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    Lake Village man killed in truck-backhoe accident

      A Lake Village man was killed shortly before noon Sunday in a truck and backhoe accident on U.S. 65 in Desha County, according to State Police. Brian A. Morgan, 29, of Bayou Villa Road in Lake Village, was southbound on a backhoe on U.S. 65, north of the Old Tillar Highway in McGehee when he was struck from the rear by a 2007 Volvo 18-wheeler, according to a State Police report. Morgan was thrown off the … Continued

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    Farm Bureau sets ‘Measure the Candidate’ forum

    Arkansas Farm Bureau is hosting a Measure the Candidate forum Tuesday, April 22, at the Wyndham Riverfront Hotel in North Little Rock. Candidates for the state’s constitutional offices are scheduled to attend and address the audience. Additionally, candidates for the United States Senate race and 2nd Congressional District have been invited to participate. “Arkansas’ constitutional offices are highly contested this year,” said Randy Veach, president of Arkansas Farm Bureau. “Arkansas has open seats for governor, … Continued

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    Country music artist Dustin Lynch to headline StarDaze

    Country music artist Dustin Lynch will be the headliner at the 11th annual StarDaze Festival in April. Lynch will perform April 19 on the Lincoln County Courthouse lawn, the center of all festival activities. See the entertainment schedule below. Artists' names are linked to their web site and videos of each artist are posted below the schedule. Entertainment Schedule April 18 Jawga Boyz ("redneck" rap) The LACS (southern rap) April 19 Dylan Scott (country) Drew Baldridge (country) A … Continued

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    UAM student presents paper at national conference

      Courtney Thrower of Monticello, a senior political science student at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, presented independent research on international law and state sovereignty at the annual conference of the National Council for Undergraduate Research (NCUR) April 3-5 at the University of Kentucky. The conference provided a forum for research by more than 4,000 undergraduate students from across the United States. Thrower will receive two degrees when she graduates in May – a … Continued