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  1. Public Service Announcements for the Week of May 8

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    May 8, 2012 by wcobserver

    NOTICE; A PUBLIC HEARING REGARDING THE PROPOSED REVISION OF THE WEST FORK ANIMAL CONTROL ORDINANCE HAS BEEN SCHEDULED FOR MAY 8, 2012 IN THE CITY ADMINISTRATION CONFERENCE ROOM.THE CITY COUNCIL WILL RECEIVE PUBLIC COMMENTS AT THAT TIME, FOLLOWED BY THE REGULARLY SCHEDULED CITY COUNCIL MEETING AND DECISION ON THE PROPOSED ANIMAL CONTROL ORDINANCE.COPIES OF THE PROPOSED ANIMAL CONTROL ORDINANCE WILL BE AVAILABLE BY EMAIL OR IN PRINTED FORM ON MAY 4TH.  PRINTED COPIES WILL BE AVAILABLE IN THE FRONT LOBBY OF THE CITY ADMINISTRATION BUILDING.INDIVIDUALS REQUESTING EMAIL COPIES MAY EMAIL THE MAYOR mayor@westforkar.gov.FRANCES HIME, MAYOR WIN SOMETHING NICE  Just in time for Mother’s Day! (May 13). The West Fork library is selling raffle tickets for a chance to win a beautiful knit shawl made byJane Foster. Tickets are $1 each for 6 for $5.00, and the drawing will be Friday afternoon, May 11. REMEMBER MOM The Friends of the West Fork Library will hold its annual Mother’s Day Plant Sale on Friday, May 11 from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Super Foods in West Fork. Flowering baskets and pots will be available for as little as $13 and all proceeds will benefit the West Fork Library. Any remaining plants will be for sale on Saturday …

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  2. PSAs for week of May 1 – 8

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    May 3, 2012 by Jeff Winkler

    MEALS BENEFIT   Terra Studios will host their Spring Music Fest and World Labyrinth Day Celebration to benefit Meals on Wheels on May 5, Noon – 5:00 p.m. SELL IT   The semiannual Yard Sale along Highway 71 from Greenland to Alma will be held May 3, 4, 5. Don’t miss it. MUSIC  ON THE MOUNTAIN    Join Ozark Folkways for a free concert by the Rusty Plow Band on Sunday, May 6, from 2 p.m.-4 p.m. Part bluegrass, country, blues and gospel, the Rusty Plow Band is an acoustic string band comprised of Northwest Arkansas musicians. The concert will be held at Ozark Folkways, 22733 N. Hwy 71, Winslow and is part of a monthly celebration of Ozark art and music . Refreshments will be served; donations accepted. For more info, visit www.ozarkfolkways.com or call 479.634.3791. To hear a sample of their music, visit rustyplowband.com. CODE YELLOW ALERT for O NEGATIVE BLOOD TYPE  If you are able to help them right away you may contact them at 479-718-7642 or 1-800-2880-5337. If you can’t make a donation right away, then we hope you will come make a donation on Friday, May 4th.The City of Fayetteville is hosting two Bloodmobile locations as follows on Friday, May …

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  3. PSAs for week of April 25 — May 1

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    April 23, 2012 by wcobserver

    CLEAN UP DAY Fall Creek Cemetery at Strickler will have a cleanup day on April 28. Anyone wishing to help should be at the Cemetery by 8 a.m. A business meeting will follow. Anyone wishing to make a donation can do so at Arvest Bank to the “Fall Creek Cemetery Account at Strickler AR.” For more information call Virginia at 479-442-4596. PROTEST MARCH War on Women March Saturday, April 28, at 11 a.m – 1 p.m. Start in Front of the Walton Arts Center on Dickson, march to Block street, and end at Fa yetteville Square. Event page on Facebook SELL IT The semiannual Yard Sale along Highway 71 from Greenland to Alma will be held May 3-5. Don’t miss it. CODE YELLOW Last week the Community Blood Center of the Ozarks issued a CODE YELLOW ALERT for O NEGATIVE BLOOD TYPE. If you are able to help them right away you may contact them at 479-718-7642 or 1-800-2880-5337. If you can’t make a donation right away, then we hope you will come make a donation on Friday, May 4. The City of Fayetteville is hosting two Bloodmobile locations as follows on Friday, May 4: Drake Field Airport, 4500 S. School Ave. …

