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New parking lot Bald Knob

St. Richard Church in Bald Knob acquired the property next to the church through a donation from James Feltrop, brother of Mary Cook of St. James Church in Searcy. Bill Glynn, a member of the Knights of Columbus Council at St. James, removed the old house to allow for the church to build its own parking lot. Parishioners and visitors have had ... More ...  

St. Joe student a top speller

St. Joseph School eighth-grader Ashleigh Mallett won second place in the Faulkner County Spelling Bee Jan. 13 at Conway High School. It was the second time Mallett placed in the county bee. She won first place when she was in the fifth grade. 

New Mercy clinic in Bentonville

Mercy will begin construction this week on a 7,400-square-foot primary care clinic that will serve north Bentonville. The clinic is among seven clinics Mercy will open as part of a $247 million expansion in the region that includes the addition of a seven-story tower to the Rogers hospital. Mercy Clinic Primary Care — Walton Boulevard will house four providers and ... More ...  

Fayetteville March for Life Jan. 21

The March for Life in northwest Arkansas is expanding with an additional starting location. On Sunday, Jan. 21 participants can start from Mission Boulevard Baptist Church in Fayetteville or they can gather at St. Joseph Church, also in Fayetteville. Beginning at 2:30 p.m. the groups will walk and meet up at the intersection of Mission Boulevard and Crossover and make one ... More ...  

Knights free throw contest Jan. 29

The Knights of Columbus Council 812 will host its annual free throw contest for boys and girls ages 9 to 14 Sunday, Jan. 29 at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church in Little Rock. Registration open at 3 p.m. and the contest begins at 3:30 p.m. Winners will be eligible to complete in the district completion in February. For more ... More ...  

Guatemalan scholarship benefit Feb. 3

A Fiesta of Solidarity, a benefit dinner for St. Scholastica’s Guatemalan Scholarship Program, will be held on Saturday, Feb. 3 at 7:15 p.m. at Christ the King Parish Center in Fort Smith. Entertainment will be provided by Subiaco Jazz Band, Danza Azteca of Christ the King Church, Ballet Folklorico Salvadorena and Christ the King and St. Boniface school choirs. Tickets can be ... More ...  

Lay Dominicans profess final promise

Three members of the Immaculate Conception Group of Lay Dominicans in Mountain Home publicly professed their final promise Dec. 8 at St. Peter Church in Memphis. Christine Johnson, Kathleen De Groot and Eileen Olwell, all of St. Peter the Fisherman Parish, are now perpetually incorporated into the Order of Preachers and will live according to the Rule of the Laity of St. Dominic ... More ...  

Little Rock tax workshop Jan. 20

A tax workshop will be held Saturday, Jan. 20 from 5-8 p.m., at the Southwest Community Center at 6401 Baseline Road in Little Rock. Presentations in Spanish and English will focus on income tax filing requirements. Child care will be provided. The event is sponsored by the City of Little Rock and the Working Together in the Community group, in conjunction ... More ...