Early Voting started Monday

Early voting for Sebastian County is still in progress at the county courthouse. They are open on Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. through May 16. On Saturday, May 17, they are open from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. and then the hours go back to normal for May 19 (8-5). Early voting ends May 19.

Early Area History

The Military Road Museum of Lavaca, Ark. announces the next program in "The Early Area History" series. Museum director Jack James has set this fourth installment in the series for Thursday, May 15 at 7 p.m. in the Lavaca Municipal Building. The speaker will be Dusty Helbling. Helbling will focus on The Trail of Tears through Arkansas and the Cherokee Reservation in Arkansas.

Clark Chapel Cemetery Decoration Day

Clark Chapel Cemetery will hold its annual Decoration Day on Sunday, May 18. Cemetery trustees will be available between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on May 17 and 18 to accept donations for the maintenance and improvement of the cemetery. Donations may also be mailed to: Robert McKinney, PO Box 442, Greenwood, AR 72936.

Mt. Zion Cemetery Decoration Day

Decoration Day for Mt. Zion Cemetery on Mt. Zion Road will be May 18.

Early Deadline

The Greenwood Democrat will be closed on Memorial Day, May 26. The deadline for the May 28 issue of the Greenwood Democrat will be Friday May 23 at noon.

Carol Dickie: An Artist’s Journey

The Fort Smith Regional Art Museum will hold a reception for the opening of Carol Dickie: An Artist’s Journey on Thursday, May 8 from 5-7 p.m. The exhibition is a retrospective of a Eureka Springs based artist, Carol Dickie, and will showcase more than 30 works spanning from her early years as a budding artist until present day. The event is free for members of the museum and $5 for all others. Carol Dickie: An Artist’s Journey will be on display at the museum from May 9-August 10.