Retirement reception set for Tabler

Tabler is retiring from the United States Department of Agriculture’s Dale Bumpers Small Farms Research Center located on Highway 23 south of Booneville on June 30. Tabler has worked at the center for 35 years.

A retirement reception will be held for Tabler from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 28, at the Jeral Hampton Meeting Place in Booneville.

The Hill author to sign book Sunday

From 2 to 5 p.m. on Sunday Kevin Johnson will be be holding a meet and greet and will be signing his book “The Hill” at Bonneville Community Center. The event is being hosted by Tipsy Mockingbird Books.

According to a synopsis found of the book on Amazon, the story involves a ghost tour of the Arkansas Tuberculosis Sanatorium that somehow lands him 60 years in the past.