Hamburger dinner fundraiser for DQ boys basketball program

On Friday, Sept. 17, De Queen boys basketball program will be having a hamburger dinner fundraiser at Leopard Stadium. Dinner includes burgers, chips, dessert and a drink. Cost is $7 per meal. Pre-order by contacting a basketball player, Coach Lindly, or Coach Bradshaw. Pre-order sale ends Monday, Sept. 13. Walk-ups are always welcome.  

Summer block party information

The final Sevier County Block Party will be held on Sept. 14,  at 6 p.m. at the De Queen Sportsplex

If you are interested in being a part of this block party, contact any of the following: Tonya Wolcott at 870-784-3849, Hattie Vance at 870-784-3921, Lynette Gilmore at 870-784-7969, Ramona Arenas at 870-784-5030, and Leslie Daniels at 870-584-9798. 

Block parties will include a Bounce House, hot dogs, water and popcorn free of charge. 

Pfizer Vaccines for ages 12 and up

De Queen Health and Wellness will be giving Pfizer shots on Thursdays. The FDA has approved these vaccines for anyone ages 12 and up. You do not need to have an appointment between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. You will need to call 870-642-2400 and make an appointment if you would like to go during the hours of 2-5 p.m. 

Vendors sought for Hurrah Festival

Vendors are being sought for the 31st Annual Hurrah Festival (formerly Hoo-Rah Days), the primary fundraiser of the Sevier County Museum. This year’s theme will be “A Tribute to Sevier County Schools, Past & Present. The event will be held on Oct. 2 from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the museum complex at Herman Dierks Park. 

Booths are reserved on a first-come, first-serve basis. To reserve a booth, text Karen at 870-784-0039. 

Mt. Ida Cemetery meeting

The Mt. Ida Cemetery Association will hold its annual meeting Thursday, Sept. 16 at 6 p.m. at the Cemetery Pavillion. Anyone interested in the Mt. Ida Cemetery is encouraged to attend.  

Please bring a lawn chair.

Thursday, Sept. 9

Uncle Al’s Blacksmith/Knifemaking Class will be held at 5 p.m. at Riverside Machine Shop, located at 201 W. Stilwell Ave., in De Queen. Phone 870-642-7643.  Mail to

The De Queen Fire Department will meet at 7 p.m.

The Lockesburg Fire Department will meet at 7:30 p.m.

The Eastern Star will meet at 7:30 p.m. at the Masonic Lodge located at 201 N. 4th. 

Friday, Sept. 10

Singing at Bissel Chapel Community Church. Approximately five miles west of New Hope on Hwy.  70. Turn right onto Tollette Road, take first paved road to right, then first paved road to left. Church is on the right. 

Sunday, Sept. 12

Ouachita Model A Club will meet at 2 p.m. at Broken Bow Inn. Meeting is open to all interested.

Monday, Sept. 13

American Legion Post 54, located at 513 N. 8th St., in De Queen, 

meets at 7 p.m.

Tuesday, Sept. 14

Skate Park Commission meets at 7 p.m. at the Sportsplex pavilion.

 Gillham Alumni Association meets, 6 p.m. at the Gillham school.

The Oak Hill Masonic Lodge #393 will meet at 7:30 p.m. in Dierks.

Wickes American Legion Post #0249 meets at 7 p.m., Wickes Community Center.


Alcoholics Anonymous meets from 6 until 7 p.m. at 511 W. Stilwell, De Queen.

Dilworth Cumberland Presbyterian Church at 2517 Red Bridge Rd., holds Sunday Morning Service every Sunday. Sunday School starts at 9:45 a.m. and morning worship service at 11:00 a.m. 


Narcotics  Anonymous meets  7 p.m. First Baptist Church, De Queen, 1535 W. Collin Raye Dr. 


Horatio Narcotics Anonymous meets 7 p.m., across from First Baptist Church, Horatio.

Every Tuesday: G.O.T. T.I.M.E. Bible-based recovery and support group meets at 6:30 p.m. at the First Christian Church in De Queen.  


Alcoholic Anonymous meets from 6 until 7 p.m. at 511 W. Stilwell, De Queen. 


Horatio Narcotics Anonymous meets 7 p.m., across from First Baptist Church, Horatio.


Celebrate Recovery at De Queen First Assembly, 1440 W. Collin Raye Dr. Meal at 6 p.m. Everyone welcome. Free nursery for 0-four-years-old. 


Narcotics Anonymous meets 12 noon, First Baptist Church, De Queen, 1535 W. Collin Raye Dr. 


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