The 2021 National Association of Letter Carriers’ (NALC) annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive will be an online donor drive again this year.
BATESVILLE — White River Health System (WRHS) is pleased to announce the certification of Lindsey Bowers, BSW, MS, MRC, Director of Marketing for Behavioral Health, as a Mental Health First Aid Instructor.
Even in adversity, great minds cannot be suppressed. Charles Thompson, an architect from the early 1900s, was an example of such a man. Thompson rose from a childhood of deep tragedy to becoming one of the most celebrated architectural minds in the state, creating enduring landmarks in commu…
Merchants and Planters Bank Insurance sponsors the Tuckerman Bulldog Player of the Month and Spur Player of the Month for the Bulldog and Lady Bulldog Sr. High teams.
BATESVILLE — White River Medical Center (WRMC) recently announced their recognition as a 2021 Top 100 Rural & Community Hospital for the fourth consecutive year.
The Tuckerman Lady Bulldogs and Bulldogs finished up their regular season conference games on Thursday, April 22, as Conference Champions.
The IRS has extended the income-tax filing deadline by an extra month, and experts say while the pandemic has shaken retirement planning for many families, tax season is a good time to get back on track.
Arkansas State University-Newport will host three Commencement ceremonies in May to recognize Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 graduates.
Plans are in the works for the Fulton County Homecoming Festival to be held Memorial Day Weekend in Salem, Arkansas (Fulton County) on May 28-29 with the theme: “We grow in different directions, but our roots bring us back home.”
The Newport Area Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting recently at the new Joe & Helen Harris Center for Opportunities location. The center is gearing up for their “Operation Transformation” Open House on Saturday, April 24, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Everyone is invited to tour the ne…
It’s so easy, in the course of our day-to-day lives, to get caught up in the political preoccupations of the moment. What’s the Senate going to do about the filibuster? How should infrastructure money be spent? Is the country going to come out of this year as badly divided as it started? The…
Last week, I signed legislation that will increase the median salary of schoolteachers by $2,000 over the next two years. The raise is one way to show teachers we value their work, and this legislation was one of my top priorities. Senator Missy Irvin and Representative Bruce Cozart sponsore…
BATESVILLE — White River Health System (WRHS) continues their participation in a movement to become an Age-Friendly Health System.
WASHINGTON — The Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) has announced that local community banker Jim Gowen, Jr., President and C.E.O of Merchants and Planters Bank based in Newport, was named to serve on ICBA’s Political Action Committee (ICBPAC). ICBA is the nation’s voice for com…
In the years after the first segregation laws were passed in Arkansas and across the South, the effects of the daily humiliations and abrogations of civil liberties were steadily increasing. Civil rights activists steadily fought these inequalities in court but needed more scientific evidenc…
Last week, columnist Walter Shapiro tweeted: “I just realized that we are as close in time from the end of World War II as Pearl Harbor was from Lee’s surrender at Appomattox. For a babyboomer, it is hard to believe that WWII is the midpoint between the Civil War and 2021.”
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