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ATU State of the University Address

THE COURIER / Patricia Spears The Russellville Area Chamber of Commerce hosted a State of the University breakfast at Arkansas Tech University (ATU) Friday. Bruce Sykes, chancellor at ATU-Ozark, was the guest speaker and provided community members with information about the college. THE COURIER / Pa

COURIER NEWS - 2017-09-19 13:23:40

Aldermen address the aquatic center's problem areas

Russellville City Council members toured the Aquatic Center on Thursday evening to look at areas where rust and corrosion have become apparent problems, even after staff have cleaned and scrubbed them. Aldermen Mark Tripp, Freddie Harris and Phyllis Carruth called a special meeting and were joined

COURIER NEWS - 2017-09-18 14:29:24

Lake Dardanelle Visitors Center to feature work of Marion Hotz

The Lake Dardanelle State Park's visitors center will feature the work of Marion Hotz, a Russellville painter who specializes in watercolor paintings. "I am one of those artists who fell in love with drawing and painting while in grade school. I drew a picture that I thought was really great and hav

COURIER NEWS - 2017-09-17 15:23:01

RHS students learn about drones

THE COURIER / Submitted Russellville High School students in Engineering, AP Environmental Science, AP Human Geography, and Environmental and Spatial Technology (EAST) classes got the opportunity to fly a drone last week. Wilson C. Short, professor at ATU, gave a presentation on the law, safety, and

COURIER NEWS - 2017-09-19 17:39:28

First State wins window decorating contest

First State Bank captured its second consecutive Paint the Town Green and Gold window decorating contest overall championship when the winner was announced during a pep rally at Arkansas Tech University's Hindsman Tower on Thursday. In 2016, it was First State Bank's main office location on East Mai

COURIER NEWS - 2017-09-19 15:24:29

Christmas parade date set for Dec. 7

The 2017 Russellville Christmas Parade has been set for 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7. In the event of inclement weather, the rainout date will be Monday, Dec. 11. All entries must have a Christmas theme. Parade entry forms are available at the Recreation and Parks Department office at 1000 East Parkwa

COURIER NEWS - 2017-09-19 15:32:59

Reading program is among the top 10

The Pope County Library System's 2017 Summer Reading Program was named as a top ten summer learning program by the Young Adult Library Services Association, a division of the American Library Association. Elizabeth Lilley of the library's Adult and Teen Services staff teamed up with Sherry Simpson,

COURIER NEWS - 2017-09-19 14:27:44

Public Safety Committee reviews ad hoc proposal

Hot Springs Village public safety committee discussed many items of safety that have been addressed and answered at its recent quarterly meeting. Golf cart crossing safety issues have been directed to public works and at this time the five most dangerous areas are being considered for upgraded signa

HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE VOICE - 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

HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE VOICE - 2017-09-19 06:01:00

Cancer touches resident's life

HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE -- As this year's Village Walk for Cancer Research approaches, event chair Melanie Pederson shared the following story of survival from Hot Springs Village resident Sonja Kelley. "Sonja Kelley moved seven times in seven years before settling in Memphis for 17 years with her husba

SENTINEL-RECORD - 2017-09-19 11:00:00

New location for 'Cards & games' next week

According to staff members at the Hot Springs Village Voice, the popular "Cards & games" section, including the King Crossword, Mega Maze, Go Figure, Contract bridge and other puzzles, will be returning Sept. 26 in a new location - in the Hot Springs Village Viewer. "Recent printing issues forced t

HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE VOICE - 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

HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE VOICE - 2017-09-19 06:01:00

CPFC business is brief yet useful

The latest meeting of the Hot Springs Village common property and forest committee was brief. Chair Dan Webb put the CPFC through its paces in record time. Bill Staggs, director of public works, acted as staff liaison in the absence of Brenda Cameron. Staggs reported on a recent orientation held for

HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE VOICE - 2017-09-19 06:01:00

GC Habitat for Humanity welcomes ReStore director

Garland County Habitat for Humanity welcomed Candra Jennings as the ReStore director. Jennings will oversee the day-to-day operations of three ReStores located in Hot Springs and Hot Springs Village. Jennings joins Habitat for Humanity with more than 12 years of retail experience. She has held sever

SENTINEL-RECORD - 2017-09-18 11:00:00

Fierce storms haven't slowed growth along US coastlines

Rising sea levels and fierce storms have failed to stop relentless population growth along U.S. coasts in recent years, a new Associated Press analysis shows. The latest punishing hurricanes scored bull's-eyes on two of the country's fastest growing regions: coastal Texas around Houston and resort a

SOUTHWEST TIMES RECORD - 2017-09-18 17:30:00

Store manager pleads in home invasion, gambling operation

The former manager of a Mountain Pine convenience store who was staying in the country through the DACA program pleaded guilty to felony charges Monday stemming from a 2016 home invasion and illegal gambling operation at his store. Sunny Ghotra Singh, 25, appeared in Garland County Circuit Court wit

SENTINEL-RECORD - 2017-09-19 11:00:00

Lady Pirates beaten by Quitman

The Dover Lady Pirates volleyball team took a 25-19, 18-25, 25-27, 19-25 loss to the Quitman Lady Bulldogs on Thursday. Dover was led by Gracie Chenowith with four aces, four kills and 15 digs. Ember Renfroe had two aces, two kills and two blocks. Kirby Smith had two aces and two kills. Shelby Sharp

COURIER NEWS - 2017-09-17 16:22:05

Woman accused of shooting, killing boyfriend as he slept also dismembered body

Police say a Baytown woman fatally shot her boyfriend as he slept and then dismembered his body inside their home, KHOU in Houston reports. Cierra Alexis Sutton, 30, has been charged with murdering 32-year-old Steven Coleman, the station reports. Detectives say the killing took place on Aug. 16 at

KATV - 2017-09-18 12:34:26

Officials: Returning Keys residents must be self-sustaining

In this Sept. 13, 2017, photo, a house with its roof blown off by Hurricane Irma in Summerland Key, in the Florida Keys. Rising sea levels and fierce storms have failed to stop relentless population growth along U.S. coasts in recent years, a new Associated Press analysis shows. The latest punishing

CALIFORNIADEMOCRAT.COM - 2017-09-17 06:23:45

Harvey-related insurance claims on cars, trucks estimated to hit 500,000

HOUSTON -- Perry Smith tried to race Hurricane Harvey. He lost. Now his white Toyota Corolla sits with a broken axle in the parking lot of a Strips convenience store in Rockport, Texas. It is, he admits, probably the end of the road for his trusty car that has almost 190,000 miles on it. "The hurric

NWAONLINE.COM - 2017-09-17 08:00:00