PC School Board to meet
The Parkers Chapel School Board will meet at 9 a.m. today to tour the school facilities. Following that, the School Board will meet in the administration building at 11 a.m. for school board in-service in school finances.
Troy Neely to speak at Genealogical Society meeting
The Union County Genealogical Society is pleased to announce that the meeting speaker for August will be Troy Neeley, who will present the topic Getting Started on Your Ancestry Journey.
Neely is involved in the community through the Union County Genealogical Society and is an ancestry enthusiast who has researched the Neely and Wilson families in Arkansas. Neely's family is here in Arkansas, but he also has two grown children and two grandchildren living in Texas.
Neely is the Quality and Risk Management Director at CABUN Rural Health Services, Inc. and is in his fifth year at the Health Center.
The meeting is open to the public and will be held from 2 to 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, August 8, in the lobby of the Barton Public Library at 200 E. 5th St. in El Dorado. The Society asks that all attendees wear a mask, practice social distancing and use the back entrance of the Library, although the accessible front entrance will be opened as needed. Refreshments will not be served at this meeting.
There will be a selection of books for sale from the Society's inventory on local history, as well as various records that might aid in genealogical research. The event will also be broadcast on the Society's Facebook page on August 8 starting at 2:15 p.m., and can be watched either live or recorded at facebook.com/UnionCountyGenealogicalSociety.