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Arkanas ranked tenth in the nation for holiday thefts

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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...

Parent company of Dolly’s ‘Dixie Stampede’ drops the ‘Dixie’

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World Choice Investments, a company which operates dinner attraction venues in Pigeon Forge, Tenn., Branson, Mo., and Myrtle Beach, S.C. for Dolly Parton, has announced their "Dolly Parton's Dixie Stampede" properties will now be known as "Dolly Parton's Stampede" for the 2018 season. "Our shows...

The USDA is offering millions in loans and grants to help build broadband infrastructure in rural America

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The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is offering millions in loans and grants to help build broadband infrastructure in rural America. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced Thursday that USDA is making available up to $600 million dollars. Perdue said telecommunications companies, rural electric cooperatives and...

Legendary Arkansas reporter Roy Reed passes

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Roy Reed, who as a reporter for The New York Times (NYT) covered the march from Selma to Montgomery along with many other aspects of the civil-rights movement in the 1960s, died Sunday night in a Fayetteville hospital. He was 88. As noted in Ernie Dumas's obituary for...

Baxter County Sheriff’s Office: Rural Mountain Home man jailed for making threats against CNN, Don Lemon, more

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A rural Mountain Home man is in jail after allegedly making more than 40 phone calls to the headquarters of CNN in Atlanta and making death threats toward CNN anchor Don Lemon. The Baxter County Sheriff’s Office arrested 39-year-old Benjamin Craig Matthews on charges of...

Medicare changes coming in 2018

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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...

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

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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...