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Stories from Sunday, January 8, 2012

Salem Superintendent re-appointed to state board (01/08/12)
Governor Mike Beebe has announced the re-appointment of Salem Schools Superintendent Kenneth Rich to the Arkansas Distance Learning Coordinating Council. Distance learning is advanced study in public schools through the use of video conferences or computer correspondence courses. Many Salem High School students earn college credits before graduation by taking advantage of distance learning opportunities the school offers...
Birch Tree teens face manslaughter charges (01/08/12)
Two Birch Tree teens, accused of causing the death of a Thayer teen in March 2010 by playing "crisscross chicken" before a head-on crash on Highway 160. were arraigned Dec. 28 in Oregon County Circuit Court. "Chicken" is defined as a game in which two motorists drive toward each other on a collision course: one must swerve, or both may die in the crash. But, if one driver swerves and the other does not, the one who swerved will be called a "chicken," meaning a coward...
New Mark Martin dealership opens in temporary location (01/08/12)
Many are anticipating the opening of the new Mark Martin dealership to be located at 41 Highway 62/412 in Ash Flat. The construction is on schedule but Mark Martin opened a new, albeit temporary, Chevrolet -- Buick -- GMC dealership on Jan. 2 in Highland...