Square dance the Patty-Whack on March 20

Posted March 19, 2015 at 10:48 am

The Mo-Kan Square Dancers will hold their St. Patrick’s Dance on Friday, March 20, with Grant Roth calling. This will be held from 7:30 to 10 p.m. in the Home Ec Building at the Vernon County Fairgrounds, Nevada. Admission will be $5 for adult dancers and $3 for youth dancers. All area dancers are invited.

For more information, call the Harolds at 417/465-2241, the Eberts at 417/667-3069 or the Burneys at 417/432-3703.

    Nevada Home and Leisure show March 20-21

    A Nevada tradition returns on March 20-21 as the 29th Annual Nevada Home and Leisure Show returns for another year. Produced by KNEM/KNMO Radio, the Nevada Home and Leisure show annually features products and services from businesses in southwest Missouri and southeast Kansas. Each year displays include items never seen before by the general public as some businesses use the event to promote new products or services.

    According to KNEM/KNMO President/General Manager Mike Harbit, this year’s Home and Leisure Show will once again be filled to capacity with exhibitors. A total of

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    Hwy. M closed east of Stockton March 20

    Cedar County Hwy. M will be closed between 2325 and 2225 Roads east of Stockton from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, March 20, to allow MoDOT crews to replace a deteriorating drain pipe underneath the road.

    Drivers will have to find an alternate route around the closing. Drivers will be able to get to driveways and other entrances on either side of the closing. However, they will NOT be able to travel through the work zone.

    Weather and/or work scheduling conflicts could postpone the project.

    Call or visit your FSA office today

    Don’t lose your chance to elect ARC (Agriculture Risk Coverage) or PLC (Price Loss Coverage )and qualify for 2014 payments. Update Your Yields, Reallocate Base and Elect ARC or PLC by March 31, 2015. Landowners need to update farm yield history and/or reallocate crop base acres.

    Producers need to make one-time election of ARC or PLC for 2014 – 2018 crop years.

    What happens if you miss March 31?

    Your farm will not be eligible for 2014 crop year ARC or PLC payments.

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    Spring Showcase for Speech and Theatre Apr. 11

    The Speech and Theatre Department of El Dorado Springs High School will present its annual Spring Showcase on Saturday, April 11.

    This evening will include performances from state and national-qualifying students, as well as short scenes and awards.

    This one-night only performance is free and will begin at 7 p.m. in the Middle School (Old) gym. Doors will open at 6:30.

    STIX to perform at First Christian Church

    Do you want to see a creative arts way to present Christ effectively?

    Do you enjoy choreography and Christian music with a beat?

    If so, you won’t want to miss seeing and hearing these teenagers from Round Grove Baptist Church on Sunday, March 22, in the 10:30 worship hour.

    A free will offering will be received during worship for Stix, and a delicious fellowship dinner will be enjoyed following worship.

    Call 876-3526 for more details.

    Clintonville Cemetery meeting April 4

    The annual Clintonville Cemetery meeting is set for 9 a.m. Saturday, April 4, in the home of Larry and Kathy Coale, El Dorado Springs.

    Anyone interested will be welcomed.

    50 performance tested bulls to sell March 30

    The 85th all-breed performance tested bull sale will begin at 7 p.m. Monday, March 30, in the Springfield Livestock Marketing Center, 6821 West Independence (Exit 70 off of I-44).

    Consignments number 50 head with 41 Angus, 6 Polled Herefords, 2 Charolais and 1 Shorthorn. The Southwest Missouri Beef Cattle Improvement Association sponsors the sale.

    “This sale has some outstanding bulls, based on their expected progeny difference (EPD) values. Several have EPDs that place them in the top 5 percentile rank within their breed. The EPDs, their accuracy and

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    Tournament Saturday at Lake Stockton

    American Bass Anglers Division 126 will hold a qualifying tournament Saturday, March 21, on Stockton Lake launching out of Hartley Boat Ramp (Old State Park). Twenty to 30 of the best bass anglers from Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma will meet at the ramp to register, sign in and attend the mandatory safety briefing, followed by a partner draw. Fishing hours will be from safe light to 3:30 p.m.

    American Bass Anglers is a National tournament circuit holding over 800 tournaments in more than 40 states. There are several divisions in the Kansas,

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    MDC invites public to State Forest Nursery open house on April 4

    The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) invites the public to discover nature through an open house from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 4, at its 754-acre George O. White State Forest Nursery near Licking. Reservations are requested by calling 573-674-3229.

    MDC staff will provide guided tours on a small bus to show attendees how Nursery staff grow and sell more than 3 million seedlings annually. Visitors will learn how seeds from more than 60 species of trees and shrubs are collected, cleaned, planted, grown, lifted, graded, stored and shipped. In

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