Mark your Calendar January 9 -15

Thursday January 9

 Kirksville Arts Association begins a new exhibit called "compositions, fiber, wood and metal" at the Kirksville Arts Center, 117 S. Franklin.   The exhibit will be in the Arts Center until February 28th..  For more information call 660-665-0500.

Thursday, January 9

Today is the first day to enter the Share the Harvest “Chili Bowl” Chili Cook Off.  Go to for the entry form. The event will be February 8th.  All proceeds go to Share the Harvest to process deer meat for our local food pantires.  This week’s chili recipe is :  2 lbs venison; 2 cans diced tomatoes; 2 cans tomato sauce; 1 ½ cups dry beans; and  spices to taste.  Cook beans as stated on package.  Brown venison in a skillet.  Place all ingredients in big pan and cook on medium heat.

Saturday, January 11

 The Adair County Sheriff’s office will host a community meeting at 3:00 pm at the Union Temple Church (16220 Millay Trail). The purpose of the informational meeting is to discuss the effects that drugs have on our community. For more information call the Adair County Sheriff Department at 660-665-4644

Saturday, January 11

 Free Dance at the Moose Lodge. Free Will Donations for the Food Pantry. The band, Haywire will be playing. For more information call the Moose Lodge at 660-665-8300.

 Wednesday January 15

 Dead Man Walking: The Journey Continues   7-9pm  at  Baldwin Auditorium.  Amnesty International presents Sister Helen Prejean, author of the New York Times Best Seller "Dead Man Walking." She will discuss life, death, and social justice as she shares her thoughts and experiences about her journey to abolishing the death penalty.