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Stories from Thursday, October 25, 2012

Early Voting Underway for Nov. 6 Election (10/25/12)
Early voting for the Nov. 6 election began on Monday, Oct. 22 at County Courthouses across the state, and will continue through election eve. County Clerk's offices are in charge of early voting. Offices will be open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday. Early voting hours on Nov. 5, election eve, will be from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m...
Fiscal Court Gets $93,000 Bill for Jail (10/25/12)
Richard Irby Editor Will Fulton County's new jail ever get built? There was good news and bad news on that topic when Quorum Court met on Monday, Oct. 15. "We have the schematic design finished, the design documents and the contract documents (are finished)," County Judge Charles Willett told Justices of the Peace. ...
Fulton Count Rural Water Expansion on Track (10/25/12)
After more than two years of work and waiting, it appears a 40-mile expansion of water service to rural areas of Fulton County will soon become reality. At its Oct. 15, meeting the Fulton County Quorum Court approved a request for the Rural Water Authority to enter into an engineering agreement with Blalock 3, a Little Rock engineering firm, which has been involved in past rural water projects...
Rabid Skunk Found in Fulton County (10/25/12)
Testing has identified a rabid skunk in Fulton County, the first confirmed local case in a year when the state has seen an alarming increase in rabies cases in Arkansas. According to the Arkansas Department of Health (ADH), a citizen found a dead skunk in his backyard, near a fenced area where dogs are kept. The skunk tested positive for the rabies virus...
New Plan Approved to Repair Thayer Pool (10/25/12)
Thayer City council met in a special meeting on Thursday, Oct. 18 to discuss plans for city pool renovations, with a goal to have it back in operation for the 2013 summer. Mayor Buddy Rogers said, "I've been over at the pool all morning, and I've come up with a solution to repair it. ...
Food Producers and Craftsmen to Sell at New Co-Op (10/25/12)
The Oregon County Food Producers and Artisans Co-Op (OCFPAC) is working to create a market and community space to provide a means of sharing foods, crafts, skills, and knowledge of the residents of Oregon County and the surrounding area. Rachel Luster is the Oregon County resident behind the operation. ...
Eleven Point Anglers Discuss Fish and Wildlife (10/25/12)
The Eleven Point River Angler's Association brought in the Missouri Department of Conservation on Friday, Oct. 18 to discuss fishing, feral hogs, bears and elk. MDC fisheries biologist Andy Turner began with a discussion of what has been done to improve fishing in the Eleven Point River...