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Mail to: P.O. Box 191, Berryville, AR 72616 Drop off: No. 1 Radio Dr., Berryville, AR 72616
By Phone:870-423-2147 By Fax: 870-423-2146
Community Blood Center of the Ozarks has issued a Code Yellow Alert of all Negative Blood Types. There is currently less than a two-day supply of this type on hospital shelves and donations are needed immediately.
The CBCO will be having the following blood drives:
November 20 - Berryville High School - 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
November 21 - Tyson of Berryville - 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
November 21 - Wal-Mart Berryville - 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM
If you did not receive your check from the Carroll County Fair, please pick them up at the Extension Office Monday through Friday 8am- 4:30pm. Any remaining after Nov. 28 will be discarded. Premium Sale Pictures are also at the Extension Office.
The Carroll County Senior Activity Center and Wellness Center is now accepting toys for their Toys for Tots program this year. If you would like to donate toys or would like to volunteer, call them at 423-3265.
The annual meeting for the Carroll County Fair Association will be held on Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 7:00pm at the Carroll County Cattlemen's building located on the property of the Carroll County Fair Grounds. The purpose of the meeting is to elect new board members and officers. If you are interested in becoming a Fair board member please make plans to attend this meeting.
Seligman Chamber of Commerce will have a country dance on Thursday Nov. 20th with Classic Country providing the music, also a dance on Saturday night Nov. 22nd , band will be Three Hits & A Miss. Admission is $4.00 each night. Please bring a snack to share and enjoy. No alcohol or smoking allowed. For more information call 417-662-3612 or 479-381-2133.
There will be an Old Fashioned Pie supper and Silent Auction to benefit the Winona School/Church on November 20th beginning at 6 PM at the Echo Cinic, 4004 East Van Buren in Eureka Springs. If you would like donate a pie, it must be dropped off by 5 PM that day. For more information please contact Jennifer at 479-381-0529.
The Little Switzerland Amateur Radio Club will hold their monthly meeting Thursday, November 20th, 2014 at 6:30 pm. The meeting will be held at the physicians building at the Mercy Hospital in Berryville. Anyone with interest in Amateur radio is welcome. Refreshments will be available.
The annual Community Thanksgiving Service, sponsored by the Western Carroll County Ministers Association, will be held at First Christian Church, 763 Passion Play Road in Eureka Springs on Thursday evening, November 20 at 6:55 PM. Rev. Joe Heintzelman, pastor of the First Southern Baptist Church of Holiday Island will give the sermon. An offering will be received, and a reception will follow the service. All are encouraged to attend.
There will be a benefit Chili/Soup Fundraiser for Britni Smith on Saturday, November 22nd at Church on the Hill from 12:00 to 6:00 PM. Cost is $5 for your choice of chili or soup with all the fixings. There will be homemade pies for sale and a silent auction as well as a raffle for a Browning 22 rifle. All proceeds will help off-set the cost for Britni and her family for travel and medical expenses.
There will be a Memorial Gospel Singing honoring the late Pastor David Keith at the Living Faith Church on Saturday, November 22nd beginning at 6 PM. The Keith Brothers Quartet will reunite for this event. The church is located two and a half miles down Hwy 221 N in Berryville.
Evangelist Renne' Moore from Muskogee Oklahoma will be ministering Sunday, November 23, at 10:30 AM at First Assembly of God, Hwy 103 North, Green Forest. Everyone is invited to attend.
The Green Forest Ministerial Alliance Community Thanksgiving Service will be Sunday, November 23, at 6:00 PM at the First Assembly of God, Hwy 103 North in Green Forest. Pastor Steve Cook from the United Methodist Church will be the speaker. Everyone is invited to attend.
Through the generosity of The Moon River Theater, tickets purchased for the 8pm show on Wednesday November 26th for the Andy Williams Christmas Show Starring The Osmond Brothers and The Lennon Sisters will benefit the children and families of Taney County. Patrons who tell the box office they are members, friends or supporters of JATC or Junior Auxiliary will be able to purchase a ticket for $15.00 and proceeds from each ticket will be donated to JATC. Tickets may be purchased in advance or the night of theshow. There is no limit to the number of tickets that can be purchased at the special $15.00 price. In addition, JATC will also get proceeds from tickets purchased by patrons from Taney and Stone Counties at the local ticket discount rate of $15.00.
Freeman Heights Baptist Church will be having a free Community Thanksgiving meal from 11 am to 2 pm Thursday, November 27th. Come and enjoy Turkey, Ham and all the trimmings as well as fellowship. For more information call 423-2509
Announcing the 3rd Annual “Gallop for Gravy” 5k that will take place Thanksgiving morning starting at 8:00 am in the Alpena City Park. Those interested can register via online at https://runsignup.com/Race/AR/Alpena/GallopforGravy Also, there is a Facebook page at “Gallop for Gravy” with more information.They need entries by November 8th in order to provide t-shirts. Late registration will be accepted until the day of the race but we cannot guarantee a t-shirt for late entries.
The Carroll County Health Department will be having a flu clinic on December 2nd from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM at the Health Department on Hailey Rd in Berryville. Patients need to bring insurance card or medicaid if they have it.
