundraiser from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Nov. 5. The cost is $8 for adults and $5 for children younger than 10. The meal includes a beverage and dessert. Diners enjoy a delicious dinner while helping provide financial support for The...

Needmore Church of God near Dora will dedicate its new multi-purpose building at 2 p.m. Sunday. These photos show the exterior (above) and interior (below) of the new building. Photos courtesy Lindsay Collins.
Needmore Church of God will celebrate completion of its multipurpose building with a dedication service at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 29. The Elmores will sing, and the Rev. Gale Wooten, former pastor of Mammoth Assembly of God, will be the dedication speaker. “We also are scheduling a prayer vigil from 7...

Revival
The 2017 Ozark County Christians Unite to Worship revival will be held Oct. 23-28 in area churches. The theme is “Unity and Maturity in Christ – Ephesians 4:1-16.” Each night’s service begins at 7 p.m. and will include a welcome, an opening prayer, two songs and a sermon, followed by another two...

GermanFest
Mountain Home (Arkansas) Moose Lodge #1953, on Highway 5 south in Mountain Home, will hold its 12th annual GermanFest Saturday, Oct. 21. Social hour begins at 4:30 p.m., with food service beginning at 5:30 p.m. The event features traditional German music and food including sauerbraten, bratwurst,...

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