• AHPP to hold meeting

    LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Historic Preservation Program, an agency of the Department of Arkansas Heritage, will conduct a series of listening sessions in June, July and August to solicit comments on regional historic preservation issues. One forum will be held at 5 p.m. July …

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  • Ozarka board slates retreat

    EUREKA SPRINGS — The Ozarka College Board of Trustees will have a combination meeting and retreat on Friday and Saturday at the Inn of the Ozarks in Eureka Springs. The official meeting will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday. Agenda items include approval of new …

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  • Gas prices drop since April

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Gas prices in Arkansas have dropped by more than 30 cents per gallon over the past month. The AAA says the average price today for a gallon of unleaded gas was $3.46 in Arkansas. That’s down from an average price of …

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  • Jonesboro shooting suspect surrenders

    JONESBORO (AP) — Police in Jonesboro say a man wanted in the shooting death of a man on the city’s north side has surrendered. Edward Earl Breedlove Jr. surrendered to police on Sunday in the Friday night shooting death of a 37-year-old man. The victim’s …

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  • Casino supporters gather names

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Supporters are gathering signatures for two competing ballot measures that would bring casinos to several Arkansas counties, if approved by voters this fall. Backers of each plan need to gather more than 78,000 signatures by July 6. One proposal would bring …

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  • Proper tree care workshop set

    BENTON — Wednesday is the registration deadline for an Arkansas Urban Forestry Council workshop on tree management, said the council’s Cathy Slater. The workshop will be from 9 a.m. until noon on May 23, at the UALR Benton Center at 410 River Street, Room 202, …

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  • Land, water foundation to meet

    LYNN — The Arkansas Land and Water Foundation will hold a public meeting at the Lynn Community Center at 1 p.m. Saturday to inform landowners about the various ways they can preserve land while retaining ownership, property rights, and receive income or estate tax reduction …

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  • 89-year-old to graduate from Tech Saturday

    Charlie Ball RUSSELLVILLE — Charlie Ball has made good use of his first 89 years. He served his country as a World War II fighter pilot. He was successful in business ventures as varied as dry cleaning, real estate and insurance. He has perfect attendance …

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  • Lake Charles State Park sets activities

    POWHATAN — Several activities are planned at Lake Charles State Park this weekend. Saturday’s events include: 1:30 p.m., Nature Center, feed the critters — Have you ever watched a snake have a snack or a newt have a nibble? It’s dinner time in the Nature …

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  • Women Woodland Owners conference set

    HOPE — The percentage of women who own and manage farms, ranches and forest land is increasing in Arkansas. “Planning for the future transfer of these lands from one generation to the next often happens haphazardly,” Tamara Walkingstick, associate director of the Arkansas Forest Resources …

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  • Area students net awards

    ARKADELPHIA — Scholarships, awards and honors were presented to students at Henderson State University during the annual Heart & Key awards assembly April 10. The event is presented each year by Heart & Key to publicly recognize the recipients and to show appreciation to the …

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  • Little Miss Three Rivers Pageant

    The Miss Three Rivers Pageant Association sponsored the 2012 Little Miss Three Rivers Pageant April 28 at Arkansas State University at Newport Center for the Arts. Thirty-two contestants competed in five age categories.  Aubri Easter was crowned Baby Miss Three Rivers as well as winning …

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