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Church Offering Free Christmas Meal For Fifth Year

Updated: Dec 11, 2014 4:56pm

Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic Church in Booneville will hold its 5th annual “The Greatest Gift” community Christmas meal on Saturday, Dec. 20 at the church, located at 616 Cherry Street....

Cedar Grove Church To Present Play

Updated: Dec 11, 2014 4:56pm

Cedar Grove Church is performing their three-act, original, Christmas Play, “It’s Time To Smile Again”.

The play will be Saturday, Dec. 13, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 14 at 6:30 p.m. The...

<p><strong>Firestarter</strong>. Jason Campbell tries to use a magnifying glass to start a fire during a wrap-up of the apocalypse unit taught at Booneville High School this semester.</p>

BHS Completes School-Wide Apocalypse Unit

Updated: Dec 11, 2014 4:54pm

Under the direction and leadership of media specialist Karen Halford, Booneville High School completed it’s first school-wide Survival Series Apocalyptic Unit.

The unit involved having...

<p style="text-align:center;">Magazine Elementary School Fourth Grade Students And Teachers</p>

Fourth Grade Classes Tour Columbus Replica Ships

Updated: Dec 11, 2014 4:53pm

Magazine Elementary School fourth grade students went to tour replicas of Christopher Columbus’ ships, the Pinta, and the Nina on Friday, Oct. 24. The ships were docked at the Riverfront park on...

Gay Marriage Supporters Ask AG Not To Appeal Judge’s Ruling

Updated: Dec 11, 2014 4:52pm

LITTLE ROCK — Supporters of gay marriage delivered to Attorney General Dustin McDaniel’s office on Wednesday more than 1,000 signatures from Arkansas residents who want McDaniel to forgo appealing...

Two Days Of Events Planned For Hutchinson Inauguration

Updated: Dec 11, 2014 4:51pm

LITTLE ROCK — Two days of events are scheduled to celebrate the inauguration of Asa Hutchinson, who will be sworn in as governor on Jan. 13.

The events will kick off with a “Red, White and...

Arkansas Awarded $60 Million Grant To Expand Pre-K Program

Dec 11, 2014 2:38pm

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas has been awarded a federal grant of nearly $60 million to expand and improve its pre-kindergarten program, Arkansas Better Chance, the state Department of Human Services...

Nominees To Be Sought For Planned Arkansas Women’s Hall Of Fame

Dec 11, 2014 2:37pm

NORTH LITTLE ROCK — Organizers of the planned Arkansas Women’s Hall of Fame said Wednesday they will begin taking nominations in March for the first group of inductees.

“Just take 15 seconds...

Sue Carol Gifford

Dec 10, 2014 12:27pm

Sue Carol Gifford

Sue Carol Gifford, 80, of Rowlett, Texas, formerly of Booneville, passed away Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014, at UAMS Medical Center. She was born Nov. 18, 1934, in Childress,...

Betty Jo Kinder

Dec 10, 2014 12:27pm

Betty Jo Kinder

Betty Jo Kinder, 69, of London, passed away Friday, Nov. 28, 2014. She was born Sept. 21, 1945, in Shaw, Miss., to Garvin and Elsie (Cole) Strickland.

She married Dale...