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Cornerstone Baptist Church Services


Cornerstone Baptist Church of West Memphis is “Making Hope Contagious” in Crittenden County. Children, Youth, and Adult Sunday School 9:30 a.m. Sunday Morning worship 10:45 a.m. 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! Billy Oyler, Pastor – “All are welcome!”

The Old St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church will have in-person and Zoom Sunday School and Facebook Live Sunday School services at 8:45 a.m., and in-person and Facebook Live Easter Sunday services (@oldstpaulchurch), at 10 a.m. Please join us on Wednesday nights for our in-person and Facebook Live Bible Study, at 6:30 p.m. Host Pastor is Frederick and First Lady Eair Anthony: “We are a church that grows people and glorifies God.”

The Crittenden County Extension Office of the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture is inviting everyone ages 5 to 19 to be a part of the 4-H Club. Activities include gardening, fishing, shooting sports, music, outdoors skills, crafts, STEM activities, Archeology, art and more. For more information, contact Extension Agent Alexandria Salisbury at (870) 3357185, or email:

Head to 'Breaker Rock Beach' for Marion First Baptist Church's 2024 Vacation Bible School, June 17 to 21 for kids kindergarten through 6th grade.

Registration is underway now. For more information or to register your child, call (870) 739-3944, or stop by the church at 2137 Hwy. 77, in Marion, Monday through Thursday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The West Memphis community is invited to attend the West Memphis Police Department’s 2nd annual Charity Gala on Saturday, June 29, as they celebrate the city and its officers. Tickets are now on sale for $50, and can be purchased through any community engagement personnel. We also offer sponsorship tables for businesses and individuals looking to support our event. This year’s gala will feature a live performance by Arnishia King, and all proceeds will go towards benefiting a local non-profit organization and the Rodney Riley (Koolaid) scholarship fund for graduating seniors.

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 as- See BRIEFS, page A13 BRIEFS

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sistance with housing, employment, health care, utilities, tax service assistance and more. Dial 2-1-1, or go online to

Marion School Board The Marion School District holds its monthly School Board meetings on the third Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. at the Central Office, 200 Manor Street, in Marion. The community is invited.

High School Completion Program Arkansas residents ages 21 and older who do not have a high school diploma can now finish school online for free through a new program from Graduation Alliance called the Arkansas Adult Diploma Program. Graduates earn an accredited high school diploma.

According to a press release, Graduation Alliance can offer this program for free through a state-funded initiative administered by the Arkansas Department of Education Division of Career and Technical Education. To qualify for the program, applicants must be an Arkansas resident, 21 or older, have access to a computer and the internet, have completed at least some of 10th grade, and have not completed a GED or another high school equivalency diploma. For more information, visit arkansasdiploma. com or call 501-512-1417.

Alice in Wonderland: The Musical DeltaARTS presents “Alice in Wonderland,” a Broadwaystyle musical featuring local singers, actors and musicians of all ages, June 21-23, at the West Memphis PAC.

West Memphis School Board Meetings The West Memphis School District holds its monthly School Board meetings on the third Tuesday of the month, at 6 p.m., at the Central Office, 301 S. Avalon. St. All meetings are open to the public.

Civil Air Patrol Civil Air Patrol meets the first, second and third Monday of each month, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., at Cypress Avenue Baptist Church in Marion, 1241 Cypress Ave. 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 emial him at

WM City Council Meeting schedule: 1:00 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. Open to the public.

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 870-702-7530, or visit

Adopt a Pet Today Looking for a pet? Call the Marion Animal Shelter at 7395412, 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. Or contact the West Memphis Animal Shelter at 870-732-7599.

Find them on Facebook for more inforrmation.

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.

Volunteer Drivers Needed Jim Fiveash, the commander of the American Legion Post 53 needs Volunteer Van Drivers to transport veterans who live in Crittenden County to their VA appointments at the Memphis VA Medical Center and the new Primary Clinic in East Memphis. A 10 passenger transportation van will be furnished by the VA. For requirements and information contact Patrick Kennedy, LCSW, at 901-523-8990, ext.


Crittenden County Museum Displays on history of Crittenden County in Earle in the former Missouri Pacific Railroad Depot, 1112 Main St. Open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesdays and Saturdays and 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday. No admission fee; donations accepted.

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