July 30th: Heroes On the Water Benefit Tournament There will be a Heroes On the Water (HOW) Benefit Tournament, sponsored by the Western Arkansas Kayak Anglers, held on July 30th, 2016, at the Vine Prairie Boat Launch in Mulberry, Arkansas. PFD and valid fishing license required. The Big Bass Tournament will have a $15 entry fee. Registration opens at 5:30A.M.-­8:30A.M., Take­off at safe ­light, with weigh ­in 12:00PM. There will be a cookout afterwards. $5 per plate, free to tournament contestants. Open to kayaks, canoes, and all human ­powered vessels. For more information Email ­ rivervalleyar@heroesonthewater.org, or Or Facebook River Valley Heroes On The Water. Or call Brandon Taylor at 479­-926-­9535 or Allen McGaugh at 479­-466-­3165. Proceeds go to River Valley, AR Chapter of Heroes On the Water. Sponsor prizes for winners.

August 9th & 11th: Charleston Elementary Open House Charleston Elementary School will be hosting two separate Open House events. Third and 4th grade Open House is scheduled for Tuesday evening, August 9th from 7:00 – 8:00 PM. Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd grade Open House is scheduled for Thursday evening, August 11th from 7:00 – 8:00 PM. Kindergarten students and parents are asked to come to our school Library upon arrival and then we will escort you to visit their classrooms.

August 11th: Charleston Middle School Open House Open House at the Charleston Middle School will be held on Thursday, August 11th from 6:30-7:30. Parents and students will meet briefly in the auditorium with Mrs. Moore. After the meeting students and parents may then walk to the students classrooms. 7th and 8th grade students may pick up their schedules after the meeting in the auditorium.

August 13th: Black and White Football Game The annual Charleston Tiger Black and White football game is scheduled for Saturday, August 13th at Alumni Field. The gates will open at 4:30. Food begins serving at 5pm. With the $6 admission you will receive a burger or hot dog, chips and drink. The Young Tigers will scrimmage first, followed by the seventh grade, Junior High and Senior High. Student athletes are selling tickets for the 50/50 to be given away at the Black and White game.

August 14th: Back To School Party The First United Methodist Church of Charleston invites teachers, staff and students to their Back To School Party Services on Sunday, August 14th. Students are asked to please bring your backpacks to be blessed. Services are at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m.