The Willow Springs Community Thanksgiving Dinner will be held on Thanksgiving Day from 11 to 2 p.m. at Grimes Auditorium at Willow Springs Middle School. The dinner is free and available to anyone, regardless of age or income. Dinner entertainment will be provided by Dwight Murdy and Sharry Lovan.
Rep. Nick Marshall, R-Parkville, announced the plan on his Facebook page. He wrote that Nixon “disregarded the laws and constitution of the state of Missouri.” Marshall said the governor’s executive order to allow same-sex married couples to file joint returns violates a constitutional amendment Missouri voters passed in 2004 that said the state only recognizes marriages between a man and woman.
“A Good Old Country Christmas” will be held Friday and Saturday, Dec. 6 and 7, and will feature an exciting lineup of talent from right here in the Ozarks.
Christmas parades are coming soon to local communities. Both the Willow Springs and Birch Tree Christmas parades will be on Saturday, Dec. 7.