Monthly Archives: December 2010

Arkansas communities plan Civil War celebrations

Communities across Arkansas are preparing to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, according to a report from the Associated Press. At Pine Bluff, the old Boone Murphy House is being renovated. The house served as a Union Army … Continue reading

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Retirement reception for Judy Errington planned

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Are you ready to JAM?

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Chamber Banquet set

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LR’s Aerospace Education Center to close Jan. 1

Officials with Little Rock’s Aerospace Education Center say the facility will close on Jan. 1 because of fewer visitors and declining revenue, reports the Associated Press. Board chairman James Wohlleb says leaders are searching for public and private funding to … Continue reading

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Haven’t started eating that Gingerbread House yet, have you?

Gingerbread houses made by Rolf’s Patisserie have been recalled in 22 states, including Arkansas, according to media reports. The houses are connected to outbreaks of Staphylococcus aureus food poisoning. The Food and Drug Administration is advising you, if you have … Continue reading

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Boys on this side, girls on that side . . .

A Syracuse, New York, public school could make the above headline a reality next year with a proposal to separate males from females in a middle school. The proposal seeks to place more emphasis on learning rather than social pressures … Continue reading

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“Octo-mom” makes headlines again with eviction notice

That’s right – the Octomom, also known as Nadya Suleman and made famous by her 14 children (eight of whom arrived at one time, thanks to fertility treatments administered to the single woman), may soon be evicted from her home, … Continue reading

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Nearly $1 million in marijuana found in Bee Branch

Authorities say they have confiscated more than $900,000 worth of marijuana and a cache of illegal weapons in a raid at Bee Branch, reports the Associated Press. Officers say they found the illegal goods when they executed a search warrant … Continue reading

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Mississippi River island almost ready for nature lovers to visit

A project to convert a Mississippi River island into a destination for nature connoisseurs is nearly finished, reports the Associated Press. Loren Hitchcock, the interim director of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, tells the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette that the project … Continue reading

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