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Stories from Monday, August 8, 2011

BREAKING NEWS Body of drowning victim recovered near Buford Beach (08/08/11)
Efforts by local emergency personnel to rescue a 15-year-old Jonesboro boy, turned into a recovery effort after a search was called off late Aug. 7 and resumed Aug. 8, where the boy's body was recovered near Buford Beach in Hardy. Divers discovered the body with the aid of an underwater camera shortly after 8 a.m. Aug. 8 and began efforts to dislodge it from the falls near Buford Beach.
Non-ambulatory deer hunt application deadline Aug. 15 (08/08/11)
The. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is taking applications from non-ambulatory hunters who would like to participate in a special muzzleloader deer hunt Oct. 24-26 in Ozark Isle Park at Bull Shoals Lake. Ten permits will be issued by drawing to applicants who are verified as permanently mobility impaired from paralysis or amputation of lower limbs, requiring permanent mechanical assistance...
Food/shelter groups urged to apply for funds (08/08/11)
Oregon County has been awarded federal funds under the emergency food and shelter national board program. The national board, chaired by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), made the selection. The board consists of representatives of the Salvation Army, American Red Cross,, Council of Jewish Federations, Catholic Charities USA, National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA and United Way of America, which provide administrative staff and function as fiscal agents. ...