• NEA clinic adds cardiology to care in Newport

    JONESBORO — Northeast Arkansas Baptist Clinic has continued its expansion into regional communities by adding cardiology care at its new NEA Baptist Clinic family practice location in Newport. Dr. Matt Haustein will see patients at the Newport clinic, located at 1500 McLain St., on a …

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  • A Glance at Days Gone By

    “Fall’s Flames” is the title the late Barney Sellers, then photographer for the Memphis Commercial Appeal, gave this photo he took at Guion, probably in 1975. “This is the time of the year when colors occupy the thoughts of many as seasonal changes brighten the …

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  • Janet’s Notebook

    Fire up the grill in honor of dad Not sure about you, but some of my fondest memories of my dad are around the grill. Looking back, I thought all my “problems” could be solved by talking to him while he flipped burgers. And he …

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  • Spice up your barbecue with Bold Tastin’ Grilled Steak

    Want to liven up an ordinary steak at your next summer barbecue? Home cook Ashley Muller’s Bold Tastin’ Grilled Steak should be on the menu! The seasonings on this steak are great and the taste of this amazing marinade will have your guests asking for …

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  • World honors D-Day’s fallen, 70 years on

    COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, France (AP) — Gone are the screaming shells, seasick soldiers and bloodied waters of 1944. Today, a sun-splattered Normandy celebrated peace, with silent salutes, tears and international friendship marking 70 years since the D-Day invasion helped change the course of World War II and …

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  • Swiss man runs into challenges while canoeing to Mississippi River

    Felix Wirth of Switzerland didn’t expect to be told no when asking others for help to move his canoe from the boat ramp to the White River sandbar. Forced to leave the boat at the ramp for the night, he also didn’t expect to awake …

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  • Body found

    The search for Linda Jo Stingley is over. Stingley, who was first reported missing around 9 p.m. Monday, has been found and her remains have been sent to the Arkansas State Crime Lab for an exact cause of death. According to information from the Independence …

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  • Ex-employee accused of stealing $30K

    A former employee of G.W. Palmer Logistics, LLC, now Roadrunner Transportation Systems, in Batesville has been charged with stealing more than $30,000 to pay his credit card bill. Richard Steven Ryan, 49, of Newark, former vice president and chief financial officer, has been charged with …

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  • Habitat for Humanity to open store, needs donations 

    In anticipation of its store opening, Habitat for Humanity is asking for donations of used building materials as well as appliances, tools and other household items. The store is slated to open later this summer at 392 Harrison St. Habitat is also in need of …

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  • 3.8 magnitude earthquake recorded at Fairfield Bay

    FAIRFIELD BAY (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey reports a 3.8 magnitude earthquake has been recorded near Fairfield Bay. Police say there are no reports of damage or injuries — although several residents called police to ask about the temblor. The USGS reports the earthquake …

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  • Sheriffs seek special session on jail overcrowding

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — The Arkansas Sheriffs’ Association is asking Gov. Mike Beebe to call a special legislative session to address jail and prison overcrowding. The association on Wednesday called for a special session for lawmakers to consider capping the number of state inmates in …

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  • Southside approves $350 bonus

    SOUTHSIDE — All employees of the Southside School District will soon see an extra $350 in their paychecks after the Southside School Board approved a one-time bonus for the 2014-15 school year. Superintendent Roger Rich said the bonus will cost the district about $92,000 and …

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