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BATESVILLE — Gary Paxson, President and CEO of White River Health System (WRHS), is proud to announce the re-opening of Newark Medical Clinic on Dec. 1.

BATESVILLE — Gary Paxson, President and CEO of White River Health System (WRHS), is proud to announce the re-opening of Newark Medical Clinic on Dec. 1.

Tuckerman Elementary School has been recognized by the Office for Education Policy (OEP) at the University of Arkansas as a school where students demonstrated high growth on the ACT Aspire.

Newport’s Hoopcoming Court 2021 includes Finley George (6th grade), Annsleigh Ballard (6th grade), Keeley Lancaster (8th grade), Lila Little (7th grade) and Aubrey Daniels (7th grade). Not pictured is Mia Acklin (8th grade). The court will be presented during the home basketball game on Jan. 7.

The Newport Greyhounds travelled to Prescott on Friday, Nov. 26, to take on the Curley Wolves in the third round of the 3A State Playoffs. The Curley Wolves defeated the Hounds 47-7 to end the season.

Created to honor the legacy of its namesake, the Kevin King Memorial Scholarship for the Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship Fund supports qualifying single parents in Sharp, Fulton, Lawrence, Randolph, and Jackson Counties by empowering them to continue their education and develop a solid fo…

It would be fair to say that for a good bit of our history, Americans paid scant attention to redistricting. The redrawing of congressional and legislative lines every ten years, sparked by population shifts captured by the Census, tended to pass unnoticed. Unless, of course, it involved som…

It would be fair to say that for a good bit of our history, Americans paid scant attention to redistricting. The redrawing of congressional and legislative lines every ten years, sparked by population shifts captured by the Census, tended to pass unnoticed. Unless, of course, it involved som…

In the late 1970s and through the 1980s, millions of people would tune in weekly to watch Dallas, a night-time soap opera about the tawdry scandals and business dealings of a Texas oil family. At the same time, a family of Texas oil barons transplanted from Arkansas was involved in schemes e…

The Newport Greyhounds hosted the Paris Eagles on Friday, Nov. 19, at Greyhound Field. The Hounds defeated the Eagles 28-17 for the second-round win of the 3A State Playoff season.

Health officials expected the recent increase in coronavirus infections as more activities moved inside, but Dr. Shane Speights said people can still control the size of the increase.

The Newport Greyhounds hosted the Lincoln Wolves on Friday, Nov. 12, at Greyhound Field. The Hounds defeated the Wolves 41-7 for the first-round win of the 3A State Playoff season.

District Judge Tommy Fowler on Monday found probable cause to charge a 19-year-old Jonesboro man with negligent homicide, driving while intoxicated and running a stop sign in a wreck that claimed the life of a female and sent a male to be airlifted to a Memphis hospital Sunday morning.

I am inspired this week by an assignment my wife is doing for a Law in Education class. Her assignment was to write about religion in school and particularly release time for religious classes. It is an interesting assignment for her because, unlike most of her class, she grew up in a state …

It’s a cliché to say that everything’s connected. But we live in a world where this is clearly true. Ideas, goods, services, workers, tourists, commerce, communications, drugs, crime, migrants, refugees, weapons, climate impacts … and, of course, viruses: They all cross borders constantly.

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Monday that he sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Xavier Becerra addressing his concerns for the proper care of unaccompanied minors in Arkansas that have come from the U.S.-Mexican border.

You might hear people say owning guns and carrying them around everywhere we go is a god-given right.

She was once one of the most talked-about and influential women in Washington, D.C. In the end, her life was destroyed as an innocent bystander in one of the most serious political scandals of all time.

November 11 is the day we pause every year to honor the surviving veterans who served the United States in a branch of our armed forces.

‘Time is not on our side.” That was the secretary-general of the UN’s World Meteorological Organization, Petteri Taalas, speaking early in October about a new report on the globe’s looming water crisis. Climate change, the WMO warns, is producing more flooding, more drought, and other water-…

Maddyson Lamb (center) of Imboden was crowned Homecoming Queen Saturday at Arkansas State University, while Kayne Wilson (left) of Paragould was named Homecoming King. Congratulating them during the pre-game ceremony at Centennial Bank Stadium was Chancellor Kelly Damphousse (right). Lilly W…

BATESVILLE — White River Medical Center (WRMC) has joined other area hospitals, healthcare organizations, and Arora, Arkansas Regional Organ Recovery Agency, to create a donation-friendly community through the Workplace Partnership for Life Hospital Campaign for organ donation.