Monthly Archives: August 2011

West Side, East Side and Central to host Parent Nights

Central Elementary School to Host Parent Night Central Elementary School will host Parent Night on Monday, August 22, in the individual classrooms.  Parents will hear an overview of the curriculum, classroom procedures, and class schedules for their child. Parents of … Continue reading

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Galveston ‘vampire’ arrested after attack on woman

Galveston police say a 19-year-old man claiming to be a vampire is being held on $40,000 bond and awaiting a mental health examination after he broke into an apartment and attacked a woman, reports the Associated Press. Lyle Monroe Bensley, … Continue reading

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Standoff between man on radio tower, Tulsa police enters 5th day

A standoff between police and a 25-year-old man who climbed a TV transmission tower is now in its fifth day, reports the AP. Tulsa Police say the man has a history of mental health issues and has refused to come down … Continue reading

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Boozman to visit Little Rock to address food insecurity

U.S. Sen. John Boozman will visit Little Rock to participate in an initiative to address food insecurity, according to an AP report. Boozman will tour Heifer International headquarters on Monday and look at the group’s model to end poverty and hunger. … Continue reading

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New power for Ark. parole officers

The sentencing law that goes into effect this year will keep some drug offenders and others convicted of certain nonviolent crimes out of prison, the AP reports, but the law also gives probation officers new powers to send repeat offenders … Continue reading

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7-year old handicapped La. boy’s head found on side of road

A 30-year-old Thibodaux man has been booked with first-degree murder of a 7-year-old handicapped boy whose head was found on the side of a road in front of his house, according to an AP report. Bold was $5 million for … Continue reading

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Okla. couple arrested after discovery of body in Texarkana

An Oklahoma couple has been arrested in Arkansas after leading police on a chase following the discovery of a body in Texarkana, the AP reports. Miller County Chief Deputy Duke Schofield told the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette that Leslie Larcade and Chrystal … Continue reading

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Hearing begins in lawsuit over Ark. executions

A hearing in Little Rock is under way in a lawsuit that challenges the way Arkansas executes death row inmates, reports the Associated Press. The hearing before Pulaski County Circuit Judge Tim Fox began just before 9:45 a.m. Monday with attorneys … Continue reading

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An afternoon at the armory . . .

We love our troops, and we had a fantastic time visiting with them this afternoon at the armory in Magnolia! Not only did we have the opportunity to show our support for all they do, but we also had the … Continue reading

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SAU’s volleyball team to report Sunday to begin prep for upcoming season

Southern Arkansas second-year Coach Steven Gream welcomes his 2011 Lady Mulerider volleyball team as they report Sunday to begin preparation for the upcoming season, with the first practices set for Monday. SAU returns four starters and seven lettermen from its 20-12 season … Continue reading

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