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Texas A&M University Texarkana and UA Cossatot Sign Business Transfer Agreement

University of Arkansas Cossatot and Texas A&M University Texarkana now have an agreement that will allow UAC business graduates to transfer with junior standing to business programs. UA Cossatot Chancellor Steve Cole and Texas A&M Dean of the College of Business, Engineering, and Technology Gary Stading signed an articulation agreement …

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Nashville City Council Approves Public Works Projects

The city of Nashville is moving forward with a plan to upgrade the way water department employees read water meters.  At Tuesday’s city council meeting, Public Works Directory Larry Dunaway received approval to spend more than 30 thousand 750 dollars to purchase 48 meters and other equipment.  The new technology will emit …

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Benefit Set for Pike County Man

A benefit for a Pike County man will be held on July 15th in Kirby.  Bruce Self has been fighting cancer for over two years and all funds raised will help his family with medical costs.  The fundraiser will be held at the Kirby School Cafeteria at 5:00, again on …

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Hope Law Enforcement Responds to Sunday Fight

City of Hope and Hempstead County authorities on Sunday worked to contain a large fight that broke out at 1709 North Spruce Street.  Deputies Sorensen and Loe responded to assist city officers who were directing traffic into and out of Northside Park.  A fight broke out between two male persons …

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High Outpatient Volume at HMH

Growth in outpatient volumes continues to be a driver in the success of Howard Memorial Hospital.  The month of May’s outpatient visits totaled 128 visits above budget, the emergency department was slightly up and outpatient services continue to do well.  These factors helped the hospital turn a profit of $4,000 …

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Stand Up For America to Feature Local Entertainment

Several local musicians will be performing this Saturday at the Nashville Chamber of Commerce Stand Up for America Event.  This year’s event will feature local entertainment preceding the patriotic portion.  Chamber Director Mike Reese says the schedule includes: 5:00- 4 States Fusion Chorus 5:30- Ethan Kuntz 5:45- Download (Jason Almond, …

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Army Corps of Engineers Accepting Applications for Mobility Impaired Hunt

The Army Corps of Engineers will accept applications through Sept. 1 for the 2017 special deer hunts that provide accessibility for disabled military and mobility impaired hunters. Applicants can apply for up to three different hunting locations throughout Arkansas.  Eligible applicants with paralysis, amputation of a limb, or have at …

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Hempstead County Sheriff- More Deputies Needed

Hempstead County Sheriff James Singleton says he is working to find funding to replace a patrol vehicle in the northern Hempstead County area.  He says the county has ten reserve officers with six vehicles spread out among those deputies.  The reserve deputy serving the Bingen area has a vehicle that …

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Tuesday Farmer Market at Radio Station

Market Customers – Just a reminder about the mid-week market each Tuesday at Southwest Arkansas Radio Station, 1513 South 4th Street, in Nashville 3 pm until 6pm (or until sold out).  Today called in are Daddy Bob’s with blueberries and blackberries and Aunt Fern’s Fried Pies . . . Probably …

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Nashville Residents Receive Free Trees through program

Nashville residents received free potted trees over the weekend through the Arkansas Urban Forestry Council ReLeaf program, in Howard County.  Each year, the AUFC ReLeaf program chooses a storm-damaged community to host a ReLeaf event, to help replace tree deficits caused by damage.  Photos by Arkansas Forestry Commission.

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