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The Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and UAMS Northwest Regional Campus have been authorized by the Arkansas Department of Health to conduct COVID-19 contact tracing for public and private colleges and universities in Arkansas.

It’s no secret that we are living in unprecedented times. In Matthew 24: 42-44 it says, “Therefore keep watch, because you do not know on what day your Lord will come. But understand this: If the owner of the house had known at what time of night the thief was coming he would have kept watch…

The average debt that a student incurs to earn a bachelor’s degree in Arkansas is almost $2,000 less than the national average.

All EHC activities, at their Rupert facility, are cancelled to help slow the spread of the coronavirus.

Dear Athletic Support: Every time we travel, my son gets constipated. I know this sounds silly, but since he’s currently on a travel-league baseball team, it’s actually pretty serious. The worst part is the constipation impacts his play. Generally, he won’t go number two the entire time we’r…

I, Robot, the 2004 generally forgettable Will Smith science fiction movie is about, well sure, robots. (Robots and Will Smith, but let’s try to focus here.)

Bonds Trucking & Septic Service is your solution to septic and portable toilets, dirt work and so much more. They are located at 2525 Highway 65 South across from the hospital, so stop in and let the experienced staff at Bond’s Trucking & Septic find you a local solution to your sept…

Aug. 1, 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. Junk in the Trunk: Every First Saturday of the month Howard’s Antiques & Flea Market will be hosting this community sale in their parking lot located on Highway 65. Come see what new treasures this month will have or sell your extra items because booth spaces are …

CLINTON – A traffic stop for a license plate light not working resulted in charges against a Clinton man including drugs and gun charges.

Over the weekend Major League Baseball celebrated Opening Day. The bleachers were empty, the ivy was green, and the Cubs were finally back in the friendly confines of historic Wrigley Field. Baseball, like everything else, looked a little different. Baseball’s return will be a test case for …

The Arkansas Department of Agriculture has been made aware that private citizens in several states have received unsolicited packages containing seeds that appear to have originated from China. The types of seeds in the packages are unknown at this time and may be invasive plant species. The…

PLUMMERVILLE — A winning weight of 10 fish for just over 10 pounds would have most bass-fishing tournament directors contemplating a permanent blacklisting of the lake from their schedule, but Jared Pridmore, director of the Lake Brewer Bass Club and owner of JP Custom Baits, was nothing but…

Some exciting news from Honda this year comes from a new hybrid CR-V that posts impressive numbers across the board and, just as important, connects the dots growing families want in an SUV.

CLINTON — The group “Let Van Buren County Vote!” turned in its petitions Monday July 27 at the county clerk’s office. If the petitions are approved by County Clerk Pam Bradford, Van Buren County voters will have an opportunity for a vote in the general election for the county to become “wet”…

Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced that he allocated $10 million in funding to provide 20,000 Wi-Fi access points for students across Arkansas in preparation for the state’s return to school in August. He made the announcement in his regular COVID-19 press briefing at the State Capitol on Monday.

GUY — Timothy “Tim” Barnes retired from his 14-year career with the Arkansas Department of Education and will now take on the role of high school principal in the Guy-Perkins School District.

Editor’s note: This editorial expresses the views of the Log Cabin Democrat. The editorial board is composed of Frank Leto, Jeanette Anderton and Alex Kienlen.

As of this writing, I was told by phone and Messenger on Facebook, The National Championship Chuckwagon Races will be held, with events beginning August 29 and continuing through September 6. So at that time, from all over the United States, thousands will be descending on Van Buren County, …

Arkansas’ annual tax holiday, which allows people to purchase back-to-school essentials without tax, is this weekend.

This editorial expresses the views of the Log Cabin Democrat. The editorial board is composed of Frank Leto, Jeanette Anderton and Alex Kienlen.

