Day: March 19, 2021

CDC Relaxes Distance Guidelines for Schools Nationalwide

From: Ozarks First/Associated Press The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention relaxed its social distancing guidelines for schools Friday, saying students can now sit 3 feet apart in classrooms. The revised COVID-19 recommendations represent a turn away from the 6-foot standard that has forced some schools to remove desks, stagger scheduling and take other steps …

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Boil Advisory Lifted in Northern Arkansas

From: KTLO The Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) has lifted a precautionary boil order for a portion of the Baxter-Marion Rural Water System. The order put in place earlier this week impacted those customers west of the Oakland Community Center to Bull Shoals Lake. The boil order was the result of a main break.

AYS Podcast: Stone County Developmental Disabilities Board

by: Scott McCaulley The current “At Your Service” Podcast features a conversation with Staff Members of the Stone County Developmental Disabilities Board. Executive Director LaDella Thomas speaks about how the organization continued to serve those in the county during COVID-19  and how some programs have altered their operations due to the pandemic. One of the …

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Harrison Lady Goblins Play for State Championship Saturday

by: JonChristopher Collins and Scott McCaulley “Around The Table” on KHOZ spoke with Jim Johnson on Thursday about Lady Goblin Basketball. “Lady Goblins’ last state championship game was 2004,” Johnson said. The Lady Goblins are 20-3 entering Saturday’s Title Game against Farmington. “There are four senior starters,” Johnson said. They will play their last game …

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Funds Available for Feral Hog Eradication near Buffalo River

Press Release from University of Arkansas Extension Service Landowners in the Buffalo River Watershed are eligible to receive assistance from the U.S. Department of Agriculture aimed at eradicating feral hog populations in the area. Additionally, as part of the Buffalo River Watershed Enhancement Project, funding for conservation assistance is available to landowners, as well as …

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