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First Baptist Church, Pea Ridge

An illusionist, Randall Eller, with an evangelical message will be at church from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31. Children are encouraged to come early to have their photograph taken in their costumes.

A Women of Faith conference will be held Oct. 30-31. Tickets are $99 for both days with lunch included. For more information, call or email Kellie Rosser at 451-8731 or

First Baptist Church, Garfield

October is “Fantastic Fall Evangelism Extravaganza:”

A Mini-Missions Conference will be held from 9:15 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 25.

The Hallelujah Happening and Trunk or Treat Carnival will be held 6 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31, at the church.

For more information call the church at 359-3496.

Mt. Vernon Presbyterian Church, Pea Ridge

We will pick up roadside trash on Saturday, Oct. 24. Meet at the church at 9 a.m.

Girl Scout Troop No. 5053 will meet from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Mondays in Fellowship Hall.

The 9th annual Trunk or Treat will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31, in the church parking lot.

River of Faith, Mountain, Mo.

The Race of Faith Cowboy Challenge series will be sponsored by the River of Faith church at Mountain.

Events begin at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 23, with a dinner and gathering around the bonfire featuring Billy Snow, cowboy musician from Colorado Springs, Colo. Registration begins at 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 24, and the obstacle challenge begins at 10 a.m. There will be an evening hayride at 8 p.m. Saturday, ending at Snow’s Red Barn for a country Western dance.

Cowboy church begins at 9 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 25, followed by the championship round of the obstacle challenge at 2 p.m. Sunday.

Contact Donnie Garner at 366-4072 or Doug McKinney at 452-8098.


40 Years Ago

Pea Ridge Graphic

Thursday, Oct. 23, 1969

Plans for the annual Halloween Carnival were completed at the Oct. 13 meeting of the Pea Ridge PTA. The carnival was held in the school gym the following Saturday night, and featured a fourth- and fifth-grade musical.

Trooper and Mrs. Keith Ferguson recently relocated to Pea Ridge with their son, Cliff, from Walnut Ridge. Cliff was already enrolled in kindergarten.

Fifth-grade cheerleaders Anita Easterling, Kathy Hall, Geneva Morgan, Tina Fletcher and Sharon Head posed for a picture in their uniforms.

30 Years Ago

Pea Ridge Graphic-Scene

Wednesday, Oct. 24, 1979

Construction of the waste water treatment plant, collector, sewers, interceptor sewers, lift stations and force mains could start in February 1980, council members heard that Tuesday evening from the city’s engineering firm.

The members of Mt. Vernon District 109 board of education refused applications from four perspective out-of-district students and discussed the possibility of establishing a tuition rate.

Benton County Judge Al Norwood told the “Graphic Scene” that Benton County was ready to start work on obtaining rights of way, moving utilities, etc., in the portions of Arkansas Highway 265 whenever the City of Pea Ridge was ready to move.

20 Years Ago

The Times of Northeast

Benton County

Thursday, Oct. 26, 1989

The cost of a single issue of “The Times of Northeast Benton County” increased to 50 cents effective Nov. 1, 1989. Publisher Mike Freeman apologized for the increase, but stated the home-delivered subscription price would remain the same at $12 per year.

Donna Womack of Pea Ridge Elementary was named teacher of the year by her peers. She and other teachers similarly honored visited Little Rock for a reception in their honor hosted by the state’s first family.

Southwest R-5 school board members approved the final plans for a $380,000 building project scheduled to start in early 1990.

10 Years Ago

The Times of Northeast

Benton County

Wednesday, Oct. 27, 1999

After seven weeks of frustration and injury, the Pea Ridge Blackhawks finally found a reason to celebrate with a 21-16 win over Greenland.

Pea Ridge water and sewer users were informed they would see higher rates beginning on their January 2000 bills. Pea Ridge City Council passed two ordinances to raise rates and no one showed up to protest the increases.

The Pea Ridge Sesquicentennial Committee had a chicken BBQ Oct. 30 in front of Montgomery’s IGA. Proceeds went to the Pea Ridge Sesquicentennial Fund.

Storyteller Beth Scheele spun some All Hallow’s Eve yarn at the campfire circle of the Elkhorn Tavern Oct. 29. Roasting marshmallows, cider and coffee were provided. The program was sponsored by the Pea Ridge National Military Park Foundation and was open to the public free of charge.

Church, Pages 2 on 10/21/2009

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