Headline Archive

  • Yes Virginia, There is a Santa Claus

    Eight-year-old Virginia O’Hanlon wrote a letter to the editor of New York’s Sun newspaper, and the  response was printed as an unsigned editorial Sept. 21, 1897. We would like to share this classic letter with you this Christmas season. We take pleasure in answering thus […]

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  • Christmas History

    The first Christmas cards were commissioned by Sir Henry Cole and illustrated by John Callcott Horsley in London on the 1st of May 1843. The central picture showed three generations of a family raising a toast to the card’s recipient: on either side were scenes […]

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  • Christmas on Elm Street in Ravenden 2020

    Beginning December 1st, you are looking for holiday family entertainment then stop by the Christmas on Elm Street light display in Ravenden. Turn some Christmas music on your car radio, then drive through to enjoy the thousands of lights and moving Christmas displays. Christmas on […]

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  • Thanksgiving 2020

    The Thanksgiving holiday has always been a special time to give thanks for our blessings and gather with our family, and friends. During this holiday season, staying at home is the best way to protect yourself from the COVID-19 virus but that doesn’t mean the […]

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  • COVID-19 Quarantine and Home Isolation

    If you were within six feet of a person while they were infectious with COVID-19 for 15 minutes or more, you should go into quarantine for 14 days, even if you test negative or don’t feel sick. If you develop symptoms or test positive, you […]

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  • Halloween Guidance During COVID-19 Pandemic

    Many traditional Halloween activities can be high-risk for spreading viruses, including SARS-CoV-2, which is the cause of COVID-19. There are several safer, alternative ways to participate in Halloween. As you decide on how you will celebrate Halloween, the Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) strongly encourages […]

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