• 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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  • Missing boy found safe

    SALESVILLE (AP) — The Baxter County sheriff says a 12-year-old boy was found unharmed after he walked away from his home into a wooded area in the Salesville community. Sheriff John Montgomery says the boy, who has autism, was reported missing Sunday night. The sheriff’s …

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  • Science fair winners named

    LYNN — Hillcrest Elementary recently held a science fair and winners were awarded. Kindergarten: Anna Short, first place, Kaily Scoggin, second; Logan Stokes, third; Summer Doyle, honorable mention. First grade: Gretchen Luther, first place; Tanner Durham, second; River Chaneyworth, third; Hannah Fortenberry, honorable mention. Second …

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  • ASU-Beebe names 2012 Who’s Who

    BEEBE — Several students from Arkansas State University-Beebe were named to the 2012 Edition of Who’s Who Among Students in American Junior Colleges. The recipients, which include students who attend ASU-Beebe, ASU-Heber Springs, ASU-Searcy, and the Little Rock Air Force Base programs, were named to …

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  • Fulcher elected to cabinet

    RUSSELLVILLE — Alan Fulcher, a graduate of Southside High School and a junior at Arkansas Tech University, has been selected as one of 30 students to serve in the President Leadership Cabinet during the 2012-13 year. He will “work in cooperation wit the Tech administration …

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  • Batesville native to perform at Toad Suck Daze

    Kristen Nicole CONWAY — Singer Kristen Nicole will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Toad Suck Daze in downtown Conway. She will be opening for the female rhythm and blues group En Vogue. Nicole’s music is a combination of pop, dance and rhythm and blues. Born …

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  • Legal seminar offered

    LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Bar Association will celebrate Law Day with a free legal seminar for the public Wednesday at the Arkansas Bar Center, located at 2224 Cottondale Lane in Little Rock. The schedule is: 9 a.m., Criminal Law: Staying Out of Trouble and …

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  • Celebrating African culture in the Ozarks

    EUREKA SPRINGS — Kouakou Yao (“Angelo”) and his Afrique Aya Dance Company will add to the Eureka Springs May Arts Festival with Africa in the Ozarks Thursday through Sunday. This is the fifth year Angelo has brought master-level African performers and teachers from around the …

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  • Teen killed in traffic accident

    LONOKE (AP) — The Lonoke County Sheriff’s office is looking into the death of a 13-year-old boy during a traffic accident. Authorities say the youngster was riding a bicycle on Joyner Loop when he traveled onto Mount Tabor Road and collided with a vehicle about …

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