The Early Files

Compiled by Patsy Young 105 years ago: 1910 George Parker of Muddy Fork, called at the The News office Saturday and exhibited a pearl, which was found on his farm, and which weighed 28 grains. About twenty pearls have been found in his neighborhood within the past week or two. The national birthday in Nashville was a very quiet day, […]

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Nathan cemetery donations announced

NATHAN – Donations to the Biggs Chapel Cemetery since the last report are as follows: Betty Cox ($500), Teresa Bozer, Peggy and Tom Taylor ($400), Tidwell and Barnes Family ($360), Rick Davis in memory of Homer Davis ($300), Terr and Betty Nell McRae ($200), Florence Turley, Peggy Davis, Joe Johnson ($150), Jerome Barnes ($140), Bob and Wanda Sweeden ($100), Jerry […]

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Local teens arrested in connection with church, school burglaries

NASHVILLE – Two young men have been arrested in connection with break-ins earlier this week at two local schools and a local church. According to statements from representatives of the Nashville Police Department, Lawrence E. Benson, Jr., 18, of Nashville, turned himself in to the Nashville police shortly after a report of the alleged burglaries at Immanuel Baptist Church, Nashville […]

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Local students awarded freshman scholarships by UCA

CONWAY – Four students with local ties will be recipients of scholarships to the University of Central Arkansas, the college announced Wednesday. Caleb Glann, of Nashville, and Leslie Parker, of Dierks, have both been selected for the school’s ‘University Scholarship,’ which provides $12,000 total to the incoming freshmen over the course of four years. Meanwhile, Peyton Rather and Colton Tipton, […]

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Museum improvements to result from $20K grant

NASHVILLE – The Howard County Museum received a $20,000 historic preservation grant on Tuesday. Lieutenant Governor Tim Griffin and Director of Department of Arkansas Heritage Stacy Hurst presented the grant money at the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center, a museum in Little Rock. According to Freddie Horne, chairman of the Howard County Historical Society, the historic preservation grant can be offered […]

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