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.
Subscribe to Area Digest RSS feed
A 5K Run/Walk Celebration will be held at 8 a.m. Saturday, April 11, at Regional Park. The registration fee is $15 and includes a T-shirt. The sanctioned runners entry fee is $20.
Tommy Anderson, owner/operator of Tommy’s Flying Service in Sherrill, is the new president of the Arkansas Agricultural Aviation Association.
The families of the late Keith Norfleet and Arthur Shaw will host the annual memorial program at 3 p.m. Easter Sunday, April 5, at Indiana Street Baptist Church, 1114 S. Indiana St.
Dollar General will hold a grand opening of its new store at 2508 Camden Road beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday, April 4.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District recently named a man with Jefferson County ties manager of three Arkansas Corps lakes, including DeGray, Greeson and Lake Ouachita.
The White Hall Easter Egg Hunt will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday at the city park.
Volunteers from the Citizens on Patrol are available, upon request, to monitor the residence of someone attending a wake or funeral.
Undergraduate full-time students majoring in electrical engineering will be eligible for a new scholarship at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville.
To encourage more schools to make breakfast part of the school day, the application deadline for the Arkansas School Breakfast Challenge was extended to May 1.