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Hughes/Horseshoe Lake News


Hughes/Horseshoe Lake News

Surf Club

The Secretary/Treasurer of the Surf Club position is now available. At this month’s Surf Club meeting the current secretary turned in her notice that May 31will be her last day. You must be a full time resident at Horseshoe Lake and have knowledge with QuickBooks/Excel Experience, is preferred. If interested contact, Kathy Davenport at 901-4614847.


Hughes United Methodist Church Acknowledgments

April 29th – Happy Birthday Wishes to: Perre Coleman Magness and Kcey Jordan Bobo. Happy Anniversary to: Johnathan & Shelly Beggs.

April 30th – Happy Birthday Wishes to: Trevor Pouncey.

May 1st – Happy Birthday Wishes to: Ada Latham, Johnny West, Sonny Evans and Andrew Murphy.

May 2nd – Happy Birthday Wishes to: Samantha Dillahunty.

May 3rd – Happy Birthday Wishes to: Heard Stoddard and Ty Baldwin. May 4th Happy Birthday Wishes to: Paige Baldwin and Charles Drake Barnes.

May 5th – Happy Birthday Wishes to: Kevin Scott Latham, Alicia Wise Cherry, Susan G. Garner, Elizabeth Sherman and Richard Lee “Rick” Shannon, Jr. Happy Anniversary to: Vincent & Paige Martinez.


Bass Tournament

Make plans to attend the 2016 Arkansas Bass Classic Tournament hosted by The Arkansas State Police, benefiting the Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Mid-South. It will be at the Surf Club at Horseshoe Lake on May 14. There is a guaranteed $1,000.00 first place in the bass tournament. A kid’s fishing rodeo with prizes to be awarded. Also Arts & Crafts Vendors, Bounce House, Face Painting, Food, Music, Free Parking and Much More. V i s i t for more information. They have where you can register for tournament, be a sponsor or if you are a vendor.


Plant Sale

The Crittenden County Master Gardener’s are gearing up for their annual Plant Sale on May 6-7. It will be in Marion at the Pavilion, across from the County Extension Office, located next to the Courthouse. Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. It will be Mother’s Day Weekend so this will be a good time to get her gift(s). Some items included are Adirondack Tables & Chairs, flowering annuals and perennials, hanging baskets, stepping stones, containers, bird baths and much more. All proceeds go to the scholarship fund.



The Town of Horseshoe Lake will have dumpsters in place on May 13, at City Hall on Highland Dr. Dumpsters should be picked up on May 16. You are reminded to not place tires, paint cans or refrigerators in dumpsters.

Canal Gardens Property Owners Association will have their annual clean-up on May 14, with a rain date of May 21. Food information and Dumpster location will appear in May 6’s article.


Calendar of Events May 1st

Mass, 7:30 a.m., St. Mary’s of the Lake Catholic Church.

Sunday School, 10 a.m., Worship Service, 11 a.m., Horseshoe Lake Baptist Church.

May 2nd

Hughes Rotary Club meets, 6:30 p.m.

Horseshoe Lake Town Meeting, 6:30 p.m., City Hall on Highland Dr.

Deadline for weekly news, 8 p.m., contact Holly Bacon at 870-339-3514 or

May 3rd

CCMG special meeting for plant sale, 6 p.m., County Extension Office in Marion.

Zumba class, 8 a.m., Surf Club Building.

Horseshoe Lake Fire Dept. meets, 6:30 p.m., Fire Station on Lake Estates Dr.

May 5th

Zumba class, 8 a.m., Surf Club Building.

Hughes Fire Dept. meets, 7 p.m., Fire Station on Blackwood.

May 6th

Next weekly column appears.

By Holly Bacon

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