Area events announced

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Easter crafts at McAdams Library

Children are welcome to visit McAdams Library in Lake City from 4-7 p.m. Monday, March 25, to make Easter crafts.

Easter crafts at McAdams Library

Children are welcome to visit McAdams Library in Lake City from 4-7 p.m. Monday, March 25, to make Easter crafts.

Buffalo Island Relay for Life meeting set for March 26

The Buffalo Island Relay for Life meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 26, at Leachville City Hall.

Manila Food Pantry for seniors to open March 27

Manila Food Pantry, located in the Community/Senior Center, will be open from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday, March 27.

Participants are asked to enter the building at the front main entrance.

Seniors 60 years old and older are eligible to get food. They will need proof of age.

Butts and Ribs for Buffalo Island Relay for Life

Butts and ribs can be ordered for the Buffalo Island Relay for Life until April 6.

Ribs, by the slab, are $20 and Boston butts (whole or chopped) are $25.

To place an order contact Paula Bowen at (870) 595-4485 or Rebecca Clowers at 539-6604 or (870) 219-1662.

All proceeds go to the Buffalo Island Relay for Life.

Pick-up will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 13, at Leachville City Hall.

Bake Sale to benefit American Cancer Society

Heritage Bank is hosting the annual bake sale benefiting the American Cancer Society.

Anyone who would like to place an order can call or stop by the Manila (870) 561-1121 or Leachville 539-6354 branches of Heritage Bank.

The bake sale will be held March 29, Good Friday.

All proceeds will go toward the American Cancer Society. Donations will also be accepted at these locations.

Manila School Board meeting changed

Manila School Board will meet for the regular March meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 28, in the administration board room.

Caraway Easter Egg Hunt set for March 30

The annual Caraway Easter Egg Hunt will be held at the city park at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 30.

There will be thousands of eggs for the children to hunt and lots of prizes.

The event is sponsored by the park commission and is an area Easter tradition.

Wild West Cowboy Fest planned in Caraway

New Hope Baptist Church in Caraway is excited about an upcoming family event. They will host a Wild West Cowboy Fest on Sunday, March 24. It will be at the church, just outside of Caraway.

For more information or directions you can visit www.newhopecaraway.com or call (870) 761-3599.

Lake City to host 5K for Autism

There will be a 5K run/walk for Autism in Lake City starting at 9 a.m. Saturday, March 23.

This is the first annual Lake City 5K for Autism and will start and finish at Lake City's park. The 3.1 mile course promises to be very flat and fast.

For more information call 870-237-4431.

Registration may be completed online at www.racesonline.com.

Rowe's Chapel to hold revival

Rowe's Chapel Baptist Church will host a revival on March 24-29 starting at 7 p.m.

Pastor Glen Hoseleon will bring the messages.

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