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Stories from Saturday, February 4, 2012

Melbourne city council sets sales tax special election (02/04/12)
The Melbourne City Council has decided to ask its citizens for a sales tax increase, to create funds for two city priorities it cannot afford to deal with. An April 10 Special Election was set by a unanimous council vote. Under the ordinance, the city is proposing to raise its sales tax by one cent. ...
Johnson wins again (02/04/12)
For the second year in a row, Alec Johnson, of Mammoth Spring, will travel to Little Rock to participate in the State Spelling Bee. On Jan. 24, Alec bested five other competitors to win the Fulton County Spelling Bee. Alec, center with trophy, also won last year's county spell-off. Other finalists, from left, were: Trisha Davis of Mammoth Spring, Dylan Dunavant of Salem, Callie Marsh of Salem, Lauren Mitchell of Mammoth Spring and Sophie Rossitto of Salem...
Evening Shade man sentenced in August 2011 race crime in Hardy (02/04/12)
Jason Barnwell, 37, of Evening Shade, Ark., was sentenced Jan. 27 in Little Rock, for his involvement in firebombing the residence of an interracial couple near Hardy last year. On Aug. 26, 2011, Barnwell pleaded guilty to conspiring to violate the civil rights of the residents and using fire in the commission of that offense. ...