Thursday, December 17, 2009

Christmas Gift Ideas!

Caring Caress Massage and Wellness is offering gift certificates half off through December 23rd! Check out these deals! (NOW price reflects discount)
30 Minute Upper Body Massage (regularly $25)
NOW $12.50
60 Minute Therapeutic Massage (regularly $50)
NOW $25.00
60 Minute Hot Stone Massage (regularly $60)
NOW $30.00
90 Minute Hot Stone Massage (regularly $75)
NOW $37.50
90 Minute Therapeutic Massage (regularly $70)
NOW $35.00
90 Minute Deep Tissue Massage (regularly $75)
NOW $37.50
50 Minute Therapeutic Massage (regularly $45)
NOW $22.50
20 Minute Foot Massage "Happy Feet" (regularly $15)
NOW $7.50
30 Minute Foot Treatment "Very Happy Feet" (regularly $25)
NOW $12.50
30 Minute Ionic Foot Bath-Detoxification (regularly $30)
NOW $15.00
15 Minute Seated Massage (regularly $10)
NOW $5.00
20 Minute Seated Massage (regularly $15)
NOW $7.50
20 Minute Ultra Sound (regularly $30)
NOW $15.00
Parafin Wax-dip hands or feet (regularly $5)
NOW $2.50

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Peace, Love & Christmas

You're Invited!

Why join the Chamber of Commerce?

You invest in Caruthersville.

You show pride in your area, your community and the businesses.

You invest in the leaders of today and tomorrow to ensure that the progress of the area continues.

You are directly involved in the image of the Caruthersville area and the promotion of that image.

You will be an integral working part of Caruthersville.

Why join the Chamber of Commerce?
We will be unveiling a new and exciting list of benefits at the Membership Drive on December 3rd. Please join us to see what all the Caruthersville Chamber of Commerce can do for you.
So make plans now to attend the Membership Drive to renew your membership with the Chamber of Commerce or to become one of our newest members. We look forward to working with you!

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Can't Hide That Tiger Pride!

Show your Tiger Pride!

The CHS Football team will be playing in the State Playoffs in Brentwood, Missouri, on Saturday at 1:30 p.m. Caruthersville is so proud of these gentlemen! A couple of events are planned to help cheer them on and show just how proud we are of them.

Thursday, November 12th, 7:00 p.m. - Bonfire at the Riverfront
Join us for a traditional bonfire in honor of the CHS Football team!

Friday, November 13th, 1:30 p.m. - Tiger Drive Through
Police escort FROM Caruthersville Middle School through downtown TO Caruthersville Elementary School. There they will have a "Tiger Walk". Then a police escort down Truman and out to city limits.
Everyone come out and cheer on the Tigers as they leave for Brentwood! We encourage businesses and residents to display their Red & White on Friday if possible.

Go - Big - Red!!!

Monday, November 9, 2009

Scenes from the Benefit Fish Fry

The Benefit Fish Fry that was held on Friday, November 6th, was a huge success! Thank you to everyone who came out and enjoyed the food. A special thanks goes out to Lady Luck Casino for providing all of the food and preparing it! And to the Caruthersville Fire Department for use of their facility! Not only that, the Fire Department sat up tables and chairs, helped serve the food and cleaned up after us. We appreciate you guys so much!

(Above & Below)
Lady Luck Casino employees help out the
Chamber of Commerce
by cooking up some of their famous fish

Caruthersville Chief of Police, Chris Riggs,
is always happy to lend a hand

Wilson Hubbard, Caruthersville Chamber of Commerce Board Member,
is pleased to serve fish plates prepared by Lady Luck Casino

Chamber of Commerce Board Members:
Kelsey Faulkner (Junior Board), Jana Merideth,
Erica Reno & Bridgette Privett

Shirley Lacey (RSVP) pauses to pose for a picture with
Chamber of Commerce Board Members: Robert Culler, Juan Johnson & JJ Bullington

Denny & Sheila Baird enjoy an evening with their
children & grand children,
Shauna, Travis, Trever & Tyler Winchester
and Amy & Jackson Holder

Thursday, November 5, 2009

Welcome Primo Pizzaria!

