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Independence Eve Fireworks Show set for Sunday on Lake Norfork

A summer tradition continues Sunday in the Twin Lakes Area with the annual Independence Eve Fireworks Show on Lake Norfork. Matt Sharp spoke with Shawn Egan of the Lake Norfork Fireworks Association during Sunday’s morning newscast to preview the show. Listen:. Musical accompaniment for Sunday’s fireworks can be heard...
NORFORK, AR
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Where to watch Fireworks Displays this weekend

In celebration of the Independence Day holiday, several firework shows are set to take place this weekend. On Sunday, the City of Flippin will host its 35th annual Flippin Fireworks Festival at Hickey Park. Day time activities include a bounce house and water slide for the kids, the wall of water by the Flippin Fire Department and a patriotic ceremony with presentation of the flags during the National Anthem.
FLIPPIN, AR
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Teenage boy dies after drowning at Greers Ferry Lake

GREERS FERRY, Ark — A teenage boy has died after drowning at Greers Ferry Lake, authorities confirmed. According to the Cleburne County Sheriff's Office, the incident happened shortly after 12:30 p.m. on Sunday as authorities responded to a call of a teenage boy failing to return to the surface after jumping into the lake.
GREERS FERRY, AR
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Divers, deputies respond to Greers Ferry Lake drowning

Cleburne County authorities responded to a drowning at Greers Ferry lake early Sunday afternoon. According to a statement from Sheriff Chris Brown, deputies, along with Cleburne County Search and Rescue divers, responded to a call around 12:30 p.m. involving a teenage male. Brown said dispatch had been notified the male...
CLEBURNE COUNTY, AR
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Cotter youth center opens re-surfaced tennis, basketball, pickleball courts

The North Arkansas Youth Center, located in Cotter, is announcing the opening of the newly re-surfaced outdoor tennis, basketball and pickleball courts as of Friday. The courts are available to the public between the hours of 8 in the morning and 8 in the evening daily. The courts are located at Warrior Park at 412 Powell Ave.
COTTER, AR
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Over $82,000 worth of meth seized in Stone County

Two Mountain View residents have been arrested and charged with trafficking meth and marijuana during a large-scale drug bust, according to Stone County Sheriff Lance Bonds. A release from the sheriff’s department said deputies were searching for Jennifer Mannon, 38, on a warrant for parole absconding. On June 23, deputies located Mannon at a Pitard Loop residence and placed her under arrest. The release said three bags of methamphetamine were observed in the residence.
STONE COUNTY, AR
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Joseph Gilbert Ross, 85, Norfork (Kirby)

Funeral arrangements for 85-year-old Joseph Gilbert Ross of Norfork are pending at Kirby and Family Funeral and Cremation Services. Joseph Ross died Saturday at his residence.
NORFORK, AR
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Dianne Louise Hall, 79, Flippin (Kirby)

Dianne Louise Hall of Flippin, Arkansas, passed away June 30, 2022, in Flippin, Arkansas at the age of 79. She was born November 4, 1942, in New London, Minnesota, the daughter of Walter and Thelma Norbie Hanson. She married Earl Hall on April 10, 1993 in Mountain Home, Arkansas. She worked for Actronix and sold Avon. Dianne lived in Flippin since moving from Texas in 1975. She was a member of the Living Word Church. She enjoyed gardening, watching birds,and was known for being the house that children knew they were welcome.
FLIPPIN, AR
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