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Stories from Friday, October 5, 2012

Highland Superintendent Retires, Replacement Hired (10/05/12)
After two years of controversial leadership, Highland School Superintendent James Floyd announced his intention to retire during a special School Board meeting on Sept. 26. While Floyd told the board he would stay through the school year, the board decided the following day to pay Floyd through December, and made arrangements to replace him immediately...
Fulton and Izard County FSA Offices Close (10/05/12)
Fulton and Izard County farmers who stop by their local Farm Service Agency office will probably be shocked to find it vacant. A news release from the state FSA office in Little Rock stated, "Linda Newkirk, State Executive Director for the Arkansas State Farm Services Agency (FAS) today announced that, as of Sept. 25, 2012, the Fulton County office will be officially closed. An identical release listed Izard County's official closing as Sept. 26...
Hospital Board discusses patient decline (10/05/12)
The need for more patients was the prime topic of discussion as the Fulton County Hospital Board of Governors met on Monday, Sept. 24. In presenting the August financial report, Ozarks Medical Center Chief Financial Officer Kim Thompson said a drop in Emergency Room visitors and inpatient admissions hurt income, and was the reason for a disappointing report...
Voter Registration Deadline Nears (10/05/12)
Voter registration deadline is near If you want a say in the Presidential election or local races, but are not a registered vote, you had better act soon. Time is running out to register for the Nov. 6 General Election. Tuesday, Oct. 9, is the last day to register to vote in the fall election. People who want to register can get forms and assistance at any county clerk's office before the close of business on Oct. 9. Online voter registration is available at the website www.voterview.org...
State crews work to dry out Salem drainage ditch (10/05/12)
This summer's drought created a lot of bad memories, but the long dry spell turned out to be a good thing for the Arkansas Highway Department. It has allowed the department to get to the bottom of a long time drainage problem along Highway 62-412 in Salem...
They said it, we loved it (10/05/12)
In this business, there's nothing better than getting that great quote that you know will be the centerpiece of the article. When you get one of those you make a special little mark beside it on your notes. It's kinda like noting where, when and by whom the home run was hit in a baseball scorebook...