EVENING SHADE — Bobbi Hart and Aaron Estes, both of Evening Shade, have announced their engagement and upcoming marriage.
The bride-elect is the daughter of Buddy and Charlene Hart of Osceola. She is the granddaughter of Jimmy Hart and the late Anna-Jean Hart and Charles and Rose Baker, all of Osceola.
She is a student at Ozarka College.
MELBOURNE — Ronnie and Sally Adkisson of Melbourne have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Deedra Lee Adkisson, to Jacob Evan Roberson, son of Randy Roberson of Judsonia and Bo and Susan Johnson of Jonesboro.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Juanita Davis of Newport and the late Hurley Davis and the late Levi and Mae Adkisson of Guion.
She is a 2004 graduate of Mount Pleasant High School and a 2008 graduate of Harding University.
The Fudge family will hold a reunion Saturday.
The group will meet at noon at Fred’s Fish House in Batesville, then meet at 570 Kyler Road for an afternoon of fellowship with light desserts being served.
The event is open to all relatives and friends.
For more information call Roberta Fudge McGuffey at (870) 793-5071 or email email@example.com.
DARDANELLE — The Duncan-Wolfe Reunion will begin at 10 a.m. Oct. 15 at Pavilion No. 8 at Old Post Road Park at Dardanelle, said organizer Art Duncan.
MOUNTAIN VIEW — The Herb Harvest Fall Festival seminar will be held Friday and Saturday in the Ozark Folk Center’s Administration Building in Mountain View.
SEARCY — Main Street Searcy and BHP Billiton Petroleum have announced that Nashville recording artist Doug Stone will be this year’s headliner at Get Down Downtown in Searcy.
The fourth annual festival is set for Friday and Saturday with Stone performing Saturday.
Each of Stone’s first 15 singles peaked inside the Top 5, with eight hitting No. 1, including “In a Different Light,” “I Thought It Was You,” “Too Busy Being in Love,” “I Never Knew Love” and the Grammy-nominated “I’d Be Better Off (in a Pine Box).”
JACKSONPORT — Jacksonport State Park has announced several upcoming programs.
They include: Civil War letters — 6:30-7 p.m., Friday, campground. Join a park interpreter to learn why letter writing during the Civil War was so important then and now. Attendees can also try their skill with a quill pen and write their own letters.
New Faith Gospel Church, formerly Deliverance Tabernacle, will have a homecoming jubilee at 10 a.m. Saturday.
Activities will include singing, preaching and children’s ministries. Lunch will be served.
The church is located at 2550 East Main St. (Highway 394) in Batesville.
MOOREFIELD — Rehobeth Baptist Church in Moorefield will have a revival at 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday.
The speaker will be Toby Tally of the Arkansas Baptist State Convention Evangelism Team. Worship leader will be Lavaughn Moody. There will be special music nightly.
The church’s homecoming will be Sunday. Dinner will be served on the grounds, and the Tiptons of Newark will perform at 1:30 p.m.
SAGE — A Back in Time Revival will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday at Caney Springs Church, located on Arkansas Highway 289 one mile north of Sage.
Frank Shell will be the evangelist. Alvin Wiles will be the song leader. Keyboardist is Lois Hacker. There will be special music each night.
A potluck will be held at 5:30 p.m. Saturday. Those attending are asked to bring lawn chairs.
The public is invited to share testimonies and memories. Casual dress is suggested.
SULPHUR ROCK — Unlike in years past, those attending Sulphur Rock’s annual Trolley Car Days festival may not have to work so hard to beat the heat.
The festival was moved this year from Memorial Day Weekend to Oct. 1, which is Saturday. The weather forecast for Saturday shows a high temperature of 70 degrees.
Although organized years ago as a multi-day festival, the plural name has been applied even after the event was shortened to one day in recent years.
SULPHUR ROCK — More than 103 years after his death Private George W. Stephens will get a tombstone signifying his service during the Civil War.
A dedication program will be held in his honor at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Sulphur Rock City Cemetery.
The brief ceremony is scheduled to include Civil War re-enactors firing a cannon salute, historian and family member comments and the unveiling of the new stone. The event is free and open to the public.