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On Memorial Day this year, how Americans honor the more than 1 million men and women who have lost their lives defending America since the Revolutionary War will look different in many places due to safety concerns surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Eugene Davis, 81, of Jasper, died Monday, May 18 (2020) at Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center in Russellville.

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The Western Grove Warriors of the Month for February are (front, from left) Kelsey Wyatt, kindergarten; Kingsley Middleton,1st grade; Paisley Royce, 2nd grade; Donovan Bass, 3rd grade and Anberlyn Turley, 4th grade (middle) Isaac Surber, 5th grade; Brody Morris, 6th grade; Kellly Middleton, …

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Buffalo National River Partners and Boone County Library present "Landscaping with Ozark Native Plants" by Eric Fuselier has been rescheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 22, from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m., at the library in Harrison.

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The Newton County Senior Activity and Wellness Center in Jasper continues its home delivery of meals and curbside pickup from 11:30 to noon, Monday through Friday, announced center director Tammy Casey. She asks payment be made by check org exact change.

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JASPER — The Newton County Extension Office is delighted to announce that three of its 4-H youth have been named as members of the 2020 Arkansas Teen Star program. The members are Abigale Graham, Tabitha Overman, and Wapiti Mefford. The Arkansas 4-H Teen Star Program is a recognition program…

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The Ozark Mountain Solid Waste District board got some sobering news regarding financial matters when it met Tuesday, and abolishing the $18 fee for problems at the landfill might open up new problems.

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Due to the coronavirus pandemic regular monthly meeting schedules may be suspended.

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Newton County District Court starts back on Monday, June 1. Court that was scheduled for April 6, 2020 and May 4, 2020 has been continued to Monday June 1, 2020 with the temporary court appearance schedule. On June 1st, any defendant that their last name begins with A-L will report at 9:00 A…

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The following local resident has earned a degree from Western Governors University (WGU). The online, nonprofit university has graduated over 178,000 students from across the country since its inception in 1997.

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Kids and cooking go hand in hand; it’s like creating their own edible craft project. It’s not only fun but helps children develop self-esteem and can turn those picky eaters into new adventurers. What better time to let them explore in the kitchen than now while many parents are still workin…

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LITTLE ROCK — Due to safety concerns surrounding the Covid-19 Pandemic, the Miss Arkansas Board of Directors announced it would be postponing the 2020 State Pageant. “The health and safety of our candidates, their families and our volunteers is our top priority in making the decision to post…

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The Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) reminds drivers to “know before you go” and visit IDriveArkansas.com before traveling during the Memorial Day holiday season.

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LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield once again is financially rewarding clinics participating in the Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+) program (an initiative of the federal Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation) for their creative efforts to improve clinical effect…

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The Newton County Senior Activity and Wellness Center in Jasper continues its home delivery of meals and curbside pickup from 11:30 to noon, Monday through Friday, announced center director Tammy Casey. She asks payment be made by check org exact change. 

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Due to the coronavirus pandemic regular monthly meeting schedules may be suspended.

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LITTLE ROCK — Officials said last Thursday that coronavirus testing is scheduled to be increased in Carroll County after a former Cummins prison inmate who had been paroled tested positive after he was released and had circulated among the Eureka Springs community.

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Since March 16, the Newton County Library has been operating in what became Phase One of the guidelines developed by the federal government and encouraged by state officials. Following guidance from NCL's Board of Trustees, the Arkansas Health Department, the Centers for Disease Control and …

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Kingston School Principal Seth Villines recently made some announcements concerning the end of the current school year. In a message emailed to students and patrons he said, "I know this has been a hectic last few months so I wanted us all to be on the same page as to how to close the year out.

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Newton County District Court starts back on Monday, June 1. Court that was scheduled for April 6, 2020 and May 4, 2020 has been continued to Monday June 1, 2020 with the temporary court appearance schedule. On June 1st, any defendant that their last name begins with A-L will report at 9:00 A…

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Boston Mountain Rural Health Center, Inc., will be offering free Covid-19 Screening Tests to anyone who wants one from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., Thursday, May 21, at the Jasper Fire Station, downtown. Pictured above are nurses and trained staff from the health care provider at a free screening event …

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MT. JUDEA — The Deer/Mt. Judea School District Board of Education has a vacancy. At its regular monthly meeting Monday night, May 11, the board accepted the resignation of Pete Edgmon who holds the Position 5 seat.

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LITTLE ROCK — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is collecting data from approximately 50,000 farmers and ranchers for its annual Agricultural Resource Management Survey (ARMS). The survey looks at all aspects of U.S. agricultural production,…

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WASHINGTON — As local newspapers and broadcasters continue to struggle with the financial impacts of the coronavirus crisis, U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) has joined with colleagues to introduce legislation that will make these outlets eligible for relief from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief,…

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PINE BLUFF — During the current coronavirus outbreak, producers may find they have a little more time on their hands as they practice social distancing, Dr. David Fernandez, Extension livestock specialist and interim dean of graduate studies for the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, said…

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced a final rule updating and modernizing the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) biotechnology regulations under the Plant Protection Act. The Sustainable, Ecological, Consistent, Uniform, Responsible, Efficient (SECURE…

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CONWAY — The Toad Suck Daze Nature and Science Drive-Thru scheduled for Saturday has been postponed due to the increased chances for bad weather.

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In tribute to the memory of our State and Nation’s fallen law-enforcement officers, the United States flag and the state flag of Arkansas will fly at half-staff on Friday, May 15, for Peace Officers Memorial Day. Citizens are encouraged to display the U.S. flag on their homes and businesses …

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LITTLE ROCK — Officials said Thursday that coronavirus testing is scheduled to be increased in Carroll County after a former Cummins prison inmate who had been paroled tested positive after he was released and had circulated among the Eureka Springs community.