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7 ARKANSAS CATHOLIC JUNE 17, 1990 R: Raymond Kordsmeier, Sr., and Judge Francis Donovan receive membership awards in the Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus, Lachowsky Assembly, Conway, presented by Peter McNulty. The ,s presented to a Knight with 25 years of continuous service who age 70. (Art Gerard) Edward Mercy Center assumes p of hospital - St. Edward Mercy Medi- Center assumed ownership of Memorial Hospital in Ozark 4, with the signing of a purchase : Sr. Judith Marie Keith, RSM, Mayor William Hudspeth sign agreement in the presence of repre- sentatives from St. Edward, the Ozark City Council, Ozark Hospital Commis- sioners and interested citizens. Sr. Judith Marie Keith, RSM, Chief Executive Officer of the St. Edward System, and Mayor William A. Hud- speth of Ozark signed the documents which made Turner Memorial Hospi- tal the third rural facility in western Arkansas to establish ties with St. Edward. The other two are North Logan Mercy Hospital in Paris (1979) and Mercy Hospital of Scott County in Waldron (1982). St. Edward also owns and operates Harbor View Mercy Hospital, the psychiatric division of St. Edward. Under the management of the Reli- gious Sisters of Mercy, the 39-bed Turner Memorial Hospital has been renamed Mercy Hospital/Turner Memorial. Adventures of Mile and Otis - kitten named Mile and a pug-nosed puppy named ramble through one exciting ad- after another in this heart- live-action film narrated by Moore. Mile and Otis begin a farm and spend their days surrounding territories day, in spite of Otis' efforts to friend out of trouble, Mile is a rushing river in a box. goes off to rescue the feline, but from the river, they dis- r it's not that simple getting back farm. Some very funny and a Cary moments occur before they to normal life. film took four years to make become one of the highest movies ever in Japan. Direc- Hata, a trained zoologist and noted author, says, "I wanted to make an animal film that would delight and warm the hearts of all who saw it - not a documentary, however, but a kind of fairy tale, the only characters of which would be animals and the setting of which would be timeless and priceless, as in the world of fantasy and dreams from which all great fairy tales are born. Within this framework I also wanted the film to be a celebration of life." This he has done very effectively with painstakingly beautiful photography, a great musical scolTe, the versatile Dud- ley Moore, and the animals themselves. As we are being bombarded this sum- mer by box-office giants aimed at adults and teens, what a pleasure to have a perfect film for the little ones. Parents will enjoy it as well. "The Adventures of Mile and Otis" is being re-released this summer and is rated G (nothing objectionable). (For more information on the newest the- atrical releases as well as suggested home videos, write The Movie Reporter, Cen- tral Christian Publications, PO Box 71 78, Thousand Oaks, CA, 91359.) sponsors Conway - The Arkansas Knights of Columbus sponsored its annual Special Olympics at the University of Central Arkansas recently. Hundreds of Special Olympics ath- letes from throughout Arkansas also visited Olympic Village, an area where participants could relax and enjoy themselves while not taking part in events. Activities included ring toss, bean bag, miniature basketball, velcro target and horse shoes, as well as bead stringing, face painting, wood pendant coloring and finger nail polishing. Materials, equipment and cash dona- tions for games and activities were contributed by individual members and several KC councils. Volunteers included Knights, spouses This young athlete won the ,admira- tion of the crowd when he crossed the finish line of the quarter-mile walk. (Art Gerard) and family members from Conway, Little Rock, Mena, Morrilton, North Little Rock and Russellville. The 40 et 8 train is a favorite attraction at the KC village. (Art Gerard) p-- FAIR PARK EXXON Across from War Memorial Stadium 101 N. Van Buren, LR 666-8504 ,k Tune-ups * Road Service k Air Cond. Repair ,k Pickup & Delivery ,k Brake Service "k Tires & Batteries BLUE HILL GARAGE & WRECKER SERVICE Inc.][ II 851-1575 tl II [[ 1o5o5 Conway n,O,., MLR [I II r lce II II _ vlsa O: H II ~flmlJ~ f~'=rlm~ MasterCard H JOIN US AT ST. ANNE'S CHURCH HALL for a 8 P.M. - 12 A.M. $10 couple/S5 single Music by "Steve Pruss & Kingsmen" Country *Polka *Waltz *Rock Don't forget, a dance on 4th Sat. of each month Remount & Camp Robinson Rd. N.L.R.