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Saturday's Datebook

Support groups Narcotics Anonymous meets at noon and 8 p.m. today at 919 Hobson Ave. This is a 12-step recovery program for people for whom drugs have become a major problem. The Help Line number is 321-8700. Alcoholics Anonymous meets at noon and 8 p.m. today at 411 Sellers St. Call 623-6328 for information. Narcotics Anonymous, SOS Group, meets at 6 p.m. today at 315 W. Grand Ave. All meetings are open. Call 866-754-2579 for information. Christians in Actions is a fellowship of men and women who come together to share experiences, strengths and hopes with one another, helping each other to overcome the traps of drugs, alcohol, meth or sexual addictions. Open discussion is held at 7 p.m. Mondays and Fridays at Worldwide Christian Outreach, 3835 Albert Pike. Call Garland Edwards, 760-7407 or 318-9245 (cell), for information.

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Saturday Items of interest

PR consultant talks to VCK Democrats Kirby Williams, president of Fifty for the Future, will speak at the Virginia Clinton Kelly Democratic Women's meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Henderson State Hot Springs, Landmark Building, 201 Market St. Social time starts at 5 p.m. He will discuss economic development issues and other civic information offered by the organization. Williams is an Arkansas native and studied journalism, sociology, public relations and bank marketing at the University of Central Arkansas, University of Arkansas at Little Rock and Louisiana State University. He operates Kirby & Co., which provides branding and public relations services to clients in the financial, political and tourism sectors. He is treasurer of the Arkansas Educational Television Network foundation.

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Friday Item of interest

Elk-Emblem Officer Ball, roast dinner Hot Springs Elks Lodge 380, 132 Abbott Place, will host the annual Elk-Emblem Club Officers Ball for all members and their spouses at 8 p.m. today in the Elk meeting room. Music will be provided by Kayce Glasse and Ron Hall.

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Friday's Datebook

Support groups Narcotics Anonymous meets at noon and 8 p.m. today at 919 Hobson Ave. This is a 12-step recovery program. The Help Line number is 321-8700. Alcoholics Anonymous meets at noon, 6 p.m. (two meetings -- one man, one woman) and 8 p.m. today at 411 Sellers St. Call 623-6328 for information. Narcotics Anonymous, SOS Group, meets at 6 p.m. today at 315 W. Grand Ave. All meetings are open. Call 866-754-2579 for information. Cocaine Anonymous, My Cornerstone, meets from 7-8 p.m. today at Roanoke Baptist Church (upstairs in back), 315 Whittington Ave. Call the Cocaine Anonymous hotline, 321-8964, for information.

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Thursday's Datebook

Civic clubs Oaklawn Lions Club breakfast meetings are held at 6:45 a.m. Fridays at Higdon Square Cafe. Visiting Lions and guests are welcome. Contact Tom O'Malley, president, 525-8282; Billy Joe Willis, secretary; or Wanda Thorp, treasurer, for information. Malvern Area Kiwanis Club will meet at noon today at Western Sizzlin', Malvern. For information, call Susan Lafond, 501-337-6422. Walnut Ridge Masonic Lodge 390, F&AM, will have a stated meeting at 7 p.m. today at the Lodge Hall, Royal, for regular order of business. All Masons are welcome.

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Wednesday Items of interest

Jones Cemetery holds Decoration Day Decoration Day will be held at Jones Cemetery, Highway 8 east, Amity, on Sunday. Singing will begin at 1:30 p.m.

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Wednesday's Datebook

Civic clubs Hot Springs Lions Club meets at 6:15 p.m. on the first, second and third Thursday of each month at Arlington Resort Hotel & Spa. Visiting Lions and guests are welcome. Call Morris Cash, 623-7723, for information. Scenic 7 Rotary Club will meet from noon-1 p.m. Thursday at Charlie's Pizza Pub, 127 McNeely Circle, at Highway 7 north across from Hot Springs Village entrance. Menu service is available before starting at 11:30 a.m. Visiting Rotarians are welcome, as well as business and community leaders along the Highway 7 corridor who wish to know more about Rotary membership. Call Charlie Whitworth, 915-2355, or Jan Saunders, 282-2024, for information.

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Sunday Items of interest

Former state rep to address GC Democrats Eugene McKinley Shelby, M.D., will speak at Garland County Democratic Headquarters, 608 W. Grand, at noon Monday. His topic is "Medicaid: Past, Present and Future." Shelby served as Garland County coroner. He was elected representative of the Arkansas House and served two terms.

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Anniversaries

Nicholas and Alice Watts Hilt, of Hot Springs Village, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary today.

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Civil War connections

"Civil War Connections at Hot Springs National Park" will be presented by Mark Blaeuer at the noon Tuesday meeting of Garland County Historical Society at Garland County Library. The public is welcome.

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Engagements

Brewer - Eastin Janet Kay McAlister Brewer, of Hot Springs, announce the engagement of her daughter, Mallory Noel Brewer, to Jordan Ray Eastin, both of Little Rock. He is the grandson of Billy Ray Eastin and Darla Janiene Eastin, of Hot Springs.

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Saturday's Datebook

Support groups Narcotics Anonymous meets at noon and 8 p.m. today at 919 Hobson Ave. This is a 12-step recovery program for people for whom drugs have become a major problem. The Help Line number is 321-8700. Alcoholics Anonymous meets at noon and 8 p.m. today at 411 Sellers St. Call 623-6328 for information. Narcotics Anonymous, SOS Group, meets at 6 p.m. today at 315 W. Grand Ave. All meetings are open. Call 866-754-2579 for information.

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