Needs Creek Baptist Church Cemetery Decoration Day: Saturday, May 19; Springhill; Potluck at noon. Donations are now being accepted for the upkeep of the cemetery as well. Mail donations to Brent Clay-Sec.Treas. P.O. Box 842, Greenbrier, AR 72058, or call 501-733-8626. To find the church, take Highway 65 North to Springhill, turn right on Highway 287 and drive approximately 3 miles.

Betty Cohen Retirement Recital: 3 p.m. Sunday, May 20; Conway First Methodist Church; A part of the church’s “Under the Dome” series, Mrs. Cohen will present “A Few of My Favorite Things,” as a celebration of her nearly 25 years as organist at Conway FUMC. The recital will include music by Bach, Burkhardt, Krebs, Franck, and others. Mrs. Cohen is a 1969 graduate of Hendrix College and received her master of music degree from Northwestern University. She has served as organist at First United Methodist Church in Conway since 1993, and is a former piano, organ and music theory professor at the University of the Ozarks. She is also active in the Central Arkansas Chapter, American Guild of Organists. The recital is free and open to the public with a reception to follow. For more information, call  501-329-3801, or visit

Global Dimensions Ministry 7th Year Appreciation Service: 1 p.m. Saturday, July 14; Forrest City Civic center in Forrest City; This service is to honor Prophetess Clara Davis. Speakers for this event are as follows: Apostle Steven Cannon--W. Helena, ARK, Pastor Desi Sims--Marianna, ARK. and Overseer/Pastor Warren Winns--Lawton, OK. This event is GDM planning committee. All are welcome to attend.