Moms of Military to meet

September 15, 2010 The Moms of the Military (MOMS) Prayer and Support Group will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Fellowship Baptist Church (across from the Batesville airport).The meeting is open to all women with family serving in any branch of the military. The group meets the third Monday evening of each month to share experiences, military information and ideas, and to support one another. Child care will be available. For information call Debbie Webb at (870) 251-2100 or the church at 251-1918. The church is located at 1003 Batesville Blvd.

Music show returns

September 15, 2010 HORSESHOE BEND — The monthly Music in the Mountains Show will return to the stage 6 p.m. Saturday at the Horseshoe Bend Theatre after taking a break in August. The show is coming back with a bang with some new faces as well as familiar ones, according to a news release.Special guest David Sherrell will return to the show and former Nashville musician Darrell Bounds of Alton, Mo., will be guest band member on bass guitar.

Eastside Baptist Church announces revival

September 15, 2010 CAVE CITY — Eastside Baptist Church on Highway 230 East in Cave City will have revival services tonight through Sunday. Dave Kelley of Muskogee, Okla., will be the evangelist and Charles Landers of Cave City is music director. Services will be at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday.The event is open to the public.

Dog dip, bath scheduled

September 15, 2010 The Humane Society of Independence County is having its last dog dip/bath of the year from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the shelter, 5 Environmental Drive, Batesville.The humane society is asking for $6 donation for a bath, $6 for a dip or both for $10.

Nelson Family will sing

September 15, 2010 The Nelson Family of Clinton will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday at New Hope Cumberland Presbyterian Church, located at 3655 Bethesda Road.A potluck will begin at 6.Donations will be taken. The event is open to the public.

Izard County Retired Teachers slate meeting for Monday

September 15, 2010 MELBOURNE — The Izard County Retired Teachers and School Employees Association will meet at 11:30 a.m. Monday at the Melbourne High School for a steak lunch. Superintendent Gerald Cooper will provide a tour of the school and Steve Singleton, executive director of the Arkansas Retired Teachers Association, will be guest speaker. The group meets the third Monday of odd months during the school year. All retired school personnel/teachers are encouraged to participate in this organization.

Grace Country Church to hold first service

September 15, 2010 SIDNEY — Grace Country Church will hold its first official service at the Sidney Community Center on Sunday. The Southern Baptist Church is non-traditional in format, relating back to the local country and Western heritage. “Everyone is invited to attend and dress is casual — in blue jeans, boots and hats,” according to a news release.“Unlike conventional church schedules, the Grace Country Church holds one congregational meeting beginning at 10 a.m. Song service begins at 10 and includes banjo and guitar music.”

Phillips reunion planned

September 15, 2010 CONCORD — The annual reunion for the descendants of Marshall and Maryjane Phillips will be Saturday at the Concord Baptist Church, located across from the Concord school.The reunion will begin at 10 a.m. with potluck at noon.

ICARE Cruisin’ for Critters Poker Run to be Saturday

September 15, 2010 MELBOURNE — The Izard County Animal Rescue Effort will hold its Cruisin’ for Critters Poker Run Saturday.Sign-up is at the Corner Drug Store parking lot in Melbourne between 8 and 8:30 a.m. The prize for the first hand is $10, which includes a catered meal by Pit Stop and $5 for each additional hand.The best hand will get $200 cash. There will be a prize for “Best of Show” and drawings for door prizes. T-shirts to commemorate the event will be available.

Church announces event

September 15, 2010 CONCORD — Doc and Connie Spurlin and Rusty the puppet will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Mount Zion Baptist Church, located on Highway 87 South in Concord.