National Day of Prayer to be observed

The local observance of the National Day of Prayer will be held at noon Thursday at Maxfield Park in downtown Batesville.

In case of rain, the event will be held in the Landers Theater.

Everyone is welcome to attend.

Donations for upkeep of Center Grove Cemetery needed

Funds are at an all-time low for upkeep of Center Grove Cemetery near Newark.

The annual cleanup, a time when many contributions are made, was unable to be held last year due to COVID-19.

The cemetery committee is faced with the possibility of having to charge for burials if it cannot operate on donations.

Tax-deductible contributions to the cemetery help to continue the effort to maintain this historical setting. Individuals are asked to consider making donations in honor of or in memory of a loved one or to consider making a bequest in their will.

Donations may be mailed to: Center Grove Cemetery Committee, Orville Arms, chairman, 7390 White Drive, Charlotte, AR 72522.

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