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Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Drew joins others from Ozark Gateway region as ‘Hall of Fame’ inductee

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As we noted in an earlier post, Batesville's Cathy Drew, the executive director of the Ozark Gateway Tourist Council, will be inducted into the Arkansas Tourism Hall of Fame in mid-March. A ceremony will be held during the Arkansas Department of Parks & Tourism Annual...

Lyon College to open state’s first pet-friendly residence hall later this year

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In the upcoming 2018-19 school year, Lyon College will introduce pet-friendly housing to its campus. Through this new initiative, Lyon joins just a small handful of colleges in the country that allow cats and dogs in on-campus housing, the college said in a statement....

Batesville’s Cathy Drew to be inducted into Arkansas Tourism Hall of Fame

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Talk Business and Politics has the news that Batesville's Cathy Drew, the executive director of the Ozark Gateway Tourism Council, is being inducted into the Arkansas Tourism Hall of Fame. Congrats Cathy! Here's the info.

Stone County man in custody after resisting arrest at sheriff’s department

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An Edgemont, Ark. man was taken into custody after resisting arrest at the Stone County Sheriff's Department. Danuel Osburn had driven to the department Wednesday, Jan. 3, to pay a fine, according to a statement from Sheriff Lance Bonds. After contact from Arkansas State Trooper B. Johnson of Troop...

HBO’s ‘True Detective’ adds Dorff to cast; series to be filmed in Fayetteville

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Variety magazine is reporting actor Stephen Dorff has been cast alongside recent Oscar-winner Mahershala Ali in season three of HBO's True Detective. The anthology crime series, co-executive produced by Woody Harrelson and Matthew McConaughey, is scheduled to be filmed in northwest Arkansas this year....

Gary B. reflects on longtime Izard County physician “Doc” Tatum

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White River Now's Gary Bridgman remembers longtime Izard Country physician "Doc" Tatum, who passed away yesterday. A dedicated member of the Izard County medical community has passed away. Harold Maury “Doc” Tatum, 88, died on New Year's Day. Tatum was also affectionately known as “Papa Doc” and...

KATV: Three dead in White County

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Little Rock ABC affiliate KATV is reporting three people are dead, including a man shot by deputies, in a New Year's Day shooting in White County. Click here for the story.

New Year’s shooting on Fayetteville’s Dickson St. leaves one dead

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Fayetteville/Fort Smith ABC affiliate 40/29 reports one man is dead and another is in custody after an overnight shooting in front of Arsaga's at the Depot on Dickson Street in Fayetteville. Click here for the info from 40/29. Christopher Rankin of Sherwood, Ark. / Image via...

New Year to welcome Old Man Winter for an extended stay and c-c-c-cold temps across Arkansas

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Very cold air is on its way to Arkansas this weekend, according to the National Weather Service (NWS) out of Little Rock. Wind chill values are expected to fall into the single digits to below zero across Arkansas Sunday night into New Year’s morning with...

UPDATE: Black Hills Energy says natural gas service restored in Mountain View

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UPDATE, 12/28/2017: Black Hills Energy says natural gas service has been restored in Mountain View. Read their statement here. UPDATE, 3:30 p.m. 12/27/2017: Shelters are being set up at Flatwoods Baptist Church and School Avenue Church of Christ. An equipment malfunction this morning on the pipeline...

Hog OT commitment switches to Notre Dame

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The Notre Dame football site BlueAndGold.com has word on a (now former) Razorback offensive tackle commitment from Pulaski Academy deciding to flip to the Fighting Irish. Click here for the scoop on the Razorback Benedict Arnold. (Just kidding. Sort of.) Image of Luke Jones via his...