The American Cancer Society will hold its Look Good, Feel Better program for women currently undergoing cancer treatment from 9 to 11 a.m. Aug. 29 at White River Medical Center Cancer Care Center for first-time class participants.
The program uses trained cosmetologists to teach cancer patients how to enhance their appearance and self-image during cancer treatment. Patients are taught how to deal with hair loss and changes in skin complexion and nails caused by radiation and chemotherapy. Individuals will have the option to order a free wig.
A Self-employment Community Outreach Event will be from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Sept. 6 in the George Rider Room at First Community Bank, located at the corner of St. Louis and Harrison streets in Batesville.
Presenter will be Claire Wilson, Legal Aid of Arkansas low income taxpayer clinic director.
Topics to be discussed include taxes withheld, archiving and counsel for people who receive 1099 miscellaneous forms on how to archive the parts of the 1040 called Schedule C and SE.
For more information call Wilson at (870) 972-9224, extension 4312, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jason and Brook Taylor of Batesville have announced the birth of a daughter at White River Medical Center on Aug. 16, 2011.
The baby weighed 8 pounds, 1.6 ounces and has been named Kennedi Grace Taylor.
Grandparents of the child are Robert and Betty Wilroy and Steve and Sandy Taylor, all of Batesville.
Great-grandparents are Veaner Brewer of Onia and the late Loyd Brewer and Jacqulyn Goheen of Orlando, Fla., and the late Kenneth Goheen.
William Lamme III and Elizabeth Hightower and William IV of Batesville have announced the birth of a son and brother at White River Medical Center on Aug. 17, 2011.
The baby weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce and has been named Zachariah Alexander Lamme.
Grandparents of the child are William Lamme II, Deborah Rush, Colleen Hightower and Wallace Hightower.
Great-grandparents are Margarete Lamme, John Shipp, Pauline Shipp and Shirley Patton.
Jeremiah and Shonda Quattlebaum of Melbourne have announced the birth of a son at White River Medical Center on Aug. 19, 2011.
The baby weighed 5 pounds, 1 ounce and has been named Brooks Austin Quattlebaum.
Grandparents of the child are Jeff and Tracy Rushin and Craig and Gail Quattlebaum.
Great-grandparents are Charlene Williams and Ruth Quattlebaum.
Christopher and Meagan Sellers and Lyric of Guion have announced the birth of a son and brother at White River Medical Center on Aug. 20, 2011.
The baby weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces and has been named Hayden Christopher Thomas Sellers.
Grandparents of the child are Larry and Tammy Sellers, Joe Self and Nissa Petters.
Great-grandparents are Thomas and Jane Sellers, Bobby and Claudette Calaway, Victor Miesner and Eithel Miesner.
Darnell Wells and Jessie Lanning, Lizzie and Kyler of Batesville have announced the birth of a son and brother at White River Medical Center on Aug. 22, 2011.
The baby weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces and has been named Keelan Shawn Lanning.
Grandparents of the child are Bret and Donna Lanning.
Great-grandparents are Bob and Donna Francis and Billy Conley.
Billy and Kara Queary and Tanner of Batesville have announced the birth of a son and brother at White River Medical Center on Aug. 23, 2011.
The baby weighed 6 pounds, 8 ounces and has been named Jaxon Cooper Queary.
Grandparents of the child are Vaughn and Kathy Hall and Greg and Terry Queary.
Great-grandparents are Justin and Betty Tanner and Virginia Hall.
LEBANON, Tenn. — Pat Baxter, former teacher at Batesville Junior High School and Cushman School District recently won the Ms. Tennessee Senior Wilson County Pageant of 2011.
The pageant showcases achievements of women 60 years and older. Contestants are judged on interview, philosophy, gown. For talent, she sang “Ain’t That a Kick in the Head.”
Baxter said this was her first pageant entry in 46 years. She will represent Wilson County at the state pageant next spring.
JAMESTOWN — The Jamestown Extension Homemakers Club met Aug. 11 at the Jamestown club house.
President Elleana Lynch opened the meeting with the pledge of allegiance, followed by the EHC Creed.
The song of the month was “Stars of the Summer Night.” The fill-in-the-blank was “If you can, said (Jesus). Everything is possible for him who believes.”
The thought for the month was a quote from Abraham Lincoln: “Character is like a tree and reputation like its shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.”
Editor’s note: This is the first of several articles discussing museums in the Ozark Gateway Region.
The Ozark Gateway Region is rich in history, dating back to the 1700s. Not surprisingly, the region is also home to a number of outstanding museums that keep that history alive with exhibits, guest speakers workshops, and educational programs.