Monday, May 22, 2017

OBITUARIES >> 5-20-17

JAMES ROE 

James “Jim” C. Roe, 85, of Ward went to be with our Lord on May 18.

He was retired from Southern Screw Machine Shop. Jim was a member of Briarwood Baptist Church. He was a veteran of the Air Force.

After retirement, Jim enjoyed growing vegetables to sell. He was a lifetime member of the Ward Masonic Lodge.

Jim is survived by his wife, Patsy Wilson Roe, of Ward; a son, Robert (Debbie) Roe, of Ward; one grandson, Chris Roe, of Claremore, Okla., and a brother, Ed Roe, of Ward.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Lillie Roe, and a son, Fred Roe.

The family will receive friends beginning at 1 p.m. Monday, May 22 at Briarwood Baptist Church, with funeral to follow at 2 p.m. Burial will be in Sylvania Cemetery.

Arrangements are by Smith-Westbrook Funeral Home, www.SmithFamilyCares.com.


ALANNA SMITH

Alanna Kaylyn Smith, 18, of North Little Rock passed away on May 16 in Jacksonville.

Visitation will be held from 6 till 8 p.m. Sunday, May 21. The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, May 22 at A Natural State Funeral Service in Jacksonville, www.anaturalstatefuneralservice.com.

EVENTS >> 5-20-17

ACAPELLA GROUP PERFORMS THURSDAY IN CABOT
The acapella quartet Blend will perform at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 25 at the Veterans Park Community Center, 508 N. Lincoln St., as a fundraiser for the Community Theatre of Cabot. Tickets are $15. Proceeds will help pay for the theater’s new sound equipment. To make reservations, call 501-941-2266 and leave a message.


JACKSONVILLE CITIZENS POLICE MEETING MONDAY

The Jacksonville Citizens Police Alumni Association will hold its monthly meeting at 5:45 p.m. Monday at the police department on Marshall Road. All alumni are invited to attend.


SHERWOOD FISH FRY SLATED FOR JUNE 8

The Sherwood Chamber of Commerce will hold its 41st annual community fish fry from 5 till 7 p.m. Thursday, June 8 at Sherwood Forest, 1111 W. Maryland Ave.

The menu includes catfish, chicken tenders, French fries, cole slaw, hushpuppies, drinks and dessert. Tickets are $12 for adults, $6 for kids ages 6 to 10 and children under 5 eat free.

Tickets can be purchased at the chamber office, 295 W. Kiehl Ave., or at the mayor’s office at city hall, 2199 E. Kiehl Ave. Tickets can also be purchased from any chamber board member.

For a list of current board members and contact information, or for more information, call chamber director Marcia Cook at 501-835-7600 or email shwdchamber@att.net.

“We usually have several nice door prizes to give out and would appreciate your contribution of any that you would be wiling to donate. We also need volunteers to help serve, work in the kitchen, and help clean up. Let me know if you would be available to help,” Cook said.


 

LIZ MASSEY SPEAKS MONDAY AT CABOT AARP

Cabot AARP will hold a potluck at 6 p.m Monday at the Cabot Senior Center, 600 N. Grant St. Liz Massey, director of communications for Cabot Public Schools and former TV news anchor, will speak after a short business meeting.


LIFE TABERNACLE GOSPEL SINGING SATURDAY 

Life Tabernacle will hold a gospel-singing event at 6 p.m. Saturday. The church is at 23903 Hwy. 107 outside of the air base’s back gate heading toward Vilonia.


LIVING HISTORY AT LONOKE MUSEUM SATURDAY

The Lonoke County Museum will host a living history day from 10 a.m. till 2 p.m. Saturday. Admission is free.

Re-enactors will be working in the museum’s displays. Guests are encouraged to bring their cameras.

The museum is at 215 S.E. Front St. in Lonoke.


INSPIRATIONAL MOVIE MAY 28 AT ZION HILL BAPTIST 

Zion Hill Baptist Church in north Pulaski County will show the movie “Miracles from Heaven” at 5 p.m. Sunday, May 28.

