School Board holds special meeting

Natasha Worley Reporter DIERKS – The Dierks School Board called a special meeting last Wednesday at 5:00pm. To begin the meeting, a motion was made by Jeffrey Mounts, seconded by Brad Garner, and passed unanimously to approve the purchase of a 2010 modular building from Horatio School District for $10,000. The building will house two classrooms and has two restrooms. […]

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Parker Westbrook, Arkansas preservationist, dies

Dr. Jamie C. Brandon President, Preserve Arkansas LITTLE ROCK – On Thurs., Nov. 19, Parker Westbrook – the founding President of Preserve Arkansas – passed away. If you ever met Parker Westbrook you know that he was an Arkansan through and through with roots deep in southwest Arkansas. His home in Nashville and Washington, Arkansas was very dear to him. […]

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JP’s vote to increase county millage; Increase passes with 6-3 vote

NICOLE TRACY Reporter NASHVILLE – A countywide millage increase of personal and real estate taxes occurred during the monthly session of the Howard County Quorum Court on Monday. County Treasurer Sheri Mixon presented the court with a preview about how the county budget was shaping up to look like for next year. Mixon prefaced her remarks about the budget with […]

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Nashville High School Competes in Marching Competition

Nashville Scrapper Band

The Nashville Scrapper Band recently competed in the Lake Hamilton Powerband Classic Marching Competition in Pearcy, Arkansas. They presented their 2015 Show “A Night at the Movies.” The Drumline and Colorguard both received “Superior” ratings and the band’s overall rating was “Excellent.” The band was awarded 8th Place in the Finals. The band is under the direction of Sara Jo Morris, Nathan Evans, […]

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District Results Positive for Nashville School

Jonathan Canaday | SW Arkansas Radio Preliminary test scores have been released by the state department of education and results have not been favorable. According to the results released, 65 percent of students in Arkansas did not meet the targets set. Nashville School Superintendent Doug Graham says that administrators expect a drop anytime that a school district changes tests. For […]

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Local man ‘disappointed’ with county voter registration system

2016 election

TERRICA HENDRIX Reporter NASHVILLE – A local man is disappointed because he will not get to serve his county due to the county’s voter registration system not being kept up to date with redistricting. On Nov. 9, Albert Motta filed for the office of Constable Township 1 in the Democratic Preferential Primary Election – which will be held on Tues., […]

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Caddo Hills approves gym improvements


DERWOOD BRETT During a special meeting Monday, November 17, the Caddo Hills School Board voted to enter into a lease/purchase agreement to totally revamp lighting in district facilities, add air conditioning to the Physical Education Gymnasium and construct a storage building adjacent to the gym. The lighting project has been under consideration for several months following a recommendation by Superintendent […]

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