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June 15th

2014 Senate Democrats firm up health care support

June 15, 2013

ATLANTA — Far from reversing course, Senate Democrats who backed President Barack Obama's health care law and now face re-election in GOP-leaning states are firming up their support for the overhaul even as Republican criticism intensifies.

Haskell Historical Society meeting set for Tuesday

June 15, 2013

Haskell Historical Society will meet 3:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 18, at Haskell City Hall.
Steve Perdue will be doing a Powerpoint presentation  about “Saline County Properties on the National Historic Register." The meeting is open to the public. The society now is gathering information on any person who served in any branch of the armed services, National Guard, or any other reserve group. Bring photos, items, articles to the meeting to be copied, loaned, or donated for display at the museum.  For more information contact Emaline Stroud at 501-303-0384, or Darlene Emmons at 501-315-2913.

June 14th

Gun control group to hold rally in Little Rock

June 14, 2013

LITTLE ROCK — A gun control group is holding a rally in Little Rock to urge U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor to take another look at a measure expanding background checks for firearm sales.

Mayors Against Illegal Guns, a group co-founded by New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, is holding the rally Friday at Allsopp Park. The event comes as the group is airing ads in Arkansas criticizing Pryor for voting against the background checks measure.

The rally will feature survivors of gun violence.

Book-to-Movie Club meets Saturday at the library

June 14, 2013

The Book-to-Movie Club will meet Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. at Herzfeld Library. The event includes a movie viewing, followed by a discussion of the book "Holes," by Louis Sachar. Light refreshments will be provided. Call 501-778-4766 for more information. It is free and open to all ages.

The Bryant Lady Hornets went 2-1 over the weekend at the Beebe/Cabot Tournament. Falling 4-3 to...
The Bauxite Lady Miners went 2-1 in the Beebe/Cabot Tourney on Saturday. Bauxite defeated Greenwood...
The Benton Panther baseball team defeated Arkadelphia 9-2 and Cabot 6-5 on Saturday in the Central...

 

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