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  • nov 20, 2017 - nov 27, 2017
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  • dec 04, 2017 - dec 11, 2017
  • dec 11, 2017 - dec 18, 2017
  • dec 18, 2017 - dec 25, 2017
  • dec 25, 2017 - jan 01, 2018
  • jan 01, 2018 - jan 08, 2018
  • jan 08, 2018 - jan 15, 2018
  • jan 15, 2018 - jan 22, 2018
  • jan 22, 2018 - jan 29, 2018
  • jan 29, 2018 - feb 05, 2018
  • feb 05, 2018 - feb 12, 2018
  • feb 12, 2018 - feb 19, 2018
  • feb 19, 2018 - feb 26, 2018
  • feb 26, 2018 - mar 05, 2018
  • mar 05, 2018 - mar 12, 2018

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Upcoming Events

Burn Bans in effect include Hempstead County, Howard County and Pike County.

Life Tabernacle Pentecostal church, formerly of Murfreesboro, will be holding services for the next couple of weeks at Midway Baptist Church on Sundays at 2 p.m. Pastor Billy Sanders says the old building has been sold and that construction is almost complete on the new building in Nashville.

Lights of Love at Howard Memorial Hospital:  Place a candle or an ornament on the beautiful Christmas tree located in the lobby of Howard Memorial Hospital. During our Lights of Love program, you will be able to show you care throughout the holiday season. With a donation of $10 per name, the name of the person(s) you wish to honor will be placed on a name tag attached to an ornament. For a $25 or greater donation, a large battery-operated candle will be placed in the lobby with a name tag attached, and the candle will glow throughout the Christmas season. For each, a card will be sent to the honoree or their families acknowledging your gift. All donations will benefit the HMH Foundation.  Please send the following information and donation to HMH Foundation at 130 Medical Circle, Nashville, AR 71852 or call at 870.845.8001.  Name and Address of Donor, Number of Candles or Ornaments you would like to dedicate , Names of – In Memory/ honor recipients, Address of recipient or family of recipient.

Pecans have arrived at the Mine Creek Conservation District office in Nashville. They have extra pecans available if anyone would like some, 101 S. Washington Street or 870-845-4121 extension 3.

White Cliffs Park on Millwood Lake will temporarily close for park repairs and tree removal.  All campsites will be closed Dec. 11 through Dec. 22.  The boat launch ramp will be closed Dec. 11-15 but will be available for use beginning Dec. 16.  Corps personnel appreciates your cooperation and patience as they continue to manage your public lands and recreation areas. For additional information, please call the project office at 870-898-3343.

Cross Point Cowboy Church, located on Highway 371 west of Nashville will hold a live nativity scene  December 15-17 from 5:30 to 7:30 each evening. Everyone is welcome.

Victoryway Free Church of God in Nashville will hold a True Praise Program for youth on December 17th at 3:00. All youth are invited to the program including any singers, dancers, youth choirs, drummers or poem readers. All are welcome according to Bishop Charles Archer.

The Dierks Chamber of Commerce annual Christmas parade will take place on Monday, December 18th at 6:30 p.m.  Anyone interested in singing after the parade, setting up a booth, or having a float in the parade contact a member of the chamber or Jerry Mounts at 870-557-7298 or bullmts@gmail.com.

Motorists are advised that a portion of Mt Pleasant Drive in Nashville will be closed for construction work on the 21st. The section of Mt Pleasant from Leslie Street north to Pope Street will be shut down from 9 AM until 5 PM.

Millwood State Park, on Highway 32 between Saratoga and Ashdown, is joining forces again with parks across the nation to celebrate 2018 with a “First Day Hike!” The purpose is to start the New Year off with a healthy activity for the entire family. During this 1.5 mile hike, you can explore nature and engage in physical activity while enjoying Millwood State Park. The cost is free. The hike will be from 1:00 to 2:30 pm. Meeting place is the Waterfowl Way Trailhead. Please dress appropriately for the weather and bring water with you.

On-Going Events

An account has been setup to help with funeral expenses for Mary Turpin of Hatfield.  If you’d like to make a donation you may give to membership number 808884 at Red River Credit Union in Nashville.  The account was setup by her sister, Geraldine Funderburke.

Bank of Delight is holding a coat drive. If you have any new or used coats or jackets that could help a child in need, they are taking donations. The bank will provide gloves and toboggans for each coat that is donated. They have contacted local schools and churches to find children that are in need.

The Nashville Social Bicycle Club meets weekly: Mondays at 5:30 p.m. at 104 Jack Lake Road, Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m. at the Nashville City Park and on Saturdays at 8 a.m. at 104 Jack Lake Road.  Beginners are also welcome to call to make arrangements for an easy ride with the club.  For more information contact Peter Wolf or Terri Wolf at 334-524-0226.

