Arkadelphia city offices and Clark County offices will be closed Friday, April 15, in observance of Good Friday.
The following Easter events were submitted by local churches and nonprofit organizations:
Droves of Clark County residents poured into Dexter B. Florence Memorial Field well before dawn Friday to observe as former Henderson president Glendell Jones took the steering wheel of a Falcon 9 rocket lent to Henderson’s aviation program for a test flight. Serving as Jones’ co-captain was Brett Powell, who served under Jones as chief financial officer.
The event titled “Cinco de Mayo” will be a celebration of Mexican culture, featuring a live, nine-piece salsa band, a minimum of six food trucks and custom beverages prepared by 67 Grill.
Each egg will contain a laminated slip of paper that, once turned into the firm at 408 Court St., can be returned to the firm within 24 hours for a $100 cash prize.
Regardless to what extent the celebrations may trend toward in local communities, drivers who may participate are encouraged to make plans for a safe return home.
In recognition of National Arbor Day, the Arkansas Department of Agriculture’s Forestry Division will be hosting giveaways of bare root seedlings at various locations across the state each Friday from March 18 through April 29.
There will be no residential trash pick-up, and no make-up day.
Residential sanitation routes will resume on Tuesday.
The Marade will begin at Mount Olive Church, 307 N. 16th St., and proceed east to its ending point at the Clark County Courthouse Square.