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Tuesday, August 4, 2020

No. 14 Lyon battles back against Williams College

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The 14th-ranked Lyon College women’s basketball team battled back against Williams Baptist Saturday afternoon by opening up the fourth quarter with an 11-0 run. After trailing for most of the game, the scoring explosion helped create some separation for the Scots as they went...

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...

Humane Society of Independence County continues its mission

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Humane Society of Independence County continues its mission From the Humane Society of Independence County board of directors The Humane Society of Independence County (HSIC) wishes to thank everyone who has helped us in any manner throughout the years since our founding.  You have assisted us...

Persons of interest in Stone County case arrested

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Stone County Sheriff Lance Bonds states that citizens who called his office in regards to assistance in identifying two individuals in pictures posted on the department's website have enabled his agency to make arrests in a theft case.  The two individuals listed as persons of...

UPDATE: Stone County persons of interest in custody

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UPDATE: The individuals have been identified and are in custody. Read here. The Stone County Sheriff's Department is on the lookout for two persons of interest in a theft on Hedges Road, in the Fifty-Six area. If anyone knows the individuals in the posted pictures, please...

These guys look familiar? The Izard County Sheriff’s Dept. would like to visit with them about some fake $100 bills

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Via the Izard County Sheriff Department's Facebook page: The Izard County Sheriff's Department is requesting the public's assistance with identifying the men pictured. They are wanted for questioning involving counterfeit $100 bills. If you have any information on the identity and/or whereabouts of these men, please contact...

First United Methodist Church in Batesville offering warming shelter during frigid cold

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With the harsh cold temps of winter arriving, Batesville's First United Methodist Church (FUMC) has set up a warming shelter for those in need throughout the area with Mike Wilson (pictured) in place as the volunteer coordinator. Randy Seale interviewed Rev. Justin Ledbetter of FUMC...

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...

Region 8 News: Unity Health holds second annual free Christmas lunch in Newport

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Region 8 News reports on the second annual "No One Eats Alone on Christmas Day" free lunch held yesterday at Unity Health Harris Medical Center in Newport. The Jonesboro ABC affiliate reports about 50 people attended the event which was held in the med...

Citizens Bank Travel Club visits Marlsgate; releases 2018 Calendar of Events

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Marlsgate Plantation, a stately columned Greek Revival Mansion located at Scott, was the site of the most recent excursion of the Citizens Bank Travel Club.  Marlsgate owners Beau and Martha Ellen Talbot hosted a luncheon and tour for 55 members of the Travel Club. Ground...

Stone County man charged with multiple felonies after assault, knife fight

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A Stone County man has been charged with numerous felonies after he entered a residence on Hwy. 14 West and proceeded to get into a knife fight with the homeowner. Sheriff Lance Bonds said in a press release that earlier this month deputies were dispatched to...