A fundraiser for the Lake Norrell fireworks celebration will be 5 p.m. Saturday at the Lake Norrell Community Center.
The Lake Norrell Area Association will host the annual event, which includes dinner and a quilt raffle. Barbecue dinner will be $10 for adults. Hot dogs for the kids is $5 (for ages 5-10), kids plates for 4 and under are free. The association is selling raffle tickets for a queen size quilt, tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5. The drawing will be held during the event. For more information contact Barbara Howell 681-7577.
NORTH LITTLE ROCK â€” State and federal prosecutors in Arkansas are seeking civil penalties from ExxonMobil Pipeline Co. over the company's oil spill in a central Arkansas neighborhood.
Attorney General Dustin McDaniel and U.S. Attorney Chris Thyer announced Thursday that state and federal prosecutors filed a joint enforcement action against Exxon, alleging violations of environmental laws.
Exxon's Pegasus pipeline ruptured on March 29 in Mayflower, spilling an estimated 5,000 barrels of oil and causing the evacuation of more than 20 homes. Some nearby residents have sued the company.
The Bryant Organized Neighborhood Association for Improving Development and Environment is free group in Bryant, with participation in events that include Keep Bryant Beautiful Cleanup Days, trail building, and landscaping and workshops on walkability of the city and connectivity of city streets.
Anyone interested in participating may contact the mayor's assistant, Brett Roberts, at email@example.com. Those who are interested must include contact information in the email, including their name and street address, according to Roberts.