Sunday, February 01, 2015

Nashville News

Post date: Jan 29 2015 - 2:13pm
NASHVILLE - Coming off of a pair of Banker’s Classic tournament title wins, the Nashville basketball squads traveled to Mena Tuesday in search of more glory and found it. The Scrapperettes earned a one point win over the Lady Bearcats (46-45), while the boys’ squad came away with a 12 point victory (54-42).
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Post date: Jan 27 2015 - 11:36am
NASHVILLE – An expansion on a life-long business that has been a shopping hot spot on Main Street for years has recently been put in place. 
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Post date: Jan 27 2015 - 11:23am
NASHVILLE - A business that became a mainstay of the business scene in Nashville in just a dozen years is looking to change owners.
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Post date: Jan 27 2015 - 11:15am
NASHVILLE - In continuing trends, the Scrapperettes were a dominant force Friday evening, while the Scrappers less than successful yet again when hosting Bauxite in basketball.
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Post date: Jan 27 2015 - 10:39am
MINERAL SPRINGS - The Hornets and Lady Hornets hosted the Foreman Gators and Lady Gators Friday evening in a pair of games that provided plenty of tense moments.
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Post date: Jan 27 2015 - 10:20am
NASHVILLE - The Nashville Banker’s Classic came to an end Saturday night as both the Scrappers and Scrapperettes took home championships in their respective divisions. Nashville’s boys won 40-32 over Mineral Springs, while the girls’ squad won 40-35 over Ashdown 55-47. 
In the semifinals, played on Thursday, both the Scrappers and Scrapperettes coasted to easy victories against Blevins (49-35) and Dierks (59-29), respectively. Mineral Springs boys also played, taking on Acorn and winning decisively 72-45 to set up Saturday’s two championship games. 


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Post date: Jan 23 2015 - 3:52pm
NASHVILLE - A clear winner was narrowed from the field of more than two dozen competitors in only five rounds at the 2015 Howard County Spelling Bee Friday afternoon.
Barrett Jackson, who has won the competition for the fourth time, was the last standing after correctly spelling "jaguar". Jackson, an eighth grader, will go on to represent Howard County at the state spelling bee. The Arkansas State Spelling Bee will be held February 28 in Reynolds Auditorium on the University of Central Arkansas campus in Conway.
This will be Jackson's last year of elegibility to compete, as the contest is open only to fourth through eighth graders. In Howard County only Nashville and Mineral Springs schools participate in the competition.
The field of competitors had been narrowed to a third of the initial entrants by the end of the second round, and cut further down to the three finalists after the third round.  
Pictured above: Howard County's top spellers, Maria Hernandez an eighth grader from Mineral Springs, Barrett Jackson, eighth grade and Chloe Wakley, sixth grade from Nashville were the three finalists at the 2015 Howard County Spelling Bee Friday.
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Post date: Jan 23 2015 - 2:00pm

NASHVILLE - A Prescott man recently arrested in connection with the theft of jewelry from a local merchant pled no contest to charges stemming from the incident Wednesday in Howard County Circuit Court.

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