03/23/17  No Fooling, April First Is A Big Day In South Arkansas


April 1,  will be a busy day in South Arkansas, with several events going on that day. The Health Fair is scheduled for 9am on April 1 at the Fordyce Civic Center. The Hogskin Holidays Festival kicks off with the annual BBQ at Thornton beginning at 4:30 that afternoon. April 1,  is also the big day for the Homestead Conference at Rison at Pioneer Village with sessions beginning at 8am and the Cotton Belt Rail Historical Society will hold the 22nd annual Arkansas Railroad Museum Railroadiana and Sale beginning at 9am at the Museum off Port Road in Pine Bluff.

Donna Ferguson and Joe Brazil were guests earlier this week on KQ-102.3's "South Arkansas Today" to discuss the Health Fair. Something quite unique at this year's fair will be a giant brain.

Mammograms will be given by appointment. You can call 1-800-259-8794 to set an appointment. There will be live entertainment, door prizes, face painting and Bingo as well as free tests  at this years Health Fair at the Fordyce Civic Center.