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NARCAN® training announced at Hometown Health
Newton County Hometown Health coalition met Nov. 10 and were informed of an upcoming training program on the use and administering of NARCAN® used as an opioid overdose treatment.
Retired warrant officer gets Veterans Day salute in Jasper
JASPER —Due to inclement weather, this year's Veteran Day observance was moved from Bradley Park to the Jasper School gymnasium. Co-hosted by American Legion Post 93 and Auxiliary, the theme of …
Funds donated to senior center
Sheryl Breedlove, branch manager of Anstaff Bank/Jasper office, presenting a check to Nickie Henderson from Area Agency on Aging for their fall fundraising. The financial institution gifted the …
Local News

ADH recognizes World AIDS Day

LITTLE ROCK — World AIDS Day is recognized each year on December 1 and is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), show their …

Westark Area Council Boy Scouts of America presents the first annual Gathering of Eagles

FAYETTVILLE — Westark Area Council Boy Scouts of America will host the First Annual Gathering of Eagles Event at The Verizon Ballroom located at the University of Arkansas Union. December 6, …

Arkansas Natural Resources Commission to consider American Rescue Plan Act funding

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Natural Resources Commission (ANRC) will hold a meeting on Friday, December 2, 2022, to approve American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding to help address statewide …

Fundraiser drawing set Dec. 9

The Newton County Cancer Support Group/Newton County Library fundraising raffle has been extended to 4 p.m., Dec. 9. "We thank the few who have bought tickets and want parents to still sign up for the Imagination Fundraiser to get a free book to each child registered before age 5. As our governor and Dolly Parton have said children need to be able to get books and learn to enjoy them ... it strengthens their learning," said support group coordinator Susan McSweeney.

Fundraiser drawing set Dec. 9

The Newton County Cancer Support Group/Newton County Library fundraising raffle has been extended to 4 p.m., Dec. 9. "We thank the few who have bought tickets and want parents to still sign up for the Imagination Fundraiser to get a free book to each child registered before age 5. As our governor and Dolly Parton have said children need to be able to get books and learn to enjoy them ... it strengthens their learning," said support group coordinator Susan McSweeney.

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Local Sports

Lady Yellow Jackets scoop OT win

ALPENA — The opening game of the 1A-1East schedule for Kingston and Alpena featured the two schools braving the cold windstorm on their way to the hardwood.Kingston came away the victor on …

Devil’s Eyebrow Natural Area unit of Kirk Dupps Beaver Lake WMA closed beginning Dec. 5

GARFIELD – The Devil’s Eyebrow portion of the Kirk Dupps Beaver Lake WMA Devil's Eyebrow Natural Area will be closed to daytime public access Dec. 5-7. The U.S. Department of …

Buyer’s guide for first-time hunting firearms

LITTLE ROCK — Black Friday sale flyers have been circulating for weeks, and many sporting goods stores are dropping prices like a rock on rifles and shotguns people will be purchasing for youth …

123rd annual Christmas Bird Count begins Dec. 14

LITTLE ROCK — Waterfowl hunters aren’t the only people watching the skies during the holiday season. Birdwatching enthusiasts will be catching the winter migration of songbirds, …

Hunters urged to clean, drain and dry during duck season

LITTLE ROCK – When the second segment of waterfowl season opens Dec. 10, hunters are hoping to have more water to spread out in search of mallards and memories. Before moving their boats to new …

Introduce a new hunter during Saturday’s Youth and Veteran’s duck hunt

LITTLE ROCK — Even though duck season is on pause for most hunters, there’s still a great way to get some use out of your waders and calls during the Special Youth and Active Duty …

Conservation license plate great addition to your Black Friday shopping list

LITTLE ROCK — Each year, friends and family members of hunters, anglers and other conservationists are faced with the difficult task of trying to find a gift that says they pay attention to …

Zizumbo headlines All-GAC honors for Wonder Boys

RUSSELLVILLE – The Arkansas Tech football team garnered six All-Great American Conference selections for their respective performances during the 2022 season as the annual all-conference and …

Undefeated Bergman steamrolls Marshall

BERGMAN — The banner around the Panther Palace on Tuesday night could not have been more accurate. The odds were in the favor of the Bergman squads as they hosted Marshall for non-conference …

Thompson exits Arkansas roster

FAYETTEVILLE — Redshirt senior wide receiver Warren Thompson has left the University of Arkansas team with two games remaining in the regular season. Thompson, a transfer from Florida State, …
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