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  1. Other daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | NWAonline

    Porter Brown, a well-known farmer, living 30 miles west of Hot Springs, in Montgomery county, says his wife, his girl baby, aged 18 months, and a niece, named Miss Wilson, drowned Sunday afternoon, according to a report which reached here today. The party was driving across Carney creek, seven miles from Buckville, when the three were swept from the wagon by the swollen stream, according to the report.

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  2. National contest fetes ex-reporter, magazineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | NWAonline

    Arkansas Life , a monthly magazine published by Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, Inc., has been recognized nationally as the best niche product among newspapers in its circulation division in the 27th annual Excellence-in-Features Awards of the Society for Features Journalism. Stories written by former Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reporter Cathy Frye placed first in two categories in the features journalism contest in the 90,000 to 199,999 circulation category, the Society for Features Journalism announced Tuesday.

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  3. 3 separate crashes kill 3 ArkansansRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | NWAonline

    A Forrest City man was hit and killed along Interstate 40 in St. Francis County on June 11, according to a crash report released Monday by the Arkansas State Police. Perry Robinson, 47, was walking eastbound near the fog line on I-40 at 3:16 a.m. when he was hit by a 2012 Honda Accord also traveling eastbound, according to the report.

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  4. Ex-teacher rejects plea deals, to fight rape charges at trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | NWAonline

    A former Siloam Springs teacher has rejected all plea offers to resolve her criminal case concerning allegations that she had a sexual relationship with a 13-year-old boy. Mary Faith McCormick, 33, is charged with rape, a Class Y felony.

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  5. State sports briefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | NWAonline

    Garrett May of Hope and Elizabeth Moon of Forrest City are back to defend their titles at the Arkansas State Golf Association Junior Stroke Play which begins today at Cypress Creek Golf Course in Cabot. May won last year's boys event at Shadow Valley Country Club in Rogers when he trailed Ryan Spurlock of Maumelle by five strokes coming into the second and final round before winning on the third playoff hole.

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  6. Judge: Can't stay Hughes' loss of schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | NWAonline

    A St. Francis County circuit judge said Wednesday that he will not issue a stay to stop the involuntary incorporation of the Hughes School District into the West Memphis School District. The two districts are set to merge July 1, but the Hughes School District fought the order from the state Board of Education.

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  7. Two face charges in Monday killingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | NWAonline

    Police arrested a Forrest City man and a second suspect surrendered to lawmen Wednesday afternoon in connection with a Memorial Day slaying, Jonesboro Police Department spokesman Paul Holmes said. Authorities arrested Ladarius Lee, 18, at a residence on Race Street in south Jonesboro about 3:30 p.m. Wednesday.

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  8. Fort Smith tackling pension's shortfallRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | NWAonline

    Finding a solution to the anticipated shortfall in pension funding for Fort Smith police and firefighters is more than just about the numbers, one officer told city directors Tuesday. Police Cpl.

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  9. Forrest City schools score praiseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2015 | NWAonline

    Arkansas Board of Education members like what they hear about efforts in the Forrest City School District to raise student achievement, particularly at three state-labeled academically distressed schools. "Optimistic," "marvelous job," "positive culture" and "a whole new world" were among the words and phrases applied to the 2,668-student district by Department of Education staff members in a report Friday to the Education Board's special committee on academically distressed schools. 5 comments

  10. Hughes schools told to join W. Memphis'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | NWAonline

    Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/BENJAMIN KRAIN --4/9/15-- Hughes School District Superintendent Sheryl Owens, center, Hughes principal Jeff Spaletta, left, and students Kendra Glasper, second from right, and Adrick Smith react in dissapointment to an Arkansas Board of Education ruling Thursday to consolidate the Hughes School District into the West Memphis School District. Arkansas law required the board to consolidate the school because its student population fell below a 350-student threshold for two years in a row at its kindergarten-through-12th-grade facility.

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  11. Hendrix, KIPP Delta join forcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | NWAonline

    Hendrix College and KIPP Delta Public Schools on Wednesday announced a partnership aimed at enrolling more low-income students at the private college, and at increasing such students' graduation rates and the college's diversity. Under the agreement, the private college will recruit, enroll and support four to six KIPP Delta alumni annually, starting with the next academic year.

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  12. Defense tackling mistakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | NWAonline

    Arkansas defensive coordinator Robb Smith said his unit has shown constant improvement through the course of spring and responded well after allowing solid gains on four of the first five plays in Saturday's scrimmage. "I thought we got off to a little bit of a slow start defensively," Smith said.

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  13. House approves bill banning 'webcam abortions'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | NWAonline

    Rep. Rep. Deborah Ferguson, D-West Memphis, speaks in favor of House Bill 1076 that would ban webcam abortions in Arkansas. The Arkansas House of Representatives approved a bill Monday that would require a physician to be in the room during a chemical abortion.

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  14. Full text: Hutchinson's inaugural addressRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | NWAonline

    I am humbled by the opportunity and the responsibility that you, the people of Arkansas, have bestowed upon me. Today, I accept that responsibility as the 46th elected Governor of this great state.

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  15. Death-row inmate to be resentencedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2014 | NWAonline

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  16. Man, 24, charged in Forrest City killingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2014 | NWAonline

    Authorities charged a Forrest City man with two counts of first-degree murder in the Christmas Day shootings of two men at an apartment complex, Lt. Eric Varner of the Forrest City Police Department said.

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  17. Sale near for coins honoring marshalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2014 | NWAonline

    The three coins commemorating the 225th anniversary of the U.S. Marshals Service will go on sale at the end of January. Subscribers must LOG-IN to read this full story.

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  18. Entertainment NotesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | NWAonline

    The program will include a mix of seasonal classical, religious and secular selections. The concert is part of the EACC Fine Arts Center's Spotlight Series.

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  19. No more 'dings;' protocols in placeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2014 | NWAonline

    It happens dozens of times in every NFL game. There is a fierce collision, or perhaps a running back is slammed to the ground.

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  20. John Stephen JonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2014 | NWAonline

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