Upcoming Events

 

NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC         NOW

You may now purchase copies of Arkansas Birth and Arkansas Death certificates at the Sevier County Health Unit, 304 N. 4th Street in De Queen..   For more information, call 870-642-2535

AR Birth Certificates are $12.00 for first copy and $10.00 for each additional Birth Copy

AR Death Certificates are $10.00 and $8.00 for each additional Death Copy.

At this time, they are only able to accept Cash or Check.

You can still purchase certificates at: 4815 W Markham St. Little Rock, AR 72205

 

DONATIONS SOUGHT     NOW

The family asks that donations to help with funeral expenses of Darrell Brandon of De Queen, who passed away July 17th, be deposited at BancorpSouth on Collin Raye Drive in De Queen.

COLLECTING TEDDY BEARS     NOW

In loving memory of Logan Wayne Winton, the Horatio Volunteer Fire Department are collecting teddy bears to be donated to Arkansas Children’s Hospital in Little Rock. Bears or a cash donation to purchase bears can be dropped off at horatio Fire Department , picked up or given to one of the Volunteer Fire Fighters. Your kind offering will give children a little something to hold on to during a scary or difficult time.

The children and Horatio Volunteer Fire Department thank you for all our support and generosity.

REGISTRATION OPEN FOR UA COSSATOT FALL CLASSES     NOW

The University of Arkansas Cossatot Fall 2018 enrollment and financial aid is open for new and continuing students.

Online and in-class fall courses begin on August 13, 2018, and registration closes on August 14 at 4:00 pm; however, classes are filling quickly.

Persons interested in enrolling should see Student Services at any UA Cossatot campus or call 870-584-4471. A schedule of classes is available at cccua.edu/fall.

LR COUNTY FAIR AND RODEO PAGEANT    08/11-08/31

The Little River County Fair and Rodeo is coming to Foreman. Things get underway on Saturday, August 11th at 5:00pm with the Fair Queen and Talent Show at the Ashdown High School Auditorium.  The pageant is for ages newborn to 21. The Jr. Talent is for ages 9 yrs and under and the Sr.Talent is for 10 to 21. Entry deadline is August 4th. Contact Baylee Day at 903 293-6001.

The Rodeo Royalty Contest and the Tiny Tot King and Queen Contest are August 24th at 7pm. The Rodeo Royalty Contest is for girls ages 9 to 21. Entry Deadline is Friday, August 17th. Must reside within 50 miles of Little River County.

The Tiny Tot King and Queen Contest for boys and girls ages 4, 5 and 6. Entry deadline is Friday, August 17th. Contact Lacie Beason (501) 258-2142.

Don’t miss the Little River County Fair and Rodeo August 23rd through August 31st.

SEVIER COUNTY EQUALIZATION BOARD MEETING   08/13 & 08/20
The Sevier County Equalization Board will hold equalization hearings by appointment on Monday, August 13, 2018 from 4:30-5:00 p.m. and Monday, August 20, 2018 at 4:30 in the Sevier County Courthouse Assessor’s Office. Hearings are by appointment only. To make an appointment you must contact the Sevier County Clerk’s office at 870 642-2852 by 4:30 on August 20, 2018. These meetings are open to the public.

 

TRI-COUNTY REGIONAL LIBRARY BOARD MEETING   08/14

The Tri-County Regional Library System Board of Trustees will meet Tuesday, August 14th at  5 p.m. at the De Queen, Arkansas branch of the Sevier County Library.

Items of business are: Budget 2018-2019; Election of officers; and Director Evaluation.

SPECIAL GUEST AT 4C COWBOY CHURCH    08/16
Everyone is invited to 4C Cowboy Church this Thursday night to hear special guest speaker, Mitch Everhart share his testimony.  There will be a potluck supper at 6:30, with services at 7 p.m.  The church is located just west of the Sevier County Airport at 2008 Hwy 70 West, De Queen. For more information, please call 870-584-8809.

OPEN KITCHEN AT WICKES PENTECOSTAL CHURCH OF GOD     08/16

Wickes Pentecostal Church of God Open Kitchen will be open Thursday August 16th from 3-6 pm. Will be serving Hot Chicken Sandwiches, Chips, Dessert.

All come. Get take outs to feed the family. Take some to any you know would like a free meal.

 

BACK TO SCHOOL NIGHT AT DE QUEEN PRIMARY     08/16

De Queen 1st and 2nd Grade Back to School Night will be held Thursday, August 16th at the Primary School. 1st Grade from 5:30pm to 6pm. 2nd Grade from 6pm to 6:30pm.

o: Noche de regreso a la escuela se llevará a cabo el jueves 16 de agosto en la escuela primaria

1º Grado de 5:30-6:00

2º Grado de 6:00-6:30

3RD ANNUAL KID’S DAY      08/18

Gillham Volunteer Fire Department will host their 3rd Annual Kid’s Day on Saturday, August 18th from 10am to 1pm. Free Goody Bags for the first 125 kids. Smokey Bear and his handler will be there. Kids and parents will learn to be fire safe and what to do.

Bobber the Dog may show up with water safety information, Kids can handle and spray water from the fire trucks. If weather permits a chopper will set down. Come out and join us for a fun filled 3 hours.

