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Lions Club donates $1,500 to food pantry

Kevin Bonnette, president of the White Hall Noon Lions Club, presents a check for $1,500 to Steven Rice, a volunteer for the White Hall Food Pantry. The Lions Club is a service organization that supports community activities and strives to make an impact on peoples’ lives, locally and internationally. (Special to The Commercial)

Beck recognized for service to Lions Club

Kevin Bonnette, president of the White Hall Noon Lions Club, and Betsy Francis, secretary/treasurer of the club, present a plaque to David Beck, out-going president of the club, for his continued service and dedication to the White Hall Noon Lions Club and to Lions Club International and its goals and objectives. (Special to The Commercial)

WH rehab hosts car show, cookout

An antique automobile is displayed at the car show and cookout Oct. 10 at White Hall Health and Rehabilitation. The residents, their families and the White Hall community participated in the event. Guests from ages 2 to 102 enjoyed getting their faces painted, a spokesman said. The center thanked the Friendship Auto Club for providing several antique and classic cars. ‘It was truly an amazing day for the residents of White Hall Health and Rehab,’ the spokesman said. (Special to The Commercial)

Crane, Blackett announce engagement

Mr. and Mrs. Larry and Paula Crane of White Hall announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Makeda Shardae Crane, to Theodore Carl Blackett, the son of Mrs. Theodora James and Mr. Callixtus Hilary Blackett, Sr., both of Brooklyn, New York.

Death instructions

The other day, I was honing and polishing my death instructions. Death instructions, of course, are a collection of my wishes, preferences and expectations regarding the subject of death. In this case, my death.

Biketoberfest event to celebrate all things bicycling

The Little Rock River Market, Chainwheel and Recycle Bikes for Kids will present the inaugural Biketoberfest event featuring Bikes, Beer, Music, Art and Fun on Sunday, Oct. 13 at the River Market Pavilions from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., and will close the event with a Rockabilly Fun Ride at 3 p.m. through downtown Little Rock.

Love-hate relationship with The List

Individual words and short phrases written top to bottom on lined paper. It seems so simple and harmless. Yet, when I create it, I become a captive, helpless under its powers. It consumes my thoughts and controls my actions. I am powerless against the forces of The List.

AETN premieres statewide arts documentary Sept. 13

CONWAY — "LOUPE," the broadcast portion of the Arkansas Educational Television Network's (AETN) statewide arts initiative of the same name, will premiere Friday, Sept. 13, at 9 p.m. LOUPE magnifies Arkansas artists, arts organizations and art events through the one-hour broadcast, as well as an interactive companion website, aetn.org/loupe .