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Three Rivers Latest NewsUpdated 12:00 a.m., Thu December 12, 2013
Jeri Augustine, a kennel tech at the Humane Society of Searcy, plays with a Lab-mix puppy that is available for adoption.
SEARCY — Though some children and adults might want to wake up to a puppy or kitten under the tree with their name on its collar, potential pet parents need to remember the responsibility that comes with all of that cuteness, said Cynthia Poskey, supervisor of the Humane Society of Searcy. “I think a lot of people adopt a pet, especially around Christmastime. They’ll adopt one for someone else, and then we end up getting them back,” she said. “That’s a major mistake people make.” Poskey said the Humane Society wants the adopted pet back if that is the situation that occurs ... READ MORE
When Allen Mooneyhan went to the annual convention for the Arkansas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance in November, he wasn’t expecting to walk away with an award.
Residents of the Cherokee Village area will soon be able to get emergency medical help when they need it without having to trek to Batesville.
Despite the mild temperatures, Main Street was abuzz with holiday spirit on Dec. 1. Music played, Christmas décor abounded, and area residents strolled down the streets while visiting historic homes.
CABOT — Cheryl Moore of Cabot has been volunteering with the Cabot Christmas Alliance for around 30 years. What keeps her coming back each year? It’s the people she helps during the holidays.
SEARCY — For the ladies of the Junior Auxiliary of Searcy, giving to others at Christmastime is nothing new; they’ve been doing it for more than 10 years. With their annual Angel Tree, auxiliary members are helping 250 children in the community.
At least 12 farms in the Three Rivers Edition coverage area have been designated as Arkansas Century Farms by the Arkansas Agriculture Department.
MELBOURNE — During the season that calls for giving, Ozarka College president Richard Dawe and his wife, Chris, are doing what they can to make sure students at Ozarka College in Melbourne have a welcoming environment in the newest addition to the campus.
SEARCY— The Andrus Award is AARP’s most prestigious and visible volunteer award for community service, and Jack Harris of Searcy is the most recent recipient.