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Pipeline Company Awards Local First Responder Grants

Funding will help local First Responders with equipment needs. Diamond Pipeline LLC, a joint venture between Plains All American Pipeline and Valero, donated more than $39,000 to three local Logan County First Responder Units for the purchase of needed equipment. "Our first responders provide a cruc

BOONEVILLEDEMOCRAT.COM - 2017-09-20 07:30:00

3, Or More, Things To Do

Here are a few of the other things going on in the South Logan County or surrounding area in the coming days in addition to a home football game Friday night. Gospel Music Matt Maher will be concert for a free show at the University of the Ozarks in Clarksville at 8 p.m., Friday, Sept. 22, at 415 No

BOONEVILLEDEMOCRAT.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Book Nook: Doctor writes religion while pastor relates tales of Ozark childhood

This column is shared by Dr. Jeffry D. Hamby, who writes about the Crucifixion of Christ from his vast medical knowledge, and Dr. Richard G. Cress, pastor at Southside Church of God, who shares the tale of growing up in the mountains of Arkansas. I hope you enjoy these two vastly different books. "T

SOUTHWEST TIMES RECORD - 2017-09-19 06:01:00

Baker, Gurkin win Sept. 12 Lake Ouachita bass battle

Twenty-nine members of the Hot Springs Village Anglers' Club gathered at Ouachita State Park boat ramp on a cool, overcast morning to test their skills for five hours at the ever-changing challenge of bass fishing. At the end of the tournament, Bob Baker was the angler division winner and co-angler

CHARLESTONEXPRESS.COM - 2017-09-19 06:01:00

Recreation committee discusses big-ticket items

A new comprehensive master plan for Hot Springs Village, which will include development details for current and future amenities, was a major topic of discussion by the Property Owners' Association recreation committee at its meeting last week. Director of recreation Stacy Hoover told the committee

CHARLESTONEXPRESS.COM - 2017-09-19 06:01:00

Doctor's painting part of Sparks fundraiser

An acrylic painting by a local doctor will be sold as part of the Oct. 7 Sparks Stampede hosted by Sparks Medical Center - Van Buren. The piece titled "Boy Meets Girl" is by Dr. Patric Anderson, an emergency room physician at Sparks - Van Buren. Raffle tickets will be sold at the stampede with the p

CHARLESTONEXPRESS.COM - 2017-09-18 15:13:17

Board receives update on construction projects

Members of the Van Buren School Board heard updates on construction projects during Tuesday night's monthly meeting. Michael LeJong and Tim Varner of MAHG Architecture reported on the district's renovation of the Van Buren School District track facility and high school cafeteria and outlined the pla

CHARLESTONEXPRESS.COM - 2017-09-18 15:08:36

Glidewell wins senior Fort Smith City Golf Championship

John Glidewell wasn't on the golf course much as a teenager. But the past 30 years-plus? He knows Ben Geren like the back of hand. Glidewell followed up Saturday's 73 with a 75 on Sunday as he claimed the Senior Division of the Claude Ward Memorial Fort Smith City Championship at Ben Geren. Chris Mu

CHARLESTONEXPRESS.COM - 2017-09-18 06:01:00

United Way of Fort Smith Area to kick off campaign

The United Way of Fort Smith Area 2017 Campaign Kick-off and Luncheon will be 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Blue Lion at UAFS Downtown, 101 N. Second St. The event signifies the official start of the 2017 fundraising campaign. Community leaders, volunteers, agency representatives and United Way s

CHARLESTONEXPRESS.COM - 2017-09-18 06:01:00

Trump says he's pondering an armed forces parade to show nation's military might

Updated: 3:14 PM CDT Sep 18, 2017 President Donald Trump says he is considering having an armed forces parade in Washington on the Fourth of July to showcase the nation's military might. Trump met Monday with French president Emmanuel Macron on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly

KHBS - 2017-09-18 20:14:00

Acid attack in Marseille won't be investigated as act of terror

Four young American women were attacked with acid Sunday in the French city of Marseille by a woman who has been arrested, the Marseille prosecutor's office said. French prosecutors are not investigating the attack as an act of terror. Two of the tourists were injured in the face in the attack in th

KHBS - 2017-09-17 19:58:00

Family Staying In USA, Immigration Quest Continues

A local family trying to solve a complicated immigration puzzle they hope will bring their son home from Costa Rica has gotten some answers, but those came with more questions. "Every piece of information brings us another decision," said Mike Womack. An immigration office appointment last week saw

BOONEVILLEDEMOCRAT.COM - 2017-09-20 07:30:00

Governor Appoints Blankenship To Commission

Philip Blankenship of Booneville has been appointed by Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson to the Judicial Discipline and Disability Commission. Blankenship, who owns a Cetera Investments franchise in Booneville, replaces Roger Carter on the commission. His appointment expires June 30, 2023. The commis

BOONEVILLEDEMOCRAT.COM - 2017-09-20 07:30:00

Transition Houseplants Indoors For Winter

Help your houseplants make a smooth transition from their outdoor summer home back inside for winter. The lower light and humidity indoors along with any insects that hitched a ride indoors make it difficult to keep these plants looking their best. Give them a shower before they move indoors. A gent

BOONEVILLEDEMOCRAT.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

BES, BHS Among 350 Schools Named R.I.S.E. Schools

LITTLE ROCK - Arkansas schools like Booneville Elementary School and Booneville High School are transforming education through the Reading Initiative for Student Excellence (R.I.S.E.) Arkansas campaign. Earlier this summer schools were given the opportunity to sign up to become a R.I.S.E. School. Mo

BOONEVILLEDEMOCRAT.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Changes Coming To Multi-State Lottery Game

LITTLE ROCK - Although the new enhancements to the national draw game Mega Millions won't officially occur until the end of October, changes are already afoot with this national draw game played in 44 U.S. states. On Aug. 18, a stepdown of the availability of future draws in the current version of M

BOONEVILLEDEMOCRAT.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

College Planning Program Set For Thursday At ATU

RUSSELLVILLE -- High school students from throughout the Arkansas River Valley will be in Russellville on Thursday, Sept. 21, for an Arkansas Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (ArkACRAO) College Planning Program. The event will be hosted by the Arkansas Tech University Off

BOONEVILLEDEMOCRAT.COM - 2017-09-19 08:00:00

AGFC Celebrating National Hunting And Fishing Day, Saturday

In addition to the opening of the statewide archery deer season, Sept. 23 marks National Hunting and Fishing Day, a special day to recognize hunters and anglers for their leadership in conserving America's wildlife and wild places. Join the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission to celebrate the true her

BOONEVILLEDEMOCRAT.COM - 2017-09-20 07:15:00

Booneville School Board Moves Elections To Preferential Primaries

The Booneville School board last week selected the preferential primary as the date for school board elections beginning in 2018. Traditionally held the third Tuesday in September, through a law enacted earlier this year the elections must be held either in conjunction with the preferential primary

BOONEVILLEDEMOCRAT.COM - 2017-09-20 07:30:00

Fort Smith Firefighters Help Repair Harvey Damage

Members of the Fort Smith Professional Firefighters recently reached out to assist their brethren in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. Fort Smith Professional Firefighters President Darrell Clark said the organization sent a five man team, which included himself, to help firefighters who were affected b

BOONEVILLEDEMOCRAT.COM - 2017-09-18 20:29:45