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Updated 12:00 a.m., Sun April 14, 2019

Lonoke student achieves rank of Eagle Scout

Lee Glover Langdon started his venture in Scouting when he was in the first grade. At that time, he said, he knew he wanted to be a Boy Scout. Langdon, 15, of Lonoke earned the rank of Eagle Scout in January and received his award March 10 in a ceremony at his home church, First United Methodist Church in Lonoke. Additionally, Langdon was recently named the American Legion of Arkansas Eagle Scout of the Year. “To me, it’s a bridge to becoming a better person,” Langdon said, referring to the rank of Eagle Scout. “It’s kind of like that in Scouting. It’s teaching you how to b... READ MORE

Guitarist composes score for FilmFest opening night CAROL ROLF

BATESVILLE — The 18th annual Ozark Foothills FilmFest will kick off at 7 p.m. Thursday with the screening of a silent classic film with accompanying music provided by a Batesville native.

Mountain View to honor Ozark’s timeless traditions By MARK BUFFALO

MOUNTAIN VIEW — The 57th annual Arkansas Folk Festival will kick off spring for the town of Mountain View.

Lyon student leader to connect city, college By TAMMY KEITH

BATESVILLE — Student Hayley Cormican loves her hometown of Batesville and Lyon College, and her goal is to see the two interact more.

Master Gardeners to host plant sale in Searcy CAROL ROLF

SEARCY — Mother Nature may have been playing an April Fools’ Day joke on members of the White County Master Gardeners as they gathered April 1 at the Searcy home of Marilyn Sims. There was a definite nip in the air as they discussed their upcoming plant sale.

Softball tournament director wins regional honor By TAMMY KEITH

JACKSONVILLE — Joe Stoute, maintenance manager for the Jacksonville Parks and Recreation Department, was a catcher when he played baseball in high school — a hardworking position with little glory. That’s how Stoute likes his jobs.