Jasper Kiwanis Club meets 11:30 a.m. on Wednesdays at the Ozark Cafe.

Al-Anon Meeting meets every Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Methodist Fellowship Hall, 400 Clark St. in Jasper. We are a support group for family and friends of alcoholics. For more information, call 479-857-8281 or 712-898-8390.

Newton County Hometown Health Coalition meets the second Thursday of each month at the Newton County Special Services Learning Center on West Clark Street, at 10 a.m. The next meeting is Feb. 13.

The Newton County Resource Council meets the second Thursday of each month, at 5 p.m., at Jasper City Hall. The next meeting is Feb. 13.

Jasper Board of Education meets the third Monday of each month, at 6:30 p.m. at the Jasper School Library. The next meeting will be Feb. 17.

Friends of the Library book sale at the Newton County Library from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21, and from 10 a.m. - noon on Saturday, Feb. 22.

The Preferential Primary Election in Arkansas is March 3, 2020. In Newton County, Early Voting will begin on Tuesday, Feb. 18, and end on Monday, March 2. Early Voting will take place at the Newton County Clerk's Office in the courthouse at Jasper. Voting will be conducted during business hours.

Campbell Edgmon Post 93 of the American Legion and the Women's Auxiliary meetings are held on the third Tuesday of each month. The next meeting is Feb. 18.

Newton County Chamber of Commerce's regular monthly meeting is on the third Thursday. The next meeting is at noon on Thursday, Feb. 20, at The Ozark Cafe.

At 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 20, there will be Poll Workers Training at the courthouse. This training is required for anyone who wants to work at the polls for the Preferential Primary Election on March 3.

The Jasper City Council normally meets at City Hall on the third Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. The city council will meet Feb. 20.

The monthly board meeting for Newton County Healthcare Association, Inc., meets the last Tuesday of the month. The next meeting will be on Tuesday, Feb. 25, at 5 p.m., in the Conference Room of Newton County Nursing Home.

Newton County Historical Society meets the last Tuesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. at the Bradley House Museum in Jasper. Public is invited. The next meeting is Feb. 25.

Newton County Single Parent Scholarship Board meets first Monday of each month, at 3 p.m., at the Jasper Christian Church. Next meeting is March 2.

Jasper Community Garden members meet on the first Monday of each month at the Jasper United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall at 5:30 p.m. The next meeting will be March 2.

The Newton County Quorum Court meets the first Monday of each month at the courthouse beginning at 7 p.m., unless the first Monday is a holiday, then the quorum court meets on Tuesday night. The next meeting will be Monday, March 2.

Election Day — Voters who cast ballots in the Boston Precinct will be required to vote at the Swain Community Building for the Preferential Primary Election that will be held on Tuesday, March 3, 2020.

The Western Grove City Council meets the first Tuesday of the month. The council meets at 7 p.m., at the Western Grove City Hall. The next meeting will be Tuesday, March 3.

The Newton County Cancer Support Group meets at 12:30 p.m., the first Wednesday of the month, at the Senior Center in Jasper. Next meeting is March 4.

The Jasper American Legion Auxiliary changed the time for the monthly Country Breakfast find raiser. The winter hours for the All You Can Eat Breakfast, will be 8-10 a.m. The price remains at $6 per person. The menu consists of scrambled eggs, sausage, biscuits and gravy, pancakes and waffles. You can have either plain or Blueberry pancakes and waffles. The breakfast is on the first Saturday morning of each month. Come out and support your local Veterans. The next breakfast will be March 7.

Friends of the Newton County Library meets at noon on the second Monday of every month, at the library on state Highway 7 South. The next meeting is March 9.

The Deer/Mt. Judea Board of Education meets at 6:30 p.m., on the second Monday of each month. Meetings will alternate between campuses. The next regular meeting of the Deer/Mt. Judea Board of Education will be at 6:30 p.m., Monday, March 9, at Mt. Judea.

The Ponca Elk Education Center will host an Outdoor Gear Swap N Shop on Saturday, March 14, beginning at 9 a.m. To reserve a free vendor table or for more information, call 870-861-2432 or e-mail Lauren.Cannon@agfc.ar.gov. Buy, sell or trade old or new fishing, hunting and outdoor gear. No firearms allowed. Civic organizations, church groups and other groups are welcome to gather sporting items and have a table. For those who want to get rid of old items and don't want to set up a table, we will accept items as donations.

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