• Threads of Life Quilt, Fiber Art Show opens

    JONESBORO — The Women’s Advisory Council for St. Bernard’s Development Foundation will present the fifth annual Threads of Life Quilt and Fiber Art Show from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday at St. Bernard’s Auditorium, located at 505 …

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  • Early rock ’n’roller Larry Donn dies

    Larry Donn BONO — Early rock ’n’ roll songwriter/singer Larry Don Gillihan, better-known by his stage name Larry Donn and who disliked the term “rockabilly” applied to his music, died early Tuesday. Known for his hit records “Honey Bun” and “That’s What I Call a …

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  • Mayhaws are delicacy in Southern cuisine

    Mayhaws have a reputation as a celebrated delicacy of Southern U.S. cuisine. “From the time I was a little girl we grew up eating mayhaw jelly,” said Elizabeth Eggleston, executive director of the El Dorado Historic District Commission. “It’s a very unique taste, very sweet. …

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  • HS tourism sees big month

    HOT SPRINGS (AP) — Officials in Hot Springs say March was a record month for tourism in the Spa City. April collections of the tourism tax — which reflects money visitors spent in March — was $532,866. The Hot Springs Advertising and Promotion Commission says …

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  • Fish found dead in lake

    PERRYVILLE (AP) — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is investigating the deaths of about 150 white bass in a lake in Perry County. Officials say a property owner on the 1,200-acre Harris Brake Lake reported seeing 10 fish floating near his dock on Tuesday. …

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  • Quilters guild schedules class

    MOUNTAIN HOME — Hill ’N Hollow Quilters Guild has scheduled a quilting class on paper foundation piecing. The class will be from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday at St. Andrews Episcopal Church, located at 511 Coley Drive in Mountain Home. Guild member Sharon Crozier will …

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  • Officer shot on patrol

    ROGERS (AP) — A Rogers police officer is recovering after he was shot while investigating a parked vehicle at a Rogers park. Authorities say Cpl. Jeff Pollock was on routine patrol at about 2:30 a.m. today when he saw the car at Lake Atalanta Park. …

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  • Commission sets deer seasons

    Arkansas Outdoors LITTLE ROCK — The upcoming deer hunting seasons for the state have been set by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. Season dates for the 2012-13 deer hunting season are as follows: Archery — All zones: Sept. 15-Feb. 28, 2013. Modern Gun — …

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  • Free courses offered at ASMSA

    HOT SPRINGS — The Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences and the Arts will host a free Science and Engineering Institute event Saturday, giving students in grades 6-10 the opportunity to learn about musical acoustics, computer programming and chemistry, according to a news release. The classes …

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  • CASA recognizes volunteer

    Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) for Children of Fulton County has recognized the efforts of long-time volunteer Diana Gray. CASA is a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving the rights of children within the welfare and family court systems. Volunteers are appointed by the court to …

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  • Museum of Discovery gets ‘Extreme Deep’: Exhibit features Titanic wreckage

    LITTLE ROCK — The Museum of Discovery unveiled its latest traveling exhibit April 28. The exhibit, titled “Extreme Deep: Mission to the Abyss,” reveals some of the ocean floor’s mystique and shows how science and technology play integral roles in defining it. Developed by Evergreen …

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  • Rabies reports higher than norm

    LITTLE ROCK — There have been higher than normal reports of rabid animals in Arkansas this year, according to Dr. Dustan Clark, Extension veterinarian with the University of Arkansas, Division of Agriculture Cooperative Extension Service. Rabies is a fatal disease transmitted when infected animals bite …

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