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Springfield Art Museum Boasts Third Year of Record-Breaking Attendance

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – The Springfield Art Museum is pleased to announce its third straight year of record-breaking attendance, welcoming 63,379 visitors since last July....

Community Foundation of the Ozarks Announces 2019–20 Grant Cycles

The Community Foundation of the Ozarks (CFO) has opened its 2019–20 grantmaking program for nonprofit agencies serving the central and southern Missouri. The CFO will...

Picking up Steam

Snowbird Banjo Co. handcrafts old-time, Ozarks sound. by Zach Smith / zsmith@ruralmissouri.coop Most folks picking up a new instrument would have started with music lessons and a...

Musical to Begin July 12

The Ozark Mountain Players are presenting Laura’s Memories, an outdoor musical pageant, with opening night performances on Friday and Saturday, July 12-13.  Laura’s Memories is an...

Roaring River State Park Hosts Summer Bluegrass Concert Series 

JEFFERSON CITY – The Bluegrass Music Concert Series continues at Roaring River State Park this summer.  The free shows featuring local bluegrass bands take...

Ava Art Guild Spring Show Winners

Above, winning the Judge’s Choice and People’s Choice Adult awards during the Ava Art Guild Spring Show is Chalice Sleep for a colored pencil...

Local Youth Ranks Fourth In National Fiddle Contest

On June 18, Preston Marriott, of Ava, competed in the National Oldtime Fiddlers’ Contest held in Weiser, Idaho.  As a competitor in the Junior-Junior...

Caudill Joins Music Scene in Nashville

Bethany Caudill, formerly of Ava, was one of several musical entertainers preforming at the Commodore Grille in Nashville, Tenn., on Friday, June 7.  Fans...

Old Time Square Dancing 

Square Dance Circle Up The Ava Square was a popular spot Saturday evening as local dancers and spectators came together to enjoy an evening of fun, fellowship, and...

Poster Contest to Bring Awareness to Disability Employment Month

National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) is observed each year in October to celebrate the contributions of workers with disabilities and educate about the...
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