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River Valley Latest NewsUpdated 12:00 a.m., Thu March 6, 2014
Sandy Ragland has been the Vilonia High School art teacher for 31 years. She has been recognized, along with 16 other teachers, for “exemplifying the highest standards of the teaching profession” by the Vilonia School District.
Raising the bar
Sandy Ragland said that as the Vilonia High School art teacher for the past 31 years, she has turned out many masterpieces — her students. “I love seeing the kids’ faces light up when they get it. I love seeing them take themselves to the next level,” she said. Ragland pioneered the art program at Vilonia when she began her teaching career fresh out of college. She said she learned about the opening while attending a job fair at the Uni... READ MORE
Adrienne Thompson always knew she was a good writer but never considered becoming an author.
The warning siren in Walnut Grove sounded on April 10 last year — up until the tornado hit it.
Flowers and plants will soon surround Mary Howard’s lakeside home near Higden. With ice still on the ground just a few weeks ago, Howard said, she is anxious to start her gardening efforts.
Their tools are barometers, balloons saddled with high-tech gadgetry and Doppler radars.
The new communications center in Morrilton will be an asset in case of severe weather. If nothing else, the center should still be standing.
Artists from across the region gathered Feb. 14 in the Trinity Gallery of the Historic Arkansas Museum for the opening of the Mid-Southern Watercolorists 44th annual Juried Exhibition.
From its early beginnings in 1980, the Cherry Hill Volunteer Fire Department has counted on the support of the community that the firefighters serve.
The Vilonia School District Board of Education will hire a new superintendent Monday night from among three “quality” finalists, board president Jerry Roberts said.
Fish in some River Valley & Ozark Edition coverage area waters now have a new place to call home, thanks to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.
Three Perryville students won the first Arch Ford Education Service Cooperative Spelling Bee in Plumerville.
Superintendent Jerry Owens said he isn’t giving up on trying to get a millage increase passed for the Dover School District, despite a second defeat.