On stage

The Ultimate Oldies Show is live at the Collins Theatre in downtown Paragould with two shows today, at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Get tickets at the door or call (870) 215-2253.

Benefit wrestling

The National Wrestling Federation returns to the Greene County Fairgrounds BC Lloyd building in Paragould today at 7:30 p.m. with five big matches including a Battle Royal. The last two men standing will face the legendary Rock and Roll Express on Saturday June 5, in Leachville. Also scheduled is a big ladies match, Renee Van Peebles taking on Selene Grey with part of the proceeds going to Matthew 25 House and Proverbs 31 House, all seats are $10. Students in grades K-6th get in for $5.

Blood drive

Black River Technical College (BRTC) in Paragould will host a blood drive to benefit the American Red Cross on Tuesday, May 4. BRTC is located at 1 Black River Drive off North 12th Ave. The blood drive will be held in room TC113 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Appointments can be scheduled by visiting redcrossblood.org. All donor blood types are encouraged to donate.

National Day of Prayer

America is called to prayer each year on the first Thursday of May. This date was established by Congress and signed into law in 1952. This year the National Day of Prayer will be on May 6.

The 2021 theme is “LORD pour out your LOVE, LIFE, and LIBERTY.” The theme scripture reads, “Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom.” (2 Corinthians 3:17, NIV)

Thousands of prayer services will be held across the nation. In Senath, Mo., the churches of the community will gather at the Senath Community Building at 6 p.m. for united prayer. The service will be led by several local pastors. Everyone is welcome to attend.

On exhibit

The 2021 Senior Art Exhibition at Arkansas State University is on display at the Bradbury Art Museum (BAM) in the Fowler Center, 201 Olympic Drive in Jonesboro. Admission is free. Work by five graduating seniors in the Department of Art + Design is included: Kierra Crenshaw of Jonesboro, Madison Landis of Pangburn, Katie Lewis of Newport, Morgan Presley of Cave City, and Rachel Rowland of Paragould. The exhibition continues through Saturday, May 8. Museum hours are noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

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