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Granny’s Quilts of Love

Granny’s Quilts of Love met at 9:30 a.m. Nov. 17 at Mt. Vernon Presbyterian Church in Pea Ridge.

There were 200 quilts turned in for November, making the total quilts 9,256 along with 1,478 caps and 1,702 pillows.

The Christmas appreciation brunch will be hosted by The Friendly Stitchers/Granny’s of Bella Vista at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 15, at Bella Vista Lutheran Church, 1990 Forest Hills Blvd. The Friendly Stitchers/Granny’s of Bella Vista will furnish everything. To car pool, meet at Mt. Vernon Presbyterian Church at 8:45 a.m. For the ladies who wish to car pool, bring finished quilts to the church to be picked up and when you return to the church, you can pick up the quilt kits. If you wish, bring a small gift (not over $5) or something you have made.

The next meeting will be at 9:30 a.m. Jan. 19, 2010, at Mt. Vernon Presbyterian Church in Pea Ridge. For more information, contact Mary Margaret Webb at 451-8640 or Pat Patterson at 451-1500. COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Thursday, Dec. 10

5:30 p.m. — TOPS meeting weigh-in; 6 p.m. meeting, Autumn Place Village. For information, call Michaela Hewsley at 790-2276. 7:30 p.m. — Garfield AA, Brightwater Methodist Church. Open meeting and no smoking. For information, call 359-3734.

Friday, Dec. 11

7 p.m. — The Ozark Classic Country Band at Riordan Hall in Bella Vista. Admission is $10 and children under 12 are free. Concession stand will be open. 7:30 - 10 p.m. — Ridge Rockers Square Dance Club, regular dance, Pea Ridge Elementary School. For information, call Gaye Smallwood at 659-4733.

Saturday, Dec. 12

10 a.m. - 4 p.m. — Pea Ridge Historical Society Museum open. 5:30 p.m. — Avoca Christmas Parade. 7:30 p.m. — Garfield AA,Big Book Study,Brightwater Methodist Church. Open meeting and no smoking. For information, call 359-3734.

Monday, Dec. 14

2 p.m. — Wood Hall VFW Post 8109 & Auxiliary, Mt.Vernon Presbyterian Church. 5 p.m. — TOPS Club of Pea Ridge, Mt.Vernon Presbyterian Church. For information, call Jane Cooley at 451-8820. 7 p.m. — Battlefield 4-H Club, Pea Ridge Church of Christ. 7 p.m. — Cannonball 4-H Club, Camps Auction House. For information, call Lea Isgrigg at 451-8683.

Tuesday, Dec. 15

9:30 a.m. — Granny’s Quilts of Love, Mt.Vernon Presbyterian Church. For information, call Margaret Webb at 451-8640; or Pat Patterson at 451-1500. 10:30 a.m. — 55 and Over Club, EMS community room. For information, call President Bob Hauter at 451-8274. 1:45 - 3 p.m. — TOPS Club of Garfield, First Baptist Church, Garfield. For information, call Becky Warner at 359-3764.

Wednesday, Dec. 16

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. — Seligman, Mo., Senior Center, free lunch program. For information, call Becky Warner at 359-3764. COMMUNITY EVENTS

Food Drive

The City of Pea Ridge will hold the 10th Annual Food Drive through Friday, Dec. 18. Last year, 130 families in need received food baskets.

Donations can be mailed to P.O. Box 29, Pea Ridge, AR 72751, or dropped off at Pea Ridge Water Department at 821 Slack St., next to Dollar General.

Cash donations will be accepted, as well as traditional Christmas foods.

For more information, call the Pea Ridge Water Department at 451-1109.

Food drive drop-off

The Northwest Arkansas Food Drive pickup days will be Mondays and Fridays through Dec. 23. The event is organized by Benton County Sheriff Keith Ferguson in cooperation with Marge Wolfe of the Northwest Arkansas Food Bank.

Drop-off locations in the area include:

• Marvin’s, 240 N. Curtis Ave., Pea Ridge.

• Oakview Animal Clinic, 14391 Dove Rd., Pea Ridge.

• Community First Bank, 198 Slack St., Pea Ridge.

• Pea Ridge Veterinary Clinic, 535 Lee Town Rd., Pea Ridge.

• Dollar General, 149 Harris Lane, Pea Ridge.

• Avoca One Stop, U.S. Hwy. 62 and Ark. Hwy. 72 in Avoca.

Christmas train ride

SELIGMAN, Mo. — The Seligman Chamber of Commerce will have a Christmas train ride at approximately 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 13. The train will go from Seligman to Rogers, Ark., and back. The train will be decorated for Christmas and Santa Claus will be on board. Santa will give candy to the children.

Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children 4 to 12 and free for children under 4.

For more information or to make reservations, call 417-662-3611. COURT REPORT

Judge John A. Skaggs, presiding Richard S. Hardwicke, prosecuting attorney Nov. 24, 2009 Sharla Billips, 39,Contempt fail to complete DASEP: $150 fines and costs. Weldon, Richard A.,47, Contempt fail to pay fines and costs: $150 fines and costs. Christainsen, Christopher M.,30, Contempt fail to pay fines and costs: Dismissed. Bise, Glen M.,25, Failure to appear: Dismissed. Bise, Glen M.,25, Failure to appear: Dismissed. Bise, Glen M.,25, Failure to appear: $225 fines and costs. Debacco, Justin T.,25, Harrassing communications: $225 fines and costs. Debacco, Justin T.,25, Failure to appear: $225 fines and costs. Bolin, Kristopher D.,28, Public intoxication: $150 fines and costs. Bowman, Nicole,30, Imprudent driving City Ord. 139: $125 fines and costs. Chanda, Elaine J.,59, Speeding: $125 fines and costs. Istan, Benjamin G.,28, Imprudent driving City Ord. 139: Nol Prossed. Carney, Tyler,19, Careless and prohibited driving: $150 fines and costs. Miller, Gary J.,18, Contribute delinquency minor: $275 fines and costs. Noble, Cory Joe,20, Speeding: $125 fines and costs. Jackson, Victoria B.,35, No proof liability insurance — Local: $25 fines and costs. AREA EVENTS

Community, Pages 5 on 12/09/2009

Print Headline: BENTON COUNTY COMMUNITY NEWS

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