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Updated 12:00 a.m., Sun February 7, 2016

Bryant Chamber honors individuals, businesses

Carol Rolf/Contributing Writer

BRYANT — The Bryant Area Chamber of Commerce recognized individuals and businesses for their service to the community Jan. 28 at the chamber’s 43rd annual winter banquet and silent auction at the Center at Bishop Park. Rae Ann Fields, executive director of the chamber, presented Community Commitment awards to the following: • Woman of the Year — Karen Spears, who volunteers with Healing Waters Outreach Center in Shannon Hills. Spears co... READ MORE

‘Hard-nosed’ running back makes great strides in senior season, earns accolades By MORGAN ACUFF

MALVERN — If someone would have said last year that senior Jordan Johnson would rush for 2,521 yards this year for the Glen Rose Beavers, some would have scoffed. The senior running back was part of a running-back-by-committee approach. This year, he took on the full load.

Former Nashville quarterback finds success in coaching

HOT SPRINGS — Two decades removed from playing quarterback at the University of Arkansas under Houston Nutt, Hot Springs Lakeside Rams football coach Jared McBride has built himself into a successful high school coach with a sharp offensive mind.

Mental, physical toughness defines linebacker’s game By MORGAN ACUFF

SHERIDAN — A linebacker should be tough. He should be big and strong, too, but perhaps the most important aspect of playing linebacker is his smarts.

Lakeside student cashes in for growing large cabbage CAROL ROLF/CONTRIBUTING WRITER

HOT SPRINGS — Carmen Galloway sat quietly in the front row of the auditorium at Lakeside Intermediate School in Hot Springs as her classmates filed in for an assembly. She would soon take the stage, where she would be the center of attention.