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Thursday, August 13, 2020

Possum gets drunk as a skunk at Florida liquor store

Pic via Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge The Northwest Florida Daily News has news on a possum found drunk as a skunk, so to speak, in a Florida panhandle liquor store. Click here for more info on the inebriated marsupial.

NY Times: Sen. Cotton to head C.I.A.

The New York Times is reporting the Trump administration is planning to replace the current director of the C.I.A., Mike Pompeo, with Arkansas Sen. Tom Cotton (R). The move is part of a plan to "force out" the current C.I.A. director Rex Tillerson. Sen. Cotton has...

Medicare changes coming in 2018

There are Medicare changes which will become effective on Jan. 1, 2018, and White River Now's Gary B. has put the pencil to the new figures. The amounts (dollar amounts) are determined by the federal government. If you have a Medicare Supplement policy through...

Jim Nabors, known for his role as Gomer Pyle, dead at 87

Via CBSNews.com HONOLULU -- Jim Nabors, the actor best known for playing the character Gomer Pyle on "The Andy Griffith Show" in the 1960s, died at his home Thursday morning in Hawaii. He was 87. Nabors' husband Stan Cadwallader told CBS News that Nabors' health began to decline rapidly...

More than 76 million students enrolled in U.S. schools

The U.S. Census Bureau announced it is releasing new data on the makeup of student bodies from kindergartens to universities across the country. According to this latest data, 76.4 million students were enrolled in school in 2017.  Those enrollees make up 24.7 percent of the...

Arkanas ranked tenth in the nation for holiday thefts

Region 8 News reports, VivintSource.com tallied up the number of thefts committed in every state between November 1 and January 30 for the past 5 years. This study revealed, Arkansas ranked tenth in the nation for the most holiday thefts. Arkansas averaged 67.3 thefts per 10,000...

BREAKING NEWS: Southeastern Conference cancels remainder of Men’s Basketball Tournament

Photo from Lex18.com The Southeastern Conference, which includes the University of Arkansas announced Thursday the cancellation of the remainder of the Men's Basketball Tournament in Nashville. Many collegiate conferences around the country are taking similar steps amid concerns of the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Review the...