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  • Morris/Swift Fundraiser

    A fundraiser for the Morris/Swift families will be held February 24th, 5:00 pm  at the Sloan-Hendrix old gym. Austin Morris, a graduate of Sloan-Hendrix has been hospitalized since December and his grandparents Sonny and Sharon Swift lost their home to a fire on December 28th. […]

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  • ATOD Like a Boss 5k Seeking Sponsors

    It’s that time of year again! This year’s ATOD Like a Boss 5k is set for April 14th at Stewart Park in Walnut Ridge. Registration information will be sent out on a later date. Anyone interested in sponsoring the 5k please read the following sponsorship […]

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  • K-9 ‘Happy’ transfers to Randolph County, finds fire-starters

    POCAHONTAS – An Arkansas Game and Fish Commission K-9 helped a northeast Arkansas fire department find the people suspected of starting a brush fire in early January. The Pocahontas Fire Department responded to the midmorning fire in a wooded city block after a 911 call, […]

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  • Williams Hosts Free Photography Workshop

      Williams Baptist College will host a free photography workshop on Monday, Feb. 5, at 6 p.m. Bill Jeffery, an admissions counselor at Williams with extensive experience in the field of photography, will lead the workshop. Jeffery will focus on covering the different elements necessary […]

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  • Randolph County Man Receives 36 months in 2016 Shooting Death

     James “Dexter” Yancy age 26 of Pocahontas waived his right to a jury trial and has pled guilty to manslaughter in the shooting death of Nicholas Wayne Dawson in 2016. Yancy claimed self-defense concerning the shooting that occurred during a fight between the two men. […]

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  • Dementia Care Workshop for Family Caregivers

    JONESBORO – The Schmieding Home Caregiver Training Program of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) is offering a free Dementia Care Workshop Jan. 17 in Jonesboro for family members who are providing unpaid care for an older adult with dementia. The workshop will […]

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