Local Events

The Center’s first-Sunday fried chicken dinner fundraiser for May will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on May 6. The meal includes a beverage and dessert.  The cost is $8 for adults and $5 for children under 10 years of age. Students from Bakersfield School will be serving the meal and using...
A series of “Back to the Bible” gospel meetings will be held soon at Smith Chapel Church of Christ with Ivie Powell and Jake Long speaking. The sessions start Sunday, May 6, with Bible study at 10:30 a.m., Sunday morning worship at 11:15 a.m. and evening worship at 6 p.m. Monday and Tuesday...
The Thornfield Volunteer Fire Department will host a fish fry fundraiser from noon to 2 p.m. Mother’s Day – Sunday, May 13 – at Thornfield School on Highway 95. Organizers say side dishes and desserts will be gratefully accepted. Door prizes will be awarded. Everyone is invited. For more...

Mae Johnson peruses local gardner Miriam Schrippe’s selection of plant starts and baked goods at the 2017 Ozark County Homegrown and Homemade Festival. This year’s festival, to be held Saturday on the Gainesville square, will feature vendor booths by local farmers, gardeners, artisans and others.
The fourth annual Ozark County Homegrown and Homemade Festival will fill the west side of the square with creative vendors and a variety of appealing activities from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.Local farmers, artisans and other “merchants” will be peddling their wares, which must be made or grown...
 Join us for the first-Sunday fried chicken dinner fundraiser from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. May 6. You’ll enjoy a delicious dinner while helping The Center – and also the Bakersfield students who will be serving the meal to collect tips for the Scholar Bowl, an academic Quiz Bowl in which students...
Thursday is National Day of Prayer, and the Ozark County Ministerial Alliance will sponsor a community prayer service at noon in the gazebo in front of the Ozark County Courthouse.Local coordinator Betty Stanley says the theme for this year’s Day of Prayer is unity, and to emphasize the theme,...
Theodosia Marina Resort is holding a Crappie Tournament from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 28. Registration begins at 6 a.m. at Theodosia Marina. The entry fee is $50 per team (cash only). There’s a $10 side pot for big fish, with a $200 guarantee for the winner. The tournament is paying out 100...
Ozark County Missouri University Extension will sponsor a workshop series dealing with bovine reproduction and artificial insemination May 10 and May 15 in Gainesville.Both workshops begin at 6 p.m. at the Ozark County Extension Office, 526 Third St. just east of the Gainesville square.Instructors...
The Theodosia  Area Pastors Association are sponsoring a prayer breakfast at 7 a.m. Thursday, May 3 at Cookie’s Restaurant in Theodosia in observance of the National Day of Prayer.Tickets are $10 each and can be  bought at  the  Theodosia Do It Best Store. Seating is limited.For more information...
Pontiac Cove Marina is holding their 13th Annual Blessing of the Fleet Saturday, April 28. “To kick off the day, PCM is sponsoring ‘Lola’s Lake Cleanup’ from 9 a.m. to noon,” said marina manager Jabet Wade. “We will provide trash bags and gloves to anyone who would like to participate, and then we’...

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