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Healthbytes - Getting ready for surgery

As a surgeon, I live in the operating suite. I have an expectation for what any day may be like given the procedures that I have scheduled. However, I was wondering the other day, do my patients really know what to expect on the day of surgery?

Farmers Market Week contest set

As part of a contest to promote farmers markets, the Arkansas Farmers’ Market Association is inviting its members to participate in National Farmers Market Week by submitting summaries of their activities prior to Sunday, Aug. 2, and pictures of actual events by Monday, Aug. 10.

Boozman honors UAPB, other schools

U.S. Sen. John Boozman (R-AR) introduced a resolution marking the 125th anniversary of the Second Morrill Act, legislation that established educational opportunities for African-Americans with the creation of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff and 18 other historically black colleges and universities.

Summer Fun

Peyton Smart, 7, swims Tuesday at the Pine Bluff Country Club swimming pool. Peyton is entering second grade at Moody Elementary School in White Hall. He was just one of many people looking to find ways to beat the heat Tuesday, with a heat advisory in effect for most of the state. (Pine Bluff Commercial/David Hutter)