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  1. Arkansas Tech LB earns preseason honorRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NWAonline

    ... Inductees include former HSU basketball player and coach Grady Bean, three-time All-American football player Devon Hughes, two-time All-Arkansas Intercollegiate Conference golfer James Barnes, two-time All-American diver Don Mixon, two-time All-Gulf ...

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  2. Supreme Court won't speed Hughes School District appealRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | Arkansas Times

    The Arkansas Supreme Court, in summer recess, issued an order today again denying a Hughes School District's request to expedite its appeal of a circuit court ruling denying its request to block consolidation of the district with West Memphis. June 15, Judge Richard Proctor said he couldn't stay his ruling pending Hughes' appeal.

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

    Jun 11, 2015 | 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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  4. District's merger debatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2015 | NWAonline

    A judge will determine the fate of the Hughes School District after hearing arguments Monday from attorneys from the Arkansas Board of Education and the school district in a hearing at the St. Francis County Courthouse. The district is fighting an involuntary incorporation order from the Education Board that is set to go into effect July 1. Unless the judge stops it, the Hughes School District will fold into the West Memphis school system.

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  5. Coach Malzahn to speak in Fort Smith at Union Christian eventRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2015 | The City Wire

    ... best all-around student and most athletic in his senior year at the high school. Malzahn began coaching football at Hughes High School in Hughes, Ark. From there he was named head football coach of Shiloh Christian School in Springdale. In 2001 he ...

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  6. Band director to retire after 20 years at JHSRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2015 | KAIT-TV

    ... hasn't always been at Jonesboro High School, he's always been a Region 8 native. "I started my teaching career in Hughes, Arkansas, small school, and taught there for 7 years" he said. "Then, I taught for 3 years in Poplar Bluff, Missouri and then I ...

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  7. Hughes district fights consolidation orderRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2015 | Arkansas Online

    An attorney for the Hughes School District is asking a circuit court to overturn the Arkansas Department Education's order that the district consolidate with the West Memphis School District by July 1.

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  8. Hughes School District challenges state consolidation orderRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | Arkansas Times

    The Hughes School District has announced a lawsuit in St. Francis circuit court to challenge the state Board of Education's decision to consolidate it with West Memphis. Hughes contends its enrollment is above the 350-student threshold for consolidation.

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  9. Gus Malzahn reacts to consolidation of Hughes School DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2015 | The Montgomery Advertiser

    The school district where Gus Malzahn's coaching career began is being consolidated due to declining enrollment and fiscal distress Gus Malzahn reacts to consolidation of Hughes School District The school district where Gus Malzahn's coaching career began is being consolidated due to declining enrollment and fiscal distress Check out this story on montgomeryadvertiser.com: http://on.mgmadv.com/1FLohy3 Hughes High School's football field in Hughes, Arkansas will be named for its former coach, Gus Malzahn, during a ceremony on Monday. Auburn's coach began with the Blue Devils from 1991-95, first as defensive coordinator and then spent four years as head coach, taking Hughes to the Class AA state title game in 1994.

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

    Apr 10, 2015 | Arkansas Online

    The Arkansas Board of Education on Thursday ordered the involuntary incorporation of the Hughes School District into the West Memphis school system because of declining enrollment, effective July 1.

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  11. Hughes schools consolidated with West MemphisRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | Arkansas Times

    A new state law provided no relief for the Hughes School District, consolidated today with West Memphis by the state Board of Education. The vote was 7-1, with Alice Mahony voting no.

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  12. Hughes School District consolidated into West MemphisRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | Arkansas Online

    The Arkansas Board of Education voted to consolidate the Hughes School District into the West Memphis School District on Thursday despite calls from Hughes officials, supporters and students who said the St. Francis County community would be better served by keeping its local school. 7 comments

  13. New anti-school consolidation law to get its first test ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | Arkansas Times

    The state Board of Education is scheduled to consider Thursday the involuntary consolidation of the Hughes School District because its enrollment has fallen below 350 students. However, a new state law, adopted with emergency clause, exempts schools otherwise meeting standards from consolidation when they fall below 350 students.

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  14. NASSAR v. JACKSONRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | FindLaw

    Ray NASSAR, Ph.D.; Gena Smith, Plaintiffs-Appellees v. Earnestine JACKSON, Individually & in her official capacity as a Hughes School Board member, Defendant-Appellant Jimmy Wilkins, Individually & in his Capacity as Superintendent of the Hughes School District, Defendant Hughes School District, Defendant-Appellant Hughes School Board, Members in their Official Capacities; Rudolph Robinson, in Official Capacity as member of Hughes School Board; Demarcus Burks, in Official Capacity as member of Hughes School Board; Leitha Cupples, in Official Capacity as member of Hughes School Board; Irene Combs, in Official Capacity as member of Hughes School Board; Jeff Spaletta, in Official Capacity as member of Hughes School Board; W E Duckworth, in Official Capacity as member of Hughes School Board, Defendants.

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