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Locals To Contest 2020 Census Figures

RISON – When the U.S. Census Bureau released its population figures from the 2020 census, local government officials were skeptical to the accuracy of that count. Now, a survey conducted by the Census Bureau itself indicates those concerns may have merit. Last month, the Census Bureau released the results...
CLEVELAND COUNTY, AR
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AGFC, Warren complete shooting sports complex

WARREN — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission celebrated the agency’s latest partnership shooting range with the city of Warren at Wednesday’s grand opening of the city’s expanded target-shooting facility. The Warren Shooting Sports Complex originally opened in 2015, but only held ranges for trap and...
WARREN, AR
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LOOKING BACK

50 YEARS AGO June 29, 1972 - Mark Higgs, 19, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bill Higgs of Fordyce, Arkansas, fell about 275 feet to his death, down the steep canyon wall near Bear Creek Falls two miles south of Ouray Monday at noon. After an intensive search Monday into the night and again Tuesday morning, his body was found in the Uncompahgre River at 8:45 a.m. Tuesday, about 100 yards south of the tunnel…
OURAY, CO

Arkansas Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission set to kick off Independence Day Weekend with Unity in the Community Event to Promote Kingian Principles of Nonviolence

ITTLE ROCK-The mission of the Arkansas Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission, a division of the Arkansas Department of Education, is to promote and preserve the life and legacy of Dr. King in our state; and to promote the principles of nonviolence and equality among all citizens.  Our community outreach projects are designed to promote education, an appreciation for history, and to encourage youth to engage in positive leadership development and roles within their communities.
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Arkansas Center for Forest Business has Tall Forest Story to Tell

Fast facts- • Trees Are Vital to Bradley County Economy. Warren, Arkansas — The Arkansas Center for Forest Business has built a database full of Arkansas forest facts. The newly created center wants to share their statistics with economic decision makers and civic groups. This week Dr. Matthew Pelkki, Director of the ACFB, Dr. Sagar Chhetri, postdoctoral economist and Ana Gutierrez, research associate with the Center appeared before the Bradley County Economic Development Office at the invitation of BCEDC chairperson Bob Moore. The trio presented with collective information and hard numbers regarding forest and forest industry economic contributions in Bradley County and then answered question from the group. The presentation provided data that support what many already know – the value of the wood industry to Bradley County is inescapable.
WARREN, AR
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City Of Monticello Arkansas Workers Wednesday Features Dispatcher Tiara Austin

This week’s highlight is Dispatcher Tiarra Austin!. Tiarra is a lifelong resident of Monticello! She worked as a field sergeant for the Arkansas Department of Corrections for three years before becoming a dispatcher with the Arkansas State Police. This is Tiarra’s first week as a dispatcher for the Monticello Police Department. Tiarra’s favorite part of her job is being able to help people in the community. When she isn’t working, you can find her sleeping or spending time outside with her dogs.
MONTICELLO, AR
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July 4th Celebration, Fireworks On Tap for Monday in Rison

RISON – Free homemade ice cream, watermelon and lemonade will be on tap as the Pioneer Village at Rison hosts its July 4th Family Fun Celebration prior to the community fireworks show hosted by the Green House Cottages of Southern Hills nursing home this Monday evening, July 4, for Independence Day.
RISON, AR
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UAM cattle breeding program enters new phase

MONTICELLO, Ark. — The cattle herd at the University of Arkansas at Monticello is getting an upgrade, receiving more than two dozen hand-picked Beefmaster cows and calves donated by James and Mary Ann Skelton of Springdale. “I didn’t want UAM to have any scrubs,” the 77-year-old James Skelton. “I’m...
MONTICELLO, AR
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UAM cattle breeding program enters new phase

The cattle herd at the University of Arkansas at Monticello is getting an upgrade, receiving more than two dozen hand-picked Beefmaster cows and calves donated by James and Mary Ann Skelton of Springdale. “I didn't want UAM to have any scrubs," the 77-year-old James Skelton. “I'm selling down, so I...
SPRINGDALE, AR
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