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Stories from Sunday, October 9, 2011

SACS to include shelter for domestic violence victims (10/09/11)
October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The month is set aside for activities to increase awareness of the growing domestic violence problem and its impact on families and society. Spring River Adult and Child Services (SACS) is a local victims advocate service, which helps victims of domestic violence with orders of protection against an offender, as well as housing, clothing, transportation, food and any other need that might arise as a result of leaving an abuser...
Listeria cases continue to cause concern (10/09/11)
The end of the cantaloupe crop has brought major health concerns due to 15 deaths and continuing illnesses caused by a deadly outbreak of listeriosis in 19 states. The food bourne outbreak is the worst in decades, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC)...
Watch DOGS program kicks off at Highland Schools (10/09/11)
Sometimes great things come from the worst tragedies, and nothing could be truer than the WATCH D.O.G.S. program. Begun in response to the 1998 Westside Jonesboro School shootings, the program invites male interaction in every day school activities, and has spread to 40 states and New Zealand. Highland Middle School hosted its "Dad and Kids Pizza Night" on Sept. 26 at the A.L. Hutson Memorial Center to seek volunteers...
George D. Hay Music Theater presents awards show to large crowd (10/09/11)
The George D. Hay Music Hall of Fame and Foundation of Mammoth Spring, Ark., held it's 15th annual George D. Hay Music Hall of Fame induction and award show on Sunday, Sept. 18 at the George D. Hay Music Theater in Mammoth Spring. More than 175 people were on hand for the night's event...
Thayer High School FCCLA members learn leadership skills (10/09/11)
Chapter officers from Thayer High School FCCLA attended an official training workshop in Ava on Sept. 7. Nearly 75 FCCLA officers and advisors attended. The Family Career and Community Leaders of America training helped new officers learn about the FCCLA organization and leadership development opportunities and programs...