• Food manufacturer to open plant in Clinton

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — A food processor and manufacturer says it will open a $4.7 million production facility in Clinton, creating more than 200 jobs. Global Food Group says it will renovate an existing facility and create 224 jobs. The plant will produce sandwiches, quesadillas, …

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  • Freezing rain called for Ozarks

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — The National Weather Service says parts of northern Arkansas could see significant ice accumulations as a storm system moves through the state later this week. A winter storm watch will be in effect from Wednesday night through Thursday afternoon in parts …

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  • Student named to honor rolls

    LITTLE ROCK — Joshua Shaw, a Sharp County native and alumnus of Hillcrest High School, has been named to the Chancellor and Dean’s lists at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Shaw was awarded a certificate of recognition for academic excellence achieved during the …

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  • Bill on academic study of Bible passes

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — The Arkansas House has approved a bill to require the state’s Education Board to sign off on classes involving an academic study of the Bible. Lawmakers voted 79-3 in favor of the measure that would direct the state to approve elective …

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  • Improving relationships with money management

    LITTLE ROCK — Watch almost any soap opera, and it won’t be long before tensions between the main characters reach a breaking point over love, money or a mix of the two. In real life, the same can be true. However, Laura Connerly, assistant professor …

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  • 3 small earthquakes recorded

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey reports three small earthquakes have been recorded in northcentral Arkansas. No injuries or damage are reported. The USGS says the first earthquake was a magnitude 2.0 recorded at 7:15 p.m. Friday near Quitman — about 50 miles …

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  • Dead eagles found in Logan Co.

    BOONEVILLE — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service are investigating two more bald eagle deaths. The eagles were found in Logan County just south of Booneville. Earlier this month, an eagle was found shot in Pike County. That …

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  • Artist, Lyon alum, returns to Ark. as guest speaker

    BENTONVILLE — An Arkansas-born artist and Lyon College alumnus will return to The Natural State as a guest speaker at the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville inside the Great Hall at 3 p.m. Feb. 24. Hembrey recently presented a TED Talk titled …

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  • Southern Gospel reunion set

    MOUNTAIN HOME — A Southern Gospel Reunion will be at 6 p.m. Saturday at Twin Lakes Baptist Church in Mountain Home. Featured groups will be Southern Faith, Diamond State Trio, Faith’s Journey and Four Plus One. The event is open to the public. For more …

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  • Miss North Central Arkansas Scholarship Pageant seeking entrants

    HARRISON — The Miss North Central Scholarship Pageant will be at 6:30 p.m. March 8 and 9 at Harrison High School auditorium. The pageant on March 8 is open to all ages from any locality. The divisions include: Baby Miss, birth to 18 months, Wee …

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  • Ground water reports due soon

    All persons who withdrew ground water and/or diverted surface water, except for domestic purposes, must report their 2012 usage by March 1, according to a news release from the Arkansas Natural Resources Commission. Act 408 of 1989 provides for the collection of a late registration …

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  • Prosecutor won’t charge Hoxie teen as adult

    HOXIE (AP) – Prosecutors say a 16-year-old student who took a flare gun to Hoxie High School won’t be charged as an adult in the incident. Prosecutor Henry Boyce says the male student will be charged in juvenile court with bringing a prohibited article to …

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