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Upcoming Events

Click here for an application for the 2nd annual Peach Festival 5K and kids 800 meter dash, May 6 at 8 a.m. in Nashville.  Funds raised will help The Call organization support foster families in Howard County.

Alex Erwin Go Fund Me

Pike County Senior Day and the Central Arkansas Development Council Health Fair and Senior Walk will be held this Thursday, April 27.  The event begins at 10 a.m. with a senior walk at the city park walking trail.  Following the walk, activities will be held at the CADC Senior Activity Center.  There will be a health fair, games and lunch.  Everyone is welcome to attend.  You may contact Vickie Hutson, CADC Site Manager in Murfreesboro if you have any questions.

Valero at 1100 South 4th Street in Nashville (located next to Sonic) is holding a raffle fundrasier to benefit Arkansas Children’s Hospital. Thirteen local businesses have donated items that will be raffled off at the end of Friday the 28th. Tickets are $1 each and their goal is to raise $1500, again with all proceeds to benefit ACH. You may purchase a raffle ticket through Friday. For more information call 845-3683.

Wiley Chapel United Methodist Church will sell fish plates, cakes and cookies on April 29th, at 11 a.m. in Clow.  Phone Alezan Stewart for additional information at 870-845-1179.

There will be a Nashville High School Football parent meeting this Sunday the 30th at 3:00.  Contact Coach Mike Volarvich for more information.

Central Arkansas Development Council’s LIHEAP Crisis Assistance Program will close on Friday May 5, 2017.  All applications for assistance will need to be made prior to this date.  Pike County CADC, call 870-398-4243 for an appointment.

Relay for Life in Hempstead County will host the annual Relay event on May 5th at the Hope Fair Park.  Theme is Carnival of Hope.  Visit their Facebook page for more information.

The Perry’s, America’s Favorite Mixed Southern Gospel Group will be performing at Ridgeway Baptist Church on May 5th at 7 pm. The church is located on the corner of Peachtree and Hearn (Prescott Hwy) in Nashville. Admission is free, but a free will love offering will be taken. For more information please call or text 870-557-3597.

The 2nd annual Peach Festival Run will take place in Nashville on Saturday, May 6.  The 5K and Kids 800M Peach Dash will begin at the Nashville City Park Pavilion at 8 a.m.  All proceeds from this event will benefit The CALL of Howard County.

UA Cossatot Diversity Fest will be held Saturday, May 6 at 11 a.m. in DeQueen.  Diversity Fest is the Foundation’s largest fundraiser. The Cinco de Mayo event focuses on bringing the Southwest Arkansas community together to celebrate different cultures and raise money for UA Cossatot students who are not eligible for federal and state financial aid due to citizenship status.  The day will include a special cultural celebration complete with Mexican Folkloric Dancing. Whether you attend as a community member, vendor, sponsor, or volunteer, you don’t want to miss this chance to celebrate the community and help your neighbors!

The Scrapper Football Lift-a-thon will be held on May 11th @ 5:30.

The city of Nashville will hold a spring cleanup event May 12-21.  Public Works Director Larry Dunaway says bins will be located around town to accept unwanted items.  These locations will include at the Sand Hill/Collins Road intersection off the bypass, Toland Center Fire Station, the Carter Day Center, and the Nashville Fire Department on Washington Street.  Dunaway says there a few items that will not be accepted including tires, paint, or any hazardous materials.

Umpire Wildcats basketball teams will hold a car wash at the Umpire Gym on Saturday, May 13th beginning at 8 a.m.  All car washes will be done by donation.  Wildcat shirts will also be sold for $5.  Proceeds will go to players attending Fundamental Camps.

The Delight First Baptist Church ladies will be hosting a Mother’s Day Brunch on Saturday, May 13th from 9:30 a.m. to noon with guest speaker Gina Lockwood Windle. Gina is native from Delight whose daughter passed away after a courageous battle against cancer. The brunch will benefit the Maddie Grace Windle Memorial Scholarship Fund.  Tickets are $10 each. They may be purchased in advanced or at the door.  Please contact: Pam Hayward 870-285-1305  Celeste May 501-941-9196 Candi Silva 870-451-3559.

It’s time for the 2nd Annual Arkansas Children’s Hospital Benefit Brunch and Fashion Show! Kaden Peebles, a Nashville High School graduate, aspires to tell her story to raise funds for the Arkansas Children’s Hospital Oncology Unit. The event will be held at the Black Pearl on May 13th at 10:00 A.M. The benefit event will include brunch, a fashion show by Trendsetters of Nashville, representatives from Arkansas Children’s Hospital, and a silent auction featuring items and services that were graciously donated from businesses across the state. Tickets are $25.00. They are available for purchase at Trendsetters of Nashville. Donations will also be accepted. All proceeds given are tax deductible and will go to the Oncology Unit at Arkansas Children’s Hospital. All donations will fund life saving research and the finest medical care available. Put your money where miracles happen!

The annual USPS letter carriers’ Food Drive is Saturday, May 13th.

Dierks High School graduation will take place on May 15th at 7:00 in the school gym.

Nashville High School graduation will take place on Sunday, May 21st at Scrapper Arena.

There will be a 9th grade (2017-2018 10th graders) orientation May 16 at 6 pm at Nashville High School Cafeteria. This is the time incoming 10th graders will request courses and complete the mandatory orientation. Must bring a parent or guardian.

The 7th Annual Prospectors’ Gemboree and Famous Crater Diamonds Exhibition will be held on June 17th at Crater of Diamonds State Park in Murfreesboro.

Pack the Park Car Show will be September 9th, 2017 at the Nashville City Park.  Open class car show for cars and trucks. Divided by year: 1949/back, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s. 1980-1999, 2000-new. Corvettes by generation. Blue Grass,5Krun.  Pack the Park Car Show is a fund raiser for the 1912 EA Williams Chapel/Museum and is sponsored by the Howard Co. Historical Society. Your participation in this great car show helps support the museum and helps preserve a part of our local history and a beautiful building that is on the National Registry of Historical Places.  Call or text Freddie Horne for more information at 870-451-4288.


On-Going Events

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.

Westside church of Christ in Dierks holds a grief support class every third Tuesday at 7 p.m. This is a caring group for all who feel the pain of loss. For questions call 870-451-3929.

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 Ellen at 870-557-4349 or 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.

Used eyeglasses are currently being collected by the Saratoga Tri-County Lions Club for recycling and reuse. For more information, call 388-9200.

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

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