The United Methodist Church Ladies Watch Circle will be sponsoring a Santa's Helper Event, December 6, from 9 am to 1 pm.Parent's, how would you like a little quiet time during this busy holiday season?The United Methodist ladies Watch Circle would like to invite your elementary age students., to join them for story time with santa and Mrs. Claus, pictures, a movie, activities and a lite lunch., in the church fellowship hall, at 400 Eureka , next to Price Cutter. Please RSVP on or before, Dec. 1st 1-479-871-2424.
The Holiday Island Community Church presents the Woodward Memorial Concert Series featuring the College of the Ozarks Handbell Choir on Saturday, December 6, at 6:00 p.m., in the Church Sanctuary at 188 Stateline Dr., Holiday Island. This FREE concert series featuring outstanding musicians is a part of our musical gift to our community and surrounding area. This bell choir has received many honors including 1st Place in the Missouri Handbell Competition for 3 years, performing for the Missouri Music Teachers Convention twice and the 5-state Handbell Festival. They’ve also performed in Europe and Russia between 1993 and 2010 and 8 states in the U.S. and for George and Barbara Bush, Franklin Graham and Gen. Schwarzkopf. This season they will perform at the College of the Ozarks, Missouri State University, the Branson Showboat Belle and the Holiday Island Community Church. Their selections here will be favorite Christmas carols from The Nutcracker, Boar’s Head Carol and arrangements from the Trans-Siberian Orchestra. A special feature will be the combined handbell choirs of the Holiday Island Community Church and the College of the Ozarks. Marilyn Droke, Choir Director, and the Holiday Island Community Church invite you to come and hear this outstanding choir. For more information contact Bill Branum at 479-981-0153 or Jim Swiggart at 479-981-2659.
The Holiday Island Fire Department Auxiliary's annual White Elephant Sale and Bake Sale is Saturday, Dec.6, 7:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the Holiday Island Clubhouse. This favorite sale is the place to shop for Christmas items, furniture, home décor, household goods, jewelry, antiques and much more - all priced to sell. We also have our Bake Sale featuring great homemade items made by the auxiliary. Proceeds benefit the Holiday Island Fire Department and First Responders. Come and Enjoy
Thanksgiving and Christmas Holiday trash schedule for 2014
For customers/residents/businesses whose trash pickup day is THURSDAY, November 27th - Your trash will be picked up on FRIDAY, November 28th.
For customers/residents/businesses whose trash pickup day is FRIDAY, November 28th - Your trash will be picked up on SATURDAY, November 29th.
For customers/residents/businesses whose trash pickup day is THURSDAY, December 25th - Your trash/recycle will be picked up on FRIDAY, December 26th.
For customers/residents/businesses whose trash pickup day is FRIDAY, December 26th - Your trash/recycle will be picked up on SATURDAY, December 27th
Loaves and Fishes Food Bank in Berryville will be collecting Holiday Pies for our clients from now until December 24th. We are hoping to collect 600 pies for our pre-registered clients. If you are/or your organization would like to help, many needy families in this area would be blessed. Pies must be store bought, sealed in the package and frozen. Homemade pies cannot be accepted due to health department regulations. Please drop off donated pies during open hours: Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 AM to 2 PM & Tuesday from 4-6. They are also accepting deer meat donations. Meat must be processed by a Health Department Approved facility. The Food Bank is located at 301 Bunch Springs Road, across from the main entrance to the Berryville Cemetery.
Anyone having fresh produce or eggs they would like to donate can take them to Loaves & Fishes Food Bank in Berryville. They are open Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 10 am till 2 pm and Tuesday from 4-6 pm. The Food Bank is located at 301 Bunch Springs Road in Berryville, across from the main entrance of the Berryville Cemetery.
Thursday evenings 6 to 7 pm Prayer service at Berryville United Methodist Church next to the Williams Shopping Center on Hwy 62. A time to reconnect with God in private or corporate prayer. Everyone is welcome.
The Berryville Lions Club meets every 2nd and 4th Wednesday in the Mercy Hospital Dayroom @ 12:30. All are welcomed to attend. For more information about lions Club you can go to www.lionsclubs.org or contact club president Tyler Ashworth at 870-423-2161 ext 1302.
Mercy Auxiliary in Berryville will sponsor an Alzheimer's Support Group for caregivers. Meetings will be the third Thursday of each month from 10:00 am to 11:00 am. For more info call Rebecca Davis at 870-350-3415 or Anita Spearman 479-981-0626
Little Switzerland Amateur Radio Club meets at 12:00 noon on the second Thursday of the month, and at 6:30 PM on the third Thursday of the month. Check out their website at http://Isarc.us for current information on the location of each meeting.
The Farewell 4-H club has resumed meetings. They will meet the second Tuesday of the month at the Head School House at 6 PM and always have a potluck supper. The club is for anyone eager to learn about the country, or old-fashioned way of life that seems to be fading.
There will be a Christmas shopping Bazaar November 22 from 9 am to 5 pm at the Inn of the Ozarks Convention Center in Eureka Springs. Admission is free. There will be 35 vendors will be selling great Holiday gifts.