• Summer meals offered

    LITTLE ROCK — The U.S. Department of Agriculture Summer Meals Program offers free summer meals to children 18 years of age and younger at safe, supervised locations in communities across Arkansas such as churches, schools, community centers, parks, Boys and Girls Clubs and libraries. To …

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  • Colonial Dames awards funds

    Nicole Sallee, a 2014 graduate of Bearden High School, is this year’s recipient of the Arkansas Society Colonial Dames 17th Century’s $1,000 scholarship for the 2014-15 year, according to Patsy Barnett of Camden, scholarship chairman of Ouachita Valley Chapter Colonial Dames. To qualify for the …

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  • Freedom Riders to hold meeting

    SEARCY — Freedom Warriors Riding Association of Arkansas Inc. will hold its monthly meeting at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Lightle Center, located at 2200 E. Moore St. in Searcy. The event is free and open to the public. The group has a mission to …

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  • 67th annual Brockwell Gospel Music School begins Monday

    BROCKWELL — The 67th annual Brockwell Gospel Music School will be from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through June 20 at 4243 Highway 9 North in Brockwell. General classes will be available for music theory, sight reading, directing, etc. Private lessons will be available …

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  • Love’s Closet open

    Ruddell Hill Baptist Church Love’s Closet will be giving away used clothing beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday.

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  • VBS announced in Strawberry

    STRAWBERRY — Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church in Strawberry will have vacation Bible school Monday through June 13. The theme will be “God’s Great Rescue.” The event is open to the public.

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  • Genealogy workshop Saturday

    POWHATAN — Powhatan Historic State Park will hold a genealogy workshop from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Topics covered will include oral history, using archival records and the Internet and preserving family keepsakes. The workshop is appropriate for both beginner and intermediate genealogists, and …

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  • Izard County Singing set

    BROCKWELL — The Izard County Singing will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at 4243 Highway 9 North at Brockwell. The event is open to the public. For more information call Anna Floyd at (870) 368-5012 or Mike Haney at 368-4146.

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  • Nursing facility to open in August

    CALICO ROCK — The new 71-bed White River Health Care nursing facility is scheduled to open in August. The facility will offer skilled nursing care for residents as well as outpatient therapy services. Its location on Highway 56 is minutes from the Community Medical Center …

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  • NEA clinic adds cardiology to care in Newport

    JONESBORO — Northeast Arkansas Baptist Clinic has continued its expansion into regional communities by adding cardiology care at its new NEA Baptist Clinic family practice location in Newport. Dr. Matt Haustein will see patients at the Newport clinic, located at 1500 McLain St., on a …

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  • A Glance at Days Gone By

    “Fall’s Flames” is the title the late Barney Sellers, then photographer for the Memphis Commercial Appeal, gave this photo he took at Guion, probably in 1975. “This is the time of the year when colors occupy the thoughts of many as seasonal changes brighten the …

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  • Swiss man runs into challenges while canoeing to Mississippi River

    Felix Wirth of Switzerland didn’t expect to be told no when asking others for help to move his canoe from the boat ramp to the White River sandbar. Forced to leave the boat at the ramp for the night, he also didn’t expect to awake …

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