• Homecoming set for Sunday

    MOUNT PLEASANT — Barren Fork Cumberland Presbyterian Church will have a homecoming service at 11 a.m. Sunday. Special singing will be presented by community members. A potluck will follow the service. The church is located on Barren Fork Road in Mount Pleasant. Take Highway 69 …

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  • First UMC shows ‘Courageous’

    First United Methodist Church, located at 615 East Main St. in Batesville, will show the movie “Courageous” at 7 p.m. Saturday. Coffee, refreshments and door prizes will follow in the fellowship hall. The movie tells the story of four law enforcement officers who, at the …

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  • Cemetery cleanup set

    SULPHUR ROCK — A work day has been scheduled for Saturday at Mac’s Chapel Cemetery near Sulphur Rock. Volunteers are asked to bring tools. Lunch will be served. For more information call organizer Mildred Moss at (870) 799-8008.

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  • Peaceful Harbor honors seniors

    Peaceful Harbor Pentecostal Church of God will honor all 2012 seniors during a special baccalaureate service at 6 p.m. Sunday. The evening will include special guest speakers and singers. The church is located at 3000 East Main St. in Batesville. The event is open to …

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  • Crawford reunion set

    The annual Crawford family and friends reunion will be Saturday at Oak Bluff Community Center, located at 380 Oak Bluff Road. A potluck will be served at noon.

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  • Ramsey Heights holds fundraiser

    Ramsey Heights Baptist Church will have a fundraiser from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. A yard sale and bake sale will be included. Yard sale items will include a desk, pews, furniture, clothes and numerous other items. Hamburgers and hot dogs will be for …

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  • Quilting lecture scheduled

    SEARCY — Debbie Maddy will give a lecture titled “No Diamonds/No ‘Y’ Seams: Old Quilts/New Methods” at 7 p.m. May 7 at First Assembly of God Family Life Center, located on Benton Street in Searcy. Several of Maddy’s quilts will be on display. Admission is …

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  • St. Paul UMC Ringers to Perform in Calico Rock

    CALICO ROCK — The St. Paul United Methodist Church handbell choir, the St. Paul Ringers, of Little Rock will perform at 4 p.m. Saturday in the sanctuary of Calico Rock United Methodist Church. The full five-octave bell choir’s repertoire will include the following pieces: “A …

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  • Threads of Life Quilt, Fiber Art Show opens

    JONESBORO — The Women’s Advisory Council for St. Bernard’s Development Foundation will present the fifth annual Threads of Life Quilt and Fiber Art Show from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday at St. Bernard’s Auditorium, located at 505 …

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  • Chicken barbecue to be Saturday

    PLEASANT PLAINS — Pleasant Plains Volunteer Fire Department will have a chicken barbecue beginning at 11 a.m. Saturday at Station 1. The menu includes barbecue chicken, baked beans, coleslaw, bread, cake and a drink. The event is open to the public.

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  • Lady Pioneer enjoys ‘blessed’ day at 5A state track

    HOT SPRINGS — Logan Bishop, Batesville High’s gifted senior distance runner, never mentioned redemption. Blessed was what her record-setting day was about, she said. Bishop, who has struggled with a leg injury and asthma throughout the season, won a Class 5A State Track and Field …

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  • Blue Mountain Toppers KO Scots in softball

    JACKSON, Tenn. — The Blue Mountain Toppers ended the Lyon College Scots’ softball season with a 6-2 decision in a losers’ bracket game of the TranSouth Athletic Conference Tournament here Thursday. Brooke Denton pitched the win, scattering six hits while striking out three and walking …

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