Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Wings Over Halls

Mark your calendar for the annual Wings Over Halls Air Show,
to be held on the historic site of the Dyersburg Army Air Base on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 17 and 18.
Advanced tickets are available at the Caruthersville Chamber of Commerce.
For more information, call (731) 836-7400 or email

1st Annual Backyard BBQ Fest Tshirt

Welcome New Chamber Members!

The Caruthersville Chamber of Commerce
would like to welcome new members!

Jesus Name Tabernacle, Inc.
Richard & Kim Lee
1400 Hwy U
Caruthersville, MO  63830

Shawndrae Isable
Shawndrae is a life-long resident and supporter of Caruthersville.
He is employed with the Pemiscot County Special School District,
positioned at Caruthersville High School.
He also works for the Summer Food Program during the summer.


Kicked Back and Ready to Judge Some BBQ!

Cody from Lulu's Barbque in East Prairie, Missouri, will be our celebrity judge for the 1st Annual Backyard BBQ Fest on August 3rd. Lulu's Barbque was recently featured on the TV Show BBQ Pitmasters. Click here to read more about Lulu's Barbque and be sure to like their Facebook page here.

Thursday, July 18, 2013


All are invited to a “Solar Party” at the American Legion Fairgrounds in Caruthersville August 1st and 2nd. New York University professor Gerceida Jones will be on hand with special telescopes and element displays. This is not like a traditional party with food and music. But the festivities begin from three p-m until 10 p-m both Thursday and Friday. Residents can examine the surfaces of both the moon and sun. You also can locate planets and stars. There will be an AstroTeam with Dr. Jones with both a solar and a night telescope guiding you through the galaxies.
Dr. Jones is spearheading this event as part of the 2013 Washington School Reunion Inc. celebrations the first weekend of August.
Events scheduled for the “A Walk Down Memory Lane” weekend are:
Thursday, Aug. 1:
3 p.m. – 10 p.m. Starwatch with the AstroTeam
American Legion Post (Field) Post 88

7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Jeffery Burns Hal-Le-Lu-Jah Gospel Fest
Divine Holiness Outreach Ministries
1109 East 18th Street
Friday, Aug. 2:
3 p.m. – 10 p.m. Starwatch with the AstroTeam
8 p.m. - 12 a.m. Meet and Greet Social
Divine Holiness Outreach Ministries
Saturday, Aug. 3:

7 a.m. Family Fun Run/Walk
Outreach Ministries
1 p.m. - 2 p.m. Tour, Caruthersville High School
1708 Ward Avenue
6 p.m. – 7 p.m. Memorial Service
Outreach Ministries
7 p.m. – 12 a.m. Banquet & Social 
Outreach Ministries

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Recycling Day

Coming to the Bootheel: Operation Healthy Delta

The United States Armed Forces working with Delta Regional Authority, DAEOC, and the City of Hayti will be offering a Free Health Clinic August 5-13 at the Hayti High School Multi-Purpose Room at 500 N. 4thStreet.  The clinic will be operated by military medical personnel and will operate from 9AM-7PM daily.  Services include non-emergency medical treatment and physicals including sports physicals.  Dental services include exams, cleaning, extractions, and fillings.  Vision exams will include glasses delivered within a week of the visit.  Mental Health professionals will also be on hand to provide  a variety of one-of-one counseling.  There are no income requirements or residency requirements for any of the services and all services at the clinic are completely free.  Attached you will find a small flier (printed two per page to be cut for your convenience and appropriate size for distribution in bulletins).  Please feel free to share this information with your congregation and in the community.  If you have additional questions about the services or opportunities to volunteer at the event, please give us a call.
Elizabeth Williams
DAEOC Central Office Receptionist
99 Skyview Road
Portageville,  MO 63873
Phone: 573-379-3851

Pageant for Tiny Miss, Little Miss, Jr. Miss and Miss Bucking in the Bootheel

2nd Annual St Jude's Bucking in the Bootheel Rodeo Committee is proud to announce we will hosting a Facebook Pageant this year. The top three contestants will be chosen by the most Facebook likes and asked to appear at the rodeo held on September 6th in Caruthersville, Mo. The winner of each category will be crowned by Miss Rodeo Missouri Larryn Bolte.

