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Updated 12:00 a.m., Thu August 25, 2016
PHOTO BY: Syd Hayman

James Mack Street, White River Medical Complex facility administrator and the new director of eight Senior Life Centers in Fulton, Izard, Sharp and Stone counties, stands outside of the Ash Flat Senior Center. As the result of a management agreement between the White River Health System and the White River Area Agency on Aging, the health system began managing the centers in July.

New director hopes to see healthier seniors

James Mack Street said that taking on one role with the White River Medical Complex has brought him many others. Street, facility administrator at the White River Medical Complex in Cherokee Village, is now director of eight Senior Life Centers in Fulton, Izard, Sharp and Stone counties. The centers were formerly managed by St. Bernards Healthcare. Through an agreement between the White River Area Agency on Aging and the White River Health System, the health system will now manage the centers, located in Ash Flat, Brockwell, Cherokee Village, Hardy,Mammoth Spring, Mountain ... READ MORE

Ahlf Junior High begins EAST Initiative By SYD HAYMAN

SEARCY — In one Ahlf Junior High School classroom where desktop computers line the wall, one group of students pose in front of a green screen while members of another group peer inside a 3-D printer. The technology is just a small part of what students can experience in the school’s new EAST Initiative classroom.

Batesville airport completes renovations By SYD HAYMAN

BATESVILLE — Whether pilots or passengers, newcomers to Batesville now have an updated space in which to kick back and relax after landing at the city’s airport.

Nonprofit to host glow-in-the-dark 5K fundraiser By SYD HAYMAN

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Searcy teacher named regional finalist By SYD HAYMAN

SEARCY — One Searcy music teacher said a recent recognition takes her breath away.

Carnival continues ‘time-honored tradition’ By SYD HAYMAN

BATESVILLE — A Batesville tradition that spans several generations will soon make its return.

Community volunteers build fire station in Dolph SUSAN VARNO

DOLPH — In 1815, the first settlers arrived in what is now Dolph, Arkansas. Two-hundred and one years later, in April 2016, Dolph officially opened its first fire station. Dolph has never been incorporated. The post office, which opened in Dolph in 1911, estimates that it delivers mail to 600 or so people.