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Swimming Pool Association to host turkey dinner

Swimming Pool Association to host turkey dinner

September 11th, 2013 in News

Prairie Home

Nancy Lacy Kixmiller


PRAIRIE HOME - The Prairie Home Swimming Pool Association is hosting a deep-fried turkey dinner on Sept. 14, to raise funds for the pool. The dinner will be served from 4:30-7:30 p.m., at the Methodist Fellowship Hall (on Highway 87 between Mainstreet Bank and the United Methodist Church). For a free will donation, diners can feast on a meal prepared by Earl Scheidt that includes turkey, sides and dessert. All proceeds will go to the Swimming Pool Association.

The Panther Booster Club is off to a busy start. The first fundraiser of the year was a bake sale during the Lady Panthers tournament on Sept. 7. On Sept. 25, they have arranged for "Panther Pride Pizza Night".

Panther athletes will be waiting tables for tips at Granny's Country Vittles Cafe in downtown Prairie Home. Owner Mattie Hutchison has graciously designated this a special pizza fundraiser night for the Panther athletes and Boosters. In addition to tips earned, $1 from every pizza sold will go to the Booster Club. You can eat in, take out or the coaches and athletes will make deliveries in the Prairie Home area!! Dinner will be from 5 -8 p.m. Prairie Home Panther window decals are available again this year for $10. The decals are a

great way to show your support for the Panthers.

Booster Club officers for 2013-14 school year are: President - Vivian Zey; Secretary - Laura Small; Treasurer - Sheila Williams, The next meeting is Sept. 18, at 7 p.m., in the school cafeteria. You can keep up with Panther Booster Club online by going to the Prairie Home R-V home page ( and clicking on the "Booster Club" link or by liking Panther Booster-Club ( on Facebook .

The FCCLA is sponsoring a blood drive on Wednesday, Sept.18, at the school. The blood drive will be from 1- 6 p.m. Call Cyndi Reichel @ (573) 353 -8322 to schedule your appointment.

Target is giving away $5,000,000 to schools throughout the country. You can help Prairie Home receive some of it by going to and voting for Prairie Home School. It does require that you allow target to post on Facebook that you voted. After the first 25 votes received $25 and an additional dollar for each vote is given. You can vote once a week until the contest ends on Sept. 21.

The United Methodist church has chosen its project for Serve2013. Members will be painting the grandstand at the fairgrounds on Saturday, Sept. 28. The paint will be provided by the Prairie Home fair board. Community members are invited to bring painting tools (brushes, rollers, trays, etc) and come to the fairgrounds at 9 a.m. to join in this project to "Paint the Grandstand"!

Helping Hands 4-H Club held its first meeting of the year on Monday at the school library. The 4-H club is for all youth ages eight - 18 (members must be eight years old by Jan. 1, 2014). For general information about 4-H, visit For more information about Helping Hands 4-H, contact Peggy Ann Eichen @ 660/841-5253 ( or Tammy Carmichael (

The United Methodist Youth met Sunday evening. After a lesson conducted by youth leader Cindy Lenger, the youth enjoyed a meal prepared by Marsha Stewart. Youth attending were Ben Kixmiller, Matt Stewart, Austin Small, Kaelyn Crews, Ryan Small, Luke Stewart, Huston Force and Time Stewart. The next meeting will be October 13 with Amy and Kevin Small providing the meal.

Community Calendar

Sept. 12 - Softball/baseball at Pilot Grove @ 5.

Sept. 13 & 14 - CCAA Conference Softball Tournament.

Sept. 14 - Prairie Home Swimming Pool Association deep-fried turkey dinner 4:30 - 7:30 p.m. at the Methodist fellowship hall.

Sept. 16 - Softball/baseball at Jamestown @ 5.

Sept. 17 - Softball vs. Otterville @ 5.

Sept. 18 - FCCLA Blood Drive at school from 1- 5 p.m.; Panther Booster Club meeting @ 7 p.m. in the school cafeteria.

Sep. 19 - School Pictures @ 8 a.m.; Prairie Home PTO @ 6 p.m.; City Council @ 7 p.m. at City Hall

Sept. 20 - Early Dismissal @ 12:45; Softball/baseball at Higbee @ 6 p.m.

Sept. 23 - Softball at Fayette @ 5 p.m.

Sept. 26 - Softball vs. Slater @ 5 p.m.

Sept. 27 - Softball/baseball at Bunceton @ 5 p.m.

Sept. 28 - Paint the Grandstand @ 9 a.m. at the fairgrounds.

Sept. 28 & 30 - CCAA Conference Baseball Tournament; Softball vs. Glasgow @ 5 p.m.

School Menu Sept 11 - 18


Sept. 11- eggs and toast or cereal, milk or juice.

Sept. 12 - homemade biscuits and gravy or cereal, milk or juice.

Sept. 13 - ham and cheese on biscuit or cereal, milk or juice.

Sept. 16 - blueberry muffins or cereal, milk or juice.

Sept. 17 - pancakes or cereal, milk or juice.

Sept. 18 - bacon and egg on biscuit or cereal, milk or juice.


Sept. 11 - cheese quesadilla, green beans, peaches, chocolate chip cookie, milk.

Sept. 12 - chicken and noodles, peas, fresh fruit, milk.

Sept. 13 - stromboli, lettuce salad, mandarin oranges, milk.

Sept. 16 - spaghetti with meat sauce, italian vegetables, garlic toast, applesauce, milk.

Sept. 17 - hot ham and cheese on bun, tater tots, peaches, milk.

Sept. 18 - cherry chicken, rice, broccoli, pineapple, milk.