• Mary Francis Barnes

    Mayoral candidate is a convicted felon, court records indicate

    Mary Francis Barnes, who finished only one vote behind the top vote-getter in the November 4 Dermott mayoral election, is a twice-convicted felon, according to Pierce County, Washington Superior Court records. Barnes, 56, turned herself into Dermott police on Friday after authorities learned that, contrary to her political practice pledge, she allegedly is a convicted felon. On July 30, when filing as a candidate for Dermott mayor, Barnes signed a political practices pledge falsely stating … Continued

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    UAM Christmas tree lighting set for December 1

    Students, faculty and staff of the University of Arkansas at Monticello will get the holiday season underway December 1 with the lighting of the university Christmas tree at 5 p.m. in the John F. Gibson University Center. The Christmas celebration will include a holiday meal, music by the UAM Chamber Choir and Jazz Ensemble, a recitation of “The Christmas Story” and a visit from Santa Claus. Shortly after 5 p.m., UAM Homecoming Queen Melissa Ohannes … Continued

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    UAMS provides ER telemedicine support to Chicot Memorial Medical Center

    The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Emergency Department recently began providing emergency medical support via a telemedicine connection to the Chicot Memorial Medical Center in Lake Village. As part of the pilot project, ER-DOCS, UAMS Emergency Department faculty and resident physicians will be available 24 hours a day to provide real-time, high-speed video telemedicine consultations to Chicot Memorial physicians about their Emergency Room patients. The pilot will also utilize the UAMS Center for … Continued

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    UAM Marching Band pays tribute to Jack and Judy Lassiter

    The University of Arkansas at Monticello Marching Band paid tribute to retiring UAM Chancellor Jack Lassiter and his wife, Judy, by playing their favorite song, Old Time Rock and Roll, at halftime during the University of Arkansas at Monticello - Southern Arkansas University football game Saturday afternoon at UAM. Dr. Lassiter will officially retire on January 5, 2015, after more than 10 years service as UAM’s chief executive officer. Video of the tribute.