• Status of African-Americans unsure during war

    One hundred fifty years ago the status of African-Americans was unsure at best. While they were considered property in the South, they were not treated any better by their northern counterparts. Despite the mythological ramblings of current day historians, the Negro was seen as a …

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  • Ozarka sets culinary dinners

    MELBOURNE — The Ozarka College culinary arts department will host its first gourmet dinner of the semester from 5-8 p.m. Thursday. Advanced culinary arts students are currently working on a menu that will be prepared and served under the direction of instructors Mimi Newsome and …

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  • UAW retirees to meet

    PARAGOULD — The United Auto Workers retirees will meet at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Grecian Steak House, located at 210 Airport Road in Paragould. A representative from Blue Cross will attend. Gary Style and Walter Williams from United Auto Workers will not be at the …

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  • Balance disorders to be topic

    White River Medical Center is hosting a free Community Education Presentation from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday in Conference Room B of the Josephine Raye Rogers Center for Women and Imaging at WRMC. “Keeping on Your Feet,” about dizziness and balance disorders, will be presented …

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  • Public invited to submit comments

    The University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville registered nursing program will host a site review for continuing accreditation of its associate of applied science registered nursing program degree. The public may come to meet the visiting accreditation team from the National League for Nursing …

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  • Program offered to health care professionals

    A free continuing education program, “Symptoms of End Stage Disease/Breaking Bad News,” will be held from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday in Conference Room B at the Josephine Raye Rogers Center for Women and Imaging, located at 1710 Harrison St. in Batesville. The program is …

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  • Immunizations provided for child care employees

    LITTLE ROCK — Free whooping cough and influenza immunizations will be given to uninsured child care employees at Better Beginnings facilities across the state. The immunizations will be provided by the Arkansas Pharmacists Association in partnership with Better Beginnings, a program of the Arkansas Department …

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  • Poke float re-scheduled

    Due to incliment weather the Poke Float and Cleanup which was originally planned for Oct. 6 has been re-scheduled for Saturday. For more information call Sam Cooke at (870) 307-8922 or visit www.FriendOfTheRivers.org.

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  • Branscums to mark 60th anniversary

        Richard and Jane Branscum will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Thursday. They were married at Rosie by George Roberts. They have a daughter, Janie Blaxton of Salado; 11 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

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  • Crawford seeks service academy applications

    JONESBORO — Congressman Rick Crawford has announced that he is seeking applications for nomination to U.S. Service Academies. As a member of Congress, Crawford is able to make nominations for the U.S. Military Academy, U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Air Force Academy and the U.S. Merchant …

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  • Charlotte Delya Treat

    Tillman Treat IV and Brandy Treat and Britan of Brockwell have announced the birth of a daughter and sister at White River Medical Center on Oct. 2, 2012. The baby weighed 7 pounds, 1.5 ounces and has been named Charlotte Delya Treat. Grandparents of the …

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  • Juan Kristofer Porter

    Amy Porter of Batesville has announced the birth of a son at White River Medical Center on Oct. 4, 2012. The baby weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces and has been named Juan Kristofer Porter. Grandparents of the child are Mellie Luster, Jeff Porter and Laura …

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