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cossatot river state park scheduled events  

 

Click here for listing of special programs at Cossatot River State Park.      March 2017  April 2017

 

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DAISY STATE PARK SCHEDULED EVENTS

 

Click here for listing of special programs at Daisy State Park.

 

HORATIO PRESCHOOL AND LITTLE LIONS EARLY REGISTRATION

 

Attention parents of children who are already three or four, or are turning three of four by August 1, 2017, Horatio ABC Preschool and Horatio Little Lions are having their early registration for the 2017-18 school year. If you would like to enroll your child in Preschool, please come by the preschool, located at 610 Main Street,  west end of the old Horatio Elementary Building, and pick up an application. Please bring your child's Birth Certificate, Social Security Card, Shot Record (If 4 years old, must have 4 year shots), 2016 Tax Return or W-2. Children who will be turning 4 by August 1st will be given placement priority.

 

 

 

DE QUEEN SOCCER LEAGUE REGISTRATION     04/18-05/06

 

The De Queen Soccer Association will be having registration for the 2017 Spring Soccer League beginning now through April 25th. Games start May 6th. We have 3 age categories: 7-9 year olds, 9-12 year olds, and 13-15 year olds. There is a $25 registration fee. There have meetings at the Herman Dierks Park every Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. Pick up registration forms at the De Queen Park Office, Latinos or with your Coach; or you may attend the Tuesday night meetings.

 

PARENTS: We need volunteers to be Coaches, Assistant Coaches and Managers. If you have the desire to help our kids and the Soccer League, please contact Memo Ambriz at 870 279 1570 or call Imelda Martinez at 870 784 2299.

BENEFIT ACCOUNT SET UP FOR WALLACE WAYNE WOOTEN     04/21

An account has been opened at Bank of Lockesburg for Wallace Wayne Wooten, who was burned in mid-April and admitted to the burn center in Little Rock.  Donations may be made in the bank lobby or drive in window.

 

APC&E Commission Meeting for April is Canceled  04/28

The Arkansas Pollution Control and Ecology Commission’s regular meeting scheduled for April 28, 2017, has been canceled.

The next commission meeting is scheduled for Thursday, May 25, 2017
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MILFORD CHURCH 4TH FRIDAY SINGING    04/28

 

The Milford Church , located South East of Lockesburg off Hwy 317 at Milford Road will be hosting their 4th Friday Night Singing on April 28th. Fellowship begins at 6pm with Singing to begin at 7:00pm. Everyone is welcome to attend.

 

FUND RAISER FOR SILVER HILLS LODGE  4/29

 

A fund raising Benefit for Silver Hills #485 Masonic Lodge will be held at Juli & Harv's BBQ, 2462 Hwy 71 South (Dierks Junction) on Saturday, April 29th from 11 am until food is gone.  Proceeds will go to the Silver Hills Masonic Lodge.  Cost is $10 for BBQ sandwich, side and drink; $13 for combination plate of Brisket & ribs with 2 sides and drink.  For more information contact July at (870) 200-2159.

 

 

WHISTLESTOP FESTIVAL AND YOUTH ART SHOW     04/29

 

The 2017 Whistlestop Festival and Youth Art Show will be held on Saturday, April 29, 2017 in downtown Ashdown.

The building, next door to the Two Rivers Museum, on Main Street in downtown Ashdown, will house the Art Show. The show is open to all students in grades 4 through 12. There are no entry fees!

Registration of the student art will be on Wednesday, April 26 from 1:30-5:30. Work will be hung with clips, so no hooks on the back or frames will be required, but matting is recommended. Sizes are at least 5"x 7" but no larger than 18"x 24". Entries are limited to two per student.

If you have questions, please contact Carolyn Henderson at 903-825-5627 or chenderson@ashdownschools.org.

 

KID'S DAY AT DE QUEEN FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH     04/30

 

April 30, 2017 from 3 to 6 pm. the First Baptist church of De Queen will celebrate Kid's day with Fellowship, Games, Fun & Food. All kid's are encouraged to attend. For more information, please call the church.

 

DE QUEEN FCCLA BLOOD DRIVE    05/01

 

FCCLA is hosting the annual Spring Blood drive Monday, May 1st from 8a.m.-3:10p.m. It will be at the De Queen High School auditorium. No need to sigN up! You must be 16 or older to be able to donate blood. If you are under the age of 18 you will need parental consent.

