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Valley Springs Unveils New School Branding

Per Press Release: Valley Springs School District recently unveiled a new branding system for the district comprised of an official district logo along with accompanying mascot logo and emblem. The new branding carries forward the traditions of the Valley Springs School District by utilizing the school’s official green color and tiger mascot in progressive new …

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2020 School Board Election Results; Alpena & Valley Springs

Two contested school board races were on the ballot for Boone County schools including Alpena and Valley Springs. In Alpena Lynette Cantwell won with 293 votes while Kenny Underdown received 226. (Totals from Boone, Carroll, & Newton Counties) In the Valley Springs School Board race Amy Deaton received the most votes with 334, Michael Watkins …

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Dogpatch auction canceled; abandoned theme park to be sold to unnamed buyer

From arkansasonline.com Dogpatch won’t be sold on the Newton County Courthouse steps on March 3, as previously advertised. The abandoned theme park is under contract to be sold to a “solid buyer,” said Stewart Nance of Eureka Springs, one of the mortgage holders. Nance said he couldn’t reveal the buyer’s name on Tuesday. He said …

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Lorie Harris Tudor Named ARDOT Director

The Arkansas Highway Commission has named Lorie Harris Tudor as Director of the Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT). The Commission made the announcement following a special meeting held Thursday, February 20, 2020. Tudor will succeed Scott Bennett, who announced his retirement effective March 20, 2020. “One of the primary functions of the Commission is to …

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Congressman Womack Discusses Future of Harrison Rec Plex

Congressman Steve Womack joined Mayor Jerry Jackson and a group of city leaders and business owners on Wednesday at the Chamber of Commerce Conference Room to give advice on what the next step should be regarding the community center that was proposed and voted down last November. The previous plan asked for funding through two …

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