This weekend there will be a work day at the Pleasant Grove Cemetery in preparation for the upcoming decoration. Please come anytime with your rakes and tools, bring a lunch, and help keep this special cemetery looking its best.

The Alread ACRDC Poker Run has been rescheduled for June 3. Registration will start at noon at the Alread Fun Park and you will be given your list of rules and a map at that time. The length of the trail is about 40 miles, and please keep in mind this is not a race. All riders must be 18 or older, with ID, and registration will end at 1 p.m. All four-wheelers, Razors, and side-by-sides are welcome. The cost to enter the event is $25 per vehicle and there will be a meal afterwards at the park and several door prizes in addition to the prizes awarded for best hand, 2nd best hand, and worst hand. T-shirts for the event are available for pre-order, starting at $15 each and you can call me or inquire on the Alread and Crabtree Page on Facebook in regards to pre-ordering shirts.

The Alread EH Club’s exercise program, Get Fit, meets in the EH Club building every MWF from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Admission is free. A weekly quilting class meets every Thursday from 9 to about 1. The Alread EH Club is a great opportunity for everyone, and now is a great time to join if you haven’t already. Membership dues are only $5/year. If you are interested in joining, please contact Liz Alvord (

The Alread Fire Department has been getting new volunteers and I salute you all! If you are interested in volunteering, please contact the chief, Elias Watson: 501-253-1869.

If you have any community news that you would like featured here, please contact Lindsay McDonald, 501-289-8085.