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Updated 10:51 a.m., Mon December 17, 2018

Step Rock resident receives leadership award

STEP ROCK — Dana Stewart makes good use of her time. Stewart — who is the executive director for the White County Community Foundation, is heavily involved with the Farm Bureau in White County and the state, serves as a local 4-H Club leader and also runs her family’s cattle farm — was recently given an award for her leadership skills. Stewart received the Stanley E. Reed Leadership Award from the Arkansas Farm Bureau Federation during the annual Farm Bureau conference Nov. 28 at the Hot Springs Convention Center. “To receive this award in [Reed’s] legacy and honor, it’s re... READ MORE

Incoming NAACP president wants to ‘build a coalition’ By TAMMY KEITH

JACKSONVILLE — Barry Jefferson, the new president of the Jacksonville chapter of the NAACP, said that when growing up in Little Rock, he saw violence. He said his own sister joined a gang, became a prostitute, went to prison and died of AIDS.

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Nominations sought for all-area football team

The Three Rivers Edition is taking nominations for the 2018 All-Area Football Team.

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Bald Knob center offers family atmosphere to seniors

BALD KNOB — Visitors to the Bald Knob Senior Center 55-Plus are made to feel at home.

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White River Health System longtime CEO set to retire By MARK BUFFALO

BATESVILLE — When he moved to Batesville in 1991, Gary L. Bebow said, he never thought he’d spend 28 years there and retire in the city.

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Sensory walk now open at Berryhill Park By MARK BUFFALO

SEARCY — Each year, First Security Bank in Searcy raises money for a charity or group in the area. This year, the bank’s staff wanted to do something different.

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Beef Council member honored with award By MARK BUFFALO

MOUNTAIN VIEW — The Arkansas Beef Council wanted to honor the memory of former council chairman Leo Sutterfield, so the council came up with an award in his name.

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New McRae mayor-elect wins race by one vote CAROL ROLF

McRAE — Joel Pruitt has become a believer in the old adage one vote can make a difference. It did just that in his race for mayor of McRae.

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