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Home sales up slightly

Sales of new and existing homes in Jefferson County increased slightly in November 2015 as compared to a year ago, according to information released by the Arkansas Realtors Association.

With the rains come worm warning for sheep, goat producers

Recent rains provided much-needed moisture to parched Arkansas pastures, and they now may experience a little growth. But, the wet weather also creates conditions favorable for internal parasites to infect animals on pasture, said David Fernandez, Cooperative Extension Program livestock specialist at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.