Corps to Recycle Christmas Trees for Fish Cover in Greers Ferry Lake- Dec 26 – Jan 14

Christmas trees don't have to go to the trash after Christmas. In fact, all those trees on display in homes and businesses across the area can be put to good use. After the holidays, complete your gift giving by donating your tree to the fish in Greers Ferry Lake. Donated trees will be used to … [Read more...]

Manging Diabetes Judy’s Story

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Education is Key to Managing Diabetes When Judy Burger first noticed the signs of diabetes in 1990, she was in denial. She knew the symptoms all too well after her son was diagnosed with diabetes in 1982 at the age of 15, but she wasn’t prepared to face the disease herself.   (Above) Judy … [Read more...]

Ozarka College LPN Students Lend a Hand During the Holidays

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  The Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) program at Ozarka College participates in community service projects each semester. The LPN students from Melbourne, Ash Flat and Mountain View each gave $15 to assist the Manna House of Melbourne to help feed the Community.   The Manna House … [Read more...]

White River Medical Center deadline for “Duke Stop Smoking Clinic QuitSmart” program 12-31

WRMC has developed a program led by a certified nicotine dependence counselor who will guide your employees and their spouses through the many issues related to quitting tobacco products using the "Duke Stop Smoking Clinic QuitSmart" program.  This includes: -Coping with anger, sleep problems, … [Read more...]

Rural Arkansas is setting for “gem” of adventure novel by Ron Nichols

GREENSBORO, N.C. (Dec. 19, 2012) – Diamonds are the quest and Arkansas is the setting for a gem of a new adventure tale by young adult novelist Ron Nichols. Arkansas’ history of diamond finds –specifically at Crater of Diamonds State Park – is one of the reasons Nichols chose to establish the … [Read more...]

Arkansas Symphony Orchestra set to Introduce New Series 2013 ASO’s Stella Boyle Smith Trust Intimate Neighborhood Concert Series

The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra introduces a new three-concert chamber orchestra series inLittle Rock. ASO’s Stella Boyle Smith Intimate Neighborhood Concert Series features an opportunity for concertgoers to hear works in unique acoustical settings just like the composers intended. “We are very … [Read more...]

Ozark Foothills FilmFest is one of 153 not-for-profit organizations nationwide to receive an NEA Challenge America Fast-Track grant

National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Chairman Rocco Landesman recently announced that Ozark Foothills FilmFest is one of 153 not-for-profit organizations nationwide to receive an NEA Challenge America Fast-Track grant. Ozark Foothills FilmFest is recommended for a $10,000 grant to support the 12th … [Read more...]

Website ranks Harding University No. 2 university in Arkansas

SEARCY, Ark. —Harding University has been ranked as the No. 2 university in Arkansas by stateuniversity.com, a database for researching colleges and universities across the country. Harding placed second to University of Arkansas on the website’s 4th annual list of top 2,000 U.S.colleges and … [Read more...]

State Police are reporting all Major roads are snow covered

State Police are reporting all Major roads are snow covered and hazardous, travel is not advised at this time. … [Read more...]

A BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT INDEPENDENCE-JACKSON-WHITE-WOODRUFF COUNTIES

A BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 6 AM CST WEDNESDAY. * EVENT...A STORM SYSTEM CURRENTLY OVER THE TEXAS PANHANDLE WILL MOVE TOWARDS ARKANSAS TODAY. A MIXTURE OF RAIN...SNOW AND SLEET WILL DEVELOP LATER THIS MORNING...AND EVENTUALLY BECOME ALL SNOW LATER THIS … [Read more...]