 

SEVIER COUNTY 4-H RABIES CLINIC   05/01-05/06

 

The annual Sevier County 4-H Rabies Clinic will be held Monday, May 1st through Saturday, May 6th as follows:
Monday, May 1st 3:30 - 5:00 pm Gillham Fire Department
Tuesday, May 2nd 3:30 - 5:00 pm Lockesburg City Park
Thursday, May 4th 3:30 - 5:00 pm Horatio Fire Department
Friday, May 5th 3:30 - 5:00 pm Herman Dierks Park
Saturday, May 6th 9:00-11:00 am Herman Dierks Park

 

Cost is :

Dogs

 

Cats

 
Rabies $7.00 Rabies $7.00
Dapp $13.00 Fvrcp $13.00
Lepto $10.00 Feluk $18.00
Corona $10.00    

For each rabies shot given, a donation will be made to Sevier County 4-H.  For more information call Sevier County Extension office at (870) 584-3013.

 

 

DE QUEEN PRIMARY SCHOOL KINDERGARTEN PRE-REGISTRATION     05/02

 

De Queen Primary School will have Kindergarten Pre-Registration on May 2, 2017 in the De Queen Primary School cafeteria. The hours for this registration will be from 12:00 to 5:00 p.m. Students must be five years old on or before August 1, 2017 to be eligible to attend kindergarten for the 2017--2018 school year. Items to bring with you to this registration are as follows: Birth certificate, Social Security Card, Immunization Record, Proof of Address (ex: a utility bill). Students will be required to have a physical before school starts in August and you may bring a copy of the physical if your child already has one. Please call 870-642-3100 if you have any questions.


La Escuela Primaria tendra Pre-Registraciones de Kinder el 2 de Mayo 2017 en la cafeteria de la Escuela Primaria de De Queen. Las horas para ésta registración seran de 12:00-5:00 p.m. Los estudiantes deben tener 5 años de edad en o antes de 1 de Agosto, 2017 para ser elegible a asistir al kinder para el año escolar 2017-2018. Artículos para traer con usted a ésta registración son lo siguiente: Acta de Nacimiento, Tarjeta de Seguro Social, Tarjeta de Vacuna, Prueba de Domicilio (ex: un bil). Los estudiantes son requeridos a tener un físico si su niño/a ya lo tiene. Por favor de llamar al 870-642-3100 si usted tiene preguntas.

 

fred's store partners with lions club   05/03

The De Queen Lions Club and Fred's ion  De Queen are teaming up for a recycle your old eye glasses day.  You are asked to bring your old eye glasses by the Fred's store at 808 West Collin Raye Drive in De Queen on Wednesday, May 3rd.  De Queen Lions Club members will be on hand between 10 am and 2 pm gathering old eye glasses to be recycled and given to those in need.  door prizes will be given away.

ASHDOWN SCHOOL DISTRICT RETIREMENT RECEPTION 05/09

 

Six employees of the Ashdown School District will be honored at a reception to be held on Tuesday, May 9, from 4:00-5:00 in the Administration Building at 751 Rankin Street.

 

Those being honored include Nathaniel Deloney, Debra Garrett, Sarah Hadaway, Jeanne Jackson, Denise Schwartz, and Jan Ueckert, who total over 169 years of service to public education between them.  Mr. Deloney has served as a bus driver in the district for 13 years, with 15 total years of experience; Garrett has 36 total years teaching and 9 in Ashdown; Hadaway has taught in Ashdown for 28 years, while Jackson has also spent her entire career of 26 years in the district as well.  Schwartz spent 18 years in the district with 27 total education experience and Ueckert has 37 years in the district teaching and working in special education.

The public is invited to attend the reception and offer congratulations to these six upon their retirement.

TRI-COUNTY REGIONAL LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING     05/09

Tri-County Regional Library System's Board of Trustees will meet on Tuesday, May 9, 2017, at the Sevier County Library, De Queen location, 200 W. Stilwell, De Queen, AR, at 5 p.m.

SOUTHERN GOSPEL CONCERT AT NASHVILLE CHURCH      05/05

 

The Perrys, America's Favorite Southern Gospel Mixed Group will be having a concert at Ridgeway Baptist Church in Nashville AR on Friday May 5@7:00 pm. Admission is free but a freewill love offering will be taken. The church is located on the corner of Peachtree and Hearn (Prescott Hwy) or for more information please call 870-557-3597.

