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Free 'Go Native, Grow Native' event today

Pollinators are decreasing in number according to scientists. To highlight the importance of this issue, the U.S. Forest Service will host a free "Go Native, Grow Native" event for the public beginning at 3:30 p.m. today at the Ozark-St. Francis National Forests office at 605 W. Main Street in Russe

COURIER NEWS - 2017-09-21 20:47:17

Lady Devils beat Conway Christian

ATKINS -- The Atkins Lady Red Devils defeated the Conway Christian Lady Eagles in three sets in a 3A-4 Conference match on Tuesday. Atkins won 25-12, 25-19, 25-19. In that game, Briana Collins had one ace, 10 kills, a dig and six blocks. Mary Kate Brown had five aces, eight kills, an assist and 11 d

COURIER NEWS - 2017-09-21 15:04:17

Murder trial rescheduled for March

One of two men charged with the June 2016 murder of a Russellville man had his trial rescheduled in Johnson County Circuit Court. David Gibbons, Fifth Judicial District prosecuting attorney, said Tuesday that the trial of Christopher Gerald Weston, 37, of London originally set for Sept. 25-29, was

COURIER NEWS - 2017-09-20 14:04:52

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

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

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

Sharing Station installed in Atkins

As a result of a partnership between the Atkins Middle School, Atkins Police Department and the Atkins Lions Club, a new Sharing Station has been installed at the corner of Avenue Two Northwest and Northwest Second Street in Atkins. Nonperishable adult and baby food, paper products and baby product

COURIER NEWS - 2017-09-20 13:58:45

Police make additional arrests in connection with London subway bombing

Police have arrested two more men in connection with last week's attack on the London Underground at Parsons Green. The arrests, in city of Newport in South Wales, bring the total number of people in custody in connection with the attack to five. A 48-year-old man and a 30-year old-man were arrested

KHBS - 2017-09-20 09:35:00

Mounted patrol collecting stuffed toys

Crawford County Sheriff's Department Mounted Patrol is collecting small stuffed animals for law eforcement officers to give out to children they encounter while on duty. Mounted patrol deputies, with other local law officers, will volunteer their time to collect stuffed toys at the upcoming high sch

PRESS ARGUS-COURIER - 2017-09-20 14:00:00

Report: Manafort offered 'private briefings' on campaign to Russian billionaire

FILE - In this July 17, 2016, file photo, Paul Manafort talks to reporters on the floor of the Republican National Convention at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland. Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman secretly worked for a Russian billionaire to advance the interests of Russian

KATV - 2017-09-20 17:43:02

Arkansas 3rd poorest state in U.S., report says

Updated: 2:02 PM CDT Sep 20, 2017 Arkansas is among the nation's poorest states, according to a new report by 24/7 Wall St. The report was released last week by 24/7 Wall St., a Delaware corporation which runs a financial news and opinion company. The report ranks Arkansas the third poorest state

KHBS - 2017-09-20 19:02:00

LSB plans to buy playground gear

LAMAR - The Lamar School Board approved several items including a purchase for playground equipment, contract disclosures and employment of one person during its regular meeting Monday. The board approved the purchase of elementary playground equipment in the amount of $32,639 from Davis Playground

COURIER NEWS - 2017-09-20 14:06:05

Tax rise proposed to pay for Harvey harm

Credit: AP/JUAN LOZANO Bob Cantrell sits in his garage Wednesday surrounded by belongings salvaged after Hurricane Harvey's !ooding in Houston. He said raising property taxes is "not a good idea." HOUSTON -- Houston's mayor has proposed a one-time increase in the city's property-tax rate to help

NWAONLINE.COM - 2017-09-22 09:48:00

Drill offers tips, tools in disaster preparedness

Area agencies responded to what could've been a 7.7 magnitude earthquake in the southwest segment of the New Madrid Seismic Zone as a part of the Jefferson County Community Drill on Wednesday. In light of the devastation caused by recent hurricanes in Houston, Florida, Puerto Rico and the rising dea

PINE BLUFF COMMERCIAL - 2017-09-21 00:12:55

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

JPD: Search nets drugs, stolen weapon

A Jonesboro man was reportedly found by police in a precarious position Wednesday morning as he was asleep, police said Thursday. Robert Lee Cannady was arrested after the Jonesboro Police Department Street Crimes Unit served a search warrant at a home in the 900-block of Culberhouse Drive. As pol

KAIT 8 - 2017-09-21 23:26:42

Clarksville talks moving highway intersection

CLARKSVILLE -- The City of Clarksville has recently looked into the possibility of moving the intersection at U.S. Highway 64 and State Highway 21 further down the road for safety reasons. Mayor Mark Simpson said he met with the Arkansas Department of Transportation Thursday to discuss moving the in

COURIER NEWS - 2017-09-19 13:23:47

Joel Salatin to visit Four String Farm in Rockport

Hundreds of animals - pigs, chickens, and goats - were found alive after Hurrican Harvey made landfall in Rockport and destroyed the barn where the animals were housed. NATALIA CONTRERAS/CALLER-TIMES Salatin is an advocate of local, sustainable agriculture and runs Polyface Farms in Swoope, Virgini

CORPUS CHRISTI CALLER - 2017-09-21 17:02:15