Leader Blues

Wednesday, December 26, 2007


Melody Boys perform on New Year’s Eve

The Melody Boys Quartet will host their annual New Year’s Eve concert at 8 p.m. Monday at the community center ballroom in Jacksonville. Advance tickets are $12 for adults and $6 for children. At the door, tickets are $15 for adults and $7 for children. Advance tickets for groups of 20 or more are $10 each in advance and $12 at the door.

Other performers will be the Apostles and the Hallelujah Harmony Quartet. Order advance tickets by calling 501-835-6471.

CADC offers public transportation in Lonoke County

Central Arkansas Development Council SCAT (South Central Arkansas Transit) provides Lonoke County with public transportation services. SCAT provides public transportation services for anyone, regardless of income, age, or disability.

Fare is $2 for trips within the city limits of Lonoke. Fare for other trips varies depending on the number of miles of the trip. For trips more than five miles, fare is $4. Trips between five to 12 miles are $5 one way. Trips over 13 miles are $15 round trip.
Appointments should be made at least two days in advance. To make an appointment for a trip in town or out of town, or for more information, call the CADC Lonoke Office at 501-676-0019.

Horse association to hold meeting in Cabot area

The American Morgan Horse Association Youth of Arkansas will hold an organizational meeting Sunday, Dec. 30 at 2 p.m. in Cabot. All youth who are interested in learning about horses are encouraged to participate. The club is open to youth who have not reached their 22nd birthday. Owning a horse is not required.

AMHAY offers its members a variety of programs to learn and develop in all areas of the horse industry. For location or more information call Monica, AMHAY regional vice-president at 501-843-9715 or Kirsten, national AMHAY horsemastership tester, at 501-258-7067.

Ward seniors invite others to join starting Jan. 8

The Ward Senior Citizens invites area seniors to meet at 11:30 a.m. the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month for a brownbag lunch; coffee, tea, soft drinks and desserts are provided for $1. Dominoes, card games, exercise and activities follow each lunch meeting.

Seniors are invited to join beginning Tuesday, Jan. 8.

FOP schedules ‘Night of Laughs’ comedy show

The Jacksonville FOP (Hap Horton Memorial Lodge 16), will be holding a “Night of Laughs” comedy show at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8 at Jacksonville High School.

Area businesses and residents are currently being called for sponsorships and ticket sales.

The funds raised will go toward the many worthwhile endeavors the lodge is involved with such as food baskets for the elderly, shop with a cop and the Identikid program.