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Monday, December 9, 2019
CHRISTMAS ON THE SQUARE hosted by the Grant County Chamber of Commerce will be held this Saturday, Dec. 7. Festivities will include the annual Christmas parade beginning at 7 p.m., music, pictures with Santa and much more.

Christmas on the Square set for Dec. 7
The Christmas season in Grant County will once again kick off with the annual Christmas on the Square celebration set for Dec. 7 with the annual Christmas parade, tree lighting ceremony, music, and much more.

Wednesday, December 4, 2019
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News
Rainy day fund set up for radios
Remember when CSEPP was a thing?

That was the Chemical Stockpile Emergency Preparedness Program (CSEPP), whose job it was to educate the public on possible hazards associated with storage and incineration of the Pine Bluff Arsenal's stockpile of chemical munitions.



Wednesday, December 4, 2019
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Officials: Internet sales tax proceeds hitting city, county bottom line
For the first time, more people are expected to take advantage of Cyber Monday deals than Black Friday offerings. And there was a time not long ago when cities and counties saw almost none of the sales taxes from all of that - or any other -- internet selling.
No more.


Wednesday, December 4, 2019
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Two SHS seniors killed in crash
A vehicle accident Nov. 26 on U.S. Hwy. 270 East near the Grant/Jefferson county line claimed the lives of two Sheridan High School seniors.
Emergency personnel were called to the scene of a two-vehicle accident around 1:10 p.m.


Wednesday, December 4, 2019
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As popularity rises so do vape-related illnesses
Twenty-one. That's the number of current cases linked to vaping-related illness in the state as of Nov. 14, according to the Arkansas Department of Health. Officials have confirmed four cases, 14 were probable and three remain under investigation, per the department's website. Like many other states, the health department warns residents about the risk of potential lung illness due to using an electronic smoking device, electronic cigarette or vape.

Wednesday, December 4, 2019
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Candidates file, look to March primary date
The easy part is done, but now the candidates have to get ready for the March 3 Primary Election.

Candidates for several local, state and national races had until Nov. 12 to register to run for office. Many incumbents avoided any opposition for their seats, and some will not have a primary opponent and will instead meet their cross-party rival until the general election on Nov. 3.


Wednesday, November 27, 2019
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County, city leaders tout state's half-cent tax for road work
Last week, Gov. Asa Hutchinson began lobbying for the permanent extension of the state's half-cent sales tax for road and highway work, and Grant County and Sheridan leaders were quick to get on board.

Wednesday, November 27, 2019
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Sports
Yellowjackets and Miners Clash in New Gymnasium
The Yellowjacket boys began their new season with a truly spectacular performance to break in the new arena. The first game in the new arena was originally planned against White Hall on the 22nd, but due to White Hall's football team participating in a playoff game that evening, the game was postponed to a later date. Both the Varsity and JV boys walked away with wins.

Wednesday, December 4, 2019
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Coach's Corner
Good morning, Coach. Wow, what a way to end the season. You and your assistant coaches and players accomplished a lot, and I know you are proud with what you've seen. Take us through last week's playoff game with Parkers Chapel - and give us a review of the 2019 season:

Wednesday, November 27, 2019
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Sheridan Yellowjackets slug it out with Pine Bluff, lose to Zebras in Fourth OT
Sheridan and Pine Bluff stood toe to toe for a full game and four overtime periods, neither willing to back down. In the end, however, Sheridan, which had one of its most successful seasons in years, bowed out by a single point. Final score: 49-48.
At game time, the temps were chilly, but band members, cheer squads, fans and players were creating their own warm as they readied for Round 1 of the 2019 Centennial Bank State Footballs.


Wednesday, November 20, 2019
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Poyen comes up short in playoffs
The Poyen Indians (7-4) saw their 2019 season come to an end with a 29-28 loss on the road to Parkers Chapel (7-4) in the first round of the Class 2A playoffs on Friday, Nov. 15.
The Indians' offense controlled much of the game, amassing 466 yards (388 on the ground) and held the lead in the final minute of the game. But a touchdown and a 2-point conversion by the Trojans with 55 seconds remaining in the game sealed the Indians' fate.


Wednesday, November 20, 2019
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Lady Indians dominate in opening game
The Poyen Lady Indians (1-0) picked up a 64-45 win over Christian Ministries Academy at home on Tuesday, Nov. 12 to start the 2019-2020 season. The Lady Indians' win was one of four that night for Poyen, as the junior girls, junior boys and senior boys all came away victorious.



Wednesday, November 20, 2019
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Indians start season strong
The Poyen Indians (1-0) began the 2019-2020 season at home on Tuesday, Nov. 12 and gave the fans something to cheer about.

The Indians hosted the Christian Ministries Academy Conquerors in the final game of a night that saw four teams from Poyen pick up big wins. The Poyen senior boys won the game 58-19, nearly scoring as many points in the first quarter (15) as the Conquerors did in the entire game.


Wednesday, November 20, 2019
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