Taylor signs with RimRockers 

Autographs, that is.

JERMAIN: RimRocking.
  • JERMAIN: RimRocking.

World middleweight boxing champion Jermain Taylor of Little Rock will sign autographs and meet fans when the Arkansas RimRockers professional basketball team takes on the Tulsa 66ers on Thursday, Dec. 22, at Alltel Arena.

Taylor defended his middleweight championship belts in a unanimous decision over former champ Bernard Hopkins on Dec. 3 in Las Vegas. Taylor had won the undisputed championship in a split decision over Hopkins July 16 in Las Vegas.

Taylor will be available to meet the fans from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The first 1,000 fans will receive a Jermain Taylor bobblehead doll.

Doors open at 6 p.m. and tip-off for the NBA Developmental League game is 7:05 p.m. Tickets start at $10. Call 975-4667.

The RimRockers, led by Donta Smith and former Arkansas Razorback Kareem Reid, began the week with a 7-3 record.

‘Hornucopia’ benefit returns to Juanita’s
Four veteran rock and soul cover bands will perform Friday, Dec. 23, at Juanita’s in the fourth annual “Hornucopia” event, a benefit for the “Play It Again, Arkansas” program that brings music instruments to public schools.

Admission is a musical instrument or $15 and the show is open to ages 18 and up.

Leavenworth kicks off the show at 8 p.m. Also on the bill are Paula Montgomery-Reed and the Bona Fide Band, Beowulf and the GroanUps, each getting an hour on the stage.

“Play It Again, Arkansas” is a nonprofit organization coordinated by John Caldwell, the Arkansas Department of Education’s public school program adviser. The purpose is to provide musical instruments for students who want to participate in school orchestras.

For more information, call Mark Johnson at 666-6644 or visit playitagain.org via the Internet.


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