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Centerpoint VFD Fire Prevention

Center Point Volunteer Fire Department hosted a fire prevention day for home schooled children in the area last week. They had about 20 children plus 6 adults. The children went through the smoke house and then learned about the fire fighting equipment.

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Heavy Rainfall in Arkansas

Severe storms over the weekend caused flash flooding around the state and resulted in one death.  Authorities say it happened in DeWitt when a tree fell on a mobile home in the 300 block of West 3rd Street.  In our area, flash flooding resulted in water flowing over the highway …

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Arkansas governor calls for special session

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) – Gov. Asa Hutchinson has called for a special legislative session so Arkansas lawmakers can address several issues, including changes to the state’s hybrid Medicaid expansion. Hutchinson has called for the session to convene at 2 p.m. May 1. The state Department of Human Services says …

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More High School Sports Signings Planned This Week

More high school sports signings are scheduled as the school year winds down. Scrapper senior Preston Pope will have an official signing with Benedictine College on Tuesday morning at 9 at the high school cafeteria. A dual signing ceremony will take place at Umpire High School at 2:00 on Wednesday, …

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Jones at Kirby Signs to Play Basketball with NPC Nighthawks

Spencer Jones, a senior at Kirby High School, has been selected to play with the National Park Community College Nighthawks on their upcoming travel basketball season.  Jones has had a great high school career with a 57 field goal percentage, 75 percent free throws and 227 rebounds with 40 steals …

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Tri-County Relay Survivor Dinner is May 5

Cancer survivors in Pike, Montgomery and northwest Clark counties are encouraged to register for the upcoming Tri-County Relay Survivor dinner, which will be held next Friday on May 5th at the Glenwood City Hall.  The meal will begin at 5:30 and several Relay activities will follow in downtown Glenwood.  The …

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HMH Hospitalist Program Fully Staffed

Howard Memorial Hospital’s NES Hospitalist Program has been operational for the past several months and both full time positions have now been filled.  The physicians rotate the weekly schedules and remain on-site between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. seven days a week.  Hospital Administrator Debra Wright says being in-house during …

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Mineral Springs EAST Donation To Relay For Life

The Mineral Springs High School EAST Department, represented by Student Administrator J’shon Scott has recently donated a check in the amount of $140.00, to the American Cancer Society Via Howard Country’s Relay For Life representative , Mrs.Vera Marks. In turn, Mrs.Marks advised that the donation entitles Mineral Springs EAST Department …

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