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MSM donates 52,000 cans

Mount St. Mary Academy students in Little Rock shattered their goal of collecting 35,000 canned goods and cash equivalents by collecting more than 52,000 cans in November. The students spent four weeks collecting canned food items and cash donations from family, friends and neighbors as part of the school’s annual Robin Hood Days drive benefitting organizations that help the hungry and ... More ...  

Knights Christmas radio ads

The Knights of Columbus in Central Arkansas are sponsoring Keep Christ in Christmas ads on radio stations The Point 94.1 and The Buzz 103.7 during morning and afternoon traffic reports from Monday, Dec. 3 through Friday, Dec. 21.

Good Counsel sharing ministry

Beginning Dec. 1-2 a new sharing ministry was started at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church in Little Rock. A wooden box shaped like a little church was installed outside near the chapel steps and will be filled with non-perishable food, personal hygiene items and household supplies on a regular basis. Items can be taken by parishioners and neighbors as needed. ... More ...  

Blue Christmas Mass Dec. 19

A Blue Christmas Service will be held Wednesday, Dec. 19 at 6:30 p.m. at Our Lady of the Holy Souls Church in Little Rock. The service is open to anyone who is suffering from grief due to a loss caused by death, divorce or a forced separation. The service will be held held in the church with songs and prayers ... More ...  

Peace poster picked from St. Joe

Conway eighth-grader Olivia Williams was chosen to represent St. Joseph School in the 2018-2019 Lions Club International Peace Poster Contest, which is locally sponsored by the Conway Evening Lions Club. This year’s theme for the contest is “Kindness Matters.” Ruby Jones was judged by the school to be the second-place winner and Catie Brewer was in third place. Each poster is ... More ...  

Young film critics Hot Springs

The middle school students in language arts class at St. John School in Hot Springs recently attended the Documentary Film Festival for a series of short films. This film venue is one way that filmmakers can have their films nominated for Academy Awards. The students viewed films about the Apollo 8 astronauts and the iconic Earth pictures they took from space; ... More ...  

Kindness Rocks day Fort Smith

The transition from elementary school to junior high comes with excitement and insecurity. On Oct. 12, the sixth-grade students at Immaculate Conception School in Fort Smith came together in the @412 youth building for Leadership Day. The day was facilitated by teachers Tedie Cole and Ann Hill, associate pastor Father Stephen Elser and former students now in high school. The purpose ... More ...  

Rogers Christmas performances

On Tuesday, Dec. 18 at 6:30 p.m., St. Vincent de Paul School in Rogers will host a sixth-eighth grade band and choir concert followed by the third to fifth graders performing “The Mystery of Simon Shepherd.”