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Shred event planned in Gen­try on April 20

Mc­Kee Foods is col­lab­o­rat­ing with Grand Sav­ings Bank for a paper-re­cy­cling event Fri­day, April 20. Any­thing paper may be brought to Grand Sav­ings Bank’s Gen­try lo­ca­tion to be shred­ded on­site at no cost. The bank is on the cor­ner of Main Street and Arkansas High­way 59 — next door to the Lit­tle Deb­bie Bak­ery Store — in Gen­try. Event hours are 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.

Earth Day ac­tiv­i­ties planned for Ea­gle Watch

Earth Day ac­tiv­i­ties at Ea­gle Watch Na­ture Area will be­gin at 9:30 a.m. Satur­day, April 21. Sev­eral trees will be planted and prepa­ra­tion work will be done in the but­ter­fly gar­den for later plant­ings. There will be two pre­sen­ta­tions start­ing at 11 a.m. Lynn Sci­um­bato, who op­er­ates Morn­ing Star Wildlife Re­ha­bil­i­ta­tion in Gravette, will have a pro­gram about rap­tors fea­tur­ing some of her live res­cued birds. UA en­to­mol­ogy pro­fes­sor, Don Steinkraus, will have a pre­sen­ta­tion on the im­por­tance of pol­li­na­tors. Lunch and re­fresh­ments will be served. Ea­gle Watch is lo­cated a mile west of Gen­try on Arkansas High­way 12. In case of rain, the pre­sen­ta­tions will be moved to the Gen­try Fire Sta­tion. Ev­ery­one is wel­come. Cel­e­brate Earth Day by sup­port­ing Ea­gle Watch Na­ture Trail. For in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Terry Stan­fill, Ea­gle Watch man­ager, at 479-752-3578 or tstan­fill@ wild­blue.net.

Sun­shine Quar­tet to sing at Her­itage Bap­tist Church

The Sun­shine Quar­tet will be at Her­itage Bap­tist Church dur­ing the 10 and 11 a.m. ser­vices Sun­day, April 22. Mem­bers of the group grew up in Gravette and have been singing to­gether since they were in high school. Those who like South­ern Gospel mu­sic will en­joy the quar­tet. All are in­vited. Her­itage Bap­tist Church is at 307 Fourth Ave. S.E. in Gravette.

‘Je­sus Only’ cru­sade set at Ma­son Val­ley church

Ma­son Val­ley Bap­tist Church will hold a “Je­sus Only” cru­sade be­gin­ning Sun­day, April 22, at 10:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m., and Mon­day through Wed­nes­day, April 23-25, at 6:30 p.m. Bro. Ernie Perkins, from Ok­la­homa, will be the evan­ge­list, and Jay Ste­wart, from Ben­tonville, will lead the mu­sic. The church is on Arkansas High­way 12, half­way be­tween Vaughn and High­fill. The phys­i­cal ad­dress is 13998 W. High­way 12, Ben­tonville. For in­for­ma­tion, call 479-3206177. Ev­ery­one is in­vited to come and hear some good gospel mu­sic and old-time “Je­sus Only” preach­ing.

Fall­ing Springs Ceme­tery to hold cleanup April 21

Fall­ing Springs Ceme­tery will hold its an­nual cleanup day on Satur­day, April 21, be­gin­ning at 9 a.m. Pa­trons of the ceme­tery are asked to bring tools and come help. A board meet­ing will fol­low the clean-up.

Kinder­garten and pre-K en­roll­ment set in De­catur

Open en­roll­ment for pre-K and kinder­garten for De­catur Pub­lic Schools for the 2018-19 school year will be Thurs­day, May 3, and Fri­day, May 4, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Both en­roll­ments will take place at De­catur North­side El­e­men­tary, 9083 Mt. Olive Road. Re­quire­ments for kinder­garten en­roll­ment in­clude be­ing 5 years of age on or be­fore Aug. 1, 2018, providing a birth cer­tifi­cate, up-to-date im­mu­niza­tion record, current phys­i­cal and Social Se­cu­rity num­ber (or the school can use a state-as­signed waiver num­ber). Re­quire­ments for pre-K en­roll­ment are be­ing 3 or 4 years of age on or be­fore Aug. 1, 2018, proof of res­i­dency, proof of in­come, birth cer­tifi­cate and Social Se­cu­rity num­ber (or the school can use a state­as­signed waiver num­ber), current phys­i­cal and an up-to-date im­mu­niza­tion record.

NAGS to meet April 23 at Ben­tonville li­brary

The North­west Arkansas Ge­nealog­i­cal So­ci­ety will meet at 6 p.m. Mon­day, April 23, at the Ben­tonville Pub­lic Li­brary, 405 S. Main St. in Ben­tonville. Marie De­mer­oukas, the photo ar­chiv­ist and re­search li­brar­ian from Shiloh Mu­seum of Ozark His­tory in Spring­dale, will give a pro­gram, “The Dat­ing Game: How to De­ter­mine the Age of Your His­toric Pho­tos.” For in­for­ma­tion, call 479-271-6820. Ev­ery­one is wel­come.

Maysville EHC plans yard sale Fri­day, Satur­day

The Maysville Ex­ten­sion Homemak­ers Club’s an­nual com­mu­nity yard sale will be Fri­day and Satur­day, April 13-14, and will of­fer great bar­gains. Sev­eral in­di­vid­u­als have al­ready re­served booths, but any­one who would like to par­tic­i­pate may rent a booth for $10. Booths may be rented by call­ing Gwen Sin­gle­ton at 479-291-4520 or Or­pha Ward­law at 479-291-4650. The yard sale will be in­side the com­mu­nity build­ing, so it will not be can­celed by rainy weather.

Taco din­ner fundraiser sched­uled in Maysville

The Maysville Spring Fundraiser Din­ner will be Fri­day, April 27. The menu is taco salad, drink and cake for $6.50. Serv­ing will be­gin at 5:30 p.m. Pro­ceeds from the event go to­ward util­i­ties and other ex­penses of the Maysville Com­mu­nity Build­ing and grounds. A bake sale will also be avail­able to pur­chase home­made pies and a cake­walk for the kids and kids-at-heart.

Tired Iron Spring Crankup Set for April 20-23

The 26th an­nual spring show of the Tired Iron of the Ozarks is sched­uled for Fri­day through Sun­day, April 20-23, at the club’s show­grounds, 13344 Tay­lor Or­chard Road, Gen­try. Hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fri­day and Satur­day, and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sun­day. The show will fea­ture an­tique trac­tors and en­gines, farm im­ple­ments and demon­stra­tions, a working black­smith shop, working sawmills, an­tique home fur­nish­ings, a pa­rade of power at noon, a log cabin, out­house, rope mak­ing and a con­ces­sion stand. The event and park­ing are free. The fea­tured trac­tor at the show this spring is the Ford N Se­ries. The fea­tured en­gine is the Witte En­gine. A silent auction will take place on Fri­day and Satur­day, and a flea mar­ket will be open all week­end.

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