• The 24th annual children's theatre drama camp will be held July 25-29 at Three Rivers College. Campers will participate in activities focusing on acting, improvisation, theatre games, creative dramatics, musical theatre and readers theatre. They will show off what they have learned at a performance at 11 a.m. Friday, July 29 at the Tinnin Fine Arts Center in Poplar Bluff. Students entering grades 2-8 are eligible to participate. Theatre instructors Tim Thompson of Three Rivers College and JoNell Seifert, director emeritus of Poplar Bluff High School, will conduct the camp. The cost is $65, which covers T-shirt, refreshments, and scripts. Deadline to register is July 18. Registration forms are available by visiting the Tinnin Center office. To have a registration form emailed

    Jun 02,
  • Students from across the region will compete for a chance to go to the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C., at the Seventh Annual Southeast Missouri Regional Spelling Bee, held Saturday, March 5 at 10 a.m. in the Tinnin Fine Arts Center on Three Rivers’ Poplar Bluff Campus. “We’re always proud to host these amazing spellers from across our region,” said Mark Sanders, chair of the Languages Department at Three Rivers and the coordinator for the regional spelling bee. “They’re all extremely talented, and it’s a close competition each year. You wouldn’t think a spelling bee could be such an exciting contest, but it is!” Last year’s winner was River Blount, a homeschooled sixth-grader from Annapolis, Missouri. Blount defeated

    Mar 03,
  • Currently, 4-H is looking for volunteers to lead summer programs from June-August in the following areas: cake decorating, beekeeping, horses, outdoor adventures, veterinary science and woodworking. Although we are looking for volunteers in these areas there is always room for other options! Plus, you do not have to be an expert to be a volunteer. 4-H has all the resources you could need! 4-H is the largest out-of-school youth organization in the world, and is open to all boys and girls, ages 5 to18. Children ages 5 to 7 years old (by Dec. 2015) are eligible for 4-H Clover Kids. Youth who are 5 to 18 years of age (by Dec. 2015) can choose from a variety of 4-H skills

    Feb 19,
  •   To some, the launch of a new website may not sound like a big deal. But to Jan Morrow, Director of the Ripley County Health Department, it is a huge deal. “Our health department was first opened in 1954 in the basement of the Courthouse with just one nurse and one clerk,” recalls Morrow. The department took a huge step forward in 1964 when it got its own building through Hill Burton funds, with an original cost of about $35,000. Then the building received an addition in the 1990’s. The physical growth was greatly needed to keep up with the caseload growth. “In 1978, we had a caseload of only 75 a month in our WIC program. Now we

    Jan 27,
  • Three Rivers College will honor 50 years of alumni, faculty, staff, and leadership at its second annual Raider Reunion celebration. The event will be held in the Bess Activity Center on the college’s Poplar Bluff Campus, Saturday, Feb. 6, in conjunction with the Raiders and Lady Raiders basketball games versus State Fair. All Three Rivers former students and graduates; faculty, and staff, former and present; and college supporters are welcome to attend. Admission to the event and both games will be free. “For 50 years, our alumni, faculty, and staff have supported this college, and now it’s time to give back,” said Dr. Wesley Payne, President of Three Rivers College. “The foundation laid fifty years ago has made it possible

    Jan 26,

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