View All Posts

Feb 04

Trip Around the Ozarks for February 4, 2015

Posted on February 4, 2015 at 2:50 PM by Dustin Hall

Good Morning Everyone!

This Saturday and Sunday (2/7-8) the Cowan Civic Center welcomes the Missouri Nationals Wrestling Championship and all those that will be participating. The action begins both days at 9 AM.

For the first time ever the American Cornhole Organization brings the ACO February Major X Tournament to Lebanon's Cowan Civic Center starting Friday February 13th. This two day event will cover divisions from juniors to seniors and everything in between. Must be an ACO member to participate in the competition. This event is open and free to spectators and they have added a little extra surprise for the public. See their website for details:

On Saturday February 21st Cope will host their 12th Chili Cook-Off. The event will be open to the public from Noon-3 PM for tasting and "people's choice" judging as well as for the silent auction. If you'd like to participate as a competitor for additional information.

On Saturday and Sunday February 28th and March 1st the R.K Gun & Knife Show will once again stop at the Cowan Civic Center. you can get more details at

And with much anticipation on March 1st the wait will be over.. Opening day at Bennett Spring State Park. Come on out and join all the people from all over for this time honored tradition.

Here are a few things to look forward to in the upcoming months:
Spring Community Wide Garage Sale
USA Preparedness Expo
Hairy's 7th Annual 5K Run for clean water
Opening Night Races at I-44 Speedway.

Links to this event and all the other events that I mentioned can be found on the Website Event Calendar. Have a great week.

FYI: The next regularly scheduled City Council meeting will be Monday, Feb. 9th in the Council Chambers at City Hall.
Remember to tune in to KJEL 103.7 FM every Wednesday at 8:20 AM for the weekly "Trip Around the Ozarks." If you have an event that you would like featured on "Trip Around the Ozarks" please e-mail Tourism Director Bruce Conklin at