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Burlington Junction Tractor Pull Package for July 1st

BURLINGTON JCT., Mo. – The Northwest Missouri Tractor Pullers Association (NWMTPA) announced that it will be holding a tractor pull July 1 at City Park in Burlington Junction.

The draw will start at 6:30 p.m.

NWMTPA classes offered include: 6,500-pound non-turbo; 8,500-pound (13 mph) Close Pro; 8,500-pound Pro Field A pump; 9,000-pound Pro Field P pump; Limited Pro Stock of 8,500 books; 2.6 Pro Street Diesel Pickup; 6,200 Pro Street 4×4 Street pounds; Super lot of 10,500 pounds; Unlimited open; 6,000-pound Hot Rod; 6200 lb Pro Stock Pickup, Limited Pro Stock Diesel Pickup (3.0) and 4.1 Limited Pro Stock.

Blood drive scheduled for July 12

MARYVILLE, Mo. – A Community Blood Center blood drive is scheduled for 2-6 p.m. Tuesday, July 12 at American Legion Post 100, located on East Fifth Street in Maryville.

Contact Betty Tinker at 816-351-9308 for details.

CBC is the primary supplier of blood and blood components to more than 70 hospitals in the Greater Kansas City area.

For more information on CBC Donor Centers and Mobile Blood Drives or how to set up a local drive, visit savealifenow.org or call 1-877-468-6844.

Annual fishing tournament for children which will take place on July 2

MARYVILLE, Mo. — The annual Maryville Optimist Club Children’s Fishing Tournament will be held Saturday, July 2 at the town’s boat launch at Mozingo Lake Recreation Park.

The event is free and includes two age categories: 0-10 years old and 11-15 years old.

Registration begins at 8 a.m. and fishing will run from 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Free Kool Kats will also be available.

First place will go to the biggest fish, second place to the most fish and third place to the smallest fish.

Hangar offers free summer matinees

MARYVILLE, Mo. — Each week, the Hangar presents free movies during its Summer Matinee Movie Extravaganza Monday through Friday.

This week’s movies are Jumanji: The Next Level at 1 p.m., Open Season 2 at 1:15 p.m., and Angry Birds 2 at 1:30 p.m.

Sponsored by Make it Maryville, the summer matinee movies require no admission.

Melvin B. Baillie