The church is at 11923 Zion Hill Road near Hwys. 107 and 89.

The event is free and open to everyone.

CLASSIFIEDS >> 5-20-17


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ANNOUNCEMENTS



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SERVICES



HARRELL LAWN Service, specializing in hedge trimming, flower beds, mowing and edging. (501) 259-1607.



FOR ALL of your carpentry and remodeling needs - metal roofs, decks, privacy fences, doors, windows, floor repairs and coverings. 25 years of experience. Call (501) 266-0410.



PERSONAL TOUCH Lawncare. All push mowing, blowing and edging. Call anytime (501) 772-3240.



ETHEL’S EDUCATIONAL Express Child Development Center is now accepting new enrollments and all vouchers. Summer School Program...Hurry, before all openings are taken. Call Ethel at (501) 241-1172 or (501) 747-8713 today!



BUSH HOGGING fields and lots. Free estimates. Call Danny, (501) 681-4504.



CARPET RE-STRETCHING and repairs. 33 years experience. Free estimates. References available. Serving Cabot/Jacksonville/Sherwood area. Call (501) 538-5261, no text message please.





HELP WANTED



IMMEDIATE HIRE, International company, with over 25 years in business, has 10-15 openings in local office. We are looking to expand our operations and need people to help advertise for our company. No experience needed. $350-$725 week to start. Call for interview, (501) 605-1303.



SALES ASSISTANT/COMPUTER-ACT, excellent phone, set appointments, good office skills and presentation. NLR (501) 771-2800.



GOODSELL TRUCK Accessories is now taking applications for part-time Bookkeeper. Apply at 401 Municipal Drive, Jacksonville.



Lawn Care and Gen. Apt. Maintenance help needed in Jacksonville. Please email: respond@lead-ar.com or fax 501-375-3141.



Farmworker, 5/15/17-12/31/17, Franke Harvesting, Covington, OK.  6 temp jobs.  Operate harvesting machines to harvest crops in OK/TX/KS/CO/SD/MT.  Drive truck to transport produce and haul harvesting machines b/w work sites.  Service machinery/make in-field repairs. Clean MVR, DL, 3 mo exp, emplymnt ref, English req’d.  $11.59/hr-$2200/mo plus RandB, depending on location, ≤ work guarantee, tools/equip/housing provided at no cost, trans and subsistence exp reimbursed. Apply at DWS, 501.982.3835. Job #OK1345694.



HELP WANTED: Female caregiver. Must love cats. Need immediately. Call Doris, leave message. (501) 743-8129.



HARMONY GROVE SCHOOL DISTRICT – CAMDEN is accepting applications for the following teaching positions. Secondary English Secondary Science, 6th Grade Teacher, Assist. FB Coach/Science, Bus Mechanic Applications available @ hgsd1.com  or  Superintendent’s office   870-574-0971. Accepting applications until filled. EOE.



CLASS A CDL TEAMS – NEED ASAP! SIGNING BONUS ON DAY ONE! DRIVE FOR FedEx GROUND! Harrison, LR and Memphis. START 50 CPM, Premium Mileage Pay, great benefits. HOME 2 DAYS PER WK.  Must have 1 yr. of exp.  and able to get doubles endorsement. Call/text for more info. 870-754-5100 or email: drivenow@outlook.com.



CDL Flatbed Drivers Needed - $600.00 Sign on Bonus, Great pay, Health Ins, Retirement, Plan, Vacation, Holiday Pay, Home Weekly, 90% No-Tarp, Uniforms and Jackets Provided. Earn $50,000.00 to $65,000.00 Yr.  Call Chuck or Jeremy 501-945-1433 Apply in person:5007 E. Broadway, NLR.



JOIN OUR TEAM!  Little Rock Based Company is seeking OTR Drivers for our dry van division. Qualified applicants must be 23 years of age, have a Class A CDL with 2 years Verifiable Over the Road Experience. New pay package, Home every weekend, Paid holidays and vacation, Quarterly Safety Performance Bonus, Benefits (After 60 Days) Blue CrossMedical (We pay 50% of drivers), Delta Dental, Delta Vision and 401k (Matched Up To 4%). ThompsonTrans.net or call (501) 228-8800.





