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Temporary lane closures on Bull Shoals Dam and Norfork Dam postponed

Lane closures scheduled for the Highway 178 bridge across Bull Shoals Dam on August 25th, and the Highway 177 bridge across Norfork Dam on August 26th have been postponed until further notice. Once an alternate date has been finalized local media outlets will be notified about the new dates. Recreation information can be found on the Internet at www.swl.usace.army.mil,…

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Lions 63th Annual Rodeo this weekend!

It’s almost here! The 63th annual Calico Rock Lions Club Rodeo is coming to town this weekend; Friday, June 11 and Saturday, June 12. The event, sponsored by the Lions and conducted by Rand Rodeo Company, will be held in the Tip Wiseman Rodeo Arena in Earl King Park located off Hwy 56 in Calico…

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Mountain Home mom wins national Working Parent Scholarship

     Allison Cunningham of Mountain Home was recently selected as the winner of Job-Applications.com’s national Working Parent Scholarship. The $1,000 scholarship recognizes the efforts of one student in the United States who balances the difficult tasks of parenthood, working and seeking a higher education.      Cunningham, who is originally from Norfork, has a 12-year-old daughter and a…

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Longtime Norfork Principal passes

Bobby Hulse, the longtime Norfork High School principal, has passed away, the school announced Wednesday morning via social media Hulse had been hospitalized since early December with COVID-19. The dean of Twin Lakes Area education circles, Hulse spent 55 years as an educator, including 41 as Norfork’s high school principal. He graduated from the Henderson…

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USACE plans prescribed burns around Bull Shoals and Norfork lakes

Personnel from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mountain Home Project Office and the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will conduct prescribed burns on public land surrounding Bull Shoals and Norfork lakes until the second week of April. Norfork burn locations are Chapin Point, Dillinger Point, Woods Point, Arnett Point, and the Tracy Ferry Area.…

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Pharmacies start phase 1-b of Covid Vaccinations

As 2021 begins, Arkansans will soon have a chance to get a COVID-19 vaccine. The COVID-19 vaccine has been in Arkansas for almost a month  and according to Governor Asa Hutchinson the plan is to administer the vaccine to those in the first phase, which also includes health care workers and nursing home residents and staff, by…

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Riverside Pizza ready for 2021

Ashton and Aaron Lester became exposed to the restaurant business like many do, as front line staffers working part time in a restaurant while going to school. They both knew at some point they’d eventually like to get into the business of making pizza. . . .and as of last fall, their dream came into…

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