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Annual Christmas Bazaar To Be Held December 3

This year’s Annual Christmas Bazaar is set for Saturday, Dec. 3, 2022 at the Hallar Community Building, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Children will have a nice surprise in store for them as Santa will be there, so all are encouraged to bring a camera for a picture with him. Concessions will be available and…

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Churches To Serve Thanksgiving Dinner

The Holden Community of Christ Church with help from the Presbyterian and First Christian Churches will again prepare dinner on Thanksgiving Day. All are invited! All are invited to the Community of Christ Church, 4th and Pine for a delicious meal and fellowship. Dinner will be served about noon. Individuals should contact us to reserve…

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Chamber To Hold Christmas Lighting Contest

The Holden Area Chamber of Commerce will help make the holiday season a little brighter this year by sponsoring a Christmas Lighting Contest. All participants of the event will be judged on creativity, overall display and the effort involved. Prizes in Chamber Bucks will be awarded to the first, second and third place winners! Those…

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Christmas Store Annual Event Scheduled For December 2 & 3

As the Christmas season is quickly approaching, the First United Methodist Church has set the date for the annual Christmas Store event to be held Dec. 2 and 3 to be held at the church. If the generosity in your heart cries out to help this cause, monetary donations, or contributions of food and gifts…

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St. Patrick’s Holds Marian Procession; Rosary Explained

On Sunday, October 30, parishioners of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church held a Marian Procession through the streets of the Holden community, after Sunday Mass. The procession was in honor of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Holy Mother of Jesus, during the Month of the Rosary. With approximately 100 Catholics participating in the procession, parishioners wanted…

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Chamber To Hold Annual Shop Small Saturday Event

Saturday, Nov. 26, will kick off the Christmas holiday season when the Holden Area Chamber of Commerce holds its annual Customer Appreciation & Shop Small Saturday. The day promises to be an exciting one, filled with events for every age, extended business hours until 8:00 p.m., contests, and a shopping sweepstakes, which could provide a…

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BPW Learns Of Sunshine Request

A Sunshine request involving property on North Grand Street and presented to Holden Mayor Ray Briscoe was reported to the Holden Board of Public Works at it’s monthly meeting Tuesday, Nov. 1 by Water Superintendent, Tony Lerda. The request, he said, is being handled by the Mayor and City Administrator, Cynthia Freeman, but they wanted…

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Chamber Holds Awards Banquet

    The Holden Area Chamber of Commerce enjoyed another well-attended and enjoyment-filled evening last Friday night when it hosted it’s annual awards banquet at the Community Activity Center in Holden. During the gathering, attendees were treated to a social hour, great meal catered by Jamie’s Place, presentation of awards and games, this year themed…

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PSC COLD WEATHER RULE TAKES EFFECT NOVEMBER 1

The Missouri Public Service Commission’s Cold Weather Rule, designed to help customers with heat-related utility bills, begins on November 1, 2022. The rule will remain in effect through March 31, 2023. It has been a part of the Commission’s rules and regulations since 1977. The Cold Weather Rule applies to natural gas and electric utilities…

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Chamber To Hold Casino Night November 4

The exciting event “CASINO NIGHT” will be taking place this coming Friday night (Nov. 4) at the H.O.P.E. Community Activity Center, located at 100 S. Market St., Holden MO. A social time at 6:00 p.m. will open the festivities with meals served at 6:30 p.m. That will be followed by an awards presentation. Shortly thereafter,…

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