• Thomas Bernard Evans – Paid Obituary

    Thomas Bernard “Tom” Evans, 82, of Palm Bay, Florida, died Sunday, September 2, 2012. He was a retired Gunnery Sergeant in the United States Marines and worked as an electrician for the U.S. Navy Yard in D.C. for 10 years. He served in the Korean …

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  • REMEMBER – A day etched in our memory

    September 11, 2001 is a day that will forever be etched in our nation’s memory. This week America will mark the eleventh anniversary of the tragic terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, Pentagon and the crash of Flight 93 in Pennsylvania. None of us …

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  • At ground zero, can there be a politics-free 9/11?

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Sept. 11 anniversary ceremony at ground zero has been stripped of politicians this year. But can it ever be stripped of politics? For the first time, elected officials won’t speak today at an occasion that has allowed them a solemn …

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  • Volunteers give back

    NEWPORT — Several residents of Jackson County gave back to nature by participating in the Great Arkansas Clean Up at Jacksonport State Park Saturday. Volunteers met at 9:30 a.m. at the Jacksonport State Park Visitor Center to start the cleanup and finished by noon. Participants …

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  • Quilt Guild to hold workshops

    SALEM — The Country Quilters Quilt Guild will have its regular business meeting at 9:30 a.m. Sept. 19 in the Orange Room of the North Arkansas Electric Cooperative in Salem. Following refreshments, several workshops are scheduled. “How to Make Quick Gifts” and “Demonstrating the Art …

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  • Aerojet reunion set for Saturday

    The Aerojet reunion will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Pavilion No. 4 at Riverside Park, next to Josie’s. A potluck will be served at noon.

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  • Music show planned in H-Bend

    HORSESHOE BEND — The monthly Music in the Mountains Show will be at 6 p.m. Saturday in the Horseshoe Bend Theatre. The Highway 289 Band, the theater’s house band, consisting of Melodie Clemmons, Dr. Ron Yow, Chuck McNeight and Bob McCarty, will showcase many of …

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  • Simulcast to feature acclaimed Bible teacher

    MOUNT PLEASANT — Best-selling author and nationally acclaimed Bible teacher Beth Moore will bring her “life changing” teaching and worship event, Living Proof Live, to women across the world through a global simulcast event  Saturday at Mount Pleasant Southern Baptist Church in Mount Pleasant. “Living …

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  • Girl Scouts set recruitment

    The Girl Scouts will hold a local recruitment for girls ages 5 to 18 at Stars and Stripes Gymnastics, 3417 Harrison St., in Batesville from 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday. Registration is $12 annually and custodial adults must accompany minors to the event to fill out paperwork.

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  • Event set at Lake Charles State Park

    POWHATAN — The fifth annual Living History at the Lake will be Friday for schools and Saturday for the public at Lake Charles State Park in Powhatan. Re-enactors, living historians and veterans will come together to tell the story of Arkansans’ military triumphs and trials. …

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  • Arts In Education grants to be offered

    LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Arts Council is offering pre-K-12 schools and community organizations an opportunity to participate in the Arts In Education mini grant program. This program provides funding to bring artists listed on the AIE roster into the classroom or into an after-school …

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  • Lucas, Williford set wedding date

    NEWPORT — David and Lisa Lucas of Newport and Jimmy and Annette Ku of Cabot have announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Shawne Lucas, to Kyle Williford, son of Tim Williford of Sulphur Rock and Robin Parish of Rose Bud. The bride-elect …

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