Hughes/Horseshoe Lake News By Holly Bacon

Hughes/Horseshoe Lake News By Holly Bacon Horseshoe Lake Baptist Church News Horseshoe Lake Baptist Church would like to invite you and your family and friends to a Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, March 16, at 241 Lake Estates Dr.

from 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

The Church is celebrating two years as your local Baptist Church for the Horseshoe Lake Community. In December 2018, the church became debt free and was able to purchase the lot(s) next door to the church for plans of future growth. Please come and enjoy the food and fellowship at the Church. Please feel free to call if you need a ride to church – Deborah Thompson 901-486-1917 or Mike Carter 901-4877638. They have a Facebook page: Horseshoe Lake Baptist Church and welcome you to join in expressing prayer needs or just staying abreast of church activities and local news at church.

*** Neighborhood Watch The next Neighborhood Watch Meeting is scheduled for March 22, at 6 p.m. at the Surf Club Building. If you have any questions contact Rebecca Kraft at 870-494-2272.

*** Easter Egg Hunt The Horseshoe Lake Easter Egg Hunt will be held at the new park located next to City Hall on Highland Drive, on Saturday, April 6, at 1 p.m. The Easter Bunny will make a visit, so if you like, bring a camera. Anyone wishing to donate eggs, candy or who would like more information, should contact Marsha Siders at 870-394-2476.


The Horseshoe Lake Ladies Bunco March meeting was held at the home of Lethia Jo Cupples. This month’s hostess was Jeanine Stewart. The mostbig buncos and high score went to Jeanine Stewart.

Donna Culver had low score for the evening and Pat Walters had Travelers Pillow at the end of the night. The ladies enjoyed Taco Salad with all the side trimmings and Fried Oreo Cookies.


Horseshoe Lake Volunteer Fire Department statements have been sent out. The annual dues are $50.00 per house. Payments may be mailed to: HLVFD c/o 174 Highland Dr., Horseshoe Lake, AR 72348. If you have sold or acquired a property since last year (March 2018), it would be helpful if you could contact Carol Adams at City Hall during business hours, with the correct name and billing address. The number to City Hall is 870-339-3104.


March 15th – Happy Birthday Wishes to: McKenzie Barrett, Misty H. Pouncey, Frances Cook and Bo Baldwin. Happy Anniversary to: Charley & Caroline Sorrels.

March 16th – Happy Birthday Wishes to: Mary Crawford Spain and Breckyn Lindsay.

March 17th – Happy Birthday Wishes to: Joel Linn, J. D. Rogers, Colburn Gage, Patricia Sherman, Cory David Latham and Harriette Wise Jenkins.

Happy Anniversary to: Joe & Judy Cox. In Memory: Joe Oswalt.

March 18th – Happy Birthday Wishes to: Joseph Cupples.

March 19th – Happy Birthday Wishes to: Zachary Coats and Tami Newell.

March 20th – Happy Birthday Wishes to: Eli West, Monica S. Haygood, Jack Range and Jared Peeler.

March 21st – Happy Birthday Wishes to: Jack Moss, Barbara McKee, Kelly Pouncey and Gail Thomson. Happy Anniversary to: Guy (Gene) & Shirley Arnold. In Memory: Ray Bennett. *** Calendar of Events March 16th Mass, (Winter hours) 5 p.m., St. Mary’s of the Lake Catholic Church.

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!!

Sunday School, 9:45 a.m., Worship Service, 11 a.m., Horseshoe Lake Baptist Church.

Worship Service, 11 a.m., Hughes United Methodist Church.

March 18th

Hughes Rotary Club meets, 6 p.m.

Deadline for weekly news, 8 p.m., contact Holly Bacon at 870-339-3514 or

March 19th

Yoga, 8 a.m., Surf Club Building.

Quorum Court meeting, 9 a.m., Courthouse in Marion.

St. Francis County Master Gardener meeting, 11:30 a.m., St. Francis County Museum, in Forrest City.

Horseshoe Lake Fire Dept. meets, 6:30 p.m., Fire Station on Lake Estates Drive.

March 20th

Bible Study, 6 p.m., Horseshoe Lake Baptist Church.

March 21st

Zumba Class, 8 a.m., Surf Club Building.

Hughes Fire Department meets, 7 p.m., Fire Station on Blackwood.

March 22nd

Zumba class, 8:30 a.m., Surf Club Building.

Next weekly column appears!

March 17th