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Felon going to prison for gun, drug possession

HOT SPRINGS — An armed felon with drugs in his possession who was arrested early last year after fleeing from Garland County sheriff’s deputies on a motorcycle and wrecking was sentenced to 12 years in prison. Wesley Waide Hughes, 33, of Pearcy, pleaded guilty Tuesday in Garland County Circuit Court...
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Hot Springs,

Hot Springs Heart Ball – June 12th

American Heart Association – Hot Springs Celebrates 15 years of Sweetheart Ambassadors. The Central Arkansas American Heart Association will host its annual Hot Springs Heart Ball to raise funds and awareness for the organization’s continued mission fulfillment work. Chairman Lori & Dr. Eric Bowen will welcome guests to this virtual evening featuring a live auction and introduction of the 15th class of Hot Springs Sweethearts – high school-age girls who help carry out the AHA’s health campaigns and raise funds and awareness for education and research initiatives.
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Arkansas StateCourier News

Four ATU representatives set for Miss Arkansas 2021

Two Arkansas Tech University students and two 2021 ATU graduates will be among the candidates vying for the title of Miss Arkansas 2021 this summer. Olivia Battles of Ozark, Lauren Brown of Harrison, Hannah Lomax of Russellville and Sophe Sligh of Hot Springs will represent Arkansas Tech at the Robinson Center in Little Rock beginning Sunday.
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Save up to $0.05 per gallon - survey shows cheapest gas station in Glenwood

(GLENWOOD, AR) Gas prices vary across in the Glenwood area, but if you’re willing to head for the cheapest station, you could be saving up to $0.05 per gallon. According to a survey by GasBuddy, Valero at 47 Us-70 was the cheapest station in the area, with regular listed at $2.78 per gallon at the pumps Wednesday. That was compared to Shell at 283 Us-70, where a gallon of regular was selling for $2.83.

Obituary: Carolyn C. Ward Morris, 80, of Delight

Carolyn C. Ward Morris, 80, of Delight, Ark., died Sunday, June 6, 2021, in Delight. She was born March 23, 1941, in Pike City, Ark., the daughter of the late William “Zell” and Dorothy Mae Finney Ward. She was a member of the Delight First Baptist church and was a...

Delight sisters to compete against other for 2021 Miss Arkansas title

Two Delight sisters will get the chance to compete against each other in the Miss Arkansas 2021 Pageant. Sisters Reagan and Ryann Grubbs, both graduates of Southern Arkansas University, were prepared for the unique distinction of competing against each other last year, but the event was cancelled due to the global pandemic.

Genevieve Marie Olea Burke

Mrs. Genevieve Marie Olea Burke, age 58 of Prescott, Arkansas, Arkansas, went home to be with the lord on Tuesday June 8, 2021, in Amarillo, Texas. She was born on March 14, 1963 to the late Gordon and June Olea. Genevieve received her BBA degree in Business from Henderson State University and was the co-owner of H and H (his and hers) farms that is a successful farming operation consisting of poultry, growing operations, land and timber management along with her husband Steve Burke, was her business and life partner for thirty-five years. Their life mission statement was faith, farm, and family. She had an outstanding work ethic and demanded nothing but the best. She devoted her life to the lord, family and farm operations that she and Steve were passing down to their three sons, however she will best be remembered as an amazing wife, momma, mother-in-law and grammy to her family.
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Square invests in Arkansas community development financial institution

Square has made a multimillion-dollar investment in Southern Bancorp, a community development financial institution in Arkadelphia, Arkansas. Square’s commitment is part of a larger $100 million pledge to support minority and underserved communities in September 2020. “We are appreciative to Square, Inc. for both their commitment and their vision for...