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Cooks Tour of Argenta Benefits Rockefeller Cancer Institute

Cooks Tour of Argenta Benefits Rockefeller Cancer Institute

Make plans for an afternoon of food, fun and live music when Cooks Tour of Argenta: Jazz Brunch comes to the Argenta Arts District, downtown North Little Rock. The event, set for 11 a.m.-2 p.m. April 14 in the 400 block of Main Street, benefits the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute Auxiliary at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS).

North Pulaski High’s Simply Delicious cooks up another win

North Pulaski High’s Simply Delicious cooks up another win

Watch out Nationals here they come!  Yes, Simply Delicious Restaurant’s culinary and management teams from NORTH PULASKI HIGH SCHOOL won both competitions on Friday. As if that wasn’t great enough, the program coordinator, Teresa Perkins, won Teacher of the Year! Congratulations to each of you and good luck at the National ProStart Invitational next month in Baltimore, Maryland!

Krewe of Barkus Parade Kicks Off Argenta Mardi Gras

Krewe of Barkus Parade Kicks Off Argenta Mardi Gras

Join us for the Fourth Annual Krewe of Barkus Parade Sunday, Feb. 10, 2:00 p.m., starts and ends at the CityGrove Art Park on 5th Street between Main and Maple. Bring your beads, your friends, your masks, and your dogs to join in the parade fun! Refreshments and snacks will be provided.

Then, LAISSEZ LES BON TEMPS ROULER et BON APPETITE! For those who do not speak Cajun...Let the Good Times Roll and Enjoy!!!

Argenta's Annual Mardi Gras Party is Monday, Feb. 11, at Starving Artist Cafe. Tickets are $35 per person - includes incredible gumbo, jambalaya, soaked salad, and red beans and rice by Chef Jason Morell, plus all the beads and feather masks you envie!

Fais do do to the jazz stylings of The Bob Boyd Sounds!!!

Firehouse Subs donates equipment to Jacksonville Fire Dept.

Firehouse Subs donates equipment to Jacksonville Fire Dept.

JACKSONVILLE, Ark. – Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation is awarding much needed equipment to Jacksonville Fire Department during a ceremony at 10:30 a.m., on Wednesday, August 8, 2012 at the Jacksonville Firehouse Subs restaurant. Otherwise unavailable due to budget constraints, the department benefits with four multi-gas detectors worth more than $4,100.  The donated detectors will give firefighters the ability to determine whether the air is safe to breathe in a rescue situation such as a hazardous waste spill or carbon monoxide poisoning.  Since 2005, Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation has donated more than $162,000 to public safety entities in Arkansas.

Firehouse Subs is renowned for hearty, oversized portions and piping hot subs.

Chili Dogs in the Ridge

Chili Dogs in the Ridge

The "1st Annual Chili Dogs In The Ridge" Fest will be held at Treasure Land Antique Mall 14200 Hwy. 107, Gravel Ridge, Arkansas, on March 17.  From 3 p.m. until 8 p.m., there will be Vendors, Rescue Groups, and host of others there. 

A Chili Cookoff is part of the Fest, and entry forms can be gotten from Treasure Land Antique Mall, at the above address.  Each entry is $10 and the proceeds go to the local chapter of the Lions Club.  

Booth spaces are still available and FREE !  Please contact Melissa at 901/371-7191 for further information.

105 lbs wing-eating champ Sonya Thomas to battle pro eaters at Wing Ding Fest

105 lbs wing-eating champ Sonya Thomas to battle pro eaters at Wing Ding Fest

U.S. and Canadian Wing Eating Champs to face-off for share of $3,000 cash purse Major League Eaters to make first appearance at the Annual Wing Ding Festival

Top-ranked Major League Eaters, including reigning U.S. and Canadian chicken-wing-eating title-holders Sonya “The Black Widow” Thomas and Aaron “A-Train” Osthoff, will do battle at this year’s Wing Ding Festival at Dupree Park in Jacksonville, AR on Saturday, October 1.

The festival’s Chicken Wing-Eating Championship, a 12-minute all-you-can-eat style competition with a $3,000 a prize purse, will be sanctioned this year by Major League Eating, the governing body of all stomach-centric sport. Chili’s of Jacksonville will be providing more than one hundred pounds of wings for the competition.

Thomas, the 105-pound eating phenom from Alexandria, VA, is the #5-ranked eater in the world and recently devoured 183 buffalo wings (6.84 lbs of wing meat) in 12 minutes.

Wing-Ding Festival presents World Championship Wing Cook-Off

Wing-Ding Festival presents World Championship Wing Cook-Off

JACKSONVILLE, Ark. -- Leader Publishing Group will sponsor one of the biggest highlights of this year’s annual Jacksonville Wing Ding Festival - the World Championship Chicken Wing Cook-Off on Oct. 1 at Dupree Park.

Anonymous judges will determine winners in the categories of the Best Traditional Wing Sauce, the Most Creative Wing Sauce, Showmanship and then the public will decide who wins the People’s Choice Award. The first place winners in the first two categories will receive $100 cash and a plaque. Winner of the People’s Choice will receive a trophy. So the only thing required for each team is a $45 entry fee and a winning recipe!

Set up for the competition must be completed by 10 a.m. and judging will begin at 2:00 pm. Spaces will be 10 x 10. Each team should bring their own tables, chairs, awnings, etc.