A health care provider cardiopulmonary resuscitation class will be offered by Vital Link Ambulance Service from 6 to 10 p.m. Sept. 29 in the Alan Davis Conference Center, located at 1033 E.M.S. Drive in Batesville.
The fee is $40.
Heartsaver cardiopulmonary resuscitation and first aid will be taught from 6 to 10 p.m. Oct. 5. The fee is $25.
To register, call (870) 793-3351.
The Humane Society of Independence County will have its final dog dip/bath of the year Saturday as well as a car wash.
Both will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the shelter, 5 Environmental Drive, Batesville, with the dog wash in back of the building and car wash in front.
A bath only is $6; dip only is $6; both are $10. For more information, call (870) 793-0090.
Batesville First Assembly of God Church will be showing the movie “Fireproof” at 6 p.m. Sunday.
The movie will kick off a six-week couples’ Bible study that starts the following Wednesday at 7 p.m. The movie is free and open to the public. Those interested in the Bible study can either sign up at the movie, or call (870) 793-5489 so enough books can be ordered.
MELBOURNE — A barbecue benefit dinner for Matt Melton will begin at 5 p.m. Saturday at Melbourne High School cafeteria.
Melton was injured at the Sidney Rodeo during the bronc riding competition. He is currently in intensive care at Arkansas Children’s Hospital in Little Rock. A pie auction will take place at 6:30.
Tickets are being sold in advance at Mark’s Pharmacy, The Burger Center and the Pit Stop in Melbourne. Tickets will also be available at the door while supplies last. A $5 donation is be asked for the dinner.
LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Historic Preservation Program will offer a free training session Oct. 14 for anyone interested in nominating a property to the National Register of Historic Places, the country’s official list of historically significant sites, AHPP Director Frances McSwain said.
Eric and Amber Boozer and Scarlett of Pleasant Plains have announced the birth of a son and brother at White County Medical Center in Searcy on Sept. 13, 2009. The baby weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces and has been named Hayden Neal Boozer.
Grandparents of the child are Carl and Beckie Boozer of Cord, Crystal Baker of Fayetteville and Jeff Magnusson of St. Petersburg, Fla.
Great-grandparents are Ann Walls and the late James Walls and Sally Boozer and the late Clarence Boozer, all of Batesville, and Stan and Lovice Kallenbash of Moline, Ill.
Sgt. Jeremy and Jessamyn Carlton have announced the birth of a son at Weiden Klinikum Hospital in Weiden, Germany, on July 28, 2009. The baby weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces and has been named James Ryan Carlton.
Grandparents of the child are Larry and Delida Evans of Batesville, Donny and Jo Ann Carlton of Tulsa, Okla., and Clarence and Susan Hubert of Olympia, Wash.
Great-grandparents are Georgia Neal of Charlotte and the late James Curtis “Curt” Neal and Donna Carlton of Batesville and the late Bobby Carlton.
Great-great-grandparents are Don and Myrtle Dugger of Batesville.
Kevin and Judy McDoniel of Magness have announced the birth of a daughter at White River Medical Center on Sept. 12, 2009. The baby weighed 8 pounds, 3.6 ounces and has been named Kaylee Diane McDoniel.
Grandparents of the child are George and Cindy McDoniel, Bill and Sue Lewis and the late Diane McDoniel.
Kimberly Westmoreland and Jared Tucker announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.
The bride-elect is the daughter of the late Melvin and Red Block and the granddaughter of the late Francis Miller and the late Melzie and Dorthy Block, all of Newport.
The prospective groom is the son of Bobby and Jan Tucker of Newport and the grandson of Bob and Patsy Forrester of Wilson and Betty “Memaw” Tucker and the late Ray Tucker of Newport.
Both are employed by TWH Enterprises Inc. in Batesville, she as a production manager and he as a maintenance supervisor.
NEWARK — Maxine Cooper Gipson is celebrating her 90th birthday today and will be honored with a family reunion from 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday at Newark Church of Christ.
She was born in Newark to Arthur and Beulah Bray Cooper. She has four siblings, T.W. Cooper, the late Roberta Potter, the late Lorene Ellis and the late Della Ruth Burt.