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Control of predators against livestock

With colder weather, prey becomes harder to find making small livestock such as lambs and goats prime targets. Controlling predators is not easy, said David Fernandez, Cooperative Extension Program livestock specialist at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.

County GOP to meet Thursday

The Jefferson County Republican Committee meets at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20, at Larry’s Pizza 7401 Dollarway Road. The agenda includes a December victory celebration dinner and plans for the 2015 Lincoln-Reagan Dinner in March.

McGehee board to meet Tuesday

McGehee School Board will meet at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 18, at the high school library. The agenda includes discussions on Smart Core and graduation requirements, student promotion and retention and the band uniform proposal.