Monthly Archives: February 2017

Affordable Care Act Still Raises Questions, Concerns

By Destiny Quinn Delta Digital News Service BLYTHEVILLE — Throughout a very divisive election, one of President Donald J. Trump’s key campaign promises was to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. The day after his Electoral College victory, over 100,000 Americans registered for health coverage through the Affordable Care Act. Former President Barack Obama designed the Affordable Care Act as

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Sheriff: Offenders Treat Prison As ‘Revolving Door’

By Jorge Quiquivix Delta Digital News Service MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. – One of the main problems in Arkansas’ judicial system is prison overcrowding. While many work to fix the issue, an Arkansas sheriff explained who is reaping the benefits of this situation. Baxter County Sheriff John Montgomery said repeat offenders take advantage of the efforts to decrease the prison population.

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Dog Park Awaits Donations

By Katie Woodall Delta Digital News Service JONESBORO – Almost a year after plans for a dog park were unveiled, lack of funding still keeps the city from starting the groundwork. Organizers presented plans for a dog park for Jonesboro at a late March 2016 meeting, after a group of citizens approached Mayor Harold Perrin and Parks and Recreation Director

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