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.
Cinco de Mayo being held rain or shine
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.
There’s gold in them there eggs!
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.
Toasting St. Paddy? Plan a safe ride home, says ASP
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.
Arkadelphia among ‘Free Tree Fridays’ stops
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.
City, county offices closed Monday
There will be no residential trash pick-up, and no make-up day.
No trash pickup Monday
Residential sanitation routes will resume on Tuesday.