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Stories from Thursday, October 31, 2002

Fulton voters to decide on 2 ordinances (10/31/02)
Voters heading to the polls Nov. 5 will have the opportunity to either oppose or support two ordinances that have been debated issues in Fulton County. \Ordinance No. 2001-12 states: An ordinance setting the date of an election to amend Ordinance 1992-13 which implemented the 9-1-1 emergency telephone system to provide for an increase in the emergency telephone service charge to 12-percent of the basic telephone tariff rate approved by the Arkansas Public Service Commission and other purposes...
Assistant attorney general warns seniors of scams (10/31/02)
The topic at the Salem Chamber of Commerce meeting Oct. 23 was consumer protection with a focus on senior citizen issues. Larry Crane, assistant attorney general, was one of the featured speakers warning citizens to be on alert for scams. Crane's job is to give the public guidelines and rules to help them avoid becoming victims. He explained that about 40 percent of consumer fraud targets senior citizens...
Salem students improve on Benchmark tests (10/31/02)
Superintendent Bob Foster announced the students' outstanding scores on Benchmark testing at the Salem School Board meeting Oct. 21. Foster said improvements were achieved in literacy and math. Scores were noted to be well above state test score averages at all levels in grades four, six, eight and end of level exams...
Bend council meets with AEDC (10/31/02)
As an opportunity to encourage both industrial and commercial enterprises to visit and eventually relocate in the city of Horseshoe Bend, council members visited with representatives from Arkansas Economic Development Council (AEDC) at the city council meeting Oct. 21...
Sharp judge candidates address roads, revenue, 9-1-1 (10/31/02)
Fifth in a series of interviews with the candidates. The Villager Journal submitted six questions to incumbent Sharp County Judge Harold Crawford and his challenger, J.R. Murphy. Their responses are as follows: VJ: What are your priorities regarding the roads?...
Drug free dancers (10/31/02)
DAZZLED BY DANCE: As part of the Red Ribbon Week assembly at Salem High School Oct. 26 Claudine Spackman and Jake Taylor performed their award-winning dance routine. See related story on the back page.
Presiding commissioner candidates give views (10/31/02)
OREGON COUNTY -- Reporter's note: Following are answers to questions presented to Oregon County Presiding Commissioner candidates Leo Warren and Stacey Wiggs. Candidate Wiggs said he answered Questions #1 and #2 in his first answer. Question #1: Why do you want to be presiding commissioner of Oregon County?...
Election 2002 will see newcomer going to Jefferson City in January (10/31/02)
OREGON COUNTY -- The ballots have been printed. The candidates have shaken a lot of hands and kissed a lot of babies. General election 2002 will soon be a memory as voters go to the polls Nov. 5 to cast their ballot. Oregon County Clerk Gary Hensley reminds voters in the county, for the first time ever they will be required to show some type of I.D. when they go to vote. He said it is preferably they show a voter I.D. card, but any type of personnel I.D. will be acceptable...
Tri counties announce 2002 polling places (10/31/02)
Fulton, Izard and Sharp counties have listed their polling locations for the 2002 election. They are: Fulton CountyBenton and Union townships -- Salem City Hall Cleveland Township -- Byron Community Building Fulton and Mt. Calm townships -- Viola School...
Fulton voters to decide on 2 ordinances (10/31/02)
Voters heading to the polls Nov. 5 will have the opportunity to either oppose or support two ordinances that have been debated issues in Fulton County. \Ordinance No. 2001-12 states: An ordinance setting the date of an election to amend Ordinance 1992-13 which implemented the 9-1-1 emergency telephone system to provide for an increase in the emergency telephone service charge to 12-percent of the basic telephone tariff rate approved by the Arkansas Public Service Commission and other purposes...
Assistant attorney general warns seniors of scams (10/31/02)
The topic at the Salem Chamber of Commerce meeting Oct. 23 was consumer protection with a focus on senior citizen issues. Larry Crane, assistant attorney general, was one of the featured speakers warning citizens to be on alert for scams. Crane's job is to give the public guidelines and rules to help them avoid becoming victims. He explained that about 40 percent of consumer fraud targets senior citizens...
Salem students improve on Benchmark tests (10/31/02)
Superintendent Bob Foster announced the students' outstanding scores on Benchmark testing at the Salem School Board meeting Oct. 21. Foster said improvements were achieved in literacy and math. Scores were noted to be well above state test score averages at all levels in grades four, six, eight and end of level exams...
Bend council meets with AEDC (10/31/02)
As an opportunity to encourage both industrial and commercial enterprises to visit and eventually relocate in the city of Horseshoe Bend, council members visited with representatives from Arkansas Economic Development Council (AEDC) at the city council meeting Oct. 21...
Sharp judge candidates address roads, revenue, 9-1-1 (10/31/02)
Fifth in a series of interviews with the candidates. The Villager Journal submitted six questions to incumbent Sharp County Judge Harold Crawford and his challenger, J.R. Murphy. Their responses are as follows: VJ: What are your priorities regarding the roads?...
Drug free dancers (10/31/02)
DAZZLED BY DANCE: As part of the Red Ribbon Week assembly at Salem High School Oct. 26 Claudine Spackman and Jake Taylor performed their award-winning dance routine. See related story on the back page.
Presiding commissioner candidates give views (10/31/02)
OREGON COUNTY -- Reporter's note: Following are answers to questions presented to Oregon County Presiding Commissioner candidates Leo Warren and Stacey Wiggs. Candidate Wiggs said he answered Questions #1 and #2 in his first answer. Question #1: Why do you want to be presiding commissioner of Oregon County?...
Election 2002 will see newcomer going to Jefferson City in January (10/31/02)
OREGON COUNTY -- The ballots have been printed. The candidates have shaken a lot of hands and kissed a lot of babies. General election 2002 will soon be a memory as voters go to the polls Nov. 5 to cast their ballot. Oregon County Clerk Gary Hensley reminds voters in the county, for the first time ever they will be required to show some type of I.D. when they go to vote. He said it is preferably they show a voter I.D. card, but any type of personnel I.D. will be acceptable...
Tri counties announce 2002 polling places (10/31/02)
Fulton, Izard and Sharp counties have listed their polling locations for the 2002 election. They are: Fulton CountyBenton and Union townships -- Salem City Hall Cleveland Township -- Byron Community Building Fulton and Mt. Calm townships -- Viola School...