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[1 Feb 2011 | 4 Comments | 2,977 views]
Conference to focus on orphan care

ROGERS–When most people hear the word “orphan,” they think of a child whose both parents have died and they assume the best option is adoption.
Neither is necessarily true. An orphan is any child who has been removed from his or her family (including foster care). While adoption is a solution in some cases, there are ways to help those who are already removed from their parents, and to prevent that removal in the first place.
A conference coming Feb. 25-26 to Rogers will break the usual stereotypes surrounding the idea of …

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[9 Jan 2011 | 8 Comments | 6,133 views]
Craighead County DCFS — perfecting the art of taking candy from a baby?

Here’s a story just brimming with bad behavior and outrageous conduct — a Jonesboro woman claims employees at the Craighead County Division of Children and Family Services (DCFS) took Christmas presents contributed for orphans, cashed them in and used the money on themselves.