• VBS scheduled

    Bethlehem Baptist Church will have vacation Bible school from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Wednesday. The theme is “The Amazing Road Trip: Discovering God’s Purpose for Me.” Parents are encouraged to join in each evening for a daily recap and wrap-up. The church is …

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  • Doc & Connie and Rusty to perform

    CAVE CITY — Doc & Connie Spurlin and Rusty along with Kristi Michelle will perform at 7 p.m. Monday at Ring’s Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, located at 2925 Highway 58 near Cave City. Admission is free. Donations will benefit Friendship Outreach Inc. and Women’s Addictions …

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  • Parkinson’s group to meet

    The White River Area Parkinson’s Support Group will meet at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Citizens Bank Annex on College Street in Batesville. The meeting is open to all patients, caregivers, family and friends. For more information call Joan Sellers, support group leader, at (870) 793-0067.

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  • CPR classes to be offered

    The healthcare provider cardiopulmonary resuscitation and first aid class will be offered by Vital Link ambulance service from 2 to 6 p.m. Tuesday. The fee is $40. The heartsaver CPR and first aid class will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. June 17. The …

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  • Herbalist to speak at plant society meeting

    Foothills Plant Society will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Community Room at First Community Bank. Guest speaker will be Tina Marie Wilcox, head gardener and herbalist at the Ozark Folk Center’s Heritage Herb Garden in Mountain View. The program is titled “Artemisia, Herb …

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  • Colonial Dames chapter meets

    SEARCY — Mary Place Chapter of Colonial Dames XVII Century met recently at the home of Fern Taylor in Searcy for a luncheon meeting. The meeting was called to order by Cay Jones, president, who led the opening ritual assisted by Linda Hokenson, who was …

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  • Free 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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  • Psychic medium John Edward coming back to Little Rock

    Little Rock — Psychic medium John Edward will be making a return trip to Little Rock on July 10 at Embassy Suites Little Rock, 11301 Financial Centre Parkway. The show will be from 8-10 p.m.; doors open at 7. A John Edward “group” event or …

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  • Zoo crew to be at meeting

    CLINTON — Little Red River Audubon Society will present its annual Creature Feature at 6 p.m. June 24 in the Petit Jean Electric Building, located at 270 Quality Drive in Clinton. Several residents of Little Rock Zoo will be featured. Door prizes will be awarded …

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  • A Glance at Days Gone By

    James F. Barbett, 1867-1939, is pictured circa 1900 on the west side of Poke Bayou at the foot of Broad Street, the current site of Golden Overpass.    

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  • Arkansas native to star in NatGeo‘s ‘Die Trying’

    Arkansas native Jason Matthews will star in the new television show “Die Trying” on the National Geographic channel beginning in August. The show follows teams of scientists and adventurers on quests to some of the earth’s wildest locations while doing wildlife research. On the show, …

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  • Actress Ruby Dee dies at 91

    NEW YORK (AP) — Ruby Dee, an acclaimed actress and civil rights activist whose versatile career spanned stage, radio television and film, has died at age 91, according to her daughter. Nora Davis Day told The Associated Press on Thursday that her mother died at …

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