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Updated 12:00 a.m., Sun May 22, 2016

Lake Hamilton grad accepted to Air Force Academy

Carol Rolf/Contributing Writer

PEARCY — Nick Amerson, 18, is about to embark on an experience of a lifetime. He has been accepted to the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He graduated from Lake Hamilton High School on Friday and will leave June 29 for the academy, where he plans to study engineering. When he graduates from the academy, he will be commissioned as a second lieutenant in the Air Force. “I am really undecided about my job in the Air F... READ MORE

Ride bolsters reading outreach program JILLIAN MCGEHEE/CONTRIBUTING WRITER

BRYANT — Riding a bike and reading a book typically don’t simultaneously come to mind; however, with some imagination, they can be mutually beneficial. Those two concepts were right on course last weekend at the MYAC Salt County Bike Tour.

Benton hires new superintendent By MARK BUFFALO

BENTON — Mike Skelton, an assistant superintendent with the Jonesboro School District, is the new superintendent for the Benton School District. He was officially hired Monday night by the Benton School Board.