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New state yield record set in winter wheat

JONESBORO — For the second year straight, Arkansas’ winter wheat farmers have set a state average yield record, getting 63 bushels per acre in 2014, one bushel per acre above the previous record, according to the National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Dollarway seniors visit State Capitol

The senior class at Dollarway High School recently visited the Arkansas State Capitol and met with Gov. Mike Beebe. The purpose of the visit was to bring awareness to seniors about how government functions and the importance of voting.