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All Arkansas high school students now taking ACT standardized tests

LITTLE ROCK - The ACT is the most important standardized test for high school students in Arkansas, and every year parents and educators anticipate the releasing of test scores to see how our students are performing. kAm%96 pr% 92D 7@FC DF3;64E 2C62D \ t?8=:D9[ C625:?8[ >2E9 2?5 D4:6?46] }2E:@?H:56

NEWTONCOUNTYTIMES.COM - 2017-09-21 16:30:00

Sports column: I'm on the fence

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NEWTONCOUNTYTIMES.COM - 2017-09-20 20:00:00

Arkansas extends non-conference win streak in season opener

FAYETTEVILLE - The Arkansas swimming and diving team opened the 2017-18 season with a 149-83 victory over the SMU Mustangs Saturday at the HPER Natatorium. With the win, the Razorbacks have won three consecutive season openers. kAmpC<2?D2D' D62D@? @A6?:?8 H:? >2C66E H:? DEC62< E@ af[ 52E:?8 324< E@

NEWTONCOUNTYTIMES.COM - 2017-09-20 18:30:00

Staff keeps watching TCU game

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NEWTONCOUNTYTIMES.COM - 2017-09-20 16:30:00

LYNN BLEVINS: Educate and rehabilitate; it's the hand holding the leash

After two children were recently attacked by pit bulls, the city council now faces the unpleasant task of choosing whether to deny new pit bull registrations as a response to the attacks. I say unpleasant because either decision will create dissension among voters. More than 50 people signed up to s

HARRISONDAILY.COM - 2017-09-21 15:30:00

US SENATOR TOM COTTON: The heroes of Hurricane Harvey

August wasn't an easy month for our country. First in Charlottesville, then in Berkeley, we saw some pretty disgusting things: racism, anarchism, and mob violence. And then Hurricane Harvey made landfall. The stories and images that followed once again proved the old maxim: adversity doesn't teach c

HARRISONDAILY.COM - 2017-09-21 15:15:00

EDITORIAL: Medical marijuana law a work in progress

Well, Monday saw a lot of activity at the Arkansas Office of Finance and Administration in Little Rock. That's because it was the last day to get applications in for the state's 32 medical marijuana dispensaries and five cultivation operations. Until the weekend, only 52 would-be dispensary operator

HARRISONDAILY.COM - 2017-09-21 15:00:00

Incumbents win, runoff avoided; Early voting differs from past elections

Incumbent school board members won their races in Boone County on Tuesday and a four-way election at Alpena wound up with one candidate taking a majority to avoid a runoff in October, unofficial results show. Early voting results often show that about half of voters cast ballots early, but that wasn

HARRISONDAILY.COM - 2017-09-21 13:45:00

Trick-or-Treat for a New Kind of Thrill

1Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language. PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK. 2Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated. 3Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything. 4Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -

HARRISONDAILY.COM - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Newton County sheriff investigating apparent homicide Wednesday

JASPER - Newton County Sheriff Keith Slape said his office is investigating an apparent homicide in the Basin Church area of the county and a suspect was in custody about 6 p.m. Wednesday. "My investigators are processing a crime scene where a victim was discovered deceased," Slape said. "We can onl

HARRISONDAILY.COM - 2017-09-21 01:45:00

New Resources Critical for Stroke Recovery

The tools, which are developed through the AHA/ASA's Together to End Stroke initiative, leverage recommendations from the first-ever, AHA/ASA issued Adult Stroke Rehabilitation and Recovery Guidelines for healthcare providers, and call for intensive, multidisciplinary treatment. The Healthcare Provi

HARRISONDAILY.COM - 2017-09-20 21:31:00

Valley Springs School millage failure addressed; 'We're going to keep our heads up'

VALLEY SPRINGS - Unofficial results of Tuesday's annual school election showed Valley Springs patrons barely defeated a millage increase request in an election that showed more interest on election day than in early voting. In recent years, about half of all voters participating in an election cast

HARRISONDAILY.COM - 2017-09-21 00:00:00

Newton County Senior Center menus and activitieS

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NEWTONCOUNTYTIMES.COM - 2017-09-19 22:00:00

Sheriff's Report: Sept. 7-15

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NEWTONCOUNTYTIMES.COM - 2017-09-19 20:00:00

Final 'Pen to Podium' series lecture set

LITTLE ROCK - The Arkansas State Archives, in conjunction with its sister agency Historic Arkansas Museum, is hosting the fourth and final in a series of lectures in 2017, Department of Arkansas Heritage Director Stacy Hurst announced today. kAm%96 =64EFC6[ H9:49 :D A2CE @7 E96 !6? E@ !@5:F>i pC<2?

NEWTONCOUNTYTIMES.COM - 2017-09-19 18:00:00

National Farm Safety and Health Week highlighted by state and national leaders

LITTLE ROCK - President Trump has designated September 17 through September 23, 2017 as National Farm Safety and Health Week, highlighting the importance of agriculture and recognizing the physically demanding and potentially dangerous tasks of farmers, ranchers, foresters and their families. Presid

NEWTONCOUNTYTIMES.COM - 2017-09-19 16:30:00

Our correspondents: As life goes by

This has been a wonderful week filled with a journey through the Ark Encounter after spending the day at the Creation Museum. The day before that we went to the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens and the Newport Aquarium. On our way home we stopped in Indianapolis at the Indiana State Museum. kAm

NEWTONCOUNTYTIMES.COM - 2017-09-18 22:00:00

Governor Asa Hutchinson announces appointments

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NEWTONCOUNTYTIMES.COM - 2017-09-18 20:00:00

Area semifinalists named in this year's NMSP

To be considered for a Merit Scholarship, semifinalists must fulfill several requirements to advance to the finalist level of the competition. NMSC, a not-for-profit organization that operates without government assistance, was established in 1955 specifically to conduct the annual NMSP. Scholarship

HARRISONDAILY.COM - 2017-09-19 20:30:00

Ozark Byways Buy Days start Sept. 22

Rural communities throughout north central Arkansas are joining forces for the Sixth Annual Ozark Byways Buy Days on Saturday, Sept. 23. The region-wide yard sale event draws traffic into the region. Alpena has been an anchor site each year and residents go the extra mile in providing a great yard s

HARRISONDAILY.COM - 2017-09-19 20:00:00