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Trash containers and Dumpsters

The City of Kennett continues to work on the Federally mandated Stormwater regulations. Why is this important to you? The Stormwater program requires everyone to be involved in some way if you live or work in Kennett. One of the areas that we are working on now is called "illicit discharge",... more info

NAP Tax Credits Available

As you know, Kennett OAKS Senior Nutrition Center was awarded $350,000 in tax credits at 70 percent by DED through the Neighborhood Assistance Program (NAP) Tax Credit Grant in August 2018. We have $230,000 left and are asking our area businesses, farmers, landlords, and those with LLC’s for... more info

April 17, 2019
Hope International Back to School Bash

Hope International will host a Dunklin County Back to School Bash on August 2 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the American Legion in Kennett. 

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March 20, 2019
American Pickers to Film in Missouri

Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their team are excited to return to Missouri! They plan to film episodes of the hit series American Pickers throughout our area from May 27th-June 9th.

AMERICAN PICKERS is a documentary series that explores the... more info

March 11, 2019
United States Census 2020 Now Hiring

The U.S. Census Bureau is now hiring Census Takers for the 2020 Census.  Interested parties may apply online at or by calling 1-855-JOB-2020.

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August 30, 2018
Tax Credit Program-Kennett OAKS Senior Center

Kennett OAKS Senior Center is raising money to renovate the building donated by VNA to move to the larger facility (by June 2019) and be able to offer more activities/serve more elderly clients.   This renovation project has qualified for Missouri tax credits to be offered to donors through the... more info

November 21, 2017
Leadership Kennett Service Project: Safe Swap Spot

The Leadership Kennett Class of 2017 is proud to announce their community service project: A Safe Swap Spot. This is a safe zone which allows a secure location for people to meet to make internet sales transactions, child custody exchanges, or even meet a date. Although there will not be an... more info

October 1, 2017
VNA offers Grief Support Group

Visiting Nurse Association is offering a grief support group to anyone experiencing grief or loss.  The open meeting is held on the second Tuesday of each month at 3 p.m.  The meeting takes places at the VNA offices 1124 Independence Avenue in Kennett.

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July 1, 2016
Show-Me Heroes Pledge

Looking for a job candidate that has all the right skills, experience, and qualities? Become a Show-Me Heroes business and start connecting with Missouri's military men and women! Find out why more Missouri businesses are hiring veterans and service members and about incentives associated with on... more info

June 22, 2016
Visit Kennett Website

The Chamber staff has developed a new website geared toward visitors to Kennett and potential new customers to you.  We need your help in the final phases of finishing this project.  Each restaurant, recreational activity, restaurant, and lodging option in Kennett have a listing on this site... more info

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