 

BEN LOMOND'S ANNUAL FISH FRY CEMETERY FUNDRAISER     05/06

 

The Ben Lomond Cemetery Committee will be hosting their annual Fish Fry beginning at 5:30pm on Saturday May 6th in the Ben Lomond Community Center. The proceeds of the fish fry will be used for the Cemetery Upkeep.

 

Fish and all the trimmings will be served. Price of plate will be by donation, or you can mail your donation to Ben Lomond Cemetery Committee, PO Box 25, Ben Lomond, AR 71823. For more information please call Ronnie Smith (903) 748-0718.

 

HOPE TRADE DAY   05/06

 

Trade Day in downtown Hope, AR will be held in conjunction with their annual Train Day Festival on Saturday, May 6th from 8 am until 2 pm.  There will be booths with knives, candy, jewelry, wood crafts and many vendors.  A few of the Train Days festivities going on at the same time as Trade Day include a BBQ cookoff, entertainment and train rides for children. For more information contact the Hope/Hempstead Chamber of Commerce at (870) 777-3604.


 

GRANNIS CEMETERY ASSOCIATION HOMECOMING   05/07

 

The 49th annual Grannis decoration and Homecoming will be held the first Sunday in May on May 7th.  The fellowship Hall at First Baptist Church in Grannis will be open by 9:00 am.  Sunday School will begin at 9:45 and preaching at 11:00 am for those wishing to attend.  A covered dish meal will be shared beginning at 12:30.

 

After lunch, there will be a brief business meeting with election officers, followed by music and singing.

 

HUMANE SOCIETY TO HOLD LOCAL SPAY AND NEUTER CLINIC IN MAY     05/9, 10, 11

 

Sevier County Humane Society President Juanelle Gage and Treasurer Martha Fines announced Tuesday morning that the society will be holding a spay and neuter clinic May 9th, 10th and 11th at their building on Haes Street, across from the Herman Dierks Parks in De Queen. For more information or to reserve a spot for your dog or cat, call 870-584-9096.

 

PARENTAL MEETING SCHEDULED FOR DE QUEEN PUBLIC SCHOOLS     05/16

 

De Queen Public Schools will hold a parental involvement meeting for parents of K-12 students. The meeting is scheduled for May 16 in the high school cafeteria at 6:00.

Las Escuelas Públicas de De Queen tendrán una reunión de involucramiento de padres de estudiantes K-12. La reunión esta programada para el 16 de Mayo en la cafeteria de la escuela secundaria a las 6:00.
 

 

RUSTY RELICS 14TH ANNUAL ANTIQUE TRACTOR & ENGINE SHOW     05/20

 

Rusty Relics will be holding its 14th Annual Antique Tractor and Engine Show on Saturday, May 20th from 9am to 4pm. All Tractors welcome, restored or right out of the field. Tractor Parade, Tractor Games, Concession and Food, Kids activities, Fun for all Ages.

 

They will be raffling off a Restored Allis Chalmers C w/Belly Mower. Tickets are $5 each or 6 for $25. Please see one of the Members to buy a ticket or call Roger White at 870-845-2769 or Bob White at 870-845-4631.

 

The Tractor & Engine Show will be at the home of Roger and Lesley White. Directions: From Nashville, AR take Hwy 371 West for 5 miles. Turn Right on Hwy 355N for 3 miles. They are located at the corner of Hwy 355 and York Chapel Road.
 

 

DE QUEEN PUBLIC SCHOOL UPCOMING EVENTS     04/22-05/19

 

April 21 Friday

PROGRESS REPORTS GO OUT

April 21

Softball @ Arkansas High  5:00        Friday

April 21

Baseball @ Ark. High  4:30

April 21

Leopards Track @ Ashdown

April 21

Soccer @ Ark. High

April 24-28 Mon-Fri

De Queen High School Student Council is having a canned food drive for specific foods: any kind of Chef-Boyardee canned pastas, Spaghettios, instant oatmeal (single packets),Granola Bars, Oatmeal bars, Nutri-Grain bars, cereal bars, Energy bars (of any kind), Pop-Tarts, canned tuna, canned chicken, peanut butter crackers, peanut butter, Nutella, and saltine crackers.

