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Living Water Ministries Revival

Living Water Ministries will be holding a revival with evangelist David Long at 7 p.m., April 5 through 10. The church is located one mile west on Highway 102 on the right hand side of the road Everyone is welcome. For more information, contact pastor Janet Long at 524-2848.

Decatur High School Prom

The junior and senior prom will be held from 8 p.m., until midnight, April 24, at the Northside Elementary School Cafeteria. Tickets will be on sale for $35 until April 9.

Food Pantry

The Decatur food pantry is open from 5 to 7 p.m on Thursday. On April 1, however, the pantry will only be open from 5 to 6 p.m. The pantry offers free nonperishable food to Decatur residents and is located at the United Methodist Church in Decatur Participants need to bring identification showing they have a 72722 zip code. For more information contact the Methodist Church at 752-3551.

Methodist Church Easter Services

The Decatur United Methodist Church is having a Maundy Thursday Service at 6:30 p.m., April 1, to begin the Easter weekend. The church will also have an Easter Sunrise Service at 6:30 a.m., April 4 All are welcome to attend. For more information contact Frank Cook at 752-3351 or David Cook at 200-4645.

Spring Basketball League

The Decatur Community Spring Basketball League will offer an Instructional Camp for children in kindergarten through sixth grade. The registration period will continue through April 8. Practice begins on April 8 and will be held on each Thursday in April from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Game play will begin April 10 and be held each Saturday until May 1. For more information, contact Jake or Theresa McNeal at 224-0088 or 685-6806.

Easter Egg Hunt

The annual Chamber of Commerce Easter egg hunt will be held at 10 a.m., April 3, in Veteran’s Park for age groups 0-3, 4-7, and 7-12. A golden egg with a special surprise inside will be hidden and Easter baskets will be awarded as prizes.

Eggcellent Easter Egg Hunt

Decatur Assembly of God will host its 13th annual “Eggcellent Easter Egg Hunt Eggstravaganza” at 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 3. The event will be for children ages 0-12. There will be thousands of candies and eggs to hunt and hundreds of prizes to claim, with eight grand prizes to be given away The hunt will take place at 674 N. Main in Decatur For more information, call 752-3230.

NWA Riding Club play days set

The NWA Riding Club will have its 2010 season opener of play-day rodeo at 6 p.m. on April 10, and every other Saturday night until Nov. 1, at the enclosed arena at the Luca-Don Equestrian Center 23236 Arkansas Highway 12, west of Gentry. Ribbons will be awarded nightly, with an awards banquet at the end of the season. A point system will be in effect. There will be five age classes, with events including poles, barrels, flags, speed and mutton busting. Memberships are $30 per year for a family. There is no charge for nightly events. The NWA Riding Club is a non-profit, non-alcoholic and drug-free environment for families. For more information, call 752-3466 or 899-3259.

Rabies Clinic

Country View Animal Care will be offering rabies vaccinations for dogs and cats at a reduced rate at the Decatur Fire Station, from 4 to 5:30 p.m., March 31, as part of Benton County Rabies Clinic Week For more information, contact the Arkansas Department of Health at 271-1055, ext. 4, or Country View Animal Care at 787-6284.


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Community, Pages 2 on 03/24/2010


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