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Clinton School Board picks makeup snow days

Jan 26, 2016 6:00am

The Clinton School Board approved the refinancing of its bond debt on Monday night, which will give the school more money in hand for improvements.

The refinancing is possible due to a lower...

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If this dog ever had a name, that name has been forgotten. It was one of a few left at an Oyler Road residence after county animal control rounded up and shot 26 dogs deemed unapproachable and aggressive last week. The dogs’ owner died in August, leaving a “pack” of around 50 ownerless, unvaccinated dogs wandering the Oyler Road area. County Animal Control Director Reta Tharp said on Tuesday that she will try to work with the remaining dogs to hopefully give them a chance of adoption. JOE LAMB PHOTO

‘A hard and ugly solution’ — 26 abandoned dogs shot

Nov 24, 2015 2:55pm

Last week, Van Buren County Animal Control killed 26 dogs on Oyler Road a few miles north of Clinton with .22 caliber bullets.

“Nobody wants to have to do it the way it turned out,” Van...

Shirley Food Pantry: Left to Right: Gene Kortz, St Francis of Assisi Shirley Food Pantry Organizer; Angie Williams, Shirley High School SALC Aide and Pantry Coordinator; George Kelly, Deputy Grand Knight.

K of C conducts food drive

Updated: Dec 01, 2015 2:05pm

St Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Fairfield Bay – Knights of Columbus Council 8815, conducted their annual Thanksgiving “Cash for Food” Drive in support of the Shirley Food Pantry and the Van...

Choctaw Volunteer Fire Department firefighters and an Arkansas State Police Trooper worked on Friday to extract a woman whose Ford Explorer ran off Highway 336 East and ended up wedged against the Cove Creek bridge embankment. The woman was transported for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. JOE LAMB PHOTO

One injured in Hwy. 336 E crash

Nov 24, 2015 3:12pm

Choctaw Volunteer Fire Department firefighters and an Arkansas State Police Trooper worked on Friday to extract a woman whose Ford Explorer ran off Highway 336 East and ended up wedged against the...

Carol Corning, art teacher at Clinton High School, was recently accepted in a juried show in North Little Rock at Laman Library. Corning entered a mixed media work entitled “Mama’s Kitchen.” The reception for the show was Nov. 13. All the works in the exhibit are from art educators in Arkansas public schools and universities. The exhibit will be up through the end of November. SUBMITTED PHOTO

Local art teacher’s work exhibited

Nov 24, 2015 3:10pm

Carol Corning, art teacher at Clinton High School, was recently accepted in a juried show in North Little Rock at Lamans Library. Corning entered a mixed media work entitled “Mama’s Kitchen.” The...

County fire departments test pumper trucks

Nov 24, 2015 3:09pm

On Thursday from 9 a.m. to nearly 7 in the evening several fire departments joined together to have their engines tested. Burnt Ridge, Choctaw, Culpepper, Fairfield Bay, and Holly Mountain fire...

Two arrested in Twin Groves ‘meth raid’

Nov 24, 2015 3:12pm

Several law enforcement agencies raided four Twin Groves homes simultaneously on Monday morning, resulting in two arrests and the seizure of firearms and suspected methamphetamine.

Russell...

Scotland News

Nov 24, 2015 2:56pm

Time to wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving. We all have a lot to be thankful for.

The Scotland Baptist Church had their Thanksgiving Dinner on Sunday and they had lots of good food and...

Crabtree News

Nov 24, 2015 2:56pm

The Annual Christmas Program is set for 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 13, at the Foursquare Church. Featured activities include a holiday song fest and children’s play. The community is invited.

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Open Audition for Conway theatrical production

Nov 24, 2015 2:56pm

The Lantern Theatre and Conway Community Arts will hold open auditions for its upcoming production of Freud’s Last Session by Mark St. Germain on Monday, Dec. 7 at 6:30 p.m. The Lantern Theatre is...

Formosa News

Nov 24, 2015 2:54pm

I attended the Van Buren County EH Club quilt show, craft and bake sale on Friday. We had a good supply of baked goods, quilts and crafts by several different people around the county. I thought...

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