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Johnny Cash music festival

Johnny Cash music festival

For one night, Johnny Cash and his soulful music is being brought back to life.  The ASU Convocation Center in Jonesboro, Arkansas is hosting the Johnny Cash music festival on August 4 with several different artists playing tribute to the legend who passed away in 2003. Doors open at 6 p.m. with the concert beginning at 7.  For more information, you can go to www.johnnycashmusicfest.com.

9-11 Memorial Ceremony to be held at State Capitol

9-11 Memorial Ceremony to be held at State Capitol

9-11 MEMORIAL CEREMONY

ARKANSAS STATE CAPITOL, Little Rock, September 11, 2011

The Procession will begin at 13:00 hrs  (Procession Group will meet at 12:00 hrs at front of Central Fire Station 624 Chester St). Ceremony at Capitol will be at 14:00 hrs and conclude at 15:00 hrs.

To R.S.V.P. call 501-851-1337 x200 or email gglenn@maumelle.org.

75 students complete public service internship

75 students complete public service internship

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., July 20, 2011 – This Friday, July 22, will mark the final day of employment for the 16-18 year old students enrolled in the Pulaski County Youth Services Public Service Internship program.  Seventy-five students will meet to hear some final words of wisdom from keynote speaker, Cory Anderson, Vice President of the Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation.  Anderson will speak at an end-of-program breakfast scheduled to take place this Thursday, July 21st, at 9:00 a.m.

WWII veteran's ashes to be interred

WWII veteran's ashes to be interred

CPL Gordon M. Anderson, USMC, WWII, 1943-46

Abandoned Cremation Urn Found

Hot Springs/North Little Rock, AR

This is a confirmed HOTH Mission to inturn the remains of CPL Gordon M. Anderson, USMC, 1943-1946. Mr. Anderson died several years ago and his remains were left with his wife who passed away. The urn was found by people cleaning out her quarters and was going to be thrown into a dumpster. Mr. Bill Kincaid obtained the urn and contacted the Arkansas Patriot Guard HOTH coordinator, Bill Oldridge.

THV Summer Cereal Drive breaks record

THV Summer Cereal Drive breaks record

LITTLE ROCK, (KTHV) — A total of 212,873 boxes of cereal were donated to the Arkansas Foodbank in the 2011 Today’s THV Summer Cereal Drive, surpassing the record set last year of 195,876.

In the 11 years that Tom Brannon has hosted the cereal drive on his “THV This Morning” show on Channel 11, more than 1 million boxes of cereal have been donated to the Foodbank.

The cereal is being distributed to hungry families in Arkansas through food pantries in the Arkansas Foodbank’s 33-county service area.

Brannon announced the results on the morning show today.

In the competitive Business Division, Southwest Power Pool, a company that manages the electrical grid in nine southwestern states, won the overall award with a total of 24,868 boxes of cereal donated to the Foodbank.

Results for the three divisions were as follows:

  • School division: 26,351 boxes
  • Business division: 124,832
  • Community division: 61

Good Gardens presents Argenta Farmers Market Founder Jody Hardin

Good Gardens presents Argenta Farmers Market Founder Jody Hardin

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- The William F. Laman Public Library System presents Jody Hardin, co-founder of the Argenta Market and the Argenta Farmers Market, as July’s featured Good Gardens speaker.

A fifth generation farmer from Grady, Arkansas, Hardin is known far and wide for his commitment to the development of local farmers markets. His Certified Arkansas Farmers Market in Argenta quickly grew to be one of the top 50 outdoor farmers markets in the United States in 2009, based on a national competition of over 5000 farmers markets.

Join Hardin as he talks about what it means to be "locally grown" in Arkansas on Saturday, July 9 at 10 a.m. in the Laman Library auditorium.

Good Gardens takes place at the library’s main branch, the second Saturday, of each month, through October.

"The Great Escape" benefits Women's Shelter of Central Arkansas

"The Great Escape" benefits Women's Shelter of Central Arkansas

 The Women's Shelter of Central Arkansas has provided emergency assistance to domestic violence victims since November of 1995.  In an effort to generate community support, and ensure services in the future, the Women’s Shelter created the annual event known as “The Great Escape”.  The Great Escape is to be held on August 6, 2011 from 9:00 a.m-3:00 p.m. at the Conway Expo Center and Fairgrounds in Conway, Arkansas.

 The Great Escape provides a day for women to be pampered by massage therapists, skin professionals and manicurists. Spa services are $10 and proceeds are donated to the Women's Shelter of Central Arkansas.