(L-R): Principal Jon Johnson, Martha Stolba (owner), and Superintendent Merlyn Johnson.

Posted June 15, 2016 at 8:43 pm

A fresh coat of paint brightens up any room, and this summer, Summersville R-11 Schools will receive 40 gallons of paint to refresh its learning environment. Summersville R-11 Schools were selected as the winner of a paint grant through Waggoner True Value Home Center’s partnership with True Value Foundation’s ‘Painting a Brighter Future’ program. A True Value Foundation paint grant helps renew an atmosphere that sets a positive tone for educators to teach children to learn.

Partnering with True Value Foundation, Waggoner True Value Home Center, notified neighborhood schools of the grant last fall and encouraged them to apply. Summersville Superintendent, Merlyn Johnson has applied for the grant over the past few years and was thrilled to learn that the

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    Mill Restoratrion Auction Raises $1143

    And the winner of the Steven's 320- 12 gauge Shotgun is: Dale Weaver of Eminence. Charlie Richardson, son of Mark and Theresa Richardson, drew the lucky ticket on Saturday at 11 a.m. during the auction. Thank you to all who bought tickets. The raffle raised $917.

    The auction was held under the big old tree next to the mill. $1,143 was raised towards our budget to get the mill re-stained, trim painted, gutters and basement treated. Thanks

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    MSHP Reports Area Accidents

    A minor injury accident occurred on June 11 at 9:16 p.m. in Douglas County on MO Rt. 14, 3 miles north of Dora. The accident occurred as the 1986 Chevrolet C20 Pickup, driven by Melinda E. Roberts, 17 of Pomana, ran off the roadway and struck a tree. Roberts, who was not wearing a safety device, was taken by ambulance to Ozarks Medical Center(OMC) in West Plains. The accident was investigated by Tpr C. J. Mendez assisted by Msg C. A. Hogue and Tpr J. R. Roberts.

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    device, received minor injuries and was taken by private vehicle to Mercy St Francis in Mtn. View. The accident was investigated by Msg. S. N. Foster.

    A moderate injury accident occurred on June 2 at 6:30 p.m. in Texas County on Z Highway – 500 feet west of US 63 when an unknown vehicle struck a pedestrian. Arthur L. Kirkwood, 54 of Cabool, was transported by ambulance to Texas County Memorial Hospital (TCMH)with moderate injuries. The accident

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    plimentary colors. Then, on June 16, a Billy Goat will be done in watercolor. This lesson will feature perspective.

    The July session is entitled “Urban Art Adventures”. On July 12, the painting will be a Bicycle done in a more abstract manner and feature positive and negative spaces. July 13 will be an abstract in multi-media in a graffiti style. And, on July 14, they will paint a Bridge with perspective angles.

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    Congressman Jason Smith and Representative Robert Ross Tour Evans Sports Inc.

    Congressman Jason Smith and state Representative Robert Ross recently toured the Evans Sporting Inc. a local manufacturing facility that has produced popular sporting goods accessories since the 1980s.

    “It’s great that the sports buckets so many of us hunters use are made right here in Houston by Evans Sports,” said Smith. Adding, “I was also pleasantly surprised to discover the finger-joint ammunition boxes I purchased while in high school were

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    Heiney to Celebrate 100th Birthday

    Mary Heiney will be turning 100 years old on June 19, 2016. On Saturday, June 18, there will be a celebration at the Summersville Youth Center to honor Mary for her 100th birthday. Everyone is invited to stop by from 2 – 4 p.m. to wish her a happy birthday. Omission of gifts is requested. Cards are welcome.

    Mountain View Health Care will be holding an open house and card party

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    Girl Scouts’ Girl’s Day Out!

    At Girl Scouts, girls are always counting down to the next adventure. With us, you’ll make a bunch of new friends and have a ton of new experiences that show you how exciting the world is, and how awesome you are, over and over again. So start the fun today!

    Join us Monday, June 13 from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. at West Park in Mountain View for activities including spa crafts, Girl Scout Traditions, and more! There

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    Willow Springs Arts Council to Hold

    The Willow Springs Arts Council is very excited to announce sponsorship of a Summer Art Camp open to all children from the First through Eighth grades to be held at the Ferguson Building in Willow Springs. This annual event is also sponsored in part by a grant through the Missouri Arts Council. Classes will run from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. and held on June 14, 15, 16, and July 12, 13, and 14. There will be six different activities and children can attend any or all sessions.

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    RABS to Hold Auction

    The Summersville Mill Restoration Project, will be holding an Auction this Saturday, June 11 at 10 a.m. on the mill grounds. The purpose is to raise funds for maintenance, insurance, re-staining and painting the outside, basement work and gutters. This is just a sampling of the ongoing upkeep of this historic site. Your help is needed to make this work. Your unused items that are no longer wanted by you, are wanted by us to sell at auction to help raise funds for the projects. Contact Brenda Wilcox: 417-932-5395 or

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