The Shannon county Commission has decided to close the Courthouse to the public until further notice due to COVID-19. Offices will still be open for phone calls and for any questions you might have. (573) 226-3414. Follow the directions posted on the Courthouse door if you must get in for any reason. A phone number will be posted for you to call and courthouse employees will determine whether you will be admitted.
The Shannondale clo-thing sale at Timber Lodge is postponed until further notice due to the corona virus.
Senior Centers Closed
SeniorAge has made the decision to close facilities to the public. Beginning March 16 through the end of March. Seniors receiving home delivered meals can still receive frozen meals with willing volunteer to deliver. Starting March 23, those who generally dine at the center can use the drive-thru services to receive a meal (frozen meal). For more specifics, seniors are encouraged to call their local senior center for assistance. Eminence (573) 226-3839, Winona (573) 325-4636.
HOE Meeting Set Back
The annual Howell Oregon Electric Meet-ing of Membership, originally scheduled for May 1, has been postponed due to the Coronavirus. Per the CDC's guidelines of no more than 50 people gathering, the West Plains Civic Center will not be able to host any event prior to May 15th. Officials with Howell-Oregon Electric Coop-erative have rescheduled the meeting for July 21st.
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