• Boats stolen at Lake Hamilton

    HOT SPRINGS (AP) — Garland County Sheriff Larry Sanders is warning boat owners to secure their vessels because of recent thefts. Sanders says property has been stolen from boats at Lake Hamilton in recent weeks. He says the items taken include batteries, electronics and anything …

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  • Lavaca alderman acquitted on child sex charges

    GREENWOOD (AP) — A former Lavaca Middle School teacher who is also a town alderman has been acquitted on felony sexual indecency and sexual assault charges. Jack Woodrow James, 52, was found not guilty Thursday by a Sebastian County jury. Several boys testified that James …

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  • Remains of missing Korean War soldier returned

    LITTLE ROCK (AP) — The remains of a U.S. Army soldier from Missouri who disappeared in Korea in 1950 have been identified and returned to his family in Arkansas. The remains of Cpl. Marvin Omans arrived by plane Friday in Little Rock where they were …

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  • Cave City Council: Street work bids to be opened

    CAVE CITY — Opening of bids for summer street work tops the agenda for the Cave City Council’s regular meeting set for 7 p.m. Tuesday in the community center/city hall, said Finance Manager/Recorder Krystal Schreier. The aldermen will also review a water and sewer audit …

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  • Road closes for repairs

    ASH FLAT — West Prosperity Road, half a mile off state Highway 115 in south Sharp County will close at 8 a.m. Tuesday for bridge repairs, said Road Superintendent Dan Melbourne. The road will remain closed until further notice. West Prosperity runs west from Fairview …

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  • Trash pickup rescheduled

    CUSHMAN — Trash pickup this week for the city of Cushman has been rescheduled for Thursday, according to Mayor Jean Weatherford. Normal pickup will resume July 2.

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  • SCV chapter to meet

    The Sons of Confederate Veterans, Job S. Neill Camp No. 286, will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the First Community Bank Annex building on top of Ramsey Mountain. For more information, call Roger Harville at (864) 361-0354, Harold Nix at (870) 307-5040 or Rickey …

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  • C-Ridge board OKs visitor press box

    NEWARK — The Cedar Ridge School Board recently adopted a resolution as required by law to review certain salary raises for certified school employees that amount to 5 percent or more. Act 1120 requires the board to approve a resolution that it has reviewed and …

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  • DA: Officer ‘heroic, justified’ in shooting man who took girl

    MIDWEST CITY, Okla. (AP) — A prosecutor says a Midwest City police officer who shot and killed a man who had grabbed and threatened a child inside a Wal-Mart was “heroic” and justified. A letter from Oklahoma County District Attorney David Prater to Midwest City …

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  • Day camp offered at Jacksonport State Park

    NEWPORT — The “Pioneers Days” Day Camp will be from 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday through Friday at the Jacksonport State Park pavilion, located at 205 Avenue St. in Newport. Children age 7 to 12 will explore history through games, activities and crafts. Some of …

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  • A Healthy Start – Well baby checkups chart the path for good health

    Once your baby is home from the hospital and you and your family have settled into a predictable pattern of feedings, diaper changes and naps, the work of establishing a healthy foundation for your baby has just begun. Well-baby checkups with your pediatrician or other …

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  • LRR Audubon Society to meet

    CLINTON — Little Red River Audubon Society will present a “Creature Feature” at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Petit Jean Electric Building, located at 270 Quality Drive in Clinton. Several animals and birds from the Little Rock Zoo will be able to be viewed. A Dutch-treat …

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