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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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A compilation of facts, questions and answers ‘Watch-and-Taste’ TVDo you crave a taste of the dishes Chef Gordon Ramsay cooks up on his TV shows? If so, you may someday be able not …
Jasper prom dates approved
The Jasper School District's seniors are counting on a normal prom season and the board of education approved proposed prom dates for its three high schools when it met Oct. 18.The Jasper High School …
Local News

ADH confirms first monkey pox case in Arkansas

LITTLE ROCK,. – The Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) announced Tuesday that the first case of monkeypox has been identified in the state.“Arkansas has been monitoring cases of …

Newton County tax auction announced

LITTLE ROCK – Commissioner of State Lands Tommy Land announced that his office will auction tax-delinquent property in Newton County on Tuesday, July 19, at 1 p.m. The auction will be held at …

Three reasons your tomatoes aren't producing

Have you seen the predicted temperatures in the South for this week? We haven’t seen this many days of potentially triple-digit temps in south Arkansas for several years. I’m not ready. …

Adam’s Ag Talk: New parasite identified

A new parasite has been identified as a threat to cattle the state. The warnings follow the recent finding of additional Asian longhorned ticks in northwest Arkansas by scientists with the University …

Extension Corner: Prevent picnic food safety mistakes!

If you have been dreaming of flip-flops, warmer weather, sunshine, blooming flowers, birds singing, and green grass then let me tell you to wake up! The HEAT is on, and summer is officially here. …

  • What's going on

    Farmers Market on the square in Jasper, Tuesday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. and Friday 12 p.m.- 4 …

  • Senior center events

    The Newton County Senior Activity and Wellness Center has many events scheduled for July.Friday, …

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Local Sports

Steel Creek offers audio camp

LOW GAP — There is a a connection with nature as one sits and listens to the sound of a waterfall. Along Steel Creek there is an opportunity to have that connection in a primitive camping …

Sports column: Numbers everywhere

I have always made my love for numbers known. I remember back when I was just six and playing Monopoly. Adults would roll the dice and before they moved, I was stating how much they owed me. It …

Class 3A state tournament second largest

Valley Springs Schools hosted the Class 3A State Basketball Tournament this season at North Arkansas College. The event was wildly successful and was the second highest attend tournament this …

Arkansas border lakes see substantial habitat help from Bass Pro Shops grant

ROGERS — Aquatic habitat projects on Beaver, Bull Shoals and Norfork lakes will see a major boost in the next two years, thanks to the help of a $275,000 grant from the National Fish Habitat …

Youthful Hot Springs teams dominate Commissioners’ Cup divisions

ROYAL – The Hot Springs youth fishing duo of Xander Cobb and Eli Rowton hauled in 10.52 pounds with a five-bass stringer to win the Senior Division of the 4th Annual Arkansas Game and Fish …

Millwood one of many Arkansas lakes seeing Florida bass boost

SARATOGA — Arkansas Game and Fish Commission hatchery trucks delivered a quarter of a million Florida bass to the rich waters of Millwood Lake in southwest Arkansas last week as part of the …

Get an extra chance at an elk hunting permit at Buffalo River Festival

JASPER – If you didn’t get a chance to apply for one of Arkansas’s public land elk permits in May, you still have a chance to get one of the onsite permits that will be drawn with …

Sports column: Lucky that player was around

I have been involved in a couple of life and death situations during my trips around the sun. I don’t like them and I have a profound respect for those individuals that are in the emergency …

Arkansas blasts Stanford in Omaha opener

OMAHA, Neb. — Arkansas played its best game of the season on Saturday in the first round of the College World Series defeating Stanford 17-2. Arkansas (47-20) banged out 21 hits and got a …

Ole Miss takes easy win over Arkansas

OMAHA, Neb. — Ole Miss took control of Monday night's game early on and never trailed on its way to a 13-5 win in Omaha. The loss drops Arkansas (44-20) to the loser's bracket where they …
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