Monday, February 08, 2016



Tampa Bay Buccaneer Clinton McDonald is hosting his fourth annual Iron Sharpens Iron Youth Football and Cheer Camp and Family Fun Day on Friday and Saturday, April 1 and 2 for kids ages 6-17. Registration is going on now and campers can sign up by visiting

Cost is $30 for cheer and $40 for football camp, and proceeds will benefit the Jacksonville Boys and Girls Club, the JHS athletic department and Ronald McDonald House.

The weekend begins with the Family Fun Day that starts at 5 p.m. Friday, April 1 at Jacksonville High School. Family Fun Day is free. Parents can register for camp and kids can meet the professional athletes who will coach the campers on Saturday.

Camp starts at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 2 and campers will learn skills and techniques from real pro players. Joining McDonald will be Cincinnati Bengals’ defensive end Michael Johnson, Arizona Cardinals’ defensive tackle Red Bryant, British Columbia Lions’ Pep Levingston, and Jacksonville’s own Demetrius Harris - tight end for the Kansas City Chiefs.

The camp is sponsored by the McDonald Association’s Collective Collaboration-Light Into Darkness charitable foundation, as well as First Arkansas Bank and Trust, Little Rock Photo Booth, Whole Hog Cafe, Mayflower RV and JBooker Productions. For more information, contact Dominique McGrudder at or 501-773-0917.


The 2016 Beebe Project Graduation is hosting the first Beebe Color run on March 19 to raise funds for the Project Graduation chaperoned, drug-free, alcohol-free party held on campus the night of graduation.

The walk/run will feature a 5K and a one-mile Little Leprechaun run. During the race runners are doused with color. Check in time is 7:30-8 a.m. and the race will begin at 8:30 a.m. Registration prices range from $30-$40 and runners can register online at