Hornets picked third in Hooten’s

The Maumelle Hornets are voted by 4-4A conference coaches to finish third in the league in the 21th annual Hooten’s Arkansas Football magazine.

Central Arkansas Christian was picked by league coaches to finish fifth in the 7-4A.

The Arkansas Razorbacks are picked sixth in the SEC Western Division and ranked 49th nationally.

The book retails for $17.99 and can be purchased statewide at Kroger, Walgreens, Hastings, Books-A-Million, Barnes & Noble, Harp’s Food Stores, Price Cutters, Big Red Stores, Hays Food, Brookshire’s, Buy Rite, Flash Market and PDQ.

Hooten’s high school favorites to win it all in 2013 are North Little Rock in Class 7A, Pine Bluff in Class 6A, Camden Fairview in Class 5A, Warren in Class 4A, Harding Academy in Class 3A and Junction City in Class 2A.

The book is published annually by Hooten Publishing, Inc., of Benton.

Entries needed for holiday parade

The Maumelle 4th of July parade is looking for entries.

Registration is free and the parade starts at 4:30 p.m. on the holiday.

Cash will be awarded to the "best float." This year’s theme is "1776."

All rules, judging criteria, and forms posted on www.maumelleparksandrec.com.

Registration forms can also be picked up at the Jess Odom Community Center.

The parade is sponsored by Parks & Rec. and the Peyton family of realtors.

For more information, call 851-6990.