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Jefferson County Chirstmas Tree

Dec 18, 2014 5:12pm

Faith Edwards, who will be 1 year old on Dec. 23, meets Santa Claus for the first time during the Time with Santa and Recycling Rex event Thursday at the Jefferson County Courthouse. County Judge...

Daughter refuses to open door to mom’s new beau

Dec 18, 2014 5:12pm

Dear Abby,

I have been divorced for more than a year and recently started dating a very nice man, “John.” My eldest daughter and her children live with me. I’d like to be able to invite...

Westerman fills out staff

Dec 18, 2014 8:12pm

WASHINGTON — Rep.-elect Bruce Westerman, R-Hot Springs, has filled out his Congressional staff on Thursday, announcing seven new hires who will work out of district offices in Arkansas.


Joy church to give away clothes Saturday

Dec 18, 2014 5:12pm

Joy Community Church, 2101 E. Sixth Ave., will give away clothes from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Dec. 20. Participants are asked to bring a sack to fill with clothes as needed.


UALR names student ambassadors

Dec 18, 2014 5:12pm

Several area residents are among the Legionnaires, official student ambassadors, of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

Ambassadors include Skylar Whitaker, a sociology major from...

Conservation district offers scholarship

Dec 18, 2014 5:12pm

The Jefferson County Conservation District is offering a $500 scholarship to a high school student who will also be eligible to compete for a scholarship at the state level.

The contest is...

Red Cross urges blood donors to give

Dec 18, 2014 5:12pm

Blood donors of all types are urged to make a donation to help ensure patient needs are met this winter.

Winter is one of the most difficult times of year to collect enough blood and...

Jack Robey announces honors

Dec 18, 2014 5:12pm

Jack Robey Junior High School recently honored students for academic performance and students and teachers for perfect attendance.

Robey recognized 217 students for their achievement on...


Grand Prairie Quilt Society hosts Christmas potluck

Dec 18, 2014 5:12pm

The Grand Prairie Quilt Society met Dec. 10 at the Stuttgart Public Library for their annual Christmas potluck with eight members present and one guest, Ann Ruffin.

The meeting was opened...


WH names spelling bee winners in elementary school

Dec 18, 2014 5:12pm

White Hall School District announces results of the spelling bee at elementary schools:

First grade: Winner — Grace Mincy (Taylor Elementary); runner up — Emma Craig (Gandy Elementary);...