The second Pittsburg Swap Meet of the summer has been set for Saturday, July 20, at the Pittsburg Community Building. Hamburgers, hot dogs, and other treats will be available for guests who come to browse the many outside vendor booths. Organizers stated they will also be providing enough space inside the building for an additional eight vendors. Those interested in having a booth are being urged to call soon rather than later as officials says they will go fast.
Annual budgets at all four Hickory County school districts were recently passed by their respective Boards of Education, beginning the fiscal year anew on Monday, July 1. Budget summaries from Hickory County R-I, Weaubleau R-III, and Hermitage R-IV, were printed last week. Below is the budget summary from Wheatland R-II.
FL&F hosts fifth annual Angel Memorial Catfish Tournament Saturday, July 27
Four Legs and Fur Animal Society (FL&F) will host the fifth annual Angel Memorial Catfish Tournament Saturday, July 27, at Drake Harbor in Warsaw. Registration will be from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m., followed by a brief meeting regarding the rules. Take off will be at 9 a.m. with check-in at 3:45 p.m. followed by a weigh-in at 4 p.m. There is an entry fee that must be paid to participate.
This past year, Ozarks Food Harvest, which helps to sponsors items given out through the Hickory County C.A.R.E.S. Food Pantry, provided 18.3 million meals to those in need across the Southwest Missouri region. The fiscal year ended June 30, marking another record year of meal provision for the area’s food insecure children, families and seniors.
A country style breakfast fundraiser will be held Saturday, July 20, from 7 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. as a fundraiser for the Amish School. From Wheatland go north on Highway B to County Road 120, watch for signs along the road for further directions.
The Hickory County Historical Society gathered for its July meeting on Tuesday, July 9, at the Hickory County Library in Hermitage. Originally, members had planned to hear a presentation from Ashley Swartz of the Kaysinger Basin Regional Planning Commission on grant opportunities. However, Swartz was unable to attend.
The monthly meeting of the Sisters In Christ was held Saturday, July 13 at 12:30 pm, at United Methodist Church in Carson’s Corner. The theme of this month’s luncheon was “Tool Time,” with decorations for tables and surrounding room keeping with the image of “a construction site.”