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Food safety inspections 9-20-14

The Arkansas Department of Health regulates the sale of food at establishments which include restaurants, bars, daycares, schools, grocery stores, convenience stores, bed and breakfast facilities, hotels/motels, mobile units and concession stands. Inspections are made unannounced by environmental health specialists.

Student competes at FCCLA National Leadership Conference

More than 7,000 Family, Career and Community Leaders of America members, advisers, alumni and guests from across the country gathered recently in San Antonio for the 2014 National Leadership Conference. The conference is based on the student-originated theme “SOAR.” White Hall High School students Corin Reed and Candace Casey along with their advisers Mika Bishop and Sheri Deaton, were among them.

Food safety inspections

The Arkansas Department of Health regulates the sale of food at establishments which include restaurants, bars, daycares, schools, grocery stores, convenience stores, bed and breakfast facilities, hotels/motels, mobile units and concession stands. Inspections are made unannounced by environmental health specialists.

White Hall man wins Hogs tickets

Marc Stringer of White Hall won two tickets to the Arkansas vs. Nicholls State game in Fayetteville on Sept. 6 in the first drawing of the season at Keepsakes Jewelry and Gifts. The tickets are given out to every Fayetteville and Little Rock game. Participants can come by the store to register. No purchase is necessary. Participants must be 18 to enter. (Submitted Photo)
 

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Food safety inspections 9-20-14

The Arkansas Department of Health regulates the sale of food at establishments which include restaurants, bars, daycares, schools, grocery stores, convenience stores, bed and breakfast facilities, hotels/motels, mobile units and concession stands. Inspections are made unannounced by environmental health specialists.

Police reports

On Sept. 12 at 1 p.m., a gas drive-off was reported at Big Jim’s at 8006 Dollarway Road.

Sports

WH’s Hunt named to Power Showcase team

White Hall freshman Kam’ron Hunt has been named to the Future Stars Baseball Team for the ninth annual Power Showcase in Miami, to be held Dec. 28-Jan. 2 at the Marlins Ball Park.

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Opinion

Probe shows ethanol's harmful effects on environment, economy

The mandated blending of corn-based ethanol with American fuels was supposed to be good for the environment. But as a report released Tuesday by The Associated Press shows, the only things made greener by the federal requirement were the bank accounts of the ethanol industry and farmers.

Washington keeps up war on reporters

Washington’s war on the press took another unsettling turn this summer. It took a couple of months for the story to crack the news, but we now have an even clearer picture of how easy it is for authorities to trample the constitutional protections provided to journalists, to say nothing of the Fourth Amendment rights enjoyed by all Americans.

Timing not right for Rankin

For months, Beth Anne Rankin wrestled with whether or not to run, again, for Congress, even though she had lost twice before. In the end, she said no.