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  1. State police seek recruits for academyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 18 | NWAonline

    Agency spokesman Bill Sadler said the hiring will offset a "significant year" of retirements in 2015, during which 18 commissioned troopers hung up their uniforms. That's more than usual, according to Sadler, but it was anticipated because the retirees entered the agency's pension program at the same time.

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  2. Kingsley shines after putting in workRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 16 | NWAonline

    Most talent evaluators three years ago would have tabbed Moses Kingsley the better athlete and Bobby Portis the more polished basketball player. Portis' polish glistens now that last season's SEC Player of the Year is accelerating his game to NBA standards and playing more minutes for the Chicago Bulls.

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  3. Waffle House fires 2 Arkansas workers for styling hair in kitchenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2016 | NWAonline

    Waffle House says it has fired two employees at one of its Arkansas restaurants after video emerged showing a worker dipping her hair into a pot of water in the restaurant's kitchen. Antonio Robinson tells Memphis, Tennessee, television station WREG that his friend found hair in his food when they dined last week at a Waffle House in Forrest City, about 90 miles east of Little Rock.

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  4. El Dorado not having to cry foulRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | NWAonline

    Springdale's Kyler Mahar goes to the basket in front of Siloam Springs' Noah Karp on Tuesday in the Bulldogs' 67-45 victory. El Dorado Coach Gary Simmons said the key to his team's success has been the ability to stay out of foul trouble.

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  5. District requests to allow transfersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2015 | NWAonline

    Richard Atwill, the superintendent of Blytheville schools, this week asked that the Arkansas Board of Education at its January meeting to exercise its authority to waive a statute that he sees as a barrier to full participation in the student-transfer program. Specifically, he is asking for a waiver of Arkansas Code Annotated 6-18-317, which prohibits a school board from granting "legal transfers" of students if the district has ever had federal court desegregation obligations and if the student transfer would negatively affect the racial balance of that district.

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  6. Desegregation order doesn't bar students' transfers, judge rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2015 | NWAonline

    Enrollment of Forrest City School District students by the nearby Palestine-Wheatley and Wynne systems under the state's school-choice laws does not violate Forrest City's federal desegregation order, a judge ruled this week. The order, unless it is appealed and overturned by a higher court, enables students residing in the Forrest City district to continue to attend public schools in other districts or seek those transfers to other districts in accordance with state laws -- and not be barred by the existence of the Forrest City district's federal desegregation order.

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  7. El Dorado gets nice 1-2 punchRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2015 | NWAonline

    El Dorado had no trouble in the Rumble on the Ridge championship game Saturday night, defeating Forrest City 102-85 in front of a packed house. Junior post Daniel Gafford led El Dorado with 36 points, 14 rebounds, 3 blocks, 2 steals and 2 assists to propel a Wildcats team that is expected to be among the best in Class 6A this season.

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  8. 2 schools urged to join forcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2015 | NWAonline

    But the state is knocking again. And this time, one of the last two vocational-technical schools standing in Arkansas might meet its match.

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  9. SW Oklahoma kills title hopesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2015 | NWAonline

    Junior quarterback Marc Evans completed 16 of 37 passes for 276 yards and 3 touchdowns in Southwestern Oklahoma's 28-14 Great American Conference victory over Arkansas Tech before an announced crowd of 2,892 on a windy Saturday afternoon at Buerkle Field. Coupled with Henderson State's 22-14 victory Saturday at Oklahoma Baptist, the loss ended any chance for Arkansas Tech to share the league title with the Reddies entering the final week of the regular season.

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  10. Williams' recovery on trackRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2015 | NWAonline

    Arkansas Coach Bret Bielema said doctors who performed running back Rawleigh Williams' neck surgery informed him Thursday morning Williams is on track in his rehabilitation. "They told me he couldn't be in any better shape from a recovery standpoint," Bielema said on his weekly radio show Thursday night.

