Mainline hosts grand opening of new school clinic in Star City

Mainline Health Systems, Inc. hosted the Grand Opening of its Star City School Clinic on February 21. The school clinic offers medical care to all students, teachers and faculty on Star City’s school campus. Dental hygiene services will start soon for the students. One teacher said that she is very thankful for Mainline opening a school clinic in Star City. She was able to utilize the clinic and be back in her class by the … Continued

Activities set in Southeast Arkansas for Archeology Month

In recognition of Arkansas Archeology Month in March, the Arkansas Archeological Society and the Arkansas Archeological Survey, in cooperation with museums, colleges, libraries and other groups across the state, will hold a series of events, displays, presentations, and hands-on activities to celebrate Arkansas’ cultural heritage as discovered through archeology. For 2017, there will be a number of events around southeast Arkansas. On Tuesday, March 7, the Tunican Chapter of the Arkansas Archeological Society and the … Continued

2nd Annual Highway 35 Junk Hunt set for March 9-11

The second annual Highway 35 Junk Hunt will be held March 9-11. The event includes 124 miles of rummage sales & shopping in southeast Arkansas. Cities included are Dermott, Monticello, Rison, Sheridan, Grapevine and Benton. Each city has a sale hub where space is available to area residents who do not live directly on Arkansas Highway 35 to allow them to set up and sell. “We encourage everyone who lives along the Arkansas Highway 35 … Continued

Nominations sought for Endangered Historic Places list

Preserve Arkansas is requesting the public’s help in identifying endangered historic places for Arkansas’ 2017 Most Endangered Historic Places list. The Most Endangered Places list highlights historically and architecturally significant properties throughout the state that are worthy of preservation. Preserve Arkansas is soliciting nominations from residents and organizations across Arkansas of buildings, structures, sites, and other places to be considered for inclusion in the list. The nomination deadline is Friday, March 17, 2017. The Most … Continued

Bradley County among Arkansas Preservation Award recipients

  Efforts to preserve and restore the Bradley County Courthouse were recognized by Preserve Arkansas at its annual awards banquet. With the help of two County Courthouse Restoration Grants from the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program, the project team stabilized the building’s foundation and repaired extensive damage to masonry walls, windows, and interior spaces. Bradley County, Bradley County Judge Klay McKinney, former County Judge Keith Neely (2009-2016), WD&D Architects, and Ideal Construction were recognized with the … Continued

Mainline to host Star City school clinic open house on Feb. 21

Mainline Health Systems will host a ribbon cutting and open house for its new school clinic in Star City on February 21. The ribbon cutting will be held at 2 p.m. and the open house will held be from 2:30 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the clinic, located in the school’s old administration building at 206 Cleveland Street. The school clinic will provide medical and dental hygiene services available to students, faculty and staff. Insurance … Continued

Monticello teen captures division powerlifting championship

  Monticello’s Jordyn Nowlen recently set a state squat record in her age and weight class and became the powerlifting champion in her division at the Southern Powerlifting Association’s Proving Ground Classic Powerlifting Meet in Russellville. Nowlen, 16, lifted in the female 16-17 age group in the 148-pound weight class, squatting 300 pounds, bench pressing 135 pounds and deadlifting 300 pounds, for a total of 735 pounds. She had a perfect day, going 9-for-9. She … Continued

Robotics competition set for Feb. 18 in Monticello

  Students representing 30 teams across Arkansas will compete in a robotics challenge on February 18 in Monticello. The Monticello Robotics VEX IQ and VEX VRC Challenge is a non-stop, action-packed day of teamwork challenges where elementary school, middle school and high school students compete with their custom-built robots, gaining experience in in science, technology, engineering, and mat through the use of VEX. Participants will square off playing a game developed by the game design … Continued

Katie Harris Elliott appointed city attorney for Eudora

Katie Harris Elliott was appointed city attorney for Eudora on Monday, replacing Joe Mazzanti who resigned after he was appointed managing public defender of the 10th Judicial District Public Defender’s Office. Harris-Elliott, of Lake Village, practices law with her father at the Harris Law Firm in Greenville, Mississippi. She is licensed to practice in both Arkansas and Mississippi and has an office in Lake Village. Harris-Elliott graduated summa cum laude in 2015 from the University … Continued