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Angela Spencer

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Benefit tourney raises more than $8,500 for Vilonia park

posted: 08/21/2014 midnight Discuss

VILONIA — Cities across central Arkansas hit one out of the park last month in an effort to help their neighbor rebuild after an April 27 tornado changed the landscape earlier this year.

Harding president previews second year

posted: 08/17/2014 midnight Discuss

SEARCY — Last year, Harding President Bruce McLarty told members of the incoming freshman class they would get to be freshmen together. It was McLarty’s first year at the helm of the school, and on June 1 of this year, he started his “sophomore” year as president.

Agricultural options: ASU-Beebe farm provides unique experience at two-year school

posted: 08/17/2014 midnight Discuss

Students will soon flock back to school as summer vacation draws to a close. For those pursuing higher education, two-year schools provide a local and cost-effective way to get credits, and the farm at Arkansas State University-Beebe provides specialized hands-on experience for students interested in agriculture.

Lisa Baker: Cabot administrator: Job centers on the students

posted: 08/17/2014 midnight Discuss

“It’s about kids” is not just Cabot Public Schools’ motto; it’s the most important thing to Lisa Baker, director of personnel for the district. This year, Baker was recognized by the Arkansas Association of Education Administrators as the Arkansas School Personnel Administrator of the Year, and her passion for students and their education has touched multiple parts of the district.

Weather takes toll on crops: Farmers experience hard season

posted: 08/14/2014 midnight Discuss

Overlooking fields with plants that are too short and dead spots overgrown with weeds, R.J. Peacock said it has been a year of strange weather for Arkansas farmers.

Eyes in the sky: Beebe high-schoolers to fly high with new drone class

posted: 08/10/2014 midnight Discuss

High school is a time for students to get prepared for the future, whether to attend college or pursue a career, and one central-Arkansas school is trying to get a bird’s-eye view to predict what today’s teenagers will be working with in the future.

Fred Choate: Bald Knob man carries family business after father’s retirement

posted: 08/10/2014 midnight Discuss

Since before he went to college, Fred Choate knew he would always be in the family business.

McCrory theater under ownership of nonprofit

posted: 08/10/2014 midnight Discuss

McCRORY — The arts can bring people together, draw shy performers out of their shells and unify communities. That is why members of one group in McCrory are thrilled about officially owning The Ken Theatre downtown.

All the right moves: New after-school arts opportunities coming to Bald Knob

posted: 08/07/2014 midnight Discuss

After-school activities for the upcoming school year just got a little more artistic in Bald Knob.

Macbeth performance dedicated to late professor, administrator

posted: 08/07/2014 midnight Discuss

BEEBE — For three weeks, eight children have been completing their summer vacation on campus at Arkansas State University-Beebe with set design, costumes and Shakespeare.


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