Circle No. 5 of the First Methodist Woman’s Missionary Society had a pot-luck luncheon Monday at the home of Mrs. Arley B. Shields, 1620 Mill St. A business session and a social hour followed. Mrs. Nat R. Griswold was a guest for the meeting.

The October meeting of the Rebekah Sunday School Class of the First Baptist Church was held last night at the home of Mrs. Robert S. Springer with Mrs. Gail S. Robbins and Mrs. I.S. Tyler as co-hostesses. Mrs. W.E. Bolding, president, presided and the meeting was opened with prayer by Mrs. W.C. Ferguson. Reports from committees were read and new yearbooks were distributed.

Mrs. Springer used many arrangements of fall flowers to decorate her home.

Steve and Donna Harral of Mount Vernon are parents of a daughter, Alisa Danielle, born Thursday (Oct. 8, 1987) at Conway Regional Hospital. The baby weighed 7 pounds, 15 1/2 ounces. Grandparents are Dickie and Ruth Harral of Mount Vernon, Faye Chance of Enola and Jerry Chance of North Little Rock.

Habitat for Humanity executive director Bob Hapner and board member Peter Mehl accepted a $1,850 check from the University of Central Arkansas MBA Director Rebecca Gatlin-Watts, Associate Dean Pat Cantrell, School of Business Dean Gabriel Esteban and accounting department chair Keith Atkinson. The money comes from faculty and staff donations, and the business school is partnering with American Management Corp. and First State Bank to help Habitat build houses for low- to moderate income families.