April 24 Monday

Show Choir Auditions  4:00-6:00

April 24  FFA Banquet for members, parents & supporters, 6 pm,  High School cafeteria

April 25 Tuesday

Softball @ Lakeside   4:30  Tuesday

April 25

Baseball @ Lakeside  4:30

April 25

Soccer  HOME vs Lakeside

April 27 Thursday

5A South Senior Track Meet  @ White Hall

April 27

6th & 7th gr. Choir Concert 10:00 High school auditorium

April 28 Friday

Softball @ Camden Fairview  4:30          

April 28

Baseball @ Camden Fairview 4:30

April 28

Soccer @ Lake Hamilton  4:00

April 29 Saturday

Softball @Vilonia vs. Greenbrier & Farmington 12:00

April 30 Sunday

High School choir and Show Choir concert 2:00 High school auditorium

May 1,3, & 4 District Softball tournament in De Queen
May 2 5A State Track meet at Harrison
May 1-4 Baseball  5A South Conference Tournament at Magnolia.

May 2 & 3 Tue-Wed

6th, 7th, and 8th gr. ACT Aspire testing

May 6 & 7 Sat-Sun

Students are participating in the 46th annual Cossatot Art Show at King.

May 7  Sunday

Junior high and high school band concert  2:00 High school auditorium

May 11-13 Thur-Fri State Softball Tournament at Sylvan Hills in North Little Rock
May 11-13 Thur-Fri Baseball State Tournament
May 13 Friday Meet of the Champs at Russellville
May 15 Monday Graduation 2017 at 8 P.M. at Leopards field.

May 16 Tuesday

Parent meeting 6:00 High school cafeteria

May 17 & 18 Wed-Thur Decathlon-Heptathlon at Cabot

May 18 Thursday

Kindergarten musical 9:30 

May 19 Friday

Kindergarten musical 9:30 

May 19-20 Fri-Sat State Finals Baseball at Fayetteville
May 20 Satuirday State Finals Softball at Fayetteville
May 30-June 2 Mon-Fri

Summer ACT Program The times on Monday through Thursday are 4-8 p.m.  Each Friday the time is 8:00 a.m. to 12 noon.

June 5-9 Mon-Fri Summer ACT Program The times on Monday through Thursday are 4-8 p.m.  Each Friday the time is 8:00 a.m. to 12 noon.

 

Wire Tree Crafting   05/13

Learn about the art of wire crafting, and create a 6-inch tree sculpture out of wire, beads, and a stone base from Diamond State Park on Saturday, May 13, 2017 from 2 pm - 4 pm in the Diamond Discovery Center classroom

 

Participants are encouraged to bring a friend to help craft limbs and branches, and children under 13 should have an adult present to assist. Cost is $30 per tree.  A non-refundable $15 deposit is due by May 5. Materials are limited, and at least four participants are required for this workshop to take place. For more information or to register, call Crater of Diamonds State Park at (870) 285-3113 or email CraterofDiamonds@arkansas.com.

 

 

LUNCH AND LEARN    05/25

 

The De Queen/Sevier County Chamber of Commerce will host a  Lunch & Learn seminar on Thursday, May 25 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Weyerhaeuser Room on UA Cossatot's De Queen campus.  The program will be focused on Free and Local Small Business Marketing - must-know information for all businesses in our area.
 

Chamber members and their staff are invited to this Lunch & Learn seminar at no cost so please RSVP Patrick Massey  at 582-5746.  Non-Members will be charged a fee.

 

 

ON-GOING PROGRAMS AND EVENTS 

 

BEEKEEPERS MONTHLY MEETING

 

Sevier County Arkansas Beekeepers meet the last Monday of each month, 6 pm in the Adams Building at UA Cossatot in De Queen.  Meetings are open discussion about bees for senior beekeepers to those wanting to get into beekeeping. For more information call or message Lynne Keller at (870) 631-0916 or visit the Facebook page for Sevier County Arkansas Beekeepers.

 

DE QUEEN-SEVIER COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE HOURS

 

The De Queen/Sevier County Chamber of Commerce office at 315 West Stilwell Avenue in De Queen will be staffed for several hours throughout the week to provide a chance for both visitors to and residents of Sevier County to meet with chamber officials and learn more about the organization and area.


Currently, the office will be open from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Monday, Thursday and Friday. Hours may change in the future to better meet the needs of the public and other visitors.

 

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS

 

Alcoholics Anonymous meets every Sunday and Wednesday evenings from 6pm until 7pm at 511 W. Stillwell Ave. in De Queen (In the basement of the old Library.)

