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State Capitol Week in Review Dec 30

State Capitol Week in Review From Senator Larry Teague December 30, 2016 LITTLE ROCK – When the 91st General Assembly convenes on January 9, lawmakers will quickly take up fiscal policy because the outcome of many proposed bills will depend on how much money is available. That means one of …

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City of Nashville Offers Leaf Pickup

The city of Nashville is reminding citizens that brush & leaf pick up is available..and they ask local residents to please refrain from burning these items because the smoke affects some citizens who have health issues. If you have leaves or brush for pickup…just make sure that these items are …

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Nashville Businessman Found Deceased

A long time Nashville businessman was found deceased Wednesday afternoon from an apparent self inflicted gunshot wound.  The body of 67 year old John Greg Tate was discovered in his vehicle around 2 o’clock yesterday at the Cottonshed Boat Ramp on Millwood Lake.  Howard County Sheriff Bryan McJunkins said the …

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Mineral Springs City Council Approves Pair of Ordinances During Special Meeting

The Mineral Springs City Council passed two new ordinances during a special called meeting on Tuesday.  Council members adopted an ordinance authorizing Mayor Bobby Tullis to have exclusive spending power of up to $5,000.  Any amounts above five thousand dollars must be approved by the city council.  The council voted …

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Howard Memorial Foundation Gala Set for February 25th

The Howard Memorial Hospital Foundation is busy making plans for the 12th annual Gala, which will take place on February 25th.  The event will include a gourmet buffet, entertainment, raffle tables and much more.  Foundation Director Amelia Moorer says this year’s theme is fire and ice with red, white or …

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Center Point Volunteer Fire Department New Truck in Service

The Center Point Volunteer Fire Department is putting a new fire truck in service this week.  Fire Chief Alan Green says the 1986 duplex pumper/tanker truck replaces a 1970s vehicle and will be a big asset to the department.  The new truck will primarily be used to transport water, with …

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Missing Prescott Person

The Prescott Police Department is requesting assistance from the public in locating a missing person.  Eighteen year old Mercedes Tolier was last seen on December 16th leaving her mother’s home in the 300 block of Roston Road in Prescott.  She was last seen wearing a red hoodie and grey sweatpants.  …

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City of Nashville Public Works Finishing Busy 2016 Year

The City of Nashville public works department is finishing a busy 2016 year.  Public Works Director Larry Dunaway says the city treated over one billion, one hundred and ninety five million gallons of water, with a peak day of 4.5 million.  The average usage of water totaled 3.3 million gallons.  …

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Three Courthouse Employees to Retire

Three employees at the Howard County Courthouse will be retiring at the end of the year.  Betty Harper has worked at the courthouse for 35 years and will be retiring from her position as Deputy Treasurer.  Harper said she also worked in the county assessor’s office for 13 years.  She …

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City of Nashville Outstanding Employee Awards

The city of Nashville recognized several outstanding employees during the annual Christmas lunch on Thursday.  Awards included the outstanding park employee of the year, Eugene “Jr” Witherspoon and officer of the year Wayne Epperly.  Public Works Director Larry Dunaway recognized Chris Woodruff of the Water Department and Johnny Green of …

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