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Brumett apologizes for remarks

Editor’s Note: The following is an unedited letter from Alderman Bill Brumett concerning accusations that he intentionally called J.C. Cunningham “Cooninham” on Facebook. The local branch of the NAACP has called a press conference for Tuesday where they intend to ask Brumett to apologize on the same social media forum where the comments took place.

Getting gardens ready for spring

Time to brush off the gardening tools because spring is on its way to Jefferson County and the Arkansas Master Gardeners and the Jefferson County Cooperative Extension Service have some tips to prepare gardens for spring.