Please join us in welcoming our newest Chamber of Commerce member:

Primo Pizzaria
906 Truman BLVD
Caruthersville, Missouri

A ribbon cutting will be held at Primo Pizzaria on Friday, November 6th, at 3:00 p.m.

Monday, November 2, 2009

Caruthersville Arts Council presents Nashville recording artists, Kevin Montgomery & Kaci Bolls!

Tomorrow night (Tuesday) at 7:00 p.m., the Caruthersville Arts Council is presenting Nashville recording artists, Kevin Montgomery and Kaci Bolls. They will be performing at the Caruthersville Library. They are on a 50 States in 50 Days tour. Kaci and I went to college together and she contacted me this weekend when their Missouri date fell through. She writes her own songs and has an AMAZING voice! Admission is just by donation. 25% of the donations will go to the Wounded Warrior Project ( I know this is short notice, but come on out for some good entertainment. You can check both Kaci and Kevin out on their websites: and If you know of anyone who would enjoy the show please forward this website to them.

After the PEP RALLY (5:30, Hopke Field), just plan on popping by the library. It's going to be a fun time!!! If you have ANY questions about it, just let me know.

Misty D. McDowell, Assistant Principal, Caruthersville Elementary School,, 573-333-6130

Friday, October 23, 2009

Go Tigers!

CHS Tigers vs East Prairie Eagles
Hopke Field
Caruthersville, Missouri
7:00 p.m.

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Caring Caress Massage and Wellness Open House

National Massage Therapy Awareness Week is
October 25, 2009 - October 31, 2009

Stop in at
Caring Caress Massage and Wellness
for a FREE seated massage
on October 26th, 12:00 - 2:00 p.m.
and October 28th, 12:00 - 2:00 p.m.

You are invited to an
Open House
October 31st
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Refreshments provided


For more information, call:

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

12th Annual Chili Cookoff

On Saturday, October 17, 2009, the Caruthersville Chamber of Commerce hosted the 12th Annual Chili Cookoff in downtown Caruthersville. It was a very cold, windy day but that didn't stop everyone from coming out to enjoy the day's festivities.

Cotoneaster & Caring Carress - "C&C Chili Factory"
Caruthersville Nursing Center
Mid-Continent - "Mid-Continent Chili Flyers"
Lions Club
Bernard Insurance Agency - "Hot Agents"
First State Bank & Trust
Caruthersville Police Department - "Chili Cookin' Cops"
Focus Bank

Wesleyan Church
Marie Sloan
Renee Cervantez
Pemiscot County Extension Office
CHS Art Club
Kinfolks Ridge
CHS Project Graduation
Caruthersville Elementary
Helen Schultz Garden Club
Humane Society
Trendy Treasures
Terri Lott
Oasis Worship Center
Michelle Hepler of Kathy's

(Caruthersville Middle School & High School Choir)
Entertainment provided by:
Caruthersville Middle School Band
Justin Hudgens
Caruthersville Middle School & High School Choir
Ashtyn Brooks with guitarist Seth Kuykendall
Ben Baker's Tractor Pull


1ST – RSVP’s
2ND First State Bank & Trust
3rd - Focus Bank

First State Bank & Trust

1ST – Caruthersville Nursing Center
2ND – First State Bank & Trust

3RD Caruthersville Police Department


1ST – First State Bank & Trust
2ND – Caruthersville Police Department
3RD – Caruthersville Nursing Center



“Sayyy…tongue?” (Angela Sipes)

1ST – “Casey” (Beverly Stevens)
2nd – “First Homecoming” (Jennifer Alley)
3rd – “Childhood Innocence” (Angela Sipes)
Honorable Mention – “Kate” (Kay Hudgens)


1st – “Star of Africa” (Daniel Cornacchione)
2nd – “Playtime” (Christi Cornacchione)
3rd – “God’s Gift” (Alana Mann)
Honorable Mention – “Sunset” (Johnny Marie Johnson)
Honorable Mention – “Rufus Strikes a Pose” (Angela Sipes)