Friday, November 20, 2015

TOP STORY >> Thanksgiving meals slated

Mount Pisgah Baptist Church in Jacksonville will hold a free Thanksgiving dinner from noon until 4 p.m. Thursday. The event is open to everyone and will be held in the church’s new Curtis A. Green Community Life Center at 1026 Ray Road.

The menu includes turkey, dressing, gravy, chicken, collard greens, candied yams, corn, sweet potato pies, pecan pies, peach cobbler and assorted cakes.

Virginia Cox, who is organizing the dinner, said, “God willing, there will be many more good things that we can do together to make an impact on the people of our Jacksonville community. We want to celebrate the season by sharing with neighbors (and) enjoy this fellowship and friendship. Please feel free to join us for this special event. Let us come together and celebrate this day in the true spirit of Thanksgiving.”

Mount Pisgah Baptist Church was founded in 1875.

Beebe First United Methodist Church will hold a free Thanksgiving dinner from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Thursday.

To attend, call the church office at 501-882-6427 or Bill Palmisano at 501-882-9565. Reservations are not necessary though.

Take-out orders and delivery service in Beebe will be available.

Transportation can be arranged, if needed, in the Beebe area.

The church is at 302 N. Main St.