Daylight Saving Time ends this weekend, and the public is reminded to change its clocks.
DST begins for most of the United States at 2 a.m. on the second Sunday of March. Time reverts to standard time at 2 a.m. on the first Sunday in November. In the U.S., each time zone switches at a different time.
Fire officials also say this is a good time to change batteries in smoke detectors.
ASH FLAT — A Chain Saw Safety Program will begin with registration at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Ozarka auditorium on the Ash flat Campus, according to Sharp County Conservation District officials. It continues until 3 p.m.
Dana Hinkley, president of Logger Rescue Inc. and a member of the Stihl chain saw advisory team for logging safety instruction, will be the primary presenter.
NORTH LITTLE ROCK — Jacquelyn Smith, 75, of North Little Rock died Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2009, in North Little Rock.
Born Dec. 12, 1933, in Melbourne, she was the daughter of Eldridge A. and Lucy Maxine Cornelius Smith. She was a homemaker and a caregiver. She enjoyed her dog, embroidering and making quilts for special occasions. She was a member of Levy Baptist Church.
Survivors include three sisters, Laverne Atwood of Grand Rapids, Mich., Hazel Pinkston of Wenatchee, Wash., and Fayna Davidson of North Little Rock; and several nephews and nieces.
MELBOURNE — Alice Marie Struble Wells, 69, of Melbourne died Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2009, in Calico Rock.
Born Sept. 7, 1940, in Abingdon, Ill., she was the daughter of Joseph and Helen Simmonson Struble. She had worked at Wilson’s Food in Monmouth, Ill., and at Jr. Food Mart in Melbourne.
HEBER SPRINGS — Leone Addie Johnston House, 97, of Heber Springs died Thursday, Oct. 29, 2009.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Union Grove Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 tonight at Family Funeral Service, located at 106 South Fourth St. in Heber Springs.
Brandon and Alisha Smith and Mashaya of Batesville have announced the birth of a son and brother at White River Medical Center on Oct. 24, 2009. The baby weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces and has been named Broddy Brandon Paul Smith.
Grandparents of the child are Lynn and Donna Trewyn and Donald and Paula Smith.
Great-grandparents are Arnold and Sharon Candler, Dale and Kathleen Trewyn and Bill and Joan Smith.
Great-great-grandparents are Sylvia Trewyn and Fannie Petree.
Bradley and Belinda Carter of Fayetteville have announced the birth of a daughter at Willow Creek in Fayetteville on Sept. 11, 2009. The baby weighed 8 pounds, 14 ounces and has been named Bailey Kay Carter.
Grandparents of the child are Ricky and Glenda Carter of Sulphur Rock, Linnie Gillmore of Batesville and Deborah Person of Southside.
Great-grandparents are Lenora Carter of Sulphur Rock, Chester and Pauline Brownfield of Brownsville and Ruby Gillmore of Batesville.
Great-great-grandmother is Nettie Cossey of Southside.
Jonathan and Ashley Trauth and Brandon of Cave City have announced the birth of a daughter and sister at White River Medical Center on Oct. 24, 2009. The baby weighed 5 pounds, 8.6 ounces and has been named Payton Nicole Trauth.
Grandparents of the child are David and Joy Russell, Denise Danner and Rick Trauth.
Great-grandparents are Dolores Danner, Evelyn Trauth and Laura Russell.
Dan and Angela Munroe, Wade and Hunter of Ash Flat have announced the birth of a son and brother at White River Medical Center on Oct. 26, 2009. The baby weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces and has been named Will Benjamin Munroe.
Grandparents of the child are Gary and Linda Pospisil and Jeff and Becki Munroe.
Great-grandparents are Joyce Hemby, Louise Carlton, Joan Ewaldsen, Jeanne Munroe and Rosemary Munroe.