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Updated 12:00 a.m., Sun February 18, 2018
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The Federal Aviation Administration, Southwest Region, recently presented the Arkadelphia airport — Dexter B. Florence Memorial Field — with the Arkansas 2017 Airport of the Year Award. Present at the award ceremony were, from left, Ignacio Flores, division director, FFA Office of Airports, Southwest Region; Michelle Anthony, Arkadelphia airport manager; Gary Brinkley, Arkadelphia city manager; and Glenn Boles, FAA manager, Arkansas/Oklahoma District office.

Federal Aviation Administration honors Arkadelphia airport

Carol Rolf/Contributing Writer

ARKADELPHIA — Surprised. Excited. Honored. Michelle Anthony, manager of Dexter B. Florence Memorial Field in Arkadelphia, said she felt all these things and more when she and others from Arkadelphia learned that the local airport had received an award. The Federal Aviation Administration, Southwest Region, presented the Arkadelphia airport with the Arkansas 2017 Airport of the Year Award Jan. 30 during a conference in Hurst, Texas. “I f... READ MORE

Area artists to participate in Newport show CAROL ROLF/CONTRIBUTING WRITER

NEWPORT — Artists from the Tri-Lakes Edition coverage area are getting ready for the 10th annual Delta Visual Arts Show, set for Saturday in downtown Newport. Visual, musical and literary artists alike will be on hand to show their latest creations.

Annual Benton race supports heart health By SAM PIERCE

BENTON — The 10th annual The Beat Goes On 5K will take place Feb. 24, beginning and ending at Saline Memorial Hospital in Benton.

Arts center hosts exhibit of African wax prints CAROL ROLF

ARKADELPHIA — The Clark County Arts and Humanities Council is sponsoring a special traveling art exhibit to coincide with the observance of February as Black History Month.