MELBOURNE — Twin Lakes Community Foundation Executive Director Kimberly Jones and Yellville City Mayor Shawn Lane recently met with Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship volunteers Warren Sanders, Katie Norris, and Margaret Yancey.
I’ve been thinking a lot recently about what it means to be an American, to have a shared stake in this country and its fortunes. In some ways, I suppose the question is unanswerable: We are a vast, diverse country, and we each answer the question in our own way.
The Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas last week dispatched 181 line workers and utility vehicles, along with construction and right-of-way equipment, to assist South Louisiana Electric Cooperative Association (SLECA) of Houma, La., in continued power restoration efforts.
JONESBORO — Chancellors at Arkansas State University System campuses gave the Board of Trustees updates on the continuing impact of COVID-19 on operations and enrollment for the semester.
The Newport Area Chamber of Commerce is currently recruiting teams to participate in the “Trashiest Team” contest during the Great Arkansas Clean-Up, the annual fall statewide litter pickup campaign promoted by Keep Arkansas Beautiful (KAB).
Herman Davis went from deep poverty in a remote corner of Arkansas and became the most decorated Arkansan of World War I. He was born just outside what is now Manila in Mississippi County in 1888. The family lived in a small shack outside the town near Big Lake and ran a small store. The fam…
A federal appeals court has ruled in favor of the state Education Department, and against four south Arkansas school districts that want to be exempt from the state school choice law.
For the Arkansas Razorbacks, the 1963 season had been a disappointment, with the team ending with a lackluster 5-5 record. Afterward, Coach Frank Broyles and the team began plotting a comeback for next season, and the team promised – and delivered – what would be an unforgettable year.
ROE — Arkansas rice growers battling yet another insect in their crops have until Aug. 28 to use Endigo ZC, after the Environmental Protection Agency issued a Section 18 exemption on Aug. 13.
Wendale Comer, manager of Newport Municipal Water Co., was recently recognized by the Arkansas Water and Wastewater Managers Association as the 2021 Manager of the Year. Comer, who has served the Newport water company in various positions since 1966, was presented the award by Howell Anderso…
The Youth Worship Team of Faith Assembly of God in Tuckerman recently competed in a fine arts competition at the National Assemblies of God General Council in Orlando, Florida. The worship team won first place at the national competition in the category of “small group worship team.” The gro…
U.S. Senate candidate Jake Bequette (standing) spent a couple of hours in Newport last Friday at the Jacksonport State Park. The event that he attended was a candidate meet and greet hosted by the Jackson County Republican Committee. Jake shared his vision for the country and talked about th…
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