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Senator speaks Monday

to GCRW on term limits

Garland County Republican Women will meet at 1 p.m. Monday at the Garland County Library. Sen. Alan Clark will speak on term limits. For more information, call President Sharon Turrentine at 525-2662.

AAS archeologist to

address local chapter

The Ouachita Chapter of the Arkansas Archeological Society will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Fordyce Room at National Park Medical Center, 1910 Malvern Ave. Carl G. Drexler, of Arkansas Archeological Survey, Southern Arkansas University, will speak on "Uncovering Pea Ridge: Archaeology and Arkansas' Biggest Battlefield." The Battle of Pea Ridge in March 1862 was "the most important battle ever fought on Arkansas soil." The site is preserved today as a National Military Park. This talk details how archaeologists in the past year have bettered the understanding of the engagement through excavation and historical research. The program is free and open to the public. For more information, email Meeks Etchieson at

Drexler has worked in Arkansas since 2001 on domestic and military sites, including the battlefield of Pea Ridge. He earned his Ph.D. from College of William and Mary. His research interests include conflict archeology, spatial analysis, historical archeology of the U.S. South and Midwest, Cuban archeology, terrestrial and aerial laser scanning, and the history and ethnography of sports in the United States, primarily baseball and hockey. He has published articles in Arkansas Historical Quarterly and the SAA Archaeological Record, and his edited book, "Historical Archaeology in Arkansas: A Hidden Diversity," was published by University of Tennessee Press.

HSHS class of 1968

slates 50th reunion

The Hot Springs High School graduating class of 1968 will celebrate its 50th reunion beginning from 6-8 p.m. Oct. 19 at the Superior Bathhouse Brewery, 329 Central Ave. Oct. 20 will include golf at the Hot Springs Country Club, a ladies' luncheon at Cafe 1217 and a dinner dance in the evening at the Embassy Suites Hotel.

Classmates who want to reserve a room at the hotel should do so prior to Sept. 24 to get the block rate. Call Brenda Barker Hagerich at 870-403-8001 or Cindy Johnston Harding at 501-529-0374 with any questions.

Fundraiser tickets

available at Elks Lodge

Elks Lodge 380, 132 Abbott Place, will have "Thanksgiving in September" on Sept. 21. Tickets are $15 per person. The dinner will be served from 6-7 p.m., with Pure Country band playing from 7-10 p.m. Members and their guests are welcome.

Bacon-wrapped pork loin, and turkey and dressing with all the trimmings will be served. Funds raised will be used for new Christmas decorations.

For tickets, call Sue Koon, 501-281-5032; Janet Frazier, 501-262-9451; Debbie Nicely, 501-574-2609; or Cathy Crawford, 501-276-7477; or contact Pam Lafferty.

Libertarians have booth

at Garland County Fair

The Libertarian Party of Garland County will have a table at the Garland County Fair. Come on by to learn more about America's alternative to the old parties.

Society on 09/09/2018

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