Local Events

The Brixey-Rockbridge Volunteer Fire Department will host a “Spring Fling” fundraiser event from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, April 28, at the firehouse on Highway 95 between N Highway and Bryant Creek. Everyone is invited.The event will include a pulled-pork dinner and pie auction with proceeds...
Sunday, April 29, the Gainesville Saddle Club is holding their first fun show since last year’s catastrophic flood. After lots of hard work by members, the arena is ready. The show starts at 2 p.m. and is open to everyone. Classes include walk/trot, pleasure, horsemanship, egg and spoon, musical...
Hill ‘n Hollow Quilters Guild in Mountain Home, Arkansas, is making quilt appraisals available Thursday afternoon, May 10, by Alice McElwain, an American Quilter’s Society certified quilt appraiser and a member of the Professional Association of Appraisers of Quilted Textiles.  She is also a member...
The Ozark County Ministerial Alliance will sponsor a community prayer service Thursday, May 3, the National Day of Prayer. This time of special prayer for the nation will be held at noon at the gazebo in front of the Ozark County Courthouse. “The theme for this year’s Day of Prayer is unity, ...
Clear Springs General Baptist Church will host a catfish dinner beginning at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 28, at the church at PP Highway and County Road 318 near Dawt Mill. The menu will include fish, hushpuppies, potato salad, fried potatoes, slaw, brown beans, cheesy biscuits, drink and dessert for $7...
A fifth Sunday meeting will be held at True Hope General Baptist Church in Theodosia on Saturday, April 28. The 10:30 a.m. speaker will be Bill Haden. A potluck lunch will be served at noon. Charles McFarland will speak at 1 p.m. Everyone is  welcome. For more information call Doyle Turner at 417-...
This year’s Lions Club auction netted a record $21,000 for Gainesville’s summer ball program and other local projects supported by the Gainesville Lions Club. The annual fund-raiser, now in its 31st year, was held Friday night at Gainesville High School. It included a chili supper and silent...
The mobile mammogram unit from Baxter Regional Medical Center will be in the Gainesville High School parking lot from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, May 22. For an appointment, contact high school nurse Britni Davis at 679-4200. Appointments must be made on or before May 15. 
MenusLunch is served daily from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and is open to everyone. The cost is $6 for those younger than 60; a $3.50 donation is requested for those over 60. Call 679-4746 to order take-out for 25 cents more. Wednesday, April 25: lasagna, California-blend vegetables, breadstick,...

Jeff Dotson, left, is pastor of Mission Square Church in Gainesville, which hosts a drug-recovery meeting each Monday evening and is part of the Ministerial Alliance sponsoring a May 5 program at the Gainesville Church of Christ focusing on the current drug epidemic. Heather and Kenny Cotter, right, are recovering addicts who attend the church services and share their story and their experiences at the Monday meetings – and also urge residents to attend the May 5 gathering, where Greene County Drug Court Commissioner Peggy Davis will speak.
Drug court commissioner to speak at May 5 event at Gainesville Church of Christ Peggy Davis, drug court commissioner for the 31st Circuit Court in Greene County, will be the speaker at a drug epidemic informational  meeting to be held at 6 p.m.  Saturday, May 5, at the Gainesville Church of Christ...

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