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Chamber Board welcomes new members; forms committees

POCAHONTAS- The Randolph Chamber of Commerce elected the 2018 committees during last Thursday's monthly meeting at the Old Randolph County Courthouse. The Executive Committee will consists of President Rob Olvey, Vice President Jennifer Clay, Lisa Robertson, Eric Moffett, Sheri Barr and Tim Scott.


Trammel directs BRTC Choir Christmas Concert

The BRTC Concert Choir and BRTC Kimbrough Singers will be performing their annual Christmas concert November 30th at 7:00 p.m. at Marilyn's Clogging Company on the Pocahontas Square. The concert will be under the direction of Joniece Harold Trammel with accompanist Glenda Blasini. Trammel is the dau


Practical Nursing students attend Annual Arkansas Prescription Drug Abuse Summit

The second and third semester Practical Nursing students attended the annual Arkansas Prescription Drug Abuse Summit at Hot Springs Convention Center on November 9, 2017. The event was hosted by Attorney General Leslie Rutlledge. The daylong event offered training and education for medical professio


In the news ... Speed limits

The Arkansas State Highway Commission has opened a public comment period for raising the speed limit on Arkansas Interstates and highways. The period lasts until Dec. 13. From their website: "Since the repeal of the National Maximum Speed Law in 1995, the authority to establish speed limits on state


Hundreds line up to buy Christmas trees

Instead of lining up at the Walmart checkout, dozens of people queued up Friday morning to buy a Christmas tree. Danna Reece Johnson shared these photos of people waiting outside the Southridge Christmas Tree Plantation, 171 CR 468 in Jonesboro. "Never in our 25 years of coming here have I seen anyt

KAIT 8 - 2017-11-24 17:31:29

Overturned tanker causes traffic troubles on I-55

An overturned tanker caused trouble for holiday travelers heading to Jonesboro. This truck carrying propane lost control and overturned Friday morning on Interstate 55 at the Jonesboro exit near Turrell. According to the Marion Fire Department, the exit will be closed for several hours until crews c

KAIT 8 - 2017-11-24 17:19:17

Vandal dims woman's Christmas display

A woman's holiday spirit is far from bright after someone cut the cords on her Christmas lights. A woman's holiday spirit is far from bright after someone cut the cords on her Christmas lights. A man faces two counts of involuntary manslaughter following a one-vehicle crash that left two people dead

KAIT 8 - 2017-11-24 15:46:36

Volunteers feed hundreds in Lawrence County

Once Thanksgiving is over, Christmas will take center stage for most families. Once Thanksgiving is over, Christmas will take center stage for most families. Jonesboro police arrested a woman Wednesday night after they say she drove her SUV into a ditch. Jonesboro police arrested a woman Wednesday n

KAIT 8 - 2017-11-23 16:39:06

Quiet crowds can make a concert

Evan Stephens Hall, of Pinegrove, performs a house concert set in Norman earlier this year. The songwriter stopped in Oklahoma while he took a road trip across the U.S. to pick up a car in California and drive it home to New Jersey. [Photo by Nathan Poppe, The Oklahoman] I'm not alone in my frustr

DAILY OKLAHOMAN - 2017-11-24 11:00:42

OU med students meet families of body donors

Medical students talk Nov. 14 with family members during the Anatomical Donor Service of Appreciation and Remembrance at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine in Oklahoma City. [Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman] Oklahoma City - University of Oklahoma's first-year medical students gath

DAILY OKLAHOMAN - 2017-11-24 11:00:24

Dinner has bounty of food, fun and fellowship

Helen and Claude Duchon don't think twice about volunteering for the Thanksgiving Community Dinner put on annually by Food and Shelter at Norman High School. The annual event is just something they enjoy, and every year there's something different to do. "The first two years we were delivering to Me

NORMAN TRANSCRIPT - 2017-11-24 13:15:00

News 9's Lacie Lowry, Robyn King Visit Christmas Tree Farm

Getting a real Christmas tree is tradition for many Oklahomans across the state. However, some stick with one that comes in a box. News 9's Lacie Lowry and Robyn King went to Norman to find out what a metro family is doing to make tree shopping a joyful experience. Click here to learn more about the

NEWS9.COM - 2017-11-24 16:06:00

Turkey Day 5K is family affair

The flat, fast course of Norman's annual Turkey Day 5K appeals to speedsters looking for quick race times, but the real draw is the holiday spirit of friends and family. Once again, Norman runners and visiting family and friends had clear blue skies and pleasantly cool temperatures for the run that'

NORMAN TRANSCRIPT - 2017-11-24 05:33:00

Cleveland County plans for the future

Cleveland County officials want to build a parking garage on Comanche Street north of the courthouse. This concept for a parking garage was presented to Norman City Council on July 19.Graphic Provided Cleveland County Commissioners approved a master plan for the courthouse complex Monday including p

NORMAN TRANSCRIPT - 2017-11-24 05:31:13

Anita Hill: Joe Biden hasn't taken 'ownership' for his role in Clarence Thomas hearings

- See this story on www.washingtonexaminer.com Anita Hill, the woman who accused Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas of sexual harassment, said former Vice President Joe Biden didn't take "ownership" when he recently apologized for his role in the experience she went through in relation to Thoma

DAILY OKLAHOMAN - 2017-11-24 15:11:47

Forming friendships, changing lives: Best Buddies program brings peers, people with disabilities together to create bonds

Carly Murray, left, a University of Oklahoma freshman, eats dinner with Victor Long, of Norman, during a "Friendsgiving" event hosted by the OU chapter of Best Buddies, a program that fosters one-to-one friendships between students and individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. [

DAILY OKLAHOMAN - 2017-11-23 11:00:53

Man shot at Peoria County bar early Thanksgiving morning

PEORIA COUNTY - A man is expected to be okay after he was shot inside Crusens on Farmington Road early Thanksgiving morning. Peoria County Sheriff's deputies were called to the bar around 4:25 A.M. The victim is an employe at the bar, but investigators don't believe the shooting was related to a ro

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD - 2017-11-23 16:34:02

Crusen's bar employee among two shot early Thursday

PEORIA -- Authorities are investigating two shootings early Thursday morning. The Peoria County Sheriff's Department responded to an incident at Crusen's, 2117 W. Farmington Road at about 4:30 a.m., where an employee was shot inside the restaurant. Sheriff Brian Asbell said early Thursday that the m

PEORIA JOURNAL STAR - 2017-11-23 15:54:24

Woman killed in Logan County crash

A woman is dead after a two-car crash on Interstate 55 in Logan County. It happened around 9 PM Wednesday, just a mile east of the 55/155 interchange The state police say a Dodge, driven by 26-year-old Adriana Rodrigues, was heading southbound, when she left the roadway, and went through the med

WEEK.COM - 2017-11-23 13:06:00

Employee shot at Crusens on Farmington Road

An employee of Crusen's on Farmington Road suffered a non life-threatening injury after a shooting early Thursday morning. Peoria County Sheriff's Deputies responded to the bar at 2117 W. Farmington just before 4:30 a.m. A male employee was shot and transported to the hospital with a non life-threat

WEEK.COM - 2017-11-23 19:34:00