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Arkansas PBS adds additional signal to expand coverage area

Arkansas PBS can now be watched on a new broadcast signal in eastern Arkansas. On Tuesday, network executives and political leaders gathered in West Memphis to celebrate the new channel going on the air. With a tower located near Forrest City, the signal extends east to the Tennessee border. Other...
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Memphis Toy Dog Club – Sunday, June 26, 2022

#1- Dog Reg: CH SWs Mafioso [Dog]. Dog Reg: GCHP Timeless Stella By Starlight At Aero [Bitch]. Breed: Chihuahua (Long Coat) Please note these results are not official and may be subject to change once official results are submitted to AKC. The Canine Chronicle is not responsible for any errors...

Robert “Cooter” Earl Copous, 64

Robert “Cooter” Earl Copous, 64, of Crenshaw passed away June 23, 2022, at his residence. Services were held June 27 in the chapel of Pate-Jones Funeral Home.

Memphis Toy Dog Club – Saturday, June 25, 2022

#1- Dog Reg: CH SWs Mafioso [Dog]. Dog Reg: GCHB Simpatico Star Spangled Banner [Dog]. Dog Reg: GCHB Calientes The Ghost Rider Of Aivilo [Dog]. Jr Dog Reg: CH Rustic Lane Across The 8th Dimension @Fwaggle [Dog]. Jr Breed: Toy Manchester Terrier. Please note these results are not official and...
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An Agriculture Community Commemorates the Mule Train to DC

Posted by Gerald Tillman, Chief, National Agricultural Statistics Service, Survey Administration Branch in Research and Science. Last month, I had the honor to serve as keynote speaker for The Mule Train’s 54th anniversary. The Mule Train left Marks, Mississippi and traveled to Washington, D.C., on May 13, 1968, as part of Dr. Reverend Martin Luther King Jr.’s Poor People’s Campaign to demand economic justice since Marks resided in the poorest U.S. county at the time. However, Dr. King did not witness the Mule Train because he was assassinated the month before the demonstration.

Man charged with kidnapping girlfriend, high-speed chase

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Helena-West Helena Police Department responded to a domestic situation on June 20 after receiving reports that a man had threatened to kill multiple people inside a home and kidnapped his girlfriend. The Helena-West Helena Police Department were informed that 21-year-old Kylen Barksdale had threatened to kill multiple people in a home, […]
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Charlie Musselwhite at Blues From the Top Festival

While he’s been described as a “living legend” and “national treasure” countless times, Charlie Musselwhite would probably prefer to be known as a down-to-earth Delta bluesman. With 40 albums, 14 Blues Music Awards and a couple of Grammys under his belt, the masterful harmonica player, Southern country guitarist, singer and songwriter long ago established himself as a standard-bearer in the genre he likes to call “secular spiritual music.”
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Ark. man accused of kidnapping girlfriend, making terroristic threat

HELENA-WEST HELENA, Ark. (WMC) - An Arkansas man is behind bars in Phillips County Jail after he allegedly kidnapped his girlfriend and threatened to shoot people. Helena-West Helena Police Department says officers responded to a domestic disturbance Monday on Kentucky Street where 21-year-old Kylen Barksdale threatened to kill multiple people and kidnapped his 26-year-old girlfriend before leaving the residence in her vehicle.

Man charged with kidnapping girlfriend, leading Helena-West Helena Police on high-speed chase

HELENA-WEST HELENA, Ark. — A man is charged after Helena-West Helena Police said he kidnapped his girlfriend then led officers on a high-speed chase. Kylen Barksdale, 21, is charged with kidnapping, aggravated assault, aggravated assault on a family or household member, terroristic threatening, and fleeing. Investigators said officers were...

Susan Tillman, 67

Susan Tillman, 67, passed away Thursday, June 23, 2022, at her home in Sarah. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time and will be announced once finalized by her family.