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— High school students and their parents are invited to a “family night” event at the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences at the University of Arkansas.

The event will be held Monday, October 19, from 6:30 to 8 p .m. at the Benton County Extension Office Auditorium in Bentonville.

Information about themany majors offered by the College will be presented along with answers to questions. Majors range from agri business to communication, apparel studies, food science, environmental sciences, interior design, etc., etc.

For more information about the family night contact Judy Fenton, 479-271-1006.

Bean Festival Is Scheduled At Mt. Home October 29-31

The 27th annual Arkansas Bean Fest and Championship Outhouse Race will be held Thursday, Friday and Saturday, October 29-31, in Mountain View, AR.

Activities begin Thursday at 5 with a Beanie Weenie Dog Show. On Friday and Saturday there will be live music at noon Saturday starting at noon Saturday and from 10 to 2 Saturday.

Serving of 2,000 pounds of pinto beans will start at noon Saturday and at 1 p.m. the outhouse race will begin. There will be lots of other activities.

Hiwasse Post Office Tells Open Hours

Geneva Hamilton, Postmaster at Hiwasse, announced the following window service hours for that facility:

Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. and noon to 4:30 p.m. and Saturday from 7:45 to 11:30 a.m.

The office lobby for box patrons is open 24 hours a day seven days a week.

Student Day Announced At Arkansas Tech

Arkansas Tech University at Russellville will hold open house for prospective students this Saturday, October 17.

Representatives from every degree program offered at Tech will be present to answer questions and personnel from admissions, financial aid, residential life and academic advising will be present.

The event will last from 10:30 a.m. until noon and those attending will receive tickets to see the homecoming football game that evening.

For information contact the university at 479-968-0343.

Beau Hamilton Shows Results Of Hunting Trip

Beau Hamilton, 8, of Hiwasse, accompanied his father, Robert Paul Hamilton, and grandfather, Robert Lee Hamilton, on a hunting trip to Newcastle, WY. They left Hiwasse Monday morning, September 28, and drove to Shawnee, KS, where they met Mark Mullin and Fred Keaton.

After a shopping trip to Cabela’s in Kansas City the group drove through the night and arrived at the South Dakota Badlands at daylight Tuesday morning.

Breakfast at Wall Drugstorein Wall, S.D., followed the Badlands drive, then stops at Mt. Rushmore and the Crazy Horse Memorial before driving on to Newcastle.

Wednesday activities included scouting for antelope and a side trip to Devil’s Tower, the nation’s first National Monument. All the antelope hunters were successful and the Hamiltons arrived back in Hiwasse on Saturday afternoon.

Beau, who did not hunt, is shown with grandpa Robert’s antelope.

News, Pages 7 on 10/14/2009

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