AUCTIONS



CAINE AUCTION - Sat. June 17th @ 9:00 am CST,  729 HWY 64 West. Wynne, AR, 72396. BULL CHEVROLET, BUICK, GMC, relocated to their new facility and everything in the old dealership must go!!!. Partial list: Antique Vehicles, Memorabilia, Signs, Service Manuals, Parts Manuals, Trade ins, Boats, Tractors, Toys!! Details,pics,TERMS and list go to: www.lynncain.com and click on “Upcoming Auctions”. 10% buyers premium onsite. Internet bidding avail @proxibid.com. 15% buyers premium online. Joey@lynncain.com Joey Cain, 501-258-5518. Lic.#2041.





VEHICLES and ACCESSORIES



2000 CADILLAC El Dorado, bad motor, good straight body, light blue w/dk. blue top, $2,000. (501) 749-9882.



2002 DURAMAX rear end out of a 3500, 8-bolt pattern w/brake assembly, $500 obo. (501) 352-8484, Jim.



HONDA RIM, aluminum 4-hole, 7-spoke, 15x5.5, 195/60/15 tire, $50 obo. (501) 882-2142.



USED TIRES, BF Goodrich Touring, 205/65R15, very good, $25; Goodyear 205/65R16, good, $20; Firestone P205/65R15, fair, $15. (501) 266-2732, Lonoke.



USED TIRES, (3) Goodyear Wrangler AT Kevlar 275/55R20, only 20,000 miles on them, $225. (501) 380-5544.



1995 HONDA Civic and 1998 Ford F-150 pickup, both run good, $1,650 ea. obo. 952-3937, Jax.



‘98 FORD F-150, single cab, SWB, pwr. steering and brakes, A/C, 5-spd. trans., $2,800. (501) 288-0735, no texts.



1990 MAZDA MX-5 Miata, 101,205 miles, $4,500. (501) 533-7726.



2006 PONTIAC Montana, tan, 107,000 miles, 3.5 V6, loaded, super clean, 3rd row, heat and cool air, $5,500. (573) 217-5511 or (573) 217-5500.



SINGLE AXLE trailer, 4x8, $150. (501) 743-8442.





RECREATIONAL VEHICLES



KAWASAKI 2005 Vulcan Classic 800, lots of extras, adult driven, garage kept, 26,000 miles, $3,000. (501) 676-3358.



COACHMAN, 2009 bumper pull, 26’ bunkhouse, no slide, $7,000. (501) 796-8023, no texts.



BASS TRACKER PT175, 50 hp. motor, electric trolling motor, fish finder and trailer, $5,400 obo. (501) 286-7268.



‘04 SPORTSCOACH motorhome, 38’, 2 slides, all bells and whistles, extra clean, low mileage. (501) 982-7916.



2007 KAWASAKI Nomad 1600 trike, all new tires, loaded, 14,400 miles, $10,500. (501) 658-1802.



TRAILER HITCH for 5th wheel, max. weight 18,000 lbs., max. pin weight 4,500 lbs., $895. (501) 982-6812.



DURACRAFT 14x18x36”, deep boat w/storage box, trailer, 15 hp. Evinrude electric start motor, $1,500 firm. (501) 658-0767.



Fleetwood Providence Class A Diesel, excellent condition, fully loaded, 4 slides, only 16,500 miles, $109,900. (501) 843-7491.





LAWN and FARM EQUIPMENT



JOHN DEERE Arrow 266, no hood, needs seat cover, runs and mows,42” cut, $375. (501) 983-1445.



2003 FARMPRO 2420 tractor, looks good, runs good, has tiller, disc, scoop and bush hog (needs work), $3,800. (501) 983-1445.



SEARS MOWING deck, 42” cut, $125; horse-drawn metal buster. (%01) 843-5475.



120 GAL. pond form w/waterfall attachment and water pump. Also, pallet of creek bottom bedrock, $400 obo. (501) 628-2238.





