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Stories from Friday, October 14, 2011

Bike Rally to be held in Griffin Park (10/14/11)
Following the great success of a July bike rally at Griffin Park, a second event will be held the weekend of Oct. 14-16 at the park. The welcome cooler weather and beautfiul fall foliage will set the backdrop for a fun filled weekend along the South Fork of the Spring River in Cherokee Village...
Thayer cheerleaders best in state (10/14/11)
Since she became Thayer High School's cheerleading coach three years ago, Valerie Pitts has watched her varsity squad soar in competitions -- from fifth place, to second and now first in state. "It was amazing," Pitts said of the team's Oct. 1 performance in Columbia. "I couldn't have asked for anything more."...
Safe Passage: Fighting for domestic violence victims (10/14/11)
"This baby was one month old when he was killed," said Patsy Puckett, holding out a T-shirt with an infant's photo on it. Puckett, a Safe Passage board member, was surrounded by several hundred decorated T-shorts blowing from clotheslines strung around Horseshoe Bend's Garden Club Park, on Friday, Oct. 7...
Water authority seeks customers for new proposed water project (10/14/11)
The Fulton County Water Authority is making an urgent plea for sign-ups as it tries to seal a deal to extend more than 40 miles of new water lines to the Viola, Sturkie and Camp areas. "Arkansas Rural Development has informed us that construction money is available and we are next on the funding list," said Jerry Estes of North Arkansas Electric, which manages Water Authority operations. ...