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Glamp Pin Oak scheduled at Lake of the Ozarks State Park

Have you missed going to summer camp? Or perhaps you heard how awesome camp is but never had the chance to go. If you are an adult woman who wants to have a magical camp experience for the first, or even 14th time, Glamp Pin Oak is for you. Combining “glam” and “camp,” Glamp Pin

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Coale-Burrus-James-Conner reunion

Join us for the annual Coale-Burrus-James-Conner family reunion on Sunday, Sept. 25, at the El Dorado Springs Community Center. Basket dinner around noon. All relatives and interested parties are welcome. Hope to see you there.

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Toddler Tuesdays start Sept. 27 at Crowder State Park

Toddlers and other preschool-aged children are invited to Toddler Tuesdays at Crowder State Park. These events will be held at the enclosed shelter at 9 a.m. starting Sept. 27 through Nov. 1. Each week, children will enjoy a nature story, making a nature craft or doing another activity, such as, a nature walk to look

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Guardrail improvements on Vernon Co. Rt. BB scheduled for Sept. 12

Where: Vernon County Route BB from U.S. Route 54 (Austin Street) in Nevada south approximately 13 miles to Vernon County Route DD When: Beginning week of Sept.12. Details: Contractor crews replacing existing guardrail with new guardrail along Route BB. This is part of a contract to resurface and replace guardrail along routes BB and W

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Expect lane closures, traffic delays on I-49

Vernon County – Drivers should expect lane closures and traffic delays when contractor crews begin work to replace the bridge deck/driving surface on the I-49/Missouri & Northern Arkansas Railroad bridges in Nevada beginning the week of Sept. 12, the Missouri Department of Transportation said. Contractor crews will remove the bridge deck/driving surface and replace it

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Southern Gospel Festival weekend at Herriman Chapel

Richard Beckham and the Herriman Chapel Camp Planning Committee invite you to join us under the Herriman Chapel Tabernacle for our Third Annual Southern Gospel Festival. This weekend of gospel music starts on Friday evening, Sept. 16, with a chili and soup supper fundraiser from 5:30 to 6:45 p.m. followed by a free concert by

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I-49 Connector Project among regional winners in national competition

Seven state department of transportation projects in Arkansas (along with Missouri), Georgia, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia won regional awards in the 2022 America’s Transportation Awards competition. The contest honored projects that benefit their communities in several ways, such as providing new pedestrian and bicycle infrastructure to connect to a widely used trail

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Round Up Sunday Sept. 11

Truelove Quartet of Lebanon will be in concert for Round Up Sunday at 10:15 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 11, at Union Hall Baptist Church, 10825 E. 500 Rd., El Dorado Springs.

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Chigger Creek to perform at Stockton State Park

Looking for a toe-tapping good time? Enjoy the bluegrass sounds of Chigger Creek as the band performs 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, at Stockton State Park’s amphitheater. Stockton State Park is located at 19100 S. Highway 215 in Dadeville. For more information, call 417-276-4259. For more information on state parks and historic sites, visit mostateparks.com.

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Sensory experience scheduled at Bennett Spring State Park

Join naturalists at Bennett Spring State Park as they read a book inside a tent while participants learn about nature through a sensory experience. The event will be held 11 – 11:30 a.m. on three Saturdays: Sept. 3, 10 and 17. Sensory experiences may include smells of nature, touching stuffed animals and crosscut wood, and

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