Day: February 1, 2021

Bass Pro Shops Founder Johnny Morris Announces National Amateur Fishing Tournament

by: JonChristopher Collins Founder of Bass Pro Shops Johnny Morris announces on Monday the first Bass Pro Shops US Open National Bass Fishing Amateur Team Championship. “One of the inspirations for the tournament is this coming year we’ll be celebrating our fiftieth anniversary here at Bass Pro Shops. Thanks to a lot of great people, …

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Two Accidents Result in One Fatality, One Serious Injury

by: Scott McCaulley Two accidents over the last three days result in one fatality and one person sustaining serious injuries. The fatality accident occurs south of Green Forest on Arkansas Highway 103 early Saturday morning when a vehicle driven by 50-year-old Robert Bell of Green Forest left the roadway and overturned ejecting Bell from the …

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Over 500,000 Awarded to Arkansas Schools for Wildlife Education

From: KTLO/Arkansas Economic Development Commission The Arkansas Economic Development Commission (AEDC) Division of Rural Services has awarded grants totaling $536,401 to promote wildlife education and improve school conservation programs to 150 schools, school districts and conservation districts in 65 Arkansas counties. The grant program is funded by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission (AGFC) through …

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Gainesville H.S. Expansion and Renovation Project Begins Soon

From: KTLO Gainesville High School is about to embark on a major renovation adding 7,792 square feet to the existing structure, creating a totally new facade, new locker rooms, offices, storage room and a multi-use common area. The current gym will also get a complete overhaul, including an upgraded set of retractable, ADA-compliant bleachers. Perhaps …

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