News in brief

Senior Citizens of Pears are open Tuesday and Thursday afternoons until 12:30 pm and cost $ 5 for people 55 and over and $ 6 for people under 55. Anyone who wants to buy groceries can call 417. Choose 476-5006 before 10:30 a.m. and their lunch from 11:30 p.m. Also, on the first Thursday of each month, nail polish will be donated to the elderly at about 9 p.m.

The Monet Senior Center is now open for lunch lunches for $ 60.50 and over. It costs $ 6 for people 59 and under. The grand center will be open for meals from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Monster truck chaos arrives on Monet Saturday, September 4 at Monnet Motor Speedway. Gates will open at 11 a.m. at the Vik Pitt Party until 12:30 p.m., and the General Entrance Party will open from 11:45 to 12:30 p.m. One free children’s ticket is available with each adult ticket purchase.

The 2021 Lawrence County Horticulture Tour will be held Thursday, Sept. 6 through 8 p.m.

Lawrence County 4-H is hosting 5km on Mount Vernon to celebrate its 20th anniversary on September 11, 2001. The group received financial support to cover all expenses, so 100 percent of the seed registration goes to local charities. West Vernon Patriotic Road Project and West Vernon Veteran Home Assistant. The competition fee is $ 25 per person.

Barry County Master Gardeners will host a free gardening workshop at Crowder College in Cassvill on Saturday, September 9-30. Presenter Oscar discusses years of deer resistance and Angela Brattin discusses gardening in a high cave. All who wish to attend will be asked to register by September 9, 417-847-3161.

The American Revolutionary Daughters Monet Chapter will hold its first harvest meeting on Saturday, September 10, at the First Methodist Church in Monnet. The program features a member of the May Flower Association. The public welcomes sharing, attendance and relief, information and friendships. Call 231-343-2727 for more information.

The Fristat Fire Department will be hosting an old tractor trailer and truck in Erist Fest Grounds on Friday, September 10 and Saturday, September 11. Ancient tractor trailer Friday at 6 p.m. The truck and tractor trailer will begin at 6 p.m. Children’s pedal pulling will take place at 5pm on Saturday. Admission is $ 10 and children under 12 receive free admission.

The Red Oak II Festival, scheduled for September 11, is currently receiving registration for supplier tents. It costs $ 50 per 10 feet for 10 feet. All items must be handmade, dirty or antique items. The event includes grass rides, games and activities, pie eating competitions and more. For more information, or to become a seller, write to Rose Davis at 417-793-1655.

Richy School graduates will hold an all-school meeting on Sunday, September 12 at Richy Baptist Church. For more information, call Ron Sanders at 417-522-9579 or

Monnet Special Road District will meet at a regular meeting on Tuesday, September 14 at the Goethe Road District at 220 S. Eisenhower St. The meeting is open to the public.

Cox Monet Hospital hosts a community Live Well screening 7 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, September 25 at CoxHealth Monett Clinic at 1000 E. Highway 60. Participants receive a complete blood count, general metabolic panel, and a full lipid profile. , Blood glucose, thyroid and more for $ 15, PSA test. Tests are run on foot and only at their own expense.

The Pierce City Fall Festival will return to Pierce City South Park on Saturday, September 25 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event includes music, handicrafts, family games, food, and two homemade raffles. . Admission is free and welcome to family friendly sellers. For applications, contact Becky at 417-489-3041. The event is sponsored by the City of Pears City Art Council, 501 (c) 3, a non-profit organization.

The 32nd Annual Perth City Car, Truck, Bicycle and ETV Show will begin on Saturday, October 9th at Regis City South Park. Car fans show their entries to spectators and judges, and the day-long event features food, fun and family time. It costs $ 20 for the first vehicle and $ 15 for each additional entry. The award will be announced at 3 p.m.

The Charities Coalition will host a secret dinner on Saturday, October 23 at the Old Cox Hospital in Monnet. It costs $ 25 per ticket or $ 45 for a couple tickets. This 1920s feature slides in crime scenes as participants try to solve a murder and meet suspects with ancient board games.

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