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Dakota Smith Selected for Track and Field Event

Dakota Smith of Mineral Springs, a USATF participant, has received a track and field invitation to represent the United States next summer in Australia. Smith has been selected to represent Arkansas on the United States team that will attend the 30th annual Down Under Sports Tournament hosted on the Gold …

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Pike County Pageant Participants Compete at State Fair

Junior Miss Pike County Kamryn Reid of Glenwood has advanced to the finals of the Arkansas State Fair Pageant Contest. Reid will next compete this Saturday evening in Little Rock. Miss Pike County DeShala Golden of Kirby also competed in the pageant this week. Both competed in swimwear, evening wear …

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Lunch in the Nashville Park Friday Oct 20

Nashville Parks and Recreation will host lunch in the park this Friday from 10:30 until 1:30. Park Director Mark Dale invites the public to stop by and enjoy lunch in the park or get it go. A burger plate with chips, pickle, cookie and drink will be available for six …

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Nashville High School Band Competition Season Begins

The Nashville High School Band has started the marching competition season and scored well in their first contest held last Saturday. Band Director Sara Jo Morris says the band competed in the Powerband Classic and received a first division rating in colorguard, first division rating in percussion and second division …

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Preliminary Demolition Work to Start This Week on Former HMH

Preliminary work on the demolition process of the former Howard Memorial Hospital building is expected to begin this week.  County Judge Kevin Smith told the Howard County Quorum Court Monday that the initial phase of work will be to remove the storage tanks that supplied fuel to the building’s generator.  …

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Nashville School District Identifying Security Needs

The Nashville School District is looking at ways to strengthen security at each school campus following a couple of recent incidents. Nashville police are investigating a weekend break-in at the ABC preschool. Superintendent Doug Graham, during Monday’s school board meeting, also commented on some recent threats that were made at …

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Dowdy Employee of the Month at HMH

Stacy Dowdy, RN was selected as the September Employee of the Month. She works in the Surgery Department at Howard Memorial Hospital. She has worked at Howard Memorial Hospital for over a year and a half. Before coming to Howard Memorial, Stacy worked for Dr. Randy Walker for over 10 …

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Quality and Infection Prevention Week at HMH

Howard Memorial Hospital is observing Quality and Infection Prevention Week this week. Several activities are planned and the hospital is continuing to spread awareness about sepsis as part of the observance.  Clinical Informatics Nurse and acting Sepsis Coordinator Pam Green explains the Howard Memorial has joined a national effort to …

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Williams of Nashville Competes in Handgun Contest

Nashville High School senior, Zack Williams, recently participated in his first USPSA Shooting Match competition held at the Texarkana Gun Club. While there, Zack had the honor of shooting with Jerry and Kay Miculek, international competitive speed shooters and world record holders. USPSA stands for United States Practical Shooting Association. …

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Allegations of Rape Against Nashville Man

A local individual has been arrested on a probable cause affidavit with charges of Rape, Possession of firearm by certain person, third degree Domestic Battery and Fleeing. The Nashville Police Department is investigating allegations of sexual assault by 49 year old Maurice Bull of Nashville. An eighteen year old female …

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