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Updated 12:00 a.m., Sun June 25, 2017

Redemption year pays off for Lady Ramblers coach

Early in the season, Rose Bud lost 9-2 to Pottsville in a tournament, dropping the Lady Ramblers to 10-4 on the year. “We got whipped pretty good by Pottsville,” Rose Bud head coach Scotty Starkey said. “There were a lot of expectations for this team, and 10-4 was probably not up to par. “Not saying those four losses weren’t against good teams because they were all against really good teams.” Starkey said that after the loss, he made a couple of moves to try to change things up. “That loss sticks out because that’s the worse we had been beat all year,” he said. “But after t... READ MORE

Rose Bud sophomore named Player of the Year By SAM PIERCE

ROSE BUD — Just a sophomore, Joley Mitchell has already made quite an impression on the Rose Bud Lady Ramblers.

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Floral family receives district honor for farming CAROL ROLF/CONTRIBUTING WRITER

Chris and Heather Tharp of Floral have been selected the North Central District Farm Family of the Year for 2017. They were announced earlier this month as the 2017 Independence County Farm Family of the Year.

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Bald Knob’s Camp Quality ‘lets kids be kids’ By KAYLA BAUGH

BALD KNOB — Camp Quality provides a space for children with cancer to fish, swim, make crafts and sit around a campfire without having to worry about doctor visits or the tasks of day-to-day life.

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Contestants earn awards in Miss Arkansas Pageant CAROL ROLF/CONTRIBUTING WRITER

LITTLE ROCK — Miss Northeast Arkansas Bailey Moses of Cabot was named third runner-up Saturday night in the Miss Arkansas Pageant at the Robinson Center in Little Rock. She received a $7,500 scholarship sponsored by the Former Miss Arkansas Association.

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Farm and Food Weekend features helpful workshops By KAYLA BAUGH

MOUNTAIN VIEW — The Ozark Folk Center Craft Village is preparing to host a variety of workshops on herbs, gardening and homesteading.

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New clinic aims to end stigma By KAYLA BAUGH

CABOT — A new clinic in Cabot is working to end the social stigma surrounding head lice while helping families relax.

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Teen earns top Girl Scout award for community garden By JILLIAN MCGEHEE

SEARCY — Being a Girl Scout has taught 17-year-old Bailey Money of Searcy how to lead others into action, she said. Her efforts to create a community garden and inspire others’ involvement earned her the prestigious Girl Scout Gold Award at a special ceremony June 10 at the Arkansas Arts Center in Little Rock.

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New coach hopes to bring stability to football program By SAM PIERCE

QUITMAN — During the interview process at Pulaski Robinson High School in Little Rock, DJ Marrs told head coach Todd Eskola that one of his goals was to become a head football coach.

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Engineer to become new Lions Club president By KAYLA BAUGH

JACKSONVILLE — Paul Richards, engineer and construction manager for Jacksonville Wastewater, believes that being involved with the public is important in life.

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