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Breast cancer survivor, award-winning filmmaker speaks at Nursing Summit

Over the last six years, Carolyn Jones has become knowledgeable about the nursing field. A breast cancer survivor, she said she was scared. Somehow the nurse who took care of her knew what to say, Jones told The Bulletin, to get her through chemotherapy. She was struck by the nurse's knowledge abou

BAXTER BULLETIN - 2017-09-25 00:00:05

Veterans 4 Ag Summit set for Oct. 6 at A-State's Cooper Alumni Center

LITTLE ROCK - Arkansas Farm Bureau will join Arkansas veterans, the Arkansas Department of Veterans Affairs, the Arkansas Agriculture Department and other agriculture leaders at the Cooper Alumni Center at Arkansas State University for the inaugural Veterans 4 Ag Summit on Friday, Oct. 6. The Summit

NEWTONCOUNTYTIMES.COM - 2017-09-23 16:00:00

Boone County Jail roster from Sept. 11 - 18

Alisha M. Adkins, 35, of Flippin was booked in Sept. 15 at 4:57 a.m. on a warrant for failure to pay fines with bond set at $755 and granted general release the same day. Chloe L. Allen, 27, of Harrison was booked in Sept. 14 at 4:02 p.m. on Harrison Police charges and released the same day after po

HARRISONDAILY.COM - 2017-09-24 16:00:00

Bridge Bash a success again

The Seventh Annual Bridge Bash Festival held Saturday at Big Spring Park in Cotter reached its goal of packaging more than 100,000 meals. Volunteers packed a total of 101,410 meals. With Saturday's efforts, Bridge Bash has provided more than 3 million meals to hungry people in north central Arkansas

BAXTER BULLETIN - 2017-09-24 18:54:06

Voters 'really came out;' Gratitude shown for community in election

LEAD HILL - Tuesday voters in Lead Hill approved an extension of the school district's current millage by a robust 149-45 margin, paving the way for construction of new classrooms. School representatives were naturally elated with the victory, considering it not only a green light to construction bu

HARRISONDAILY.COM - 2017-09-24 19:00:00

Norfork, Bull Shoals tailwater workshop notes available online

The management plans for these fisheries are reviewed and modified periodically to ensure the resource retains its integrity while matching the needs and desires of the public. According to Christy Graham, trout management program biologist for the AGFC, many regulations concerns were proposed, and

HARRISONDAILY.COM - 2017-09-22 14:30:00

Cemetery to consider Facebook account

The Oakland Cemetery Commission approved a motion for Director Stephanie Warwick to ask city officials about establishing an Oakland Cemetery page on Facebook that would include features and stories of those buried in the cemetery and provide information on events related to the cemetery. Commission

COURIER NEWS - 2017-09-23 15:16:58

Cemetery board set to discuss fee changes

The Oakland Cemetery Commission tabled action on a proposal from Alderman Eric Westcott that would reduce the loss of funds to the state and generate more money to cover costs. Westcott explained the current cost of a plot without fees at Oakland is $750, and 20 percent of that goes to the state. Mu

COURIER NEWS - 2017-09-22 23:59:59

Health care hot topic for Rep. Womack

PINDALL - U.S. Rep. Steve Womack was in Pindall on Friday to visit with residents about a variety of issues, and health care was at the top of the list. Womack, a Republican from Rogers, has hosted a number of such events, called "Coffee with the Congressman," in Pindall and other locations around t

HARRISONDAILY.COM - 2017-09-23 14:00:00

She hit him with her car, leaving him paralyzed. Now, they've become friends

Her car crashed into the cyclist, launching his body toward her windshield - and his face smacked into the glass right above her steering wheel, inches away from her face. Freya Markowski, screaming, jumped out of her car and rushed to the bloody body. "I'm sorry!" Markowski shouted. Other motorists

BAXTER BULLETIN - 2017-09-23 16:36:50

First post-Hurricane Irma cruise ship docks in Key West

Just two weeks after Hurricane Irma plowed through Key West, the port has reopened to welcome much-needed cruise ships again. The Empress of the Seas, with 878 passengers arrived today. USA TODAY KEY WEST - Two weeks after Hurricane Irma devastated the Florida Keys, the first cruise ship docked Sun

BAXTER BULLETIN - 2017-09-24 19:24:36

LeBron James blasts 'bum' Donald Trump, says White House visit an honor 'until you showed up'

A day after Steph Curry said he was opposed to the Golden State Warriors visiting the White House, President Donald Trump announced via Twitter that he was withdrawing the invitation. USA TODAY A few hours after President Donald Trump rescinded his White House invitation to Stephen Curry and the NB

BAXTER BULLETIN - 2017-09-23 15:43:03

11th resident of South Florida nursing home dies

Medical staff at the Memorial Regional Hospital in Hollywood, Florida described the scene as patients from a nearby nursing home arrived in the early morning hours after eight patients died days after Hurricane Irma. (Sept. 14) AP NAPLES, Fla. - Police increased the death toll to 11 from a South Fl

BAXTER BULLETIN - 2017-09-23 04:43:22

Pinkston's seventh-grade writing scores increased by 31 percent on ACT Aspire

Alternative Methods of Instruction days would allow teachers to create lessons and learning opportunities that can be delivered through digital platforms and written/printed materials. BILLY JEAN LOUIS This year's Pinkston Middle School ACT Aspire writing scores increased by 31 percent at the seven

BAXTER BULLETIN - 2017-09-23 00:00:06

Owner of abandoned 'ghost boat' is in Key West jail on attempted-murder charges, officials say

MELBOURNE, Fla. - The abandoned "ghost boat" that washed ashore near Melbourne Beach earlier this week was last registered in the name of a man who is jailed in Key West on attempted murder, kidnapping, and a variety of other charges, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission confirmed.

BAXTER BULLETIN - 2017-09-23 04:19:59

AP was there: Lawyers argue over separate but equal doctrine

WASHINGTON - Sixty years ago, nine black students enrolled at Central High School in Little Rock, putting to test a landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling in 1954 that declared segregation in public schools unconstitutional. The court ordered all public schools to act swiftly, integrating with deliberat

BAXTER BULLETIN - 2017-09-23 04:06:13

Remaining 'Little Rock Nine' remember '57 turmoil

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - When she saw images unfold from a deadly white supremacist rally this summer in Virginia, Minnijean Brown Trickey immediately thought about the angry mob she and eight other black students faced when they integrated an all-white high school in Little Rock 60 years ago. "That trig

BAXTER BULLETIN - 2017-09-23 04:04:08

Sean Spicer ruins the party for liberals

Former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer says he never "knowingly" lied during his time there. Also, his notebooks may provide a potential "honey pot" for Robert Mueller's investigation. Buzz60 The (liberal) image makeover of Sean Spicer is dramatic, flamboyant and, well, very "Hollywood." Fi

BAXTER BULLETIN - 2017-09-23 04:02:03

Living the last day of the rest of your life

If David Meade of Wisconsin is right, this will be the last column I ever write. However, if you're reading this, it's probably because Meade's calculations that the world would end on Sept 23 were wrong. Meade is a "Christian numerologist" and self-published author who believes that the Bible conta

BAXTER BULLETIN - 2017-09-23 04:00:06

Russians tried to hack election systems of 21 states in 2016, officials say

In preparation for the midterms, some states are ditching electronic voting machines for paper ballots, and it's all thanks to Russia. Nathan Rousseau Smith (@FantasticMrNate) reports. Buzz60 MADISON, Wis. - Russians attempted to hack elections systems in 21 states in the run-up to last year's pres

BAXTER BULLETIN - 2017-09-22 21:00:29