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Community people: Joe Hendrix and Beverly Keener

THE COURIER / Submitted Joe Hendrix (left) with the Russellville Kiwanis Club presented Beverly Keener with a check for $1,450 for Arkansas Children's Hospital. Russellville Kiwanis raised the funds during the last year through change collected from the club's Wishing Well program which has six coll

COURIER NEWS - 2017-11-19 23:59:59

George wins State Star Award

Nathan George of Dardanelle was honored as the 2017 State Star for Arkansas during the 37th annual conference of America's Small Business Development Centers in Nashville, Tenn. George is the center director for the Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center (ASBTDC) regional office a

COURIER NEWS - 2017-11-19 16:18:54

Arkansas Tech students give back

Approximately 300 Arkansas Tech University students fanned out into the surrounding community last Saturday to provide volunteer service to area organizations and local citizens as part of Green and Gold Give Back 2017. The annual day of service connects ATU students with organizations and causes su


Drainage talk turns into argument

The Russellville City Council got a monthly report on drainage work from Public Works Director Kurt Jones, who was heavily criticized by a resident and an alderman during Thursday's regular meeting at City Hall. Jones told Mark Tripp during the beginning of the discussion of flooding and drainage th

COURIER NEWS - 2017-11-19 19:18:20

State park offers outdoor skills workshops designed for women by a woman

In an effort to combat being indoors-y, Sasha Bowles, a Lake Dardanelle Park Interpreter II in Russellville, created the Outdoor Women Learning Skills workshops a year ago. The O.W.L.S. program is designed for women to come together and learn outdoor survival skills. "The ladies always have so much


Phillips announces his candidacy for prosecuting attorney

Jeff Phillips has announced his candidacy for prosecuting attorney for the 5th Judicial District which includes Pope, Johnson and Franklin counties. From 1993 to 1997 Mr. Phillips was chief deputy prosecuting attorney and has been a deputy prosecuting attorney in the district for the last 12 years.

COURIER NEWS - 2017-11-19 16:18:48

NWS designates ATU as a StormReady campus

Meteorologists Dennis Cavanaugh and Lance Pyle from the National Weather Service (NWS) in Little Rock traveled to Russellville on Thursday to present Arkansas Tech University with the NWS StormReady designation. The award was the culmination of a two-year process led by Heath Whorton, who serves as

COURIER NEWS - 2017-11-19 16:03:59

Governor: Flags at half-staff to honor senator

Gov. Asa Hutchinson ordered Thursday night that the United States flag and the state flag of Arkansas be lowered to half-staff in tribute to the memory and honor of the Honorable State Sen. Gregory B. Standridge, who passed away Thursday morning at the age of 50 after battling cancer. The flag will


New mountain biking trails open in Catskills

WINDHAM, N.Y. (AP) - New multi-use trails have been established on state-owned forest land in the Catskills. The trails are being promoted as a mountain biking destination. The trails are in the Elm Ridge Wild Forest in the town of Windham. The five miles of new trails bring the total to 25 miles in

TIMES UNION - 2017-11-19 12:46:16

Making improvements in the Adirondacks

HORICON, N.Y. (NEWS10) - The third ballot proposal was a bit confusing to many voters, but in the end, was passed but only by a slim majority. The proposal allows for the state to purchase a land bank that can be used to improve parts of the communities in the Catskill and Adirondack Parks. "This cr

NEWS10 ABC - 2017-11-20 21:36:53

Super season for local apple growers

After 60 years of growing apples, Art Soons thought he had seen it all. Until this year. "I've never seen such a load of fruit," said Soons, 84, co-owner of Soons Orchards in New Hampton. "Last year, Mother Nature gave us a half-crop, and this year she gave us a crop and a half." Steve Clarke at Pro

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-11-19 23:13:33

Nita Lowey: 3 bills support a safe, secure future beyond Indian Point

Embed x Share CLOSE INDIAN POINT FORUM Video: Indian Point Forum Session 1 | 47:40 Overview of closure agreement and decommissioning options with John Sipos, Attorney, NYS Public Service Commission and Kevin Kamps, Radioactive Waste Specialist with Beyond Nuclear. John Meore/lohud 1 of 4 Skip in Sk

LOHUD.COM - 2017-11-20 16:53:28

Lowey bills aim to 'responsibly close Indian Point'

Three bills aiming to address concerns over how Indian Point's closure will affect the local economy and environment were announced Monday by Congresswoman Nita Lowey. At a news conference at Buchanan Village Hall, Lowey said the measures, which she introduced last week into the U.S. House, are part

LOHUD.COM - 2017-11-20 20:25:32

Clearwater gearing up for 2018 festival

Subscribed, but don't have a login? The Beacon-based Clearwater environmental organization will hold its annual festival on June 16-17, 2018. Weekend and camping tickets are on sale now for the decades-old gathering at Croton Point Park, in Westchester County, that was canceled in 2016 and held in J

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-11-20 19:21:20

Reasons to volunteer are like a gift that keeps giving

Looking for a way to give back? Have some extra time on your hands? There are many organizations, schools and events that can use the extra support. Volunteering in one's community not only helps others in need, but there comes with it a feeling of satisfaction - a gift that often keeps on giving, e

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2017-11-20 18:28:09

Snow: Flurries fall as cold weather chills area

Snow flurries fell in White Plains on Monday morning, but most of the week should be dry and seasonable in the area. Wochit The rest of the week should be mostly dry and seasonable. Thanksgiving week has started with a flurry in the Lower Hudson Valley. Some of the earliest snow of the season was s

LOHUD.COM - 2017-11-20 16:21:08

Juveniles crash stolen Bridgewater car in Rahway

Subscribed, but don't have a login? RAHWAY - Juveniles who were allegedly joyriding in a stolen car became involved in a car accident that left two children victims seriously injured Friday afternoon. Around 3:25 p.m., Rahway police officers responded to a two-car accident in the area of West Emers


Investigation into Fiery Fatal Crash Continues

After leading police on a brief pursuit into neighboring Springfield, the suspect lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a multi-story commercial building on Springfield Avenue. Credits: Tapinto Union After leading police on a brief pursuit into neighboring Springfield, the suspect lost contro

TAPINTO.NET - 2017-11-20 21:25:00

Suspect Resisting Arrest Leads to Fatal Car Crash in Vauxhall on Sunday

UNION, NJ - The events leading up to a deadly crash Sunday began at about 4 p.m., when police were summoned to the Target/Whole Foods stores on Vauxhall Road to assist with an alleged shoplifter resisting arrest. According to Union police, officers attempted to arrest the suspect, who was violently

TAPINTO.NET - 2017-11-20 02:28:00

Police chase in ends in fiery fatal crash

A police chase in Union County ended Sunday afternoon with a fiery crash that killed the driver, authorities said. Few details were immediately available, but authorities confirmed the driver being sought by police died shortly after crashing into a building in Springfield. It was unclear why the d

NJ.COM - 2017-11-20 00:10:46