• Razorback Roundup horse auction comes to an end

    FAYETTEVILLE (AP) — The director of the Razorback Roundup says the annual horse and tack auction is ending. Nancy Jack, director of the Dorothy E. King Equine Program at the University of Arkansas, announced Saturday’s auction was the last. Jack said she intends to establish …

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  • GED test dates announced

    MELBOURNE — The GED test will be given at 8:30 a.m. Nov. 25 in Room 516 of the Wyth Duke Adult Education Building on the Ozarka College campus in Melbourne. The test will also be given at 9 a.m. Nov. 26 at Ozarka College in …

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  • Couple to mark 50th anniversary

    CAVE CITY — Benny and Evelyn Ross of Cave City will commemmorate their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday with a celebration hosted by their children and grandchildren in the Fellowship Hall of the First United Methodist Church in Cave City. The church is located at 56 …

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  • Retiree gets surprise visitor

    BUFFALO CITY — John Mullen was looking out the window of his Buffalo City home late Wednesday morning when he saw something walk across the lawn. “I thought it might have been a deer at first,” Mullen said. “Then, I thought, no, that wasn’t a …

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  • Don’t let Black Friday lead to overspending

    Americans can be generous — to a fault — and never is that character trait more evident than during the holiday shopping season. At this time of year, millions of people put their financial common sense on the shelf, tucking it away into a winter …

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  • ‘Cooking on the Wild Side: A Phyllis & John Reunion’ premieres on AETN Dec. 7

    CONWAY — The Arkansas Educational Television Network will bring together Phyllis Speer and John Philpot, cohosts of “Arkansas Outdoors” and “Cooking on the Wild Side,” for “Cooking on the Wild Side: A Phyllis & John Reunion” at 9 a.m. Dec. 7. The special will repeat …

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  • Morrow Hall holds college history

    When this cartoon was first published in 1986, Arkansas College was almost a decade away from becoming Lyon College. As the oldest private college in the state, operating under its original charter, it is somewhat unique that the first building to house the school still …

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  • How to be popular — 1950s style

    Fitting in isn’t always easy in high school when you’re the new girl and a self-proclaimed “geek,” but for one eighth-grader all it took were white gloves, pearls and form-fitting girdles to become the popular girl. Now, Maya Van Wagenen, 15, has landed a two-book …

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  • ‘Junie B. Jones’ author dies

    New York — Barbara Park, a former class clown who channeled her irreverence into the million-selling mishaps of grade schooler Junie B. Jones, has died. She was 66. Park died Friday after a long battle with ovarian cancer, according to a statement released Sunday by …

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  • Bearkatz slip by Knights 43-42 in 3A State Playoffs

    MELBOURNE – The Melbourne Bearkatz and the Centerpoint Knights lit up the scoreboard for four quarters Friday and it took an overtime period for the ’Katz to finally claim a 43-42 win for their first playoff victory in school history. The Bearkatz improved to 9-2 …

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  • Pioneers win big, set up rematch with state champs

    A goal-line stand, a fourth-down conversion and a pretty pass-and-catch turned the momentum, and then the Batesville Pioneers mashed the Greenbrier Panthers. With that 48-6 victory in Pioneer Stadium Friday night, and the Camden Fairview Cardinals’ 28-13 win over the West Helena Cougars, high school …

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  • Concord’s Jacob Roark to sign with Harding

    CONCORD — Jacob Roark, a 3-time all-state basketball selection for the Concord Pirates, will sign Tuesday with the Harding University Bisons, announced Concord Coach Keith Cornett. The signing is scheduled for 9 a.m. in the Concord gymnasium. “We’re just happy he’s signing and signing early,” …

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