• UACCB breaks ground

    Growing up in a home with beautician, Deborah Frazier came to appreciate entrepreneurship and opportunity. Now as chancellor at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville, she is in a position to help others achieve both. UACCB broke ground Monday on a new cosmetology …

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  • Murderer transported to ADC

    MELBOURNE — An Izard County man convicted last March of murdering his nephew has been transported to the Arkansas Department of Correction, Sheriff Tate Lawrence has announced. Harvey Leon Loosey, 51, of Calico Rock was among five inmates in the Izard County jail who were …

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  • 3 jailed for theft of purse

    MELBOURNE — Three people have been arrested in connection with the theft of a purse from a Calico Rock hospital, according to a report from Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence. Jacob Raymond Frey, 25, of Brockwell was arrested Thursday with theft of property and public …

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  • Voters must register by Oct. 6

    Oct. 6 is the deadline to apply to register to vote in the Nov. 4 general election. For more information on registering, call the Independence County Clerk’s office at (870) 793-8828. Applications are usually available at county clerk offices, state revenue office, driver services, public …

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  • Hunters find human skull

    FULTON (AP) — Arkansas authorities say a human skull and a scrap of clothing have been found on a sandbar in the Red River. Hempstead County Sheriff James Singleton says a cattle farmer reported the skull on Monday. The farmer tells authorities dove hunters discovered …

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  • Group appeals over Saline County alcohol issue

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — A group backed by Walmart and Kum & Go has filed an appeal with the Arkansas Supreme Court to let Saline County residents vote on whether not to legalize alcohol in the Nov. 4 election. Circuit Judge Grisham Phillips ruled in …

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  • Teacher wages under study

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — State researchers say that it would cost Arkansas taxpayers between about $2 million and nearly $7 million to increase the minimum starting teacher salary to $31,000 in public schools. The Bureau of Legislative Research released a report Monday at a joint …

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  • Copper theft closes preschool

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — About 170 students were turned away from their Little Rock preschool after thieves destroyed air conditioning units to steal copper. The director of the In His Image Youth Development Center says the thieves caused about $150,000 in damages to the five …

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  • Brookland officials want new census of population

    JONESBORO (AP) — Officials in a northeastern Arkansas city want a new count of its population to show the growth they say the city has experienced since the 2010 census. Brookland’s mayor, Kenneth Jones, said officials know the city is growing because of the number …

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  • Cargill won’t move hog farm

    MOUNT JUDEA (AP) — Minnesota-based food processor Cargill said Monday that it has no plan to shutter or relocate a north Arkansas hog farm, despite concerns from environmentalists who say the operation poses a pollution threat to the nearby Buffalo River. A Cargill spokesman said …

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  • Calico Rock to host Mountain Man Rendezvous/Native American Day

    CALICO ROCK — The third annual Mountain Man Rendezvous/Native American Day will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 12 and 13 in Calico Rock. The mountain man and Native American rendezvous will be in Rand Park. A Walk of Remembrance will be held …

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  • Pageant recruiting contestants

    Officials with the Mrs. Arkansas America Pageant are recruiting contestants to represent a number of preliminary titles at the upcoming statewide contest, scheduled for Oct. 11 in Hot Springs. “We have a limited number of preliminary titles still available this pageant season,” Lynn DeJarnette, executive …

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