Monthly Archives: December 2016

DeltaYou: Bradley Ledgerwood’s Fight

by Jiayue Liao Delta Digital News Service CASH, ARKANSAS — Though confined to a wheelchair for 34 years, Bradley “Brad” Ledgerwood continues fighting for his personal rights. Ledgerwood was born with cerebral palsy, which keeps him from independently standing, walking, taking care of his personal hygiene and feeding himself. The only parts of his body he can move by himself

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Skate Through the New Year

by Austin Hayslip Courtesy of A-State Department of Media JONESBORO — “Downtown is a very happening place to be in during the holidays,” Downtown Jonesboro Association Executive Director Hailey Knight said. The holidays in downtown Jonesboro have always been full of activities. This year, Knight said they’re adding more to the holiday experience in downtown. “This year in addition to

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Bus Drivers Keep Students Safe

by Austin Hayslip Courtesy of A-State Department of Media JONESBORO — “It’s a challenge. It’s a big challenge driving a school bus,” school bus driver Barney Totten said. The most precious cargo you could ever transport. Fifty anxious kids sitting on the bus with their friends, waiting for their stop; the bus driver with one mission on his mind —

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Voters Give Officials More Time

by Kirsten May Courtesy of A-State Department of Media Arkansas voters passed an amendment to the Arkansas Constitution that will lengthen term limits for elected county officials from two years to four years. As Kirsten May explains, people in those positions think this will help them be more effective. JONESBORO — Now even though the new term limits won’t go

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