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[3 Jun 2013 | One Comment | 4,188 views]
The Razorbacks will finish 7-5 this fall. Count on it.

Major League Baseball is well underway, the National Basketball League is winding down and summer is just around the corner. So, naturally, it’s time for all true Arkansans to think about Razorbacks football in the fall, right?
Of course it is! This is Arkansas and that means we’re always interested in talking about how the Hogs will turn out in the upcoming season. That’s how things work around First Arkansas News and you’re in luck — it’s barely June and we stand ready to predict within an acceptable margin of error …

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[16 Dec 2011 | One Comment | 3,293 views]
New program to assist at-risk students in northwest Arkansas high schools

A new Northwest Arkansas Career and College Coaches Program will start as a pilot project in Benton and Washington counties next year.
The program based at the University of Arkansas is modeled after Gov. Mike Beebe’s “Arkansas Works” program, a news release from the UA states.
The new program will place 15 career coaches in 17 Northwest Arkansas high schools. It is organized and funded through a partnership between the Walton Family Foundation, the University of Arkansas College of Education and Health Professions, the Northwest Arkansas Council’s Educational Excellence Work Group and …

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[17 Aug 2010 | One Comment | 2,970 views]
JBU climbs the ‘Best Colleges’ list

This article is courtesy of the John Brown University public relations department.
SILOAM SPRINGS–John Brown University is ranked second among Southern regional colleges in the “U.S. News and World Report” America’s Best Colleges” 2011 edition. This is the second year that JBU has been rated number two in this category.
“We’re pleased the quality of our education has been recognized again in these rankings,” said Dr. Chip Pollard, university president. “This honor affirms the hard work and commitment to excellence of our faculty and staff to fulfill our mission of Christ-centered higher …