ENTRY FEE--FREE!!!!!!!!!
Pictures should be downloaded to this site but will not be available for viewing until voting begins. Please make sure to list your childs name and age and an email address where we can contact you. We will contact the top 3 winners of each category by email by September 1st.
Pictures will not post until August 5th.  Voting will begin August 5th and will end on August 23rd.
Contestants should be dressed in WESTERN WEAR in pictures and the winners should also wear WESTERN WEAR to the rodeo that night.

Tiny Miss Bucking in the Bootheel---Ages 0-23 months
Little Miss Bucking in the Bootheel--Ages 2-6 years
Jr. Miss Bucking in the Bootheel-----Ages 7-12 years
Miss Bucking in the Bootheel---------Ages 13-18
The winners of each category will receive a pink cowgirl hat (crown), flowers, sash and a trophy.
The 2nd and 3rd runners up will receive flowers and a trophy.

We would also like to invite everyone out to the rodeo events. This rodeo is non-profit and proceeds go to St Jude Children's Research Hospital. Gates open Friday, September 6th at 5:00pm and rodeo action starts at 8:00pm. The winners of the pageant will be announced that night at 7:00pm.  Gates open Saturday at 2:00pm and rodeo action starts at 8:00pm. There will be a live band, bounce houses, mechanical bull, food, and lots of other fun family entertainment. For more information see our facebook page 2ND ANNUAL ST. JUDE BUCKING IN THE BOOTHEEL IPRA RODEO or visit our website at

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

"Star Party" to be held at American Legion Fairgrounds - August 1st & 2nd

The Washington School Reunion Inc. is celebrating "A Walk Down Memory Lane" weekend the weekend of August 1-4, 2013. Most of the festivities will take place at the Divine Holiness Outreach Center Ministries | 1109 E. 18th Street | Caruthersville, Missouri.

A special feature this year is a "Star Party" at the Fairgrounds, where Dr. Gerceida Jones of New York University will bring telescopes and other special equipment to lead a tour through galaxies and constellation of stars. All are welcome to the "Star Party," scheduled for August 1st and 2nd.

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

CFD Boot Block Planned

Fire department

“boot block”

Saturday, august 3rd
9:00 am - Noon
7th & Ward
3rd & Carleton

 To benefit MDA

Monday, July 8, 2013

Keeping You Informed

Stop by the Chamber office for business cards, brochures,
flyers, newsletters, maps, phone books, books and more!

200 West Third Street
Caruthersville, MO  63830
Located inside City Hall

Monday - Friday
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Make Plans to Participate in Relay for Life

5th Annual Arkansas Children's Hospital Charity Open

3-Person Scramble Golf Tournament
to benefit Arkansas Children's Hospital
at Blytheville Country Club
Players and sponsors needed
to get details and for Entry Forms
or contact Chris Bullington at 573-359-5705
(Entry Form on next page.)
Please make checks payable to
Arkansas Children's Hospital

Caring Caress Massage and Wellness Announces Client Appreciation Day

Monday, July 1, 2013

Welcome to Caruthersville!

Welcome to Caruthersville!
Rev. Jerry Mattson
New Pastor at Eastwood Memorial  United Methodist Church!
512 Ward Avenue, Caruthersville, MO  63830
573-333-2705 |

Relay for Life Fundraiser by White & Associates

White & Associates will be selling

Chicken Salad Wraps


Mixed Fruit

& Dessert

Only $6!

To place an order, call 573-333-0084 
Will deliver to the Caruthersville area
Orders need to be called in by 5 pm on Wednesday, July 10th

Lady Luck Casino - July Calendar