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Memorial Day ceremonies at Jasper
Monday, May 30th is Memorial Day this year. Memorial Day is a federal holiday set aside to remember military members who lost their lives while serving in the United States Armed Forces. "WE …
Friends of the Library
President Mark Wilson conducted the Feb. 14 meeting of the Friends of the Library with 12 in attendance.The dates ares set for the Spring Plant Sale. It will be held April 28, 29 and 30 at the …
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Reunions: Bolin & Friends

The Bolin & Friends Reunion will be held Saturday, May 28 at the Mt. Judea School Cafeteria. It will begin at 11 a.m. with a pot luck meal to be served. Bring family pictures and stories to …

Tribal meeting announced

The Cherokee of Arkansas and Missouri (CAM) Tribe, Ozark Branch (District #8) next scheduled meeting will be on June 4, at 1 p.m. The meeting will be at the Arise Church, 1601 E. Main St., Mountain …

Rental moratorium indefinite

JASPER — The moratorium on permitting short-term rentals in residential sections of Jasper was extended indefinitely by the Jasper City Council during its regular meeting held Thursday night, …

Broadband consultant presents road map to legislators

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas is making a massive public investment to bring broadband access to every corner of the state.Last year the state hired a consultant firm, Broadband Development Group …

What's going on

Farmers Market on the square in Jasper, Tuesday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. and Friday 12 p.m.- 4 p.m. Arkansas Game & Fish Commission will stock 800 catchable channel catfish in the Compton Community …

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Local Sports

Tales of local legends and pioneers set to music

Buffalo National River Partners will present “The Legend of Sam Davis” by Aaron Smith and the Coal Biters,6-7 p.m., Tuesday, May 24, at the South Campus Room M143 of North Arkansas …

Arkansas softball prepped for regionals

FAYETTEVILLE — No. 4 Arkansas will host the Fayetteville Regional beginning Friday with Oregon, Princeton and Wichita State also in the field.Arkansas (44-9) will open play on Friday at 5 p.m. …

Urban archery deer hunt applications available

LITTLE ROCK - The application period for Arkansas’s special urban bowhunts for the 2022-23 deer hunting season is now open.The hunts, which begin Sept. 1, offer Arkansas bowhunters an early …

College scholarships available for conservation-minded students

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is offering scholarships for any student interested in a conservation career. Applications will be accepted until June 15 for the fall 2022 …

Marion expects big turnout for Family Fun Day Saturday

MARION – Terry Wirth saw all the activities surrounding a Family Fun Day at Beebe last month, the first one put on by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Family and Community Fishing …

Fouke, Magnolia take Youth Shooting Sports South Regional tournament

JACKSONVILLE — A tightly contested South Regional Arkansas Youth Shooting Sports Program Senior Division was won by the Fouke Claybusters Trap Shooting Team with a score of 237 out of 250 …

Arkansas turkey harvest inches up

LITTLE ROCK — Natural State turkey hunters saw an uptick in checked birds during this spring’s three-week turkey hunting season, which ran from April 18 to May 8. Hunters checked 7,578 …

Buffalo National River hosts second weekend of events celebrating the park’s 50th anniversary

Buffalo National River’s second weekend of 50th anniversary celebratory events is coming soon. From June 9 - 12, 2022, the park is celebrating how the Buffalo River inspires creative artistic …

Arkansas Game and Fish Commission sets 2023-24 waterfowl season dates, passes bear season expansion

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission today unanimously approved a package of regulations changes that included the adoption of a new waterfowl season structure, beginning with …

Class 1A State Baseball Tournament

Class 1A State Baseball Tournament Opening Round May 12 Game 1 Hillcrest 8, Scranton 5 Game 2 Mount Ida 9, Mt. Vernon-Enola Game 3 Greers Ferry West Side 12, Lead Hill 0 Game 4 …
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