Do you have the right shoes? As parents we must worry whether our kids had the right shoes, the right fit and size. In our lives we had to worry about a few more factors with our son. He must wear special braces that mean we have purchase shoes that fit the brace. On top of all of it he wear…

In his 1844 novel “The Three Musketeers,” Alexandre Dumas penned the famous phrase “One For All And All For One!” Those words cast the vision of a society where one person’s hardships are shared experiences of the majority and that the majority must work together for the benefit of its most …

Dear Athletic Support: My daughter is on the high school track team. She’s a very good athlete (at least she was, before the world shut down). She triple jumps, pole vaults, and runs the 4x100 meter relay. She hates the running and begs her coach constantly to pull her from the race. To make…

CLINTON — In a statement issued from his office Monday morning, Van Buren County Sheriff Lucas Emberton has announced his office’s plan in contending with the mask mandate issued by Gov. Asa Hutchinson Thursday afternoon.

CLINTON — Arkansas State Police report a fatal accident on Highway 65 in Clinton Sunday at 5:40 p.m. Two were killed, a woman driver and her passenger, a minor.

Jason and Amanda, owners of Furgerson’s Choctaw Marina, have been working hard to make their marina one of the finest on the lake and they are ready to serve you this boating season. While speaking to Mrs. Furgerson one will come to realize quickly they believe in running a family owned and …

A group of us get together most weeks and play music. I believe I’ve mentioned this before in this space, the joy of getting together with friends and folks from around and taking turns leading songs, acoustic songs, the kind which aren’t that technically complex. Lots of songs about Jesus, …

Jackie Taylor shared the following story on Facebook and gave me permission to share it in my column this week: “I want to share an experience I had at Cravens on Sunday afternoon. I walked up to get in line (lengthy) and noticed the man in front of me was already there and only had 3 items …

July 21, 6 p.m. Clinton Advertising and Promotion Meeting: The Clinton A&P Commission meets every 3rd Tuesday of the month at 6 p.m. at the Clinton Municipal Airport on Hwy 16 East. The meetings are open to the public and everyone is welcome to attend.

The 2020-2021 School Year will be different from any school year in recent years. Students, staff, parents, and the community will experience flexibility and learning in a new and different way. Our original scheduled start date was Aug. 13. On July 9, Gov. Hutchinson announced that the star…

FAIRFIELD BAY — In a surprise announcement made at the Fairfield Bay Community Club meeting Thursday afternoon, City of Fairfield Bay Mayor Paul Wellenberger announced he was tendering his resignation on and effective Aug. 31.

In the best interest of the exhibitors and the public served, the Van Buren County Fair & Livestock will be cancelled this year. Though this was a very hard decision for the board to make, the decision was based on the rise of Covid 19 numbers.

FAIRFIELD BAY — The Arkansas Department of Commerce has announced its first Arkansas Rural Connect (ARC) broadband grant. The grant, in the amount of $1,568,750.25, is awarded to Fairfield Bay in partnership with Arkansas Telephone Company (Artelco). The project will deploy fiber to homes in…

Larry David Barnett, 65, of Clinton, departed from this world on Tuesday, July 14, 2020. For full obituary, please visit www.clintonfuneralservice.com.

Franklin “Frankie” Eugene Haynes, 64 of Clinton, AR, passed from this life on July 9, 2020 in Yellville, Arkansas. He was born on August 29th in Humnoke, Arkansas to Wilbur Haynes and Minnie (McDaniels) Haynes.

Several years back Genesis separated, in a brick and mortar way, from parent company Hyundai, in hopes of re-marketing itself as a performance sedan, ala Nissan/Infiniti and Honda/Acura.

In the past five months, Congress has responded to the coronavirus public health crisis with several emergency relief measures, including the stimulus checks sent to individuals and households, payroll protections to small businesses, expanded unemployment payments, fee waivers for borrowing…

Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced an additional 699 new cases of the coronavirus in the state on Monday in his regular COVID-19 briefing at the State Capitol. Arkansas has now recorded 33,927 cumulative cases of the coronavirus, of which 5,953 are currently active in communities around the state.

The Farmer’s Almanac says Wednesday and Thursday are good days to kill plant pests. This year’s Japanese beetle invasion is about over, typically 4 to 6 weeks. They devastated roses, in several locations, and I found them on my pole beans. I used Neem spray successfully.