ANIMALS, PETS and SUPPLIES



ARKY BARKY’S now open - great selection of beautiful puppies, guaranteed. Also, doing grooming and doggie supplies. 9714 Hwy. 107/JFK, Sherwood, (501) 819-6094.



HAY FOR sale in Austin, good mixed grass in barn, 4x5 net-wrapped, 1st cut and 2nd cut available. Local delivery. Also, garden manure available. Call (501) 416-8107 anytime.



WHELPING BOX, 44x44, solid wood, $100. (501) 266-2732, Lonoke.



WEIMARANER/DOBERMAN mix, 4.5 months old, aprrox. 50 lbs., “Duke and Elsa” (brother and sister), to good home. Call/text: (501) 563-1333.



FREE TO good home, male dog, black Schnauzer/Terrier mix, all shots, neutered, excellent watchdog. (501) 983-0090.



FEMALE PUPPY, no papers, about 2 mos. old, needs big yard, has shots. (501) 517-4481, Jax.



CHICKENS, nice barred rock, buff orpington and Rhode Island reds. (501) 259-8785.



FREE, 4 laying hens. (501) 322-5501, Des Arc.



FREE DOG, German Shepherd/Catahoula mix, current on shots, housebroken, great w/older kids and other dogs, outside dog, needs fenced yard in country, includes lg. doghouse and accessories. Owners deployed. Text: (501) 259-4203.



FREE DUCK dog, well-trained and born to hunt. (501) 804-7373.



FREE TO good home, 3 very sweet kittens, (501) 858-8649, Beebe, text only.



FREE 6 yr. old Calico, spayed, declawed (front), shots current. Molly is not a lap-sitter or cuddler. Call/text: (870) 703-8944, Garner.





MISCELLANEOUS



CARPORT FOR SALE - Protection Against pollen, hail, ice, snow, sun and falling limbs, 90 mph wind and 20 lb. snow rating, 12’ wide x 20’ long, $777 delivered, Call 800-643-8728, OD Funk Manufacturing Inc.



(2) 5 hp. singe-phase pumps, 230 volts, 60 hz.,, pd. $3,500,  $200 ea. (501) 837-7225.



CRISTAL D’ARQUES Durand France crystal grand piano trinket/jewelry box, excellent! Made in France, $20 cash. (501) 983-4168, Jax.



TALON GHOST paint ball gun, clear w/view loader, needs C02, $30 obo. (501) 882-2142.



GUITAR, SPECTRUM 38” concert style, acoustic, in box, case, pick and electronic tuner, $50. (501) 266-2732, Lonoke.



IRON SMOKER charcoal, 20x15, Oklahoma Joe, $150. 982-6812.



GIRL’S INFANT car seat, excellent condition, $25. 516-3810.



TOOLS, make offer. (501) 580-1917.



RED, WHITE and blue trike planter, new cond., $15; 4 wall mirrors, $5-$15 ea.; 1970 Carrom board, good condition, $15. (501) 983-4168.



GUITAR AMP by Fender, Campion 100, new, lots of features, $250. 941-7719, Cabot.



MOBILE HOME, must be torn down and removed, ASAP, no axles. (501) 266-9836.



GOLF CLUBS and bag w/wheels, $100. (501) 982-6812.



52” CEILING fan w/5 lights, gold w/brown blades, good condition, $20. (501) 835-9795.



VICTORY PRIDE 10 4-wheel mobility scooter, 9 mos. old, $750. (501) 322-4096.



AVON 1977 old grist mill sugar and creamer set, new, made in Japan, $10; compact “DressMaker” sewing machine, works great, $15. (501) 983-4168.



AVON COLLECTORS - 1969 Pyramid of Fragrance “Brocade” w/cologne and box, $15; 2 nice Pier One natural wicker chairs, $25 ea. (501) 983-4168, Jax.



ELITE JAZZY Scooter, excellent condition, have electric lifts or ramps, all for $1,500, optional. (501) 676-0618, leave msg.



