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By Sue Trimble

A group of 19 from the Lead Hill Baptist Church enjoyed the show “A Time for Grace” at the Ozark Stain Glass Theater. Later they enjoyed dinner and fellowship together.

Park Pickin’s Flea Market is on going today at Lead Hill City Park until 2 p.m. For information call Sue Trimble at (870) 416-8157. The next Pickin’s takes place Saturday, June 1. Get ‘yer stuff together. A 10x10 spot is just $5.

Today, Diamond City United Methodist Church, 113 E. Sunset, is hosting their “Annual Trash-2-Treasure” Rummage  Sale till 2 p.m. And next Friday and Saturday at Broken Vessels Resales Shop in Lead Hill will donate all proceeds to the Good Neighbor Food Cupboard.

Coy Lawrence was ordained as a deacon in the Lead Hill Baptist Church last Sunday, April 28, followed by dinner and fellowship.

Arvest Bank Lead Hill branch, is hosting a silent auction ongoing through Saturday, May 11 for  their “Million Meals” campaign 2019. All funds raised  go to the Good Neighbor Food Cupboard in Diamond City supporting our area. Come join in for a Bean and Cornbread Dinner Saturday, May 11, from  4- 6 p.m. at  the Diamond City Community Center, 232 Grand Avenue, Diamond City. Dinner prices: $6 per person, $10 per couple; $20 per family. There is $1 off with a canned good donation. No RSVP needed. For questions, contact Katie Ratliff at (870) 449-7259. Learn more about ways you can support Million Meals and thank you for helping us fight hunger.

A Mother’s Day Breakfast will be held at 9 a.m. next Sunday, May 12, at Lead Hill Baptist Church.

Next Saturday, May 11, the Lead Hill Fire Department will hold their Annual Spring Flea Market at the fire station. Eight foot tables are just $5. For information or to reserve tables, call Sammie at (870) 715-5676 or June at (870) 436-5648.

School News

Lead Hill Art Club students had a guided tour and spent the day at Crystal Bridges Art Museum learning about materials and cultures.

Lead Hill was victorious over Bergman 12-4 in soccer last Monday night. Three hat tricks were scored. (Ander three goals, Gauvain three goals and Gavin four goals) as well as one goal each by Tori and Fluke.

Happy Administrative Professionals Day to Jane Henderson, Francie Johnson, Rogers, and Bailey. Kerley’s first grade class made cards expressing appreciation for how hard these ladies work to help our school. We love our staff.

Congratulations to the Lead Hill Softball team for being district runner-up!

Also, congrats to our baseball team for qualifying for the region tournament.

Softball and baseball will be competed at regionals Thursday, May 2.

Lead Hill is proud of outstanding scholar, Destiny Greenhaw.

Lead Hill School District welcomes Tami Richey as superintendent for the 19-20 school year.

Richey has an Associate of Arts degree from North Arkansas Community College, a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from School of the Ozarks, a Master of Science in Education from Southwest Baptist University, and most recently will graduate in May with an Educational Specialist in Superintendency from Arkansas State University. She is finishing her 31st year in education. The first 14 years were at Lead Hill teaching mostly fifth and sixth grades and finishing with a year as the school counselor. The last 17 she has served at Bergman beginning as the elementary counselor for nine years, the district testing/curriculum coordinator for four, and the last four as the high school principal. Within that time she was asked to start a volleyball program were she coached for six years.

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