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Chamber Meeting

The Cotter-Gassville Chamber of Commerce will meet on Feb 19, 2020 at Gassville City Hall.  Mike Tipton, Chairman of the Sowbug Roundup event, will be the guest speaker.

Meeting starts at 8 a.m.

All members are encouraged to attend.  If you have been thinking about joining the Chamber, but have not yet taken that step, you are invited to attend.  

The Laundry Room - Grand Opening

The Laundry Room, a newly completed coin operated laundry, located at 100 Arrowhead Drive, in Gassville, will have its Grand Opening on February 22 at 11 a.m.  KTLO will be there with their Treasure Chest, Anstaff Bank will be cooking hot dogs, and there will be door prizes and more.  The Cotter-Gassville Chamber of Commerce will be joining owners Danny and Donna Montgomery for a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate this welcome addition to the community.

Cotter Volunteer Fire Dept Chili Supper Auction

The Cotter Volunteer Fire Department Chili Supper Auction fundraiser will be held on March 7th, 5 p.m. at the Cotter School Cafeteria.   All you can eat chili, chicken soup, cornbread, dessert and drink will be served.  Admission:  Adults $5.00, Children Under 12 $3.00.

Photos and/or lists of items that will be up for auction will be available approximately February 25th on the Fire Department Auxiliary's Facebook Page

If you have an item you want to donate, contact Linda McCarthy, 870-656-8547.

March Chamber Meeting

The Cotter-Gassville Chamber of Commerce will met on March 18th at Gassville City Hall.

Meeting starts at 8 a.m.

All members/investors are encouraged to attend.  If you have been thinking about joining the Chamber, but have not yet taken that step, you are welcome to attend.  If you need more information or have questions, click on the Contact Us link at the top of this page.

Sowbug Roundup

The Sowbug Roundup is a three-day fly tying and fly fishing show held in Mountain Home, Arkansas, to be held March 26, 27 and 28th.  The fly tiers come from all over the USA, and there are usually two or three from overseas.  The show floor is set up to facilitate access to the fly tiers.  

Entrance fee is $10.00 per person for all three days.  Adults with kids under 12 are admitted free.

For more information click here


Ancestor Fair in April

The Marion County Heritage Society will be hosting the lst Annual Ancestor Fair on April 25, 2020 at the Estes-Williams Legion Hut in Yellville, AR from 9-3.  Family historians, genealogical/historical societies, patriotic descendant organizations and anyone interested in sharing information and learning more about their ancestors is invited to attend this free event.  Tables and chairs will be provided for those wanting to share information, display photos and documents.

Lean about or share your family story, local history and more.  Guest speakers will provide fascinating and helpful information to all those interested in genealogy or the people and stories of yesteryear.

Admission is free for both attendees and exhibitors.  The scope of the Marion County Heritage Ancestor Fair extends throughout North Arkansas, Southern Missouri, and surrounding areas.  All those who have information, or are researching this area are encouraged to attend and exchange information.  Click here for more information or contact Shelley Ledbetter at shelleyledbetter@yahoo.com or 417-712-4061.

19th Annual Greater Cotter Trout Festival

Save the date.  The Cotter-Gassville Chamber of Commerce 19th Annual Greater Cotter Trout Festival will be held at Cotter's Big Spring Park on May 2, 2020 9 am - 4 pm.  

Come and listen to the awesome sounds of the Burnin Daylight Band & The Leslie Williams Band while you are enjoying the food, vendor booths, car show, admiring the artwork and relaxing.   Plus, the Ducks are Coming.  Home Depot will provide their Kids Workshop Activity.  More information coming so keep checking this site for updates.  The Schedule of Events will be posted as soon as it is firmed up.

Vendor application can be downloaded here:

Trout Festival Application - Word Doc

Trout Festival Application - PDF