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OPINION | BOTTLE SHOTS: Terroir — To taste the place where a wine is grown

It's no secret that wine can sometimes seem, for lack of a better word, snooty. There's a dated image of wine drinkers as ascot-wearing, pinkie-up folks who sit around in smoking jackets discussing the finer points of stock dividends and yacht maintenance. Though if it helps fight that image, I'm happy to give up my ascot and dinner jacket (even pants!) any time wine is involved. Truthfully, I do hope that this column — as short as it is — serves as a tiny weekly rebellion against that perception.
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Calhoun County,

Silver Alert out for missing Calhoun County man

The Calhoun County Sheriff Office requested activation Tuesday night of a Silver Alert for a man who has been missing since Saturday, May 1. Wayne Scott, 80, suffers from dementia. His last known location was 1495 Calhoun 149, Hampton. Scott is described as a black male with a dark complexion,...
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Little Rock, ARArkansas Online

Earnest Lee Walter

Earnest Lee Walter, 66. of Locust Bayou, Ark., passed away at home with his loving family. Earnest will be dearly missed by his wife, Mrs. Joyce Ann Walter; family members, and many friends. There will be a graveside service Saturday, May 15, 2021, at Pickett Cemetery in Calhoun County, Arkansas at 2:30 p.m. Everyone is asked to wear a mask and practice social distancing. Services entrusted to HD Malone Funeral Home & Grief Counseling Center, 9910 Chicot Road, Little Rock, Ark. 72209, 501-246-4173. Please visit our website:
Calhoun County,

Calhoun Community Club annual meeting May 11

The Calhoun Community Club will have its annual meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 11 at the historic Harvey C. Couch School, 2385 Columbia Road 11E. A potluck meal will precede the meeting. Everyone should bring a dish to share. The club will supply the drinks, ice, cup, plates and plastic ware.
Calhoun County,

Tri-County Lake needs gate repair

FORDYCE — Managing fisheries is a fight against Father Time, and it’s a battle the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission has been fighting for decades. Mike Knoedl Tri-County Lake in Calhoun County is one of many lakes throughout the state that’s showing its age. Staff in south Arkansas have worked...
Calhoun County,

Hampton FFA receives garden mini-grant

Arkansas Farm Bureau Federation has awarded a total of $4,000 in Outdoor Classroom Garden Mini-Grants to 10 schools and FFA programs. Hampton FFA in Calhoun County was the only South Arkansas school receiving a $500 grant. The Hope Academy of Public Service received a grant in the amount of $250.
Ouachita County, ARCamden News

CADC to distribute commodities on March 24 in Ouachita County

Central Arkansas Development Council will distribute USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) Commodities in Dallas County Tuesday, March 23; and Wednesday, March 24 in Calhoun County, Dallas County and Ouachita County. Distribution will begin at 9 a.m. Food items may include: apple juice, garbanzo beans, dried blueberries, rice cereal, instant...
Magnolia, ARArkansas Online

Troopers: Magnolia man killed in head-on crash

A Magnolia man was killed in a head-on collision in rural Calhoun County Tuesday afternoon, troopers said. Jordan Deshaun McBride, 29, was driving north on U.S. 167 shortly after 2 p.m. when he lost control of his 2009 Lexus, crossed the southbound travel lanes and struck a 2016 Dodge head on, according to a preliminary crash report by state police.

Calhoun County wreck kills Magnolia driver

A Magnolia man was killed and two people were injured during a head-on collision Tuesday afternoon on U.S. 167 in Calhoun County. According to a preliminary Arkansas State Police report, Jordan DeShaun McBride, 29 was driving a 2009 model Lexus northbound on the highway about 2:10 p.m. He lost control of his vehicle and crossed the center turn lane, striking a southbound 2016 Dodge head-on. Injured in the Dodge were the driver, Dennis Price, 54, and the passenger, Krishaun Anthony Price, 21, both of Memphis.