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All-Star Treatment: Delight youth attends MLB All-Star softball game

By PJ Tracy Murfreesboro Diamond DELIGHT -- A local boy, troubled with cancer from an early age, was given the all-star treatment recently. Jacob Teel, a fifth...

Scrappers, GAC among the topics for football guru

By John R. Schirmer News-Leader staff Scrapper fans heard some of what they wanted to hear July 19 when Barry Groomes of Hooten’s Arkansas Football Magazine...

Agri building, bus shop approved; Nashville board adopts ’18 budget

By John R. Schirmer News-Leader staff The Nashville School Board Monday night gave the go-ahead for construction of an agri building at Nashville High School and...

Funding cited in closure of SWADC

A non-profit community action agency serving Howard and 11 other counties has closed its doors after 48 years. The Southwest Arkansas Development Council, Inc., had...

Sales tax holiday set Aug. 5-6 to help back-to-school shoppers

By Sen. Larry Teague Arkansas will hold its annual sales tax holiday on Saturday, August 5, and Sunday, August 6. Clothing and footwear that cost less...

Mine Creek Revelations by Louie Graves: Dentist’s chair

I WAS WIGGLING out of control in the narrowest Dentist’s chair I’ve ever been crammed into. He was just too doggone cheerful when he said...

Obituary: Herbert Lee Porter, 80, of Amity

Herbert Lee Porter, age 80, of Amity, passed away on Sunday, July 23, 2017. He was born on March 9, 1937 in Langley, the son...

Obituary: Jayne Toland McClure, 67, of Fayetteville

Jayne Toland McClure, 67, of Fayetteville, Ark., passed away July 17, 2017 in Fayetteville surrounded by her family. She was born March 23, 1950 in...

Obituary: Henry D. Flowers, 79, of Saratoga

Henry D. Flowers, 79, of Saratoga, Ark., died Friday, July 21, 2017 at his home. He was born Nov. 16, 1937 in Dothan, Ala., to...

Obituary: James Thomas “Jim Tom” Smith, 93, of Murfreesboro

James Thomas “Jim Tom” Smith, age 93 of Murfreesboro, Ark., passed away on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 in Little Rock. He was born on...