• Ghost walks begin

    POWHATAN — Powhatan Historic State Park will host ghost walks from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday. Century-old buildings, the Black River and old cemeteries play host to a number of Powhatan’s ghost stories, folk tales and legends. What makes the rattling in the jail? Who …

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  • Teenage spy who chose death over betrayal honored

    LITTLE ROCK — The story of David O. Dodd is relatively unknown outside of Arkansas, but the teenage spy who chose to hang rather than betray the Confederate cause is a folk hero to many in his home state. Street signs and an elementary school …

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  • Man chosen for ensemble

    SEARCY — Nathan Ellis of Ash Flat has been selected for the 2012-13 Harding University Wind Ensemble, according to a news release. The 55-member group offers band performance opportunities for advanced musicians and is open to musicians of all majors who successfully complete the required …

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  • Scholarships awarded

    MOUNTAIN HOME — Arkansas State University-Mountain Home has announced its scholarship recipients for the 2012-13 school year. Area students and their awards include: Calico Rock — Sarah Rodgers was awarded the Evelyn Hill Osborn Teacher Education Scholarship. Rodgers is a Norfork High School graduate and …

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  • Samantha Fulbright wins big

    LITTLE ROCK — Winners from this area have been announced in various Breeding Sheep Shows at the Arkansas State Fair, states a news release from the fair’s media center. Winners in the Open Division include: Dorper:  Arkansas Champion Ram, shown by Samantha Fulbright of Batesville. …

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  • Winners named in cattle shows

    LITTLE ROCK — Winners have been named in various cattle shows at the Arkansas State Fair, according to a news release from the fair’s media center. Winners from this area in the Open Division include: Open Beefmaster: Reserve Grand Champion Bull, shown by Hailey Langston …

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  • LRR Audubon meeting slated

    CLINTON — The Little Red River Audubon Society will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Western Sizzlin’ in Clinton. The program will be “Birding the Canyons, Deserts and Sky Islands of Southeastern Arizona,” presented by Edie Calaway, Central Arkansas Audubon Society member and birder. Door …

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  • Arkansas fall foliage updates now available

    Autumn is officially here which means the red, gold, bronze, orange and burgundy of fall foliage isn’t too far away. One of the most eagerly-awaited travel times in The Natural State, this glorious season offers loads of special activities and gorgeous views statewide. As is …

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  • Mom credits daughter, 6, for saving her life

    BLYTHEVILLE (AP) — When emergency medicine student Robyn Crumbaugh collapsed from septic shock in the middle of the night on Sept. 20, her 6-year-old daughter, Candice, was quick to respond — and doctors say that she probably saved her mom’s life. On that Thursday, Robyn …

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  • Police search for Cabot man missing since Sept. 15

    CABOT (AP) — Police in Cabot are searching for a man who was last seen a month ago. Police say James Clifton Heath was last seen at his home in Cabot on Sept. 15. Authorities say Heath’s vehicle was found 10 days later in Jacksonville …

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  • Harrison man arrested in 1975 rape investigation

    HARRISON (AP) — A Harrison resident is jailed on charges in Wisconsin from a rape that was alleged in 1975. Boone County Jail records showed 57-year-old Jimmy Dale Mulanex remained in jail Sunday following his arrest on Friday morning. Officials say Mulanex is being held …

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  • Ragtime pianist, comedian Blais to perform at ASU-MH

    MOUNTAIN HOME — Arkansas State University-Mountain Home Performing Arts Series will present ragtime pianist and comedian Mimi Blais at 7 p.m. Tuesday at The Sheid on the ASU-MH campus. Tickets are $15 and half price for students. To purchase a ticket, visit www.thesheid.com or call …

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