The Idle Hour Bridge Club met at the home of Emma Hink last Thursday evening. Winners for the evening were: high, Gay Whillock; second high, Carolyn Lefler; traveling, Merl Eoff; and bingo, Danna Hansley.


On Sept. 23-24, 2013, over 160 Master Gardeners and county zgents from across the state attended the Plant~Nurture~Grow leadership training conference held at the Clarion Resort on Lake Hamilton. The conference was presented by the Horticulture Department of the University of Arkansas. The discussions and seminars topics were social media, parliamentary procedures, conflict resolution, youth programming, effective meetings, recruiting, audio visual tricks, and motivation and how to retain Master Gardener membership. The Master Gardeners participated in group discussions, shared ideas of how to make the program stronger, more visible and more fun for its members. Verna Hicks, Dianne Percefull, Linda Pratt and Annalee Culp attended from Van Buren County.