PEA RIDGE Thursday, Dec. 24
7:30 p.m. — Garfield AA, Brightwater Methodist Church. Open meeting and no smoking. For information, call 359-3734.
Saturday, Dec. 26
7:30 p.m. — Garfield AA, Big Book Study, Brightwater Methodist Church. Open meeting and no smoking. For information, call 359-3734.
Monday, Dec. 28
5 p.m. — TOPS Club of Pea Ridge, Mt.Vernon Presbyterian Church. For information, call Jane Cooley at 451-8820. HOLIDAY CLOSINGS U.S. Post Offices
The local branches of the U.S. Post Office will close their operations for Christmas at noon on Thursday, Dec. 24. Regular Post Office retail hours and full delivery operations will resume Saturday, Dec. 26, until Thursday, Dec. 31, at noon for New Year Eve and Day. Regular operation will resume on Saturday, Jan. 2, 2010.
City halls at Pea Ridge, Garfield, Gateway and Avoca will be closed Thursday and Friday, Dec. 24 and 25, for Christmas. The offices will also be closed Friday, Jan. 1, for New Year’s Day.
Benton County Offices
Benton County government offices will be closed Thursday and Friday, Dec. 24 and 25, for Christmas. The offices will also be closed Friday, Jan. 1, for New Year’s Day.
The TIMES of Northeast Benton County
The TIMES office will close at noon Christmas Eve. Office hours are 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday. The office will maintain regular office hours Thursday, Dec. 31. RESTAURANT INSPECTIONS
All reports are from regular food service/food store inspections unless otherwise noted.
• Critical violations are defined as items that relate directly to factors that lead to food-borne illness, and must be corrected immediately.
• Noncritical violations are defined as items that relate to maintenance of food operations and cleanliness.
The Buss Stop Grill
18395 Marshall, Garfield
Critical violations: No cold water at handwashing sink. Meat slicer must be cleaned and sanitized. Sanitizer at three-compartment sink was too strong. Clean the very top of the shake machine.
Noncritical violations: Shelf lining is not approved. Not smooth and easily cleanable. Clean under grill more frequently. Clean excessive grease on deep fryer. Do not store cups in bulk items.
20204 U.S. Hwy. 62, Gateway Critical violations: Raw hamburger stored above ready-to-eat foods. Prep table not keeping foods at 41 degrees or below. Noncritical violations: Store scoops handle up.
Ashmore’s Creek Flea Market
18701 U.S. Hwy. 62, Garfield Critical violations: Do not leave food at room temperature. Automatic dishwasher is not working. All dishes and equipment must be sanitized. Noncritical violations: Duct tape is not an approved repair material.
The Wright Stop
17047 Marshall, Garfield Critical violations: Ammonia should be 200 PPM. Noncritical violations: Replace weather stripping on back door. PLAYFUL PALS
FREE TO GOOD HOME Bloodhound — Female, call Ronda at 417-435-2722. (12/9) Kitten — Female, 8-week-old, gray tabby, call Gayla at 417-226-4586. (11/18)
LOST ANIMALS Coondog — Roscoe P. Coondog Morris is missing, call Sohn Morris at 544-5066. (12/23) Cat — Male, orange tabby, neutered, call Kevin 790-3756. (12/9) Tiny Yorkie — Short haircut, has a tail, lost in Rogers/Avoca area. Call Cassandra 586-3537. (12/9)
FOUND ANIMALS Chocolate Lab mix — Male, nonneutered, call Lisa at 640-6351. (12/23)
Items will be removed after six weeks. No for sale animals.To list animals in this column, call 451-1196. MARRIAGE LICENSES
Joseph Michael Leatherwood, 26, and Amanda Nicole Edwards, 22, both of Pea Ridge. Tommy Wayne Walker,37,and Tammy Sue Maze, 42, both of Pea Ridge. Robert Scott Melton, 40, and Rebecca Anne Ramsey, 46, both of Garfield. AVOCA FIRE DEPT.
Incidents reported to the Avoca Volunteer Fire Department this week include:
Sunday, Dec. 13
3:30 p.m. Medical,Tucks Chapel Road, assist Rogers Medic 3. 4:32 p.m. Medical, Pt.Virgo Road, assist VAS.
Monday, Dec. 14
12:17 a.m. Medical, Rose Street, assist VAS. 12:30 p.m. Medical,Tucks Chapel Road, assist VAS.
Tuesday, Dec. 15
7:12 a.m. Fire alarm, Cloverdale Road, false alarm. 11:40 a.m. Fire,Taylor Barnett Road, assist NEBCO. 6:26 p.m. Medical, Degraff Road, assist VAS. 10:16 p.m. Medical,Tucks Chapel Road, assist VAS.
Wednesday, Dec. 16
6:40 p.m. Medical, Airport Loop Road, assist VAS. 9:40 p.m. Medical, Old Wire Road, assist VAS.
Community, Pages 5 on 12/23/2009
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