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Monthly Archives: February 2017

The Call in Howard County

The recipients of the Nashville Chamber of Commerce 2016 Community Hero Award, Charles Blue Jr. and his wife Ginger Blue, are working to bring more foster parents to this area and are helping to startup a new organization. The Blue’s have made it a point to be active foster parents …

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Mineral Springs School Board Hires Superintendent and Football Coach

The Mineral Springs School Board met in special session Monday evening and approved two personnel hires.  Board members voted in favor of hiring Thelma Forte as the new school superintendent, effective this summer- at the end of the school year, replacing Curtis Turner.  Forte has more than 20 years of …

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Pope Signs Letter of Intent with Benedictine College

Nashville Scrapper baseball player Preston Pope has signed a letter of intent to play baseball at Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas.  Pope, a pitcher for the Scrappers, continues to work hard at Nashville and also played for the Sticks Baseball Academy during the off-season, posting a 6-0 record during the …

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HCCC Fundraiser for Special Olympics Teams

The Howard County Children’s Center is current holding a fundraiser for their two Special Olympics Teams.  One team plays basketball, the other Bocce Ball and each team has 12 players.  They are raising funds to help send the teams to regionals and finals. You can purchase tickets to win a …

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Murfreesboro Band Winter Guard Receives Awards

The Murfreesboro High School Rattler Band Winter Guard members recently competed at Frisco, Texas with their routine and have collected several trophies during the past two weeks. awards include: SOLOS: Hannah Gilbert-15-16 SR- Winner Mary Grace Balch-JR- Winner Alyssa Pendergast-17-18 SR- 1st Runner Up Shyanne Kinder-15-16 SR- 1st Runner Up …

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NHS Honor Society

Nashville High School’s National Honor Society induction ceremony took place Monday evening.  Click article to see both photos.

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Sunday Shooting Incident in Nashville Under Investigation

Local law enforcement are investigating a shooting incident that happened on Sunday in Nashville.  The Howard County Sheriff’s Department received multiple 911 calls at approximately 5:16 p.m. regarding several fights and gun shots in the area of the 800 block of Hutchinson Street.  According to the Nashville Police Department, when …

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Severe Weather Awareness Week

The National Weather Service (NWS), in cooperation with the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management (ADEM), has proclaimed February 26 through March 4, 2017 as Severe Weather Awareness Week in Arkansas. Citizens of the state are urged to prepare for the severe weather season. People are encouraged to use the week …

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