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Maintenance projects underway at Jerry Combs Lake

If you are one of the many people who enjoy taking a drive or walk around Jerry Combs Lake, located approximately four to five-miles east of Kennett, then you have probably noticed something is going on. A large portion of the giant parking lot was removed and roped off, preventing vehicles or pedes

THE DAILY DUNKLIN DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-23 05:00:00

EndRow Grill cooks it up in Senath

EndRow Grill owner Chris Morgan, a Senath native has loved cooking since an early age. I had an uncle that cooked a lot here in town, said Morgan. They called him Porkchop. I went down there a lot and learned a lot about barbecue. I just always cooked, informed Morgan. Ever since I got old enough to

THE DAILY DUNKLIN DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-23 05:00:00

UAM seminar to discuss writing business plans

How to write a business plan is the subject of a seminar from 10 a.m. to 12 noon Thursday, Sept. 28, at the University of Arkansas at Monticello. The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center will present the seminar in the House Room of the John F. Gibson University Center. The semi

PINE BLUFF COMMERCIAL - 2017-09-22 17:47:11

Melvin "Tex" Chailland

Melvin Tex Rance Chailland, 69, of Poplar Bluff, passed away Saturday, September 16, 2017 at his residence. Mel was born February 20, 1948 to Seeward and Georgia (McClain) Chailland in Kennett. He graduated from Doniphan High School in 1966 and later received his degree from Troy State in Business a

THE DAILY DUNKLIN DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-21 05:00:00

City projects, parades on Tuesday's council agenda

The Kennett City Council meeting Tuesday evening was focused around the Citys work and repairs. Kennett Fire Chief John Mallott addressed the board, advising he was speaking on behalf of Randy Carter, Street Commissioner, who was unable to be there. What Randy is needing from you, is permission to c

THE DAILY DUNKLIN DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-21 05:00:00

Praise in the Park scheduled for Oct. 22

Pastor Brian Shearer with Calvary Chapel Church, located at 1401 Ely St., just off the North Bypass in Kennett, is extending an invitation to anyone and everyone for his upcoming Praise In The Park event. Praise in the Park is scheduled to be held from 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 22. It will be

THE DAILY DUNKLIN DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-21 05:00:00

Buy a Brick fundraiser continues again this year

The Kennett Educational Foundation is selling personalized brick pavers once more to help fund various school district projects. The personalized, engraved bricks are placed in front of the entryway to Kennett High School as a permanent part of the walkway leading up to the main doors at KHS. The pr

THE DAILY DUNKLIN DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-21 05:00:00

Mary Helen (Scurlock) Schumacher

Mary (Scurlock) Schumacher Mary Helen (Scurlock) Schumacher was born December 6, 1927, in Piggott, Ark., where she was raised by her parents Edward and Helen Scurlock. She is the last of the Scurlock children to return to Piggott and is pre deceased by her brother Vance and two sisters Dorothy Crane

CCTIMESDEMOCRAT.COM - 2017-09-22 05:00:00

Lake Side Market Event Scheduled

Organizers are hoping to begin a new annual tradition in October, as they are set to stage a festival-type event at Heritage Park in Piggott. Dubbed the Lake Side Market, the event is slated for 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 7. The idea for this festival was brain child of a group of people, in

CCTIMESDEMOCRAT.COM - 2017-09-21 05:00:00

Rector Gathers for Tailgate Party, Radio Station Morning Show

Beginning at the early hour of 7 a.m. on Football Friday, the Rector Pep Club, cheerleaders and band along with the football team, faculty and administration, welcomed 107.9 KFIN for the stations morning show. Interviews, cheers, fight songs and fun began the day. Soft drinks were distributed while

CCTIMESDEMOCRAT.COM - 2017-09-21 05:00:00

Jingle Bells and Pig Tails Toy Drive begins

The Campbell Fire Department is asking the community to come together in helping them prepare for the upcoming holiday seasons. The Jingle Bells/Pig Tails Community Toy Drive will be held at the Community Center in Campbell. The toy drive will begin at 6 p.m. October 28, with special guest and a mus

THE DAILY DUNKLIN DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-23 05:00:00

ABC fines store for selling drug paraphernalia

During its meeting in Little Rock this week, the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board fined a Region 8 business for selling drug paraphernalia. Union Convenience, 512 Union Ave. in Wynne, was fined $700 for possessing and selling drug paraphernalia. The ABC board said the permittee failed to operate the

KAIT 8 - 2017-09-22 19:54:11

Students honored with scholarships for passing AP Exam

The Paragould School District held an Advanced Placement Scholarship Award Ceremony on Friday. Students who earned passing scores on the AP exams given in May of 2017 were recognized and presented with a $100 check for each passing score. NIDEC Corporation made a donation to the school district for

KAIT 8 - 2017-09-23 01:49:42

Police department to get new patrol units

The Tuckerman Police Department fleet will soon see some upgrades after the city was awarded a $50,000 grant. "The council voted to pursue it and we ended up winning the money," said Mayor David Dixon. "We have placed an order for three new 2018 Ford vehicles." Dixon said after they decal the vehicl

KAIT 8 - 2017-09-22 03:19:58

Seconds count during emergencies, firefighters learn

Specialized training took place in Greene County on Wednesday. The Paragould Fire Department hosted Vehicle Rescue and Extrication training taught by the Advanced Extrication Organization. Lead Instructor and owner of Advanced Extrication, Brock Archer, said firefighters from all over the country pa

KAIT 8 - 2017-09-20 22:55:01

ASP: Man involved in fatal crash was huffing air duster

Arkansas State Police say a man involved in a head-on collision last month that claimed the life of a Greene County minister was huffing air duster at the time of the crash. Craighead County District Judge Tommy Fowler found probable cause Wednesday to charge Joe Lee Brinkley, 52, of Monette with ne

KAIT 8 - 2017-09-20 19:27:00

BRTC Paragould campus to offer new welding course

Black River Technical College's Paragould campus has added a new welding course after seeing a need for more welders in the area. The course will teach MIG welding to students giving them the knowledge to obtain jobs in the manufacturing field. The class will allow students to get jobs in manufactur

KAIT 8 - 2017-09-22 23:03:58

Southeast to host first fully developed showing of 'An American Hero'

What does it mean to become a hero? It's a heavy question, and one that doesn't have an easy answer. It's also the subject of "An American Hero," a musical drama opening Wednesday at Southeast Missouri State University's Bedell Performance Hall at the River Campus, 518 S. Fountain St. in Cape Girard

SOUTHEAST MISSOURIAN - 2017-09-22 05:00:00

Vigil held for victims of domestic violence

Arkansas State University wrapped up its Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Awareness week with a special vigil dedicated to victims who have died because of relationship violence. The vigil, Hands are for Helping, featured speakers from different organizations that stand up against these issues.

KAIT 8 - 2017-09-22 03:22:43

Fall 2017 Legacy Scholarship awarded

The Leave a Legacy Scholarship was founded by the May 2015 Practical Nursing class with the goal of helping future nursing students. The class saw the financial hardship PN students faced during the last semester of the nursing program. The scholarship was founded to help students pay for NCLEXPN ex

CLAYCOUNTYLIVING.COM - 2017-09-20 19:49:28