HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE — The Hot Springs Village Genealogical Society will host a Spring Family History Workshop from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. March 21 at the Coronado Center in Hot Springs Village.
Michael John Neill, a recognized genealogical expert, author and speaker, will be presenting an all-day seminar of “Genealogical Problem Solving” to include the following topics: Researching the Entire Family; Problem Solving Applied to Genealogy; I Found it; Now what?; Tried and Tested Tidbits.
Harbor Lights Temple will hold a revival starting Monday and continuing through Feb. 27. Services begin at 7:30 each evening. The evangelist will be the Rev. Ronald Hobby from Alabama.
The event is open to the public.
The church is located at 2150 N. Central Ave. in Batesville. The pastor is the Rev. Anthony Howard.
MELBOURNE — The GED Test will be given at Ozarka College in Melbourne at 8:30 a.m. March 11 and 25 in Room 516 of the Wyth Duke Adult Education Building.
The test will also be given at 9 a.m. at the following locations:
Ash Flat — Sharp County Courthouse, March 3 and 24;
Mammoth Spring — Simmons First National Bank, March 2 and 9;
Mountain View — Ozarka College, March 3 and 10;
Salem — Fulton County Courthouse, March 5 and 23.
Timmy and LeeAnn Bullington of Cord have announced the birth of a son at White River Medical Center on Feb. 12, 2009. The baby weighed 8 pounds, 12.7 ounces and has been named Titus Anderson Bullington.
Grandparents of the child are Tommy and Pam Bullington, David and Rita Anderson and the late Emily Anderson.
Great-grandparent is Modene Anderson.
Tillman and Lisa Sharp of Manila and Cameron Sharp have announced the birth of a son and brother at Baptist Hospital in Blythville on Jan. 12, 2009. The baby weighed 6 pounds, 3 ounces and has been named Tillman Aidan Sharp.
Grandparents of the child are Sam and Darlene Page of Batesville and Junior and Betty Sharp of Manila.
Great-grandparents are Oran and Evelene McBride of Batesville and Robbie Stone of Manila.
Rocky and Marjorie Turner and Brent of Charlotte have announced the birth of a daughter and sister at White River Medical Center on Feb. 14, 2009. The baby weighed 5 pounds, 11 ounces and has been named Avery Ann Turner.
Grandparents of the child are Larry and Patsy Gillmore and Tommy and Henrietta Turner.
Greg and Melanie McElrath and Shelby have announced the birth of a daughter and sister at Harris Hospital in Newport on Jan. 20, 2009. The baby weighed 8 pounds, 9 ounces and has been named Riley Anne McElrath.
Grandparents of the child are Gary Riley and Doris McElrath, both of Newark, Becky Riley of Cave City and Richard and Wilma McElrath of Walnut Ridge.
Great-grandparents are Ruth Wooldridge of Cave City, Bert McElrath of Newport and Merle Knox of Bryant.
V. Alejandro Carmona and Judith Rodriguez and Ninguno of Batesville have announced the birth of a son and brother at White River Medical Center on Feb. 12, 2009. The baby weighed 6 pounds, 5.8 ounces and has been named Alex Didier Carmona.
Grandparents of the child are Gonzalo Carmona, Yolanda Estrada, Teddolo Rodriguez and Alicia Rauda.
Great-grandparents are Gregorio Carmona, Juan Estrada, Rafael Rodriguez and Claro Rauda.
CHEROKEE VILLAGE — The Spring River Chapter of the National League of American Pen Women will hold its March 4 meeting at the Lutheran Church on Okmulgee in Cherokee Village at 10 a.m.
Members are asked to write a short story of 200-400 words on an experience they had during the great ice storm. Poets may wish to use their genre by submitting verses of eight to 10 stanzas. They are asked to “strive for originality” and to bring copies for attending women to share.
MOUNTAIN HOME — Arkansas State University-Mountain Home and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences are partnering once again to bring a new health sciences program to northcentral Arkansas.
Through the partnership, a bachelor of science in dental hygiene will be available locally beginning with the fall 2009 semester. The Mountain Home Christian Clinic will serve as the clinical site. Funding for the new endeavor is being provided by UAMS’ Area Health Education Center North Central.
The officials in Batesville have it all figured out when it comes to paying for infrastructure improvements. About 80 percent of the sales tax paid to businesses in Batesville is paid by folks living outside the town. Consequently, when something new is needed or wanted, just get the town folks to pass another sales tax.