Monday, November 20, 2017

2018 OATS Trips Being Planned

There are two new OATS trips being planned for the upcoming year so start checking your calendars now!

Lincoln County OATS will be heading to South Dakota June 3-9 (Sunday-Saturday),2018. 

This trip includes Motor coach transportation, 6 nights lodging including 4 consecutive nights in South Dakota, 10 meals (6 breakfasts, and 4 dinners), visits to the Mount Rushmore National Memorial, the Unique Journey Museum, tour of Deadwood, the Crazy Horse Memorial, and the Badlands National Park. For more excursion details, see the brochure below.

 A $75 deposit will be due upon signing up with the final payment due by 3/27/18.  

Make your trip check to OATS, Inc.  
Make your insurance check to Travel Insured International.

Send both checks at the same time to:
Pam White
44 Brookview Lane
Moscow Mills, MO 63362


The second trip is the Branson Holiday Show Extravaganza and will take place November 5-9, 2018.  

This trip includes Motor coach transportation, 4 nights lodging, 8 meals (4 breakfasts and 4 dinners), admission to 7 fabulous Branson shows (including The Blackswoods, Ayo-Voices of Glory, Down Home Country, Samson, Million Dollar Quartet, The Duttons Show and a 3-course meal on the Showboat Branson Belle with a Christmas show).

There will also be a $75 deposit due upon signing up with final payment due by 8/29/18.

Again, make the trip check to: OATS, Inc and the insurance check to: Travel Insured International.  (The insurance cost for double occupancy is $45 each.  Single occupancy in $59.)

Send both checks at the same time to: Pam White
                                                                    44 Brookview Lane
                                                                    Moscow Mills, MO 63362

QUESTIONS ON EITHER TRIP?  Call: 636-566-8047

Thursday, October 26, 2017

      The LCARSP Book Club Selections - 2017-2018 

The group gave Steve Berry's The King's Deception a "Thumbs Up."

Upcoming titles:
  • November 30 - Same Kind of Different as Me by Ron Hall and Denver Moore

  • No Meeting in December

  • January 25 - The Pilot's Wife by Anita Shreve

  • February 22 - The Paris Wife by Paula McLain

  • March 22 - American Savior by Roland Merullo

Several of these choices are available as book kits through the St. Charles County Library and Jan B. has gracious volunteered to pick them up for us.  There are a couple of titles that we may have to check out at our county library or purchase.  We have purchased some in the past through Amazon at a good price. 

We hope several of these titles interest you and the dates work for you.   We are a low-key group who enjoy reading and discussing, laughing and visiting.  We usually meet at Halo and Wings in Troy and hope you will consider joining us!                                         

Questions?  Email either or if you would like to be included in our reminder emails or be included in the book order.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

A Visit to Warm Springs Ranch

Earlier this Fall, LCARSP took a tour of Warm Springs Ranch, near Boonville, Missouri.  

The group was given a tour of the home of the Budweiser Clydesdales.   
Tour guides explained how these special horses are cared for and trained. 
Getting a bath
A handsome fellow!
There was even a NEW ARRIVAL for all to see, although he was taking a nap!

 A great day with great friends!

Sunday, September 17, 2017

MRTA Branson Fun Days

Make plans now to attend MRTA's Branson Fun Days November 10 - 20, 2017!  

It may still be Fall but the Christmas season in Branson is just around the corner.  Join fellow educators and friends and fall in love with the sights and sounds of Christmas in the Ozarks.  Registration is open to all MRTA members and their guests - bring along friends and family for a fun and relaxing time.  The lead hotel this year is the Radisson; all Fun Day activities originate at the Radisson.

The BIG DAY (FUN DAY) is Thursday, November 16 and price for all activities mentioned on page 1 of the PINK flyer is $141 per person.  This price includes two musical shows, lunch, afternoon reception, dinner and cruise, Christmas lights tour, and luxury coach transportation for the day.

Attractions/Museums and Shows on the WHITE FLYER show discounted prices during November 10-20.  You will still need to register so follow the instructions on the bottom of the flyer.

If you plan to stay at the Radisson (120 South Wildwood Drive, Branson, MO), the room cost is $85.99 plus tax single/double occupancy, $90.99 triple, $94.99 quad.  Hot breakfast included with each room for all occupants.  If you plan to stay at the Radisson, they will take care of both your lodging reservation and MRTA Fun Day registration.  Contact Robin at the Radisson at 417-690-4024, ask for the MRTA Room Block.  When making your lodging reservations, remind Robin to send you the Fun Day registration form.  Robin works Monday-Friday.  You may need to leave her a message.  She will return your call.  Her email is

To register for MRTA Branson Fun Days if not staying at the Radisson: Contact Fun Day Coordinator Mary Lynne at 417-365-0060 or by email at 

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, October 18

See the attached flyers for specific information.

OATS Is Hitting the Road Again! Destination: South Dakota

You may want to mark June 3-9, 2018 on your calendar!  OATS is making plans now to venture to South Dakota to visit Mount Rushmore, the Badlands and the Black Hills.  The excursion also includes at tour of the Wildlife Loop Road at Custer State Park, admission to the Unique Journey Museum, a guided tour of Deadwood, plus gaming at a Deadwood Casino and a visit to the amazing Crazy Horse Memorial.  

A $75 deposit is due upon signing up with final payment due by March 27, 2018.  Checks for the travel payment should be made out to OATS, Inc. and the insurance check to Travel Insured International.  Send both checks at the same time to: 
     Pam White
     44 Brookview Lane
     Moscow Mills, MO 63362

See the flyers below for more specific details.