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Join Old St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church for inperson, Facebook Live or Zoom for Sunday School at 8:45 a.m., as well as inperson and Facebook Live (@oldstpaulchurch) worship at 10 a.m. All are welcome. Be a part of Wednesday night Bible Study, in-person and on Facebook Live, at 6:30 p.m. Host Pastor Fredrick Anthony and First Lady Eair Anthony welcome you. 504 S. Eighth St., West Memphis.

Cornerstone Baptist Church of West Memphis is “Making Hope Contagious” in Crittenden County. All are welcome! Children, Youth, and Adult Sunday School 9:30 a.m. Sunday Morning worship 10:45 a.m. No Sunday Evening Services until further notice. Wednesday Evening Prayer Meeting/Bible Study 6:30 p.m. Wednesday Anchor Point Youth & Young Adults Night 6 p.m. All services and studies available on Facebook – CornerstoneWM Services and Studies Private Group – Ask to Join! — Cornerstone Pastor, Billy Oyler.

The Mid-South’s largest car show comes to West Memphis Sept. 14-17. Southland Casino will play host to over 1,000 classic cars and trucks. West Memphis Tourism expects thousands of visitors to the community for the 2023 Delta River Cruisin’ Showcase. More details to come.

Time to get your health in order. Everyone is invited to a Community Health Fair on Saturday, July 15, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Beautiful Zion M.B. Church, 420 S. 15th St., in West Memphis. The fair is an effort to raise awareness and promote public health. Walgreens Pharmacy will be on hand to administer vaccines, provide information and more. For more information, contact Abria at (901) 661-7240.

Back to School Bash West Memphis Police Community Outreach, the Crittenden County Boys & Girls Club and the Junior Auxiliary of Crittenden County are holding a Back to School Bash on Saturday, July 15, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Boys & Girls Club, 990 N. Missouri St. in West Memphis, featuring free backpacks, school supplies and haircuts.

There will be vendors on site, food and fun, with music by DJ Rod. A schoolage child must be present to receive the free backpack.

Taste of the Town Main Street West Memphis invites local eateries and foodies alike to the annual Taste of The Town, on Tuesday, Aug. 22, at the Eugene Woods Civic Center. Interested in being a food vendor? Contact Deborah Abernathy at deborah abernathy@broadwaywest or (870) 735-8814.

Tornado Siren Testing The West Memphis Office of Emergency Management will conduct periodic tests of the city’s tornado siren warning system on Saturdays at noon. These sirens are located at: Tilden Rodgers Park, the J.W. Rich Girls Club, South Avalon at the VFW, 10th Street at Jackson, Goodwin at Garden Drive and MLK Drive at Beatty. If you have questions or concerns about the outdoor weather sirens, please contact the City of West Memphis OEM at 870-7025159.

‘First Importance’ Podcast First Baptist Church of West Memphis is proud to announce their podcast “First Importance.” Go to www.fbcwmem. org/media to choose your favorite platform and subscribe.

First Baptist Church West Memphis invites you to join us for our morning church


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service at 10:45 a.m. in the sanctuary. You may also watch our live stream on, or on YouTube (search for First Baptist Church West Memphis) at 1045 a.m.

Both will be available to watch later on both platforms.

211 Resource Hotline Did you know, you can call 211 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year to get in touch with the United Way’s free community resources hotline?

You can receive assistance with housing, employment, health care, utilities, tax service assistance and more. Dial 2-1-1, or go online to to get the help you need.

MARS Spay & Neuter Low-Cost Clinic MARS of Crittenden County will hold its next low-cost spay-neuter clinic on October 3-5. Spay, neuter and vaccination services will be provided, with additional services available, including heartworm and FIV screening.

For more information, visit or contact one of the local animal shelters.

Bingo Night St. Michael’s Catholic Parish hosts Tuesday Night Bingo every week. Open to everyone ages 18 and up.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Games begin at 7 p.m.

Smoke free and alcohol free. Concessions available.

Civil Air Patrol Civil Air Patrol meets the first, second and third Monday of each month, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., at the West Memphis Municipal Airport.

Young people ages 12 and up can join the cadet program. Adults are needed to support the cadet program and emergency service operations. For more information contact Lt. Col. Larry Webster at (870) 225-6849 or at hornets99compsq

WM City Council Meeting schedule: 1:30 p.m., on the first Thursday of each month; 5 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month, at West Memphis City Hall, 205 S. Redding St., in West Memphis. All meetings are open to the public.

Junior Firefighter Day The West Memphis Fire Department is hosting a special Junior Firefighter Day, Friday, July 21, at Station No. 1, 200 N. 7th St., beginning at 9 a.m., for youths ages 14-18. Register now on the West Memphis Fire Department’s Facebook page. Apply now for what WMFD officials say will be “an experience of a lifetime.”

Join the Book Club The Woolfolk Public Library in Marion is launching a Book Club this fall. Signups are going on now. Stop by the library, 100 N. Currie St., to get an information packet. There will be a wide variety of books.

Teens and adults are welcome to join. More details to come. For more information, contact the library at (870) 739-3238, or visit the Woolfolk Public Library on Facebook.

Global Academy USDA Food Program Global Academy Inc., located at 301 N. 7th St., in West Memphis, is participating in the USDA Food Program. Meals will be available at no charge or at a reduced price to enrolled persons at the above location. Eligibility is determined by income and household size. For more information, call (870) 7027530 or

USDA is an equal opportunity provider.

Adopt a Pet Today Looking for a pet? Call the Marion Animal Shelter at 739-5412, or visit their Facebook page. Adoption fees are $100 for dogs, $75 for cats. 1101 L.H.

Polk Ext. Cash, food and blanket donations gladly accepted.

Crittenden County Health Unit The Crittenden County Health Unit will have special extended hours every Tuesday from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. These adjusted hours give the unit the opportunity to stay open later to accommodate those who are not able to come during normal business hours.

Clinical services that are available include: WIC, nutrition counseling, birth control, Depo shots, STI screening, immunizations, Family Planning and more.

Ham Radio Club The West Memphis Repeater Group is proud to announce a new repeater in West Memphis. It is a Yaesu DR-2X with Fusion and Wires-X capabilities.

The KI5GEU repeater frequency is 442.400, + 5.0 MHZ, PL Tone 107.2. For more information contact: Jerry Burns, KI5GEU, at 870-636-1236 or

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