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February 09, 2016

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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.

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Friday Items of interest

Emblem variety show slated for Feb. 20, 21 Hot Springs Emblem Club 194 will present its 2016 variety show, "San Antonio Deep in the Heart of Texas," starting at 6 p.m. Feb. 20 and 1 p.m. Feb. 21 with dinner followed by the show. Cost is $15 per person, seating is open. Proceeds will benefit the Ways and Means projects.

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Wednesday Items of interest

Land commissioner to address RPGC John Thurston, commissioner of state lands, will be the guest speaker at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Republican Party of Garland County meeting at 600 Ouachita Ave. Time will be given to primary candidates and judicial candidates to speak, if they wish. Refreshments will be served afterward. Bring a guest.

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Woman on egg donor registry need not volunteer her status

DEAR ABBY: I recently decided that I wanted to help an infertile couple conceive by becoming an egg donor. I'm well-educated and have a job I love. I understand the commitment both time-wise and emotionally. I am now part of a registry, and I could be selected for a donation at any time.

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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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Neighbors' neglected dog is causing a big stink

DEAR ABBY: We recently bought a new home and have discovered that our elderly neighbors are caring for their grandson's dog. The dog lives in a 3-by-6-foot area right next to our patio. The poor animal receives little attention and is rarely cleaned up after. As a consequence, our patio reeks of dog feces, and we are overwhelmed by flies.

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Tuesday's Datebook

Civic clubs South Hot Springs Lions will meet at 5:30 p.m. today for dinner at Asian Cafe, formerly Wok's Buffet, 3310 Central Ave. The meeting will follow at 6:30 p.m. Visiting Lions are welcome. Hot Springs National Park Rotary will meet at noon Wednesday at Arlington Resort Hotel & Spa, Central and Fountain streets, for lunch. A meeting will follow at 12:30 p.m. Visiting Rotarians are welcome. Hot Springs Village Evening Lions Club meets the first and third Wednesday of the month at Coronado Center, 150 Ponderosa Lane, Hot Springs Village. Social time starts at 5:30 p.m. with dinner at 6 p.m. Call Jim Hamilton, 915-0513, for information.

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Saturday Item of interest

Vegetarian Supper Club meets Monday Vegetarian Supper Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Seventh-day Adventist Church, 401 Weston Road. Dr. Rheeta Stecker will lead a discussion on "A New Look at How Our Bodies Heal" and will include "More on the Effect of Our Teeth on Our Health." Dr. Dan Martin, a DOM from Texarkana, is scheduled to add to the discussion with information about the flow of electricity in the human body. Known principles of good health, including exercise, sunshine, fresh air, adequate nutrition, rest and trust, will be reviewed in relation to the new material that will be presented.

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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. 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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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 for people for whom drugs have become a major problem. 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.

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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 David Shockey, president, 276-8183; 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.

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Thursday Items of interest

Libertarian nominee to address meeting The Libertarian Party of Garland County will meet at El Padrino's restaurant, 1607 Albert Pike Road, at 2 p.m. Saturday.

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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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Wednesday Items of interest

Shady Grove Cemetery Assn. calls special meeting Shady Grove Cemetery Association will have a special meeting at 9 a.m. Saturday at the cemetery. The officer's ask that all active members and those interested in becoming members attend. The meeting was called to fill vacant positions on the Board of Trustees due to death and affirm all officers positions.

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Divorcing husband wary of wife's online deception

DEAR ABBY: I have been married for 10 years. Four years ago, while waiting for our divorce to be finalized, I decided I'd start dating online and suggested she do the same. We were still friends, so I didn't think it was crossing any boundaries.

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