If you need additional information contact, Gillham Fire Chief Marc Rosson at 870 584-9434.

FREE MOVIE IN THE PARK     08/18

De Queen/Sevier County Chamber of Commerce has announced the 2018 summer movie series. On August 18th, A family friendly movie will be shown at the UA Cossatot amphitheater at 8:30 p.m. Attendees are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs but pets will not be permitted. Concessions will be available for purchase and more information can be found by calling 870-584-3225.

BENEFIT FOR TIFFANY BENNETT    08/19

A benefit musical for Tiffany Bennett’s medical expenses will be held Sunday, August 19th beginning at 3pm at the New Zion Baptist Church, 519 South 9th Street in De Queen.  If you cannot attend but would like to donate, there is a Go Fund Me account set up or donations will be accepted via Pay Pal at www.newziondequeen.org.

SEVIER COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSION MEETING SCHEDULED     08/23

There will be a meeting of the Sevier County Election Commission on Thursday, August 23, 2018 at 1:00 P.M. in the Sevier County Clerk’s Office in the Sevier County Courthouse. This meeting will be held to certify candidates and referendum for the November 6, 2018, General Election. The Ballot Draw will also be conducted at this meeting to determine the ballot order for candidates.

Other items pertaining to the 2018 General Election may be discussed as necessary.

This meeting is open to the public.

 

2018 LITTLE RIVER COUNTY FAIR & RODEO     08/23-31

 

BAND FUND RAISER SCHEDULED     08/31

The Roaring Lion Band Boosters are having a chicken dinner August 31st it will consist of chicken, mashed potatoes gravy, green beans, dessert, sweet tea or water. Tickets are ONLY $10 Per plate and are available from any Horatio Lion Band student.

MISS HOWARD COUNTY PAGEANT ENTRY DEADLINE      09/01

Entries are being accepted through Saturday, September 1st for the Miss Howard County Pageant which will be held September 15, 2018.  forms are available at the Nashville Chamber of Commerce.  For more information contact Suzy Powell at (870) 703-5758.

CRSP LEAVE NO TRACE AWARENESS WORKSHOP   09/26

Many people enjoy visiting Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area, and the impacts of overuse are showing. Litter, invasive species, illegal fire rings and other impact can bee seen throughout the park. We will damage this special place if we do not enjoy the outdoors responsibly. In this workshop, discover what you can do to enjoy your favorite places without damaging them or leaving a trace.

Our schedule includes:

  • Interactive games to teach the Leave No Trace Principles
  • The best methods to cook, clean, stay overnight, interact with other visitors/wildlife, and take care ot the places you like to spend time outdoors.
  • How to help others develop a sense of environmental stewardship
  • Skills to minimize your impacts when you’re in the great outdoors.
  • How to get more involved with the national education program
  • Quick tips to use and share Leave No Trace at home, at work, and in your community.

FALL RIVER CLEAN UP AT COSSATOT RIVER STATE PARK     09/29

A clean, beautiful park is something you can enjoy and be proud to share with future generations. Join park interpreters and the Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers during the Hot Spot Event to volunteer and help clean up the wild and scenic Cossatot River. Registration will be held at the park visitor center at 9 a.m. The park will provide trash bags, gloves, safety vest, and other supplies. Lunch is provided for volunteers free of charge. Bring water and pick-up sticks or grabbers. We also highly recommend wearing boots or sturdy shoes. Prizes will be awarded and participants can enter to win a custom ENO hammock.

 

ON-GOING PROGRAMS


 

FARMER’S MARKET OPEN WEDNESDAY & SATURDAY  

The Sevier County Farmers’ Market is open every Wednesday and Saturday in the Herman Dierks Park pavilion from 7 to 11 am.

DONATIONS FOR CHALICE CUPBOARD ACCEPTED MON-SAT

Donations for the chalice cupboard may be dropped off at the De Queen branch of the Sevier County Library.

AMERICAN LEGION POST MONTHLY MEETING    

American Legion Post #54 meets the second Monday of each month, 7 pm,  at the Legion Hut, 813 North 8th Street in De Queen.

ALZHEIMER’S CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP       

The Alzheimer’s Caregiver support group will meet the third Tuesday of each month, 10 am, at the Sevier County Library. For more information, call 870-784-4344.

HOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED ON THURSDAYS

Application for the low-income home energy assistance program will be accepted in Sevier County at the De Queen Nazarene Church on Thursdays from 8am-noon.

CASA SEEKING VOLUNTEERS

CASA of the Ouachita Region are currently looking for volunteers to advocate on behalf on foster care children. More information on volunteering can be found by calling Yuliza Stubbs at 870-518-4026 or email aguirreyuliza@yahoo.com

CELEBRATE RECOVERY MEETING EVERY FRIDAY

De Queen First Assembly Celebrate Recovery is lead by Joe and Hattie Vance every Friday night at 6:00 p.m in De Queen. Information can be found by calling 870-584-3435 or email joehattiecr@yahoo.com

 

HORATIO COMMUNITY LUNCH

Community lunch every 3rd Saturday at Horatio 1st Assembly of God Fellowship Hall from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Every one is welcome and there is no cost.