GOLF CLUBS, Calloway X-20 irons, Cleveland driver, Odyssey putter, golf bag and misc., $300. (501) 920-8558, Beebe.



GOLF CLUBS, Wilson flat shaft irons, Taylor driver, putter and many miscellaneous with bag, $200. (501) 920-8558, Beebe.



INFINITI TABLET w/keyboard and accessory kit, $125. (501) 743-8129, Doris.



JAZZY SELECT 14 power chair, 2 batteries w/charger, reduced price $1,000. (501) 743-8129.



BOOK COLLECTORS: First Editions, some over 100 yrs. old, also, first edition of Roots and Crisis at Central High w/dust cover, $25 ea. (501) 983-4168, Jax.





FURNITURE and APPLIANCES



5-PC. BEDROOM set - dresser, mirror, full/queen headboard, rails, chest of drawers, good condition, $350 firm. (501) 319-5429.



SMALL COLOR TV w/built in DVD. 941-8573 afternoon only.



UPRIGHT LYON and Healy antique piano, $200 obo. (501) 833-3070 or (870) 377-2311, Sherwood.



GOOD FRIGIDAIRE chest-type freezer, medium-size, $75. (501) 259-3389.



FULL-SIZED wooden bedroom set, $200; dining room set w/hutch, $400; leather lift recliner, $1,200. (501) 676-2105.



QUEEN MATTRESS, good condition, no bad places, free. 743-8442.



TRI-FOLD PICKUP Tonneau cover, fits several models of Ford trucks, 2014 down, $225. (501) 580-4176.



SOLID WOOD, dark 4-post, queen-size bed, $190; upholstered headboard, $40. (501) 605-1701.



BEAUTIFUL 3-PC. entertainment center w/2 lighted speaker towers, pics. avail., $200. (501) 676-8911.



TABLE, RATTAN, round, glass top w/4 chairs, very good, clean condition, pics. avail., $85. (501) 676-8911.



TABLE, RATTAN and bamboo, white, hexagon, glass top w/4 chairs, very nice, pics. avail., $85. (501) 676-8911.



HOT POINT 4-cycle washer, good condition, pics. avail. $75. (501) 676-8911.





RENTALS



IN BEEBE: very nice, 2 Bedroom/2 Bath apartments. All utilities paid including basic cable. Washer and dryer furnished. $700 month. Twin Lakes Apartments. Call Lisa at 278-0498.



COZY, one room studio apartments in Jacksonville. Bed pulls down from wall in Living Room in front of wood burning fireplace. Includes appliance filled kitchen. Starting at $325 plus utilities, deposit $200.  No children or pets. Camp Construction, (501) 982-0434.



3 BEDROOM, 2 bath, approximately 1500 sq. ft., pets upon approval, $1,100 month, $1,100 deposit. Available June 1, Cabot. (501) 425-8243.



3 BEDROOM, 2 bath, approximately 1900 sq. ft., $1,300 month, $1,300 deposit, pets upon approval, available June 1, Cabot. (501) 425-8243.



35 CARRIAGE Cove, Austin, 1458 sf, 3 BR, 2 BA, fenced in backyard. (501) 590-2438.



3639 HWY. 367, Austin, 1,000 sf, 2 BR, 1 BA, fenced in backyard. (501) 590-2438.



FOR RENT: quiet country living, 10 miles north of air base, 2 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath, attached garage, new throughout, large deck, large yard, pets negotiable. Call for info. (501) 733-5712 or (501) 413-9128.



HOUSE FOR rent, in Ward: 3 bedroom, 2 bath, 2-car garage, $800 month, $500 deposit. (501) 941-0650.



For Lease: 2045 sq. ft., 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath Home on 5 acres in a country setting. Features a 2-car garage, spacious upgraded kitchen, oversized master suite, hardwood floors and large fenced pet friendly yard. 30 minutes to LRAFB. Beebe School District. $1600 per month. Call Missy for more details @ (501) 425-1006.





HOUSES FOR SALE



CABOT 4 BR/3 BA, 2303 sq. ft.! See full ad w/pics on MilitaryByOwner.com, search by MBO402659. Call or email us before it’s gone!



