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Arkansas Master Gardener program accepting applications

LITTLE ROCK — If you’re looking to take your green thumb to the next level, the University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service Master Gardener program is now accepting applications to become a trained volunteer. Participants will be given the training to sharpen their horticultural skills and the mission to share their knowledge with others.

4-H Day rescheduled to March 18

LITTLE ROCK — The 2015 4-H Day at the State Capitol has been rescheduled for Wednesday, March 18. All county clubs that were previously registered and confirmed to attend should start making arrangements to attend the event.

Arkansas sending delegation to Selma

Interested Citizens for Voter Registration Inc. is collaborating with Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site to participate in the Selma to Montgomery, Ala., project called, Pen or Pencil “Let Me Read You Your Rights Moving Classroom.”

Central Baptist honors long-time secretary

Central Baptist Church, 6107 Dollarway Road, recently held an awards banquet to honor Candy Irvin, center, for 30 years of service as the church’s secretary. Participants also included, from left, Floyd Waits, the custodial maintenance manager; Berrick Brumley, the pastor of worship arts and discipleship; Allen Elkins, the pastor; and Tyler Dixon, the pastor of student worship. (Special to The Commercial)