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  11. Boy at football field shot; suspect soughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2015 | NWAonline

    A person of interest has been identified and an arrest is pending after a 10-year-old boy was shot Saturday while watching a football game in Forrest City, police said Sunday. The boy's injuries were not life-threatening and he has been released from the hospital, Lt.

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  12. KIPP alumni, students tutor guests about program's goalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2015 | NWAonline

    Two KIPP alumni -- Joseph Whitfield and Roquel Williams, now college graduates and teaching in KIPP schools -- served as the evening's masters of ceremony, welcoming guests to the dinner. This was followed by KIPP Forrest City College Preparatory School's choir's first public performance.

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  13. Inmate says in letters he killed more womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2015 | NWAonline

    A St. Louis-area man imprisoned over two murder convictions is under investigation in other killings, in large part because of letters he penned while behind bars. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that police said they believe 49-year-old Theodis Hill of Jennings killed at least five women -- three in St. Louis and two in Forrest City, Ark., where he apparently traveled to help relatives fix up a home.

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  14. Board lets pupil switch districtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2015 | NWAonline

    Kresher Cleaves of Forrest City and Jennifer Davis, an attorney for the Arkansas Department of Education, wait for a ruling, which allowed Cleaves' child to transfer from her home district in Forrest City to the Palestine-Wheatley School District, during a meeting of the state Board of Education on Thursday in Little Rock. The Arkansas Board of Education on Thursday granted a student transfer from the Forrest City School District to the Palestine-Wheatley School District despite the home district's claim to be exempt from the state School Choice Act.

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  15. Other daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2015 | NWAonline

    Local cotton buyers today engaged in keen competition for cotton brought to Paragould and as a result the price was run to a figure much higher than the market quotations. One bale sold at 12 1-2 cents, while many loads brought as high as 12 cents.

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  16. Secondary ready to set Santos freeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2015 | NWAonline

    Arkansas defensive backs Rohan Gaines and Jared Collins said they believe freshman safety Santos Ramirez will crash the SEC football scene in 2015. "Santos Ramirez is only a redshirt freshman, and that's scary," Gaines said.

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  17. St. Francis County wrecks result in 3 men's deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2015 | NWAonline

    Three people were killed in crashes in St. Francis County on Thursday, according to reports released by Arkansas State Police. Justen C. Williams, 31, was driving a 2012 Audi Q5 east on Arkansas 38 about 12:26 a.m. when he crossed graded railroad tracks at a "high rate of speed" and lost control of the car, causing it to leave the road and hit a tree, according to a report.

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  18. Regular schools get charterlike waiversRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2015 | NWAonline

    The state Board of Education on Thursday granted traditional school districts the first waivers that were previously reserved for charter schools. The board had granted the Batesville School District one of its requested three waivers and denied the Armorel School District its four requested waivers.

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  19. Moon, Lee take match play titlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | NWAonline

    Elizabeth Moon defended her Arkansas State Golf Association Junior Match Play girls title by beating Casey Ott 1-up in a rematch of last year's championship match at Eagle Hill Golf Course in Little Rock. Elizabeth Moon squeaked by Casey Ott in her quest to repeat, but Hyunje Lee made sure Fisher Vollendorf wasn't going to regain his championship Thursday at the Arkansas State Golf Association Junior Match Play tournament at Eagle Hill Golf and Athletic Club in Little Rock.

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  20. 7 districts first to apply for charter-like waiversRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2015 | NWAonline

    Seven traditional Arkansas school districts -- including Bentonville, Rogers and Harrison -- are the first to try out a new state law that allows them to apply for the kinds of legal waivers that were previously reserved for charter schools. The seven pioneer districts are asking to be exempted from a variety of requirements, some of which deal with duty-free lunches for staff members; alternative learning environments for students not successful in regular classrooms; the hiring and firing of teachers and support staff; grading scales; and definitions of instructional time.

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