FSBO: 3 bedroom with a partially finished 4th bedroom upstairs, 2 bath, 2 stories, 2,000 sq. ft. home, extra large 2-car garage, fantastic, well-established military friendly, family friendly neighborhood and just 1 mile from 67/167. It is 25 minutes to the LRAFB front gate. Stove, microwave, refrigerator and dishwasher included. Can also include all household furniture if the price is right. Asking $164,000 obo. Located in Beebe, AR. Call or text: (501) 207-1137.





MOBILE HOMES



Have a title to your Car, Boat, or Mobile home? Get a new home with any trade-in! Call 501-653-3205.



2 Bedroom Singlewide. Priced to sell FAST call 501-653-3202.

SPORTS EVENTS >> 5-20-17


JACKSONVILLE LIONS CLUB  GOLF TOURNAMENT  JUNE 16

The Jacksonville Lions Club will hold its 36th annual Golf Scramble at Southern Oaks Golf Course on Friday, June 16. The format is a 4-person scramble. Registration is $100 per person and includes range balls, greens fee, cart and unlimited on-course beverages. Mulligans and skirts will be available for $5 at registration. The deadline to register is June 13.

Sponsorships are also available for $700, $300 and $150.

For more information, call Dianne Williams at 501-912-4343 or email bobdiw2@gmail.com. Or call Bob Lester at 501-680-0815 or email blester33@comcast.net.




OPTIMIST JO GOLF TOURAMENT SET FOR JUNE 10 

The Optimist Club Junior Olympic Golf Qualifying Tournament will be held Saturday, June 10 at the Conway Country Club. The tournament is open to boys and girls ages 10-18, and flight winners will qualify for an expense-paid trip to the Optimist International Junior Golf Championships in Palm Springs, Fla., in July. Registration fee is $50 and payable to Conway Country Club. To register, call Conway Country Club at 501-450-9159, or visit optimist.org/golf.




JHS VOLLEYBALL CAMP REGISTERING NOW

The Future Lady Titan Volleyball Camp will be held from 8:30-11:30 a.m. June 5-8 at the JHS gymnasium. All female students entering grades 3rd through 8th are invited to take part. Campers will develop individual skills and team concepts, with a stress on fundamentals, sportsmanship, self-confidence and team play. Each camper will receive a camp T-shirt, and special achievement awards will be given the last day of camp. Registration is $55, $45 for JNPSD employees. Registration forms can be mailed with checks payable to Jacksonville athletics to the attention of Savannah Jacoby, Jacksonville High School, 2400 Linda Lane, Jacksonville, AR 72076. Campers can also register the first day of camp starting at 8 a.m.

For more information, contact JHS volleyball coach Savannah Jacoby at sjacoby@jnpsd.org.

Friday, May 19, 2017

TOP STORY >> Cabot Farmers Market open

By JEFFREY SMITH
Leader staff writer

The Cabot Farmers Market’s 10th season is underway, offering locally grown fresh fruits, vegetables, flowers and homemade crafts.

The market is held from 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays through Sept. 9 in the parking lot of Re:New Community Church, formerly the Bancroft building, 1122 S. Second St.

The farmers market should be full of vendors in June during peak growing season.

“I just love the fresh, locally-grown produce. Not much commercial fertilizers used. We are trying to eat as fresh as we can,” customer Joe Nixon of north Pulaski County said last Saturday.

For some sellers this was their first time at the Cabot Farmers Market. One of those vendors was Willow Tree Farms in Ward. Kathie Ball was selling red Russian kale, spinach and lettuce.

“This is home. All my friends and family live here. I wanted to contribute to Cabot’s economy,” she said.

Samantha Allen of Cabot was selling Della’s Natural Goodies: All-natural dog cookies, all-natural body scrubs, body butters and balms for people.

“They are gluten and grain free. A lot of dogs can’t eat wheat because they are allergic. I’ve been making dog cookies for 15 years. They are made of lentils, quinoa and flax seed,” Allen said.

