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    Monticello flag lowered in memory of State Rep. Sheilla Lampkin

    The flag of the city of Monticello has been lowered in memory of State Rep. Sheilla Lampkin. Lampkin died Saturday night. Monticello Mayor Zack Tucker on Sunday signed a proclamation ordering the flag to be placed at half-staff. The city flag will remain at half-staff until sundown on Monday, July 25, 2016, the day of Lampkin’s funeral service. “For decades Mrs. Shellia, either in the classroom or at the State Capitol, was a strong advocate … Continued

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    Highway 79-63 Junk Hunt Loop set for September

      Jennifer King, organizer of the Historic Highway 35 Junk Hunt earlier this year, is organizing a new a 3-day, multi-county yard sale. The new junk hunt will be held Sept. 8, through Sept. 10, along higways 79 and 63 in Southeast Arkansas. It is a 120-mile long yard sale that will extend from Pine Bluff to Warren and back. The route begins at the intersection of Interstate 530 and Highway 79 at Pine Bluff … Continued

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  • Conner Eldridge

    Eldridge criticizes Boozman for ‘galavanting around the world on taxpayers’ dime’

      Democratic U.S. Senate hopeful Conner Eldridge criticized his opponent, U.S. Sen. John Boozman Tuesday saying Boozman has taken more than 120 trips to foreign countries — many at taxpayer expense — during his 15 years in Washington. During that same 15-year period, Boozman has managed to get five bills passed, all renaming post offices, according to Eldridge. Eldridge, a former prosecutor and U.S. attorney trying to unseat the Republican senator, asked Democrats at a … Continued

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