 

NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS

 

Narcotics Anonymous meets from 12 Noon to 1pm every Saturday at 511 W. Stillwell Ave. (The basement of the old Library)  in De Queen.

De QUEEN CHURCH OF CHRIST FOOD PANTRY

The De Queen Church of Christ across from the hospital will open its food pantry every Tuesday from 9 am to 1pm. Everyone is welcome.

SEVIER COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM

The public libraries in Sevier County schedule special programs and events each month.  For this month's information check out the Library Snippets page by clicking here.

AMERICAN LEGION MONTHLY MEETING

American Legion Post 54 meets the 2nd Monday of each month at 7 pm at the Legion Hut, 513 N. 8th Street in De Queen.  For more information contact Dave Dampier at (870) 582-4564.

FREE COMMUNITY LUNCH

Joy Fellowship Ministries of the Horatio Assembly of God Church hosts a community lunch on the 3rd Saturday of each month.  Lunch is served at the J.L. Walker Fellowship Hall from 11 am - 1 pm.  Everyone is welcome.  There is no charge, just lots of food, joy and fellowship.

FREE EDUCATION SEMINAR

The De Queen branch of the Sevier County Library will host a free education seminar to answer questions about Arkansas Medicaid, ARKids First and your benefits from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. the first Tuesday of the month from December 2016 to June 2017.

FREE ENGLISH CLASSES

UA Cossatot is offering free English classes on Tuesday and Thursday nights at 6 p.m. in the Adult Education Center. Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced classes are available. For more information, call Jennifer Black at 584-1135.

AFTER SCHOOL NUTRITION PROGRAM

Saint Barbara Catholic Church is participating in an after school child nutrition program by serving snacks every Tuesday and Wednesday from 5:30 to 6 p.m. For more information, call the church at 642-2256.

GILLHAM TIGERS 4H CLUB

The Gillham Tigers 4H Club will be meeting on the first Thursday of every month at 6:30 at the Gillham Fire Station. Kids ages 5-19 are welcome to join. For more information call Dianne Rosson at 870 582 1738 or Susan Shelton at 870 582 4410.

SOUP KITCHEN

The Horatio 1st Assembly of God will hold a soup kitchen on the 3rd Saturday of each month from 11 am - 1 pm in the J.L. Walker Fellowship Hall (across from the football field). The meal is free and everyone is invited.

ADULT EDUCATION PROGRAM

The Adult Education Program on the UA Cossatot, Sevier County campus is open Monday through Thursday from 7:30 am until 8 pm and from 7:30 am until 3 pm on Friday. The program provides assistance to adults preparing for their GED or adults learning English.

FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY MONTHLY MEETING

Regular meetings of the Friends of the Library are scheduled to be held at 4 pm on the third Thursday of each month at the library in De Queen. Members will be notified of any changes to the schedule.

BOX TOPS FOR EDUCATION

Parent of De Queen Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd graders are encouraged to collect boxtops. The boxtop collections will help the De Queen Primary purchase additional playground equipment.

FREE CLOTHING FOR NEEDY  

The Seventh Day Adventist community services will be giving away free clothing each Thursday from 9 am til 11 am.  Everyone is welcome.  The church is located at 1446 Red Bridge Road.  For more information call 870 784-1899.

De Queen Band Boosters

Band Boosters meet every second Tuesday in the month, 6:30 pm. @ the band hall.

SEVIER COUNTY LIBRARIES HOURS

De Queen Horatio
200 West Stilwell Avenue
(870) 584-4364

Mon-Fri     9a - 5p
Sat          9a - 12p

108 Main Street
(870) 832-6882

Tues & Thurs          9:30a-5:00p
Closed for Lunch     12:30p-1p
Wednesday            1:00-5:00p
Sat                       9a-12p

Lockesburg Gillham
112 East Main Street
(870) 289-2233

Wed & Thurs          8:30a-5:00p
Closed for Lunch     12:30p-1p
Sat                       8:30a-12:30p

202 West 2nd Street
(870) 386-5665

Tues & Thurs          9:00a-5:00p
Closed for Lunch     12:30p-1p
Sat                       9a-2p

WICKES LIBRARY HOURS

Wickes
109 S Main Street          (Old Post Office)
Wednesday        Noon - 5:00pm
Thursday           9:00am - 5:00pm
Friday               9:00am - 5:00pm
 

NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS MEETS TWICE WEEKLY 

Narcotics Anonymous meet each Tuesday and Thursday at 7 pm at 511 West Stilwell in De Queen (in the basement of the Old Library)

COSSATOT RIVER STATE PARK NATURAL AREA  PROGRAMS

Enjoy your stay at Arkansas's Natural State by attending a few of our scheduled activities.  Discover the many wonderful diverse qualities of the Cossatot River by bringing your family, friends to any of our programs.  All activities listed are free except our guided kayak tours, workshops, and classes and open to anyone who wants to attend.  Visit with the Park interpreters Walker and Flanary to experience the Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area first hand. 

Davy Ashcraft Cossatot River State Park officer said you can get the most up-to-date information about the State Park's activities by visiting their website.  Click here

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SUPPORT GROUP MEETING 

Domestic violence support groups meetings every Wednesday at 5pm.  Support groups provide a safe environment where the victim/survivor can network, receive support and obtain helpful resources that assist in their healing and build a healthier and happier life.  For information regarding location of group, please call at SWADVC 870-642-2141.”

foster families needed

DHS is actively recruiting quality family foster homes and other volunteers.  Orientations are held the 3rd Wednesday of each month at the DHS office in Miller county from 4-5:30.  This meeting is open to the general public.  For more information on foster parenting contact Judy Houff at 870.773.0563.

 

AMERICAN RED CROSS TO OFFER BASIC AND INSTRUCTOR CLASSES

 

The American Red Cross at 821 Spruce Street in Texarkana , TX is offering basic and instructor level classes in the following: Adult CPR, infant/child CPR, First Aid and more.  For a schedule or more information call 903-793-5602.

CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP MEETS...........2ND WEDNESDAY EACH MONTH

A caregiver support group, sponsored in part by the Southwest Arkansas Area Agency on Aging, has monthly meetings in Texarkana .

Nancy Bailey, of the Agency on Aging office in Magnolia, says the group meets at 1:30 PM, the second Wednesday of each month at Brentwood Outreach located at 3418 Richmond Road . Bailey says the support group teaches caregivers how to maximize their own well being and how to deal with the stress of caring for others.

Information is available by calling Nancy Bailey of the Area Agency on Aging office in Magnolia. The toll-free number within Arkansas is 1-800-272-2127.

CHALICE CUPBOARD OPERATING HOURS 

The Chalice Cupboard food ministry located at 315 North 5th Street in De Queen is open Tuesday and Wednesday from 2 until 3:15 pm for distribution of food to individuals in emergency situations. All work is on a volunteer basis.  If you would like to donate your money or time, call 642-3420.

 

DILWORTH CUMBERLAND CHURCH GOSPEL SINGING  2nd FRIDAY

The Dilworth Cumberland Presbyterian Church on the curve of Red Bridge Road and Stringtown Road is having their Second Friday Night Gospel Singing and Potluck the second Friday of each month.  Potluck begins at 6 p.m. and singing starts at 7 p.m.  Everyone is invited to attend and participate.  For more information, call Pastor Byron Sullivan at 870-784-1293.  

MENA MS GROUP MEETS FIRST SATURDAY                    

The Mena Support Group of the Multiple Sclerosis Association of America meets on the first Saturday of each month at 1 p.m. in Room #156 at Rich Mountain Community College in Mena.  For more information, call Chuck Hannay at 870-385-2315.

 

PLEASANT MANOR NURSING HOME BLOOD PRESSURE CHECKS  EVERY WEDNESDAY


Pleasant Manor Nursing Home in Ashdown is offering free blood pressure checks every Wednesday morning from 9 a.m. till 11 a.m. with free coffee and donuts.  The nursing home is located at 950 Homestead in Ashdown.

 

SOCIAL SECURITY REPRESENTATIVE VISITS SCHEDULED

 

The local Social Security office in Texarkana has moved to a new location at 5735 Summerhill Road in Texarkana, TX, one mile north of I-30 and next door to Northside Assembly of God Church. Call 1-800-772-1213 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday-Friday

 

Supplemental Security income (SSI) pays monthly checks to people who are aged, disabled or blind and who do not own much or have much income.  SSI is not just for adults.  monthly checks can be paid to disabled and blind children.  To find out if you are eligible, call 1-800-772-1213.