Holmestead Farms, off Sumner Cemetery Road, had vegetables, eggs and wildflowers for sale.

Steve Holmes said he and his wife, Janet, are retired and gardening gives them time to do things together. It’s their first year at the farmers market.

“It’s a chance to meet people and other gardeners. We are not out here to make a living, we are here to make a life,” Holmes said.

Chelsea Goodman of Cabot had a table with Molly’s Farm. Her 6-year-old daughter Molly was getting 4-H experience. It was their first time at the market, but Molly went home early, because she was spending too much money at the other vendors’ tables.

“We’ve always had a garden, but never sold anything before. We sold out of radishes and turnips. We feed our family off our garden. What we sell is the excess,” Goodman said.

Many vendors though are returning sellers.

Barnhill Orchards had jams, strawberry cookies, onions, sweet potatoes and squash for sale.

Kathy Dickerson, owner of Stacy’s Fruit Farm in Austin, was selling honey, beeswax candles and muscadine jelly. It is her third year at the Cabot Farmers Market.

“I like the atmosphere and seeing my buddies from last year,” she said.

Calm and Gentle Dairy Goat Farm in Butlerville was selling goat-milk soap, fudge and taking orders for the farm’s goat milk.

Karen Bailey said, “It is nice talking to people. The money helps with goat feed and hay.”

She said over the years, she noticed more vendors and more customers.

Chuck DeSellems of Cabot was selling D’s Beez raw honey. He’s been a beekeeper for nine years.

Carman Farms had towels, scarves, candles and eggs.

Anne Carman has 100 chickens at her Woodlawn home. It is her third year at the Cabot Farmers Market.

Magness Creek Farm in Austin was also selling fresh eggs. It’s in its second year at the farmers market.

“We’ll have more produce when vegetables start producing in June,” Tonya Williams said.

“If you bring back an egg carton, you’ll get 25-cents off a carton of eggs,” she said.

Williams said she liked the Cabot Farmers Market because she enjoys being outdoors and selling.

Troy Stogsdill of Cabot was selling woodcrafts, benches and crosses.

“I’m retired. It gives me something to do,” he said.

The Cabot Farmers Market could have a new look next year. The city and the fire department are working on plans for building a new Central Fire Station next to Re:New Church. The current station is in downtown. It is small and difficult to move fire trucks in and out of traffic.

Plans are to build two pavilions for a permanent home for the farmers market.

It will be a covered structure with fans, electrical outlets and have restrooms. The plans are in the early stages and funding must be approved by the city council.

Cost estimates have not been determined.

Cabot City Beautiful organizes the farmers market. It is looking for local vendors.

The cost for vendors is $10 per Saturday. It is first come, first serve with no reserved spots. Vendors’ products must be either locally grown or made and can be sold from the back of their trucks.

To sign up, call 501-920-2122 or email cabotbeautiful@yahoo.com.

TOP STORY >> Military museum’s Heritage Day will be held Saturday

The Jacksonville Museum of Military History will hold a heritage day from 10 a.m. till 5 p.m.  Saturday. Admission is free.

“Looking for something fun and inexpensive for the family on Memorial Day Weekend? Enjoy and celebrate Arkansas’ rich military heritage by attending Heritage Day at the Jacksonville Museum of Military History,” the announcement said.

A special exhibit on Arkansas’ role in the First World War will be on display all day. It was created by the Arkansas State Archives to commemorate the centennial of the First World War.

There will be American and German re-enactors of World War II soldiers.

The Dogtown Ukulele Band will perform from 11:30 a.m. till 12:15 p.m. and Crystal Gray from 12:15 till 1 p.m.

Free hot dogs and hamburgers will be served from 11:30 a.m. till 1 p.m.

The film “Injury Slight...Please Advise” will be shown at 1:30 p.m.

The museum, 100 Veterans Circle, will be closed on Memorial Day. For more information, call 501-241-1943 or email jaxmilmuseum@gmail.com.

The museum also invites people to attend the Memorial Day ceremony at the Veterans Cemetery on Maryland Avenue in Sherwood at 10 a.m. Monday, May 29.