Alleviating hunger is the purpose of an event that takes place in October every year.
This is the annual 5K Hunger Hike, which will mark its 29th year on Sunday, Oct. 12. Registration begins at 1:30 p.m. and the hike will get under way at 2 p.m. from the Sevier Street parking lot across from the Christian Life Center of Benton's First United Methodist Church.
More info can be found in today's issue of The Saline Courier.
The Royal Players opens its 20th season this Thursday with the production of a theater classic, "Our Town" by Thornton Wilder.
The play is a tribute to the group's original production in 1994 when it began as the Central Arkansas Community Players.
Directing the current production is Lisa Goodrich.
Performances will continue through Sunday of this week and will be repeated Oct. 16, 17, 18 and 19. Show time is 7 p.m. except for the Sunday matinees that begin at 2.
All performances are at the historic Royal Theatre in Downtown Benton.