The Dierks Athletic Booster Club is selling tickets for a 52 for 50 gun drawing.  A total of one thousand tickets are being sold this year for a chance to win a gun every week.  The drawing will begin the first Saturday of 2018 with the Arkansas Lottery Cash 3 Number.  Tickets can be purchased for a $50 donation.  All proceeds will benefit Dierks Outlaws Athletics.  If you would like to purchase a ticket call 870-557-2284 or 870-279-2109.

The 1912 E.A. Williams Chapel and Museum in Nashville now has regular open hours. The building is open Tuesday through Friday from noon until 4 each day.  There is no charge for the daily tours. The facility will also be available for after hour tours, special events, meetings, weddings, showers and Christmas parties at nominal fees.  For more information or to schedule a visit, call 870-451-4288.

The Mineral Springs Community Table serves meals the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month beginning at 5:30 pm in Town Hall.

The newly updated version of the Arkansas State Police drivers license examination study guide is now available at all troop headquarter locations. The study guide can also be downloaded here.

The Mineral Springs City Council now meets the second Monday of the month at 5 p.m.

Nashville High School journalism students are selling copies of yearbooks on DVD for $10.00 per year, or all years for $100. The years 1947 – 2010 are available, excluding 1949 and 1950 (there was not a publication for those years).  If you would like to order a DVD of a Nashville High School Yearbook, or for more information, contact Fran Strawn at 870-845-3261 or e-mail fran.strawn@nashvillesd.com.

The Howard County Weight Watchers meet every Monday at the Howard Memorial Hospital Cafeteria.  Weigh-in will be at 5:30, with the meeting to take place at 6:00.

The Howard and Pike County Foster Parent Association is seeking donations of new or gently used clothing.  The Layers of Love closet is being established to provide clothing to foster children who come into care with little or no clothing.  To make a donation, drop off items at the Howard/Pike County offices.

The McCaskill Community Center hosts a community coffee every Saturday from 9 until 11.  All are invited.

The historic Langley Gymnasium is now a drop-off point for the Dierks Food Bank. Please drop off any non-perishable food items and those will be donated to the food bank and needy families.

City Officers Wives are still collecting old cell phones. You can drop them off at Steely Insurance or Nashville Police Dept. They do not have to work, and all money from recycling them will be donated to Howard County Relay for Life. Call 845-2500 if you have any questions.

The Southwest Arkansas Crisis Center in DeQueen is seeking donations so that they can continue to provide services to the area. They are also seeking volunteers. They provide a number of services to the area including crisis intervention and prevention services, outreach, housing, counseling, financial assistance, criminal justice advocacy, and emergency food and clothing. They also staff a 24/7 crisis hotline at 1-800-338-9844. Call 870-584-3441 for more information or learn more at www.arcrisiscenter.org.

The Howard County Christian Health Clinic is open the second Thursday of each month from 4 until 6 p.m.

The Mineral Springs Public Library is now open 3 days a week.  Tuesday 12pm-6pm, Wednesday and Thursday 11am-5pm.   There are two public computers available for use.  870-287-7162.

The Pike County Library in Murfreesboro is open Tuesday through Friday from 10 until 5. For more information, call 870-285-2575.

Murfreesboro Chamber of Commerce Board Meetings are held on the fourth Monday of each month at 6:00 PM at the Municipal Building.

The Howard County Sheriff’s Office now has an unwanted prescription drugs drop box. It is located in the lobby of the sheriff’s office and anyone can drop off their unwanted prescription drugs anytime. The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked.

The Southwest Arkansas Beekeepers Association will collect honey bee swarms on your property at no charge. The bees are then used in the junior beekeeping program. Call Debra at 870-557-2352.  For a complete list of contacts, click here.

The Bread of Life Food Ministry soup kitchen is open each Tuesday from 5 until 7:00 at the Legion Hut on Dodson Street in Nashville. For more details call Cary Lott at 845-8809.

The Dierks Food Pantry is open on the third Saturday morning of each month. The pantry is located at the Dierks Community Center. For more information call Jerry Mounts at 557-7298. The food pantry is a registered 501-C3 nonprofit organization.

The Millwood Lake Focus Committee meets once a month to discuss issues, plan improvements and conducts an annual fishing tournament to raise funds for projects. For more details call Chairman Jim Stanton at 870-898-3534 or 870-403-1904.

The Saratoga Tri-County Lions Club is collecting used eyeglasses to recycle and reuse. Glasses can be dropped off at Dale’s Grocery in Saratoga or at the Southwest Arkansas Radio Station studios in Nashville. For more information, call 870-388-9200.

Click here for a listing of special programs at Cossatot River State Park.