Temperato’s ‘Glow Art’ to be featured at Guachoya

Guachoya Cultural Art Center will feature David Temperato’s Glow Art from on July 14 through to August 30. A reception for the artist will be held on July 14 from 6:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. There is no admission charge and the public is invited to attend. Temperato, a member of the Board of Directors at Guachoya, moved to Lake Village two years ago from New York City. While living in New York City he … Continued

Lakeport Plantation Summer Hours

To better accommodate visitors, Lakeport Plantation is now offering daily tours, Monday through Friday, on the hour, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Also, for the summer travel season, Lakeport will be open Saturdays, May 20-July 29, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. with tours on the hour. Last tour will be at 2 p.m. Lakeport will be closed for Independence Day on Tuesday, July 4. Visitors who would like a tour of Lakeport at another … Continued

SEACAC Board meeting set for July 18

The Southeast Arkansas Community Action Corporation Board will meet at its regularly scheduled meeting on July 18. The meeting will begin at 10:30 a.m. and will be held at the SEACAC Complex located at 1208 North Myrtle Street in Warren. The meeting is open to the public. SEACAC serves Ashley, Bradley, Chicot, Desha and Drew Counties in Southeast Arkansas.  

Owl Prowl at Cane Creek

  Cane Creek State Park in Lincoln County near Star City is home to several different species of owls. Join a park interpreter Monday night and try to call in some owls. Will we see some owls? What species will they be? Will they come to our recorded owl calls? Join us and find out. Bring a flashlight if you wish. Meet at the visitor center at 8:30 p.m. Admission is free.

Southeast Arkansas Arts Center July Calendar of Events

Live @5 July 7, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. Live @5 for the month of July will feature the Platinum Hitz Band. Live @5 features live music the first Friday of each month! The cost of the event is $5 for members and $10 for non-members. The event is for guests 21 or older. 2nd Saturday Family Fun Day July 8, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. Join us for an afternoon exploring art through the … Continued

New events added to Lake Village 4th of July Celebration

In addition to the traditional fireworks over Lake Chicot and live music and refreshments, Lake Village has added a 5K race and pop up shop to the list of activities planned for its annual Independence Day celebration on July 4. The Firecracker 5K race will begin at 7:30 a.m. at the Lake Village Tourist Information Center. For more information about the race contact the race director, Jessie James at jjames@chicotmemorial.com. Pop-Up Main Street will be … Continued

Youth Money Camp set for July

The Southeast Arkansas Financial Education Center, Inc. (SAFE), a non-profit organization, will conduct a money camp for youth on July 26–27 from 8:30 a.m. until noon at the Southeast Arkansas Regional Library, Monticello Branch, located at 114 W. Jefferson Avenue. The free, two-day Youth Money Camp is offered to youth ages 13 to 18 years. Participants will learn how to spend, save and invest money wisely. Additional enrichment training will include entrepreneurship, tax education, college … Continued

Pollock and Tassin to wed

Kyle and Monica Watkins of Hamburg and Alan and Wendy Tassin of Monticello announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their children, Destiny Shyanne Pollock and Ryan Anthony Tassin. The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Valerie Pamplin of Hamburg, Vicky Watkins of Denham Springs, Louisiana and Ricky and Donna Pollock of Hamburg. She is a 2016 graduate of Hamburg High School and is employed as a paraprofessional at Carousel School in Crossett. The prospective groom … Continued

Hamburg Movies on the Square features ‘Sing’

The Hamburg Chamber of Commerce will host Movies on the Square on the downtown square in Hamburg with a showing of the movie Sing on June 29. The movie begins at sunset. Food vendors will be at the event. Described as “American Idol with animals,” Sing is an animated comedy featuring a group of animals who enter a singing competition. Matthew McConaughey, Scarlett Johansson, Reese Witherspoon, Seth MacFarlane, and others provide the voices.

History talk to focus on electoral diversity in Southeast Arkansas

Lakeport Plantation’s monthly history talk, Lakeport Legacies, will feature a talk on June 29 about the electoral diversity in Southeast Arkansas. Guest speaker Rodney Harris will present A Case Study in Diversity: Southeast Arkansas Legislators, 1868-Jim Crow. Refreshments will be served at 5:30 p.m. and the discussion begins at 6 p.m. During Reconstruction (1867-1874), Republicans, including the first African American office holders, controlled most political positions in Arkansas. Many people assume that African American office holding ended … Continued