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Golf tournament helps send students to convention

Golf tournament helps send students to convention

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. -- A golf tournament is being put on by SHIMA (the Student Health Information Management Association) of Arkansas Tech University. It will go towards paying our way to the ArHIMA State Convention.

The event will be at Chamberlyne Country Club in Danville, Arkansas, on April 30 at 9 am. It is a four-person scramble, with a shotgun start. The price is $75 a person, $300 for a team, and the winning team gets their money back, plus a prize.

There will be several door prizes, and a hamburger buffet is included in the price of the tournament. People interested can contact Darla Sparacino at 479-970-0468.

Get your books while they're hot

Get your books while they're hot

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. - Friends of the Pope County Library will have their book sale (cash only please) Thursday, March 10 at the Hughes Center from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. If you have questions call Julie at (479) 970-8048.

Observing lent across Arkansas

Observing lent across Arkansas

The parishes of the Diocese of Little Rock submitted their Lenten schedules. Call the parish for details before making plans to attend.

The current schedule is available online. You can view it by clicking here.

(Source: Arkansas Catholic)

LRFW brings style to UAMS Black Expo

LRFW brings style to UAMS Black Expo

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Little Rock Fashion Week (LRFW) will headline the Seventh Annual Midsouth Summit Black Expo with a fashion presentation, highlighting a few clothing lines to be featured at Little Rock Fashion Week 2011.

The expo is February 26, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Metroplex, located 10800 Colonel Glenn Road. The LRFW presentation is scheduled for 1:40 p.m. The expo and fashion show is free and is open to the public.

Attendees will get a sneak peak into this summer’s favorite fashion experience. The LRFW showcase will preview sophisticated, trendy and couture fashions by Savers, the Nicole McGehee Collection (LRFW 2010 Clothing Line of the Year), NaJo by Natasha Rawls (LRFW 2009 Clothing Line of the Year) and introduce Graffiti by 13-year old fashion designer Aaliyah Fisher, who will become the youngest designer to ever showcase in a fashion week.

Comedian hits ATU stage

Comedian hits ATU stage

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. - Seen on various stages across the country, Student Activities Board is welcoming comedian Michelle Buteau to Arkansas Tech.

Buteau will be stirring up laughter Thursday at 8 p.m. in the Doc Bryan Lecture Hall. Students will be able to attend for free with a valid Tech I.D.

Known for a variety of performances, some of Buteau’s accolades include her appearances on Comedy Central’s “Last Comic Standing,” “The Lopez Show,” “Best Week Ever,” and HGTV’s "25 Worst Mistakes."

For more information, search "Comedian Michelle Buteau" on Facebook.

Be a part of Downtown Art Walk

Be a part of Downtown Art Walk

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. – The first Art Walk of 2011 will be Friday, March 4 from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Begin the Art Walk with a stop at the Russellville Depot at 320 W. C St. to pick up a program listing host locations and participating artists.

Admission is free and open to the public!

Stroll around downtown to participating locations to see great local artists and musicians, enjoy drinks and refreshments, and just have fun at this quarterly event! 

Russellville Youth Baseball Association schedule

Russellville Youth Baseball Association schedule

Manager’s Selection


On Wednesday, March 9th, the RYBA Board of Director’s will conduct manager (head coach) selection. Selected managers for each age group will be contacted by phone between 7 PM and 10 PM on March 9th. Assistant coaches (1 per team) will be selected by the head coach of each team.

Coaches Meetings (4-12 age groups) and Drafts (for 4, 5 & 6 age groups): Sunday, March 13th – Coaches Meeting/Draft for 4 year olds at 3:00; Coaches Meeting/Draft for 5-6 year olds at 4:00 at Russellville Middle School’s Large Meeting Room.