Local Events

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 (...
The sixth “ABCs of Diabetes” class is currently in progress at the Ozark County Health Department. The last group class to be taught will begin in February and will end in May. Those with diabetes are urged to register for the free, education class by calling OCHD at 417-679-3334.Norman Hartman and...
Ozark County’s Long-Term Recovery Committee will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 15, at the Lions Club building in Gainesville. Anybody can be on the committee, and officers Shawn Taylor and Sharon Davidson say anyone who’s interested in helping their neighbors after a disaster is welcome.The committee...
The first-Sunday fried chicken fundraiser dinner originally planned for Jan. 7 at The Center in Gainesville has been rescheduled for 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 14. The original date was canceled due to the threat of bad weather. The cost is $8 for adults and $5 for children under age 10....
University of Missouri Extension will host a high-tunnel greenhouse workshop from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 20, at the Gainesville Livestock Auction on Highway 160 west of Gainesville. The fee is $10 and includes lunch. Those planning to participate are asked to register by calling 679-...
Clear Springs Church near Dawt will host a pizza and movie night for the youth at 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13. The movie to be shown is God’s Not Dead 2. Those planning to attend are asked to call 417-274-1811 so that enough pizza is provided for everyone. In case of bad weather, the event will be...

Amelia LaMair
Amelia LaMair of Sycamore will address the Ozarks Neighborly Exchange (ONE) about building the local food economy in Ozark County during a meeting to be held at 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 5, at Theodosia United Metho-dist Church on Highway 160 across from Lutie School in Theodosia. LaMair has been working...

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