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  4. PSAs for April 17 — April 24

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    April 17, 2012 by Jeff Winkler

    MILITARY OFFICERS MEET The Northwest Arkansas Military Officers Group, an affiliate of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) will hold its bimonthly dinner meeting at the Fayetteville Clarion Inn on Friday, April 20, at 6:30 p.m. Our guest speaker is Mike Roberts from the University of Arkansas whose topic, “India, Business Perspectives” provides insight on his recent visit to India. All former, current or retired officers of all military services are invited to attend.  Please call CDR Sam Sansom, USN-Ret. at 761-3772 for additional details. FISH FRY Saturday, April 21, 5 p.m. New Sulphur. Fish fry as we kickoff our revival services; revival will be Sunday-Wednesday with Rev. Randall Wright; Sunday service will be at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Monday-Wednesday night services will start at 7 p.m. located at 13425 Hogeye Rd. Prairie Grove.   GOSPEL MUSIC CONCERT  The Freemans will be in concert here at Unity Covenent Church on April 22 at 6 pm. Please invite your friends and come worship with us. The Freemans are a full-time Southern Gospel Music Ministry based in Hendersonville, Tennessee.  For the past 23 years, the Freemans have sung to countless audiences, had numerous top ten songs and have traveled all …

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  5. PSAs for April 10-17

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    April 11, 2012 by Jeff Winkler

    BLUEGRASS & COUNTRY MUSIC SHOW April 14, 6 p.m-10 p.m. Brentwood Community Building. Adults $5, kids 6 to 12 $2, under 6 free. Concession available. Proceeds to Benefit West Fork Senior Class Project Graduation. For information call Velma 479-601-6947. EARLY GARDEN TIPS Get tips for a successful Ozark spring garden on Saturday, April 14, at the West Fork Public Library. James Maginot, owner of Beyond Organics, will talk about early season starters and give tips on planning your garden, seed selection, and early pest control to maximize vegetable production. This free event begins at 11 a.m. and is the fourth of the library’s “Six Saturdays of Spring Training” speaker series. For more information, call 839-2626. MUSIC AND FOOD BENEFIT Saturday, April 14, a Benefit for Brian Stephenson from 5-7 p.m. We will have music, food; a pie, baked goods, and quilts auction will start at 7 p.m.; food will be stew or chili; adult plate will be $8 and kids plate, $5; Damon Meadors will be handling music — Brian fell and broke his back & is recovering from paralysis. PLANT TREES, SAVE STREAMS Volunteers are needed for Spring Planting at the White River Streambank Stabilization Project, which will be …

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  6. Public Service Announcements for the Week of April 3-10

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    April 3, 2012 by wcobserver

    The Northwest Arkansas Military Officers Group, an affiliate of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) will hold its bi-monthly dinner meeting at the Fayetteville Clarion Inn on Friday, April 20, 2011 at 6:30 P.M.

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  7. PSAs for weeks of March 22 – April 1

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    March 26, 2012 by wcobserver

    FREE CLASS Second Class for “Whittlin’ in Winslow” will occur at the Ozark Folkways Center in Winslow on Hwy. 71 on Sunday, March 25, from 3 – 4 p.m. Mr. Don Brotherton will be leading the class. Please bring a knife for carving, if you do not have one Mr. Brotherton has them available for $10.00. You may also bring your own wood to carve, however there are ‘cut outs’ available for $15.00. Ages for carvers must be at least 13 years old. Anyone between 13 and 17 years old must have a parent accompany them and stay for class. For more information call 479-634-3151. STRIDES FOR SLIDES West Fork High School EAST is sponsoring a 5K Race to help raise money for the elementary school playground equipment. Also, a Fun Run only a mile long. The entry fee includes a t-shirt and refreshments at the end of the race. The race will be held May 5, 2012. It will start at 8 a.m and end around noon.​ COUNTRY STORE Bake and Rummage Sale at First Presbyterian Church located at the four-way stop in West Fork. Saturday, March 10, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. Clothes $1 a bag. Lots of …

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