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Estate Planning Classes Scheduled in Pike County

FINANCIAL PLANNING: Whether you are just beginning to plan your financial future or are looking for ways to preserve your legacy for future generations, these ESTATE PLANNING CLASSES will be of great benefit. Classes are offered at no charge and include a complimentary dinner each night. WHAT: Estate Planning Classes …

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Arkansas House OKs changing higher education funding plan

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) – The Arkansas House has approved a bill to tie higher education funding to student progress. The bill uses a “performance-based” model to set funding at state colleges and universities and was on Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s agenda for this year’s legislative session. He said he would …

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Arkansas lawmakers OK income tax break on veterans benefits

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) – The Arkansas House has approved a tax break for military veterans after the measure drew objections from conservatives over a plan to raise taxes on soda, digital downloads and unemployment benefits to pay for the exemption. The bill approved by the House Monday on a …

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Registration Begins for Nashville Softball League

Registration for the Nashville Softball league has started.  Forms are available at the Nashville City Park.  This includes: 6u coach pitch 8u pitching machine 10u, 12u, 14u fastpitch For players already on teams, see a coach for a registration form.  The deadline is February 28th.  There is a $45 registration …

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Make the most of wintertime diamond mining

by Waymon Cox Greetings from Crater of Diamonds State Park! While summer is the most popular season to search for diamonds in Arkansas, winter definitely has its perks. Those who travel this time of year can enjoy the natural surroundings of the Crater during a quieter, more serene diamond search. …

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Pike County Fair Board to Meet Feb 20

The next regular scheduled Pike County Fair Board meeting has been postponed until February 20th.  This will be the annual election meeting and the public is encouraged to attend and vote for board positions. Nominations include: Jackie Bowen Karen Baker Danny Dougan Eric Diggs Melynda Cook Bryant Jack Lee Mark …

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Local Students Named to OBU Deans List

A total of 378 students at Ouachita Baptist University were named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2016 semester. The students will receive a certificate of recognition from Ouachita and will be included in the “National Dean’s List” for 2016-17. To be named to the Dean’s List, a student …

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Nashville Girls Soccer Fundraiser

The Nashville Girls Soccer team is holding a fundraiser to help with the purchasing of travel gear, equipment and meal expenses for the 2017 season.

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Grant Funding for Delight Rural Community Alliance

Southwest Regional director Penny Harris is happy to present a check to Delight Chapter of Rural Community Alliance as a part of their partnership matching grant program. The funds will be used to support programs in the Delight, Arkansas area.

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