Cotton Introduces LOCAL Act

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Tom Cotton (R-Dardanelle) today introduced the Local Organization Cooperative Agreement for Land and Facility Maintenance (LOCAL) Act. Legislation that would allow the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to restore joint management programs with local non-profit … [Read more...]

Griffin: The Obama Administration’s Attempts to Restrict Inconvenient Voices ‘Cannot be Allowed to Go Forward’

WASHINGTON – Congressman Tim Griffin (AR-02), a member of the Ways and Means Committee, issued the following statement after the House passed the Stop Targeting of Political Beliefs by the IRS Act (H.R. 3865): “When the IRS was caught discriminating against conservative groups, Obama … [Read more...]

Bravo! Biennial Fundraiser To Feature Composer Bruce Adolphe

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The University of Central Arkansas’s College of Fine Arts and Communication will hold its biennial fundraiser, BRAVO!, Friday, March 21, with special guest Bruce Adolphe. Adolphe is a well-known composer, educator, performer and author perhaps best known for his weekly appearances as the “Piano … [Read more...]

Mentzer, Menende Scheduled for March Residency

 Susanne Mentzer and Louis Menendez will be in residence at the University of Central Arkansas March 5-7. Mentzer, one of today’s foremost mezzo-sopranos, and Menendez, acclaimed as a collaborative pianist and vocal coach, will give master classes and present a song recital with collaborative … [Read more...]

Ozarka College Foundation Schedules Second Annual Ladies’ Luncheon in Mountain View

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  The Ozarka College Foundation has announced it will host the second annual Ladies' Luncheon on Saturday, March 15 at Ozarka College - Mountain View, 1800 College Dr. The event will be held in the Ozark Heritage Bank Student Commons Area from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. This year's event will … [Read more...]

Places to Visit in Arkansas

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Looking for great places to hike or drive in the greater Arkansas area? Visit the following places for some incredible views and time outdoors: Ozark Folk Center State Park: Nestled in the heart of the Ozarks in Mountain View, AR this park offers a variety of activities for all ages. From music to … [Read more...]

WCMC Announces Associate of the Quarter

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White County Medical Center associates recently selected Beth Ann Jones, RN, as the Associate of the Quarter for the first quarter of 2014. Jones has been with the hospital for 14 years and works in the WCMC IT Department as a Nurse Informatics Specialist; she previously worked in the Critical Care … [Read more...]

K.C. Koala Give Health and Safety Tips to Children

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K.C. Koala, the White County Medical Center mascot, recently made a surprise visit to children at Shirley’s Mother Goose Daycare and Preschool in Searcy. The nearly 30 students were excited to see K.C. in person and eagerly demonstrated the correct way to cough and sneeze into the bend of their arms … [Read more...]

Cleburne County Master Gardeners Free Pruning Clinic

Cleburne County Master Gardeners will host a “FREE” Pruning Clinic open to the public Saturday, March 1st, 10:00 am on Tulaka Boulevard in Heber Springs. Anyone interested in attending the Pruning Clinic can meet the MASTER GARDENERS near the Cleburne County Conservation Office on Tulaka … [Read more...]

Arkansas College Art History Symposium

The 24th annual Arkansas College Art History Symposium will include research done by various art students and keynote speaker Dr. Ann Prentice Wagner March 13-14 on the University of Central Arkansas campus. Wagner is a drawings curator at the Arkansas Arts Center in Little Rock. She has … [Read more...]