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UA Cossatot Holding Registration for Free Adult Education Classes

Registration for Adult Education classes, including GED & College Prep, English as a Second Language, Employment Prep, and others is open through August 28th at UA Cossatot Nashville campus. Students who don’t enroll during this period will not be able to take classes until the next enrollment period begins. Classes …

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Arvest Bank to Acquire Bear State Bank

Arvest Bank of Fayetteville has announced plans to acquire Bear State Bank in an all-cash transaction valued at about $391 million, including 31 offices in Arkansas that include Dierks and Nashville in Howard County and Glenwood in Pike County. Arvest’s press release said every person employed by Bear State when …

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Howard Co Quorum Court Considers Voluntary Tax for Mine Creek Soil and Water

The Howard County Quorum Court heard a request Monday from an employee of the District Court office.   Cindy Grady asked j.p.’s to increase the salary for her position by about 10 thousand dollars…to approximately 36 thousand dollars a year.  She also asked the court to consider instituting longevity pay …

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Howard County 4-H Rocks and Fair

Howard County 4-Hers are using painted rocks to spread awareness of their organization and to encourage other youth to join. Extension Agent Kaycee Davis explains that if you find any of the “4-H” painted rocks in Howard County, to first bring it by the Extension Service office for a prize …

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Dr Steve and Leslie Cole Donate to Legacy 2020 Campaign

The Legacy 2020 Campaign, a capital fundraising project of UA Cossatot Foundation, received a donation from University of Arkansas Cossatot Chancellor Dr. Steve Cole and his wife Leslie Cole.  Room 610 in the Adams Building on the De Queen Campus is now the Dr. Steve and Leslie Cole Hall. “The …

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Nashville Junior High School Studies Eclipse

The Nashville School District has a slightly higher student enrollment than last year. Currently as of yesterday, the district has a total of about 1,940 students. This is about twenty to thirty students above last year’s third quarter average. Several Nashville Junior High School students gave a presentation to the …

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Fire Destroys Bingen Diesel

An early morning fire on Sunday destroyed Bingen Diesel, just off Highway 27 towards Murfreesboro. The call came in just before 2 a.m. Bingen Volunteer Fire Department responded to the fire along with assistance from Nashville and Ozan. Fire officials say the building is a complete loss.

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Vet Center in Nashville on Tuesday

The Arkansas Department of Veterans Affairs Mobile Vet Center will be in Nashville on Tuesday, August 22nd at Wal-Mart from 10:30 until 2:00. The Mobile Vet Center provides outreach to Veterans in Arkansas counties, with a number of different services available.

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Commission sets 2018 fishing regulations

LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission voted unanimously to approve the list of recommended fishing regulations for 2018. The following recommendations will become effective Jan. 1, 2018. – Removal of the 13-inch minimum length limit on Lake Ouachita spotted bass. – Implement an 18- to 21-inch protected …

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WoodmenLife Donates to College

The Woodmen Life organization donated 150 desktop flags, four sets of auditorium flags for use at University of Arkansas Cossatot campuses, new American and state flags for the Lockesburg campus flagpole, and $250 to the UA Cossatot Lockesburg campus restoration project. The UA Cossatot Lockesburg campus project includes the restoration …

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