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  • SEARK Master Musician

    Master Musician Class inspires young artists in Southeast Arkansas

      The Southeast Arkansas Concert Association recently sponsored a Master Musician Class at the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Center where Baritone Woodrow Bynum and Pianist Ryan Reilly worked with youth and young adults to fine tune their skills. The participants represented several counties in the Southeast Arkansas area and performed a mix of music from classical to pop. The Southeast Arkansas Concert Association is committed to bringing the arts to children and adults and … Continued

  • UAM COT-McGehee to offer ‘Nature Nights’ classes

    “Nature Nights,” noncredit community education courses in partnership with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, will be offered September through December at the UAM College of Technology-McGehee. The classes, which are open to all ages, include topics such as black bears, bats, birds, and how to make deer antler jewelry. The classes are scheduled for the second Monday of each month and will be held on the McGehee campus. Children will make something each class … Continued

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  • Monticello Residents: ‘Take out Dead Man’s Curve’

      Fifty-two Monticello residents are calling on the State Highway and Transportation Department to "take out" Dead Man's Curve, a sharp, double-curve and incline on U.S. 278 about two miles east of Monticello where there have been many accidents over the years, some fatal. The recent death of a young Alabama woman at the dangerous curve has prompted a letter to State Highway Commissioner Robert Moore and State Highway and Transportation Department Director Scott Bennett … Continued

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  • WWII Italian POW

    Archeologist to discuss research at WWII Italian Prisoner of War camp at Monticello

    Research at Camp Monticello, the World War II Italian Prisoner of War Camp east of Monticello, will be the discussion topic at the September 2 meeting of the Tunican Chapter of¬†Arkansas Archeological Society. Dr. Jodi Barnes, a Research Station Archeologist with the Arkansas Archeological Survey and Research Assistant Professor in the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, will talk about ongoing research at Camp Monticello, the Italian Prisoner … Continued