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Stories from Saturday, April 14, 2012

Crawford seeks to stop Farm Service Agency closings (04/14/12)
First District Arkansas Congressman Rick Crawford has introduced a bill which could protect the Fulton and Izard County Farm Service Agency offices from closing. The Fulton and Izard County offices are among 10 Arkansas FSA offices listed for closing, as part of a USDA effort to cut $150 million dollars from its budget...
Waldron man sentenced for Hardy hate crime (04/14/12)
A Waldron man was sentenced April 9 in Little Rock for his involvement in firebombing the residence of a Hardy interracial couple. On Dec. 7, 2011, Gary Dodson, 33, pleaded guilty to conspiring to violate the civil rights, criminal interference with housing rights due to race and possession of an unregistered firearm/destructive device, according to a press release by 7th Space Interactive...
Health Resources of Arkansas to address underage drinking (04/14/12)
Start talking before they start drinking -- Join the Sharp County Hometown Wellness Coalition in discussions about underage drinking during a Town Hall meeting held April 17 from 4:45 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Cherokee Village Elementary school cafeteria...