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Three Rivers Latest NewsUpdated 12:00 a.m., Thu June 30, 2016
Several area artists have work on display in the Delta des Refusés exhibit at the Thea Foundation in North Little Rock. Shown here at the opening reception are Melissa “Mo” Lashbrook of Cabot, from left, and Sandra Marson and J.D. “Judith” Beale, both of Jacksonville. Barbara Smock of Newport and Charlotte Bailey Rierson of Fairfield Bay also have works in the exhibit but were not able to attend the opening reception.
The second annual Delta des Refusés exhibit is currently on display, featuring works by artists who found themselves “rejected” earlier this year from the 58th annual Delta Exhibition, now open for viewing at the Arkansas Arts Center in Little Rock. Works by several area artists are included in the Delta des Refusés exhibit, which offers them another opportunity to show their art. The exhibit is on display at the Thea Foundation, 401 Main St. in North Little Rock. Rachel Trusty of Russellville organized the Delta des Refusés last year and serves as its curator again this ye... READ MORE
Nestled on their farm in the quiet community of Joy in White County, Chris and Nesha Smith raise cattle and hay, operate a construction company and keep up with their 10-year-old daughter, Jalyn, who wants to be right in the thick of things.
Bald Knob softball coach Todd Finley won his second consecutive state championship this season. However, this season’s title was one for the record books.
Autumn Humes continues to rake in the accolades.
Several young women with ties to the Three Rivers Edition’s coverage area will compete in the annual Miss Arkansas Scholarship Pageant from July 3-9 at the Bank of the Ozarks Arena in the Hot Springs Convention Center. Contestants will arrive during a public ceremony at 2 p.m. July 3 in Horner Hall at the convention center.
Midway through his senior season of basketball, Harding Academy’s J. Paul Fullerton tweaked his ACL and had to sit out the rest of the season. He said dark thoughts ran through his head as he believed he wouldn’t be able to play baseball his last year in high school.
SEARCY — In memory of a loved one, one Searcy organization is committed to spreading awareness of depression and suicide-prevention methods.
CABOT — The sounds of barking dogs and meowing cats echoed through the Cabot Animal Shelter the afternoon of June 9. While the canine yelps of excitement and the pitter-patter of four-legged creatures dashing across the pens are typical noises in an animal shelter, another sound was also in the air.
BATESVILLE — “Shocked” and “humbled” are just two of the adjectives Fred V. Denison Sr. and his wife, Dorothy “Sue” Denison, used to describe their feelings when they learned they had been named the 2016 North Central District Farm Family of the Year.
JACKSONVILLE — Rather than spending summers glued to the TV, young people in Jacksonville can develop skills and build friendships at the Impact Youth Leadership Academy, an after-school and summer program operated by Pulaski County Youth Services.