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[21 Aug 2011 | No Comment | 1,939 views]
Police upping patrols as Labor Day nears

Noticed more cops out on the road the last couple of days? It’s not your imagination (or your conscience).
According to a press release from the Arkansas State Police, law enforcement agencies across Arkansas started extending their patrol hours and setting up added sobriety checkpoints Friday and will keep it up through Sept. 5 (the end of Labor Day weekend). Police officers in Arkansas may stop a vehicle and ticket the driver or passenger if either is not buckled-up. No other traffic violation has to be observed by the officer in …

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[22 Apr 2011 | No Comment | 2,915 views]
Evans says change starts at home

In an era where politics is dominated by special interests, how can an individual be heard by the government?
Morrilton resident Jennifer Evans has an answer to that question — bring together a group of concerned citizens, pick some issues and concentrate on making sure their concerns are heard by local politicians. That task is made all the easier through social media sites, and a group in which Evans is heavily involved — Arkansas for Better Government –can be found here on Facebook.
Evans has been busy this week visiting with the …