Category Archives: Health

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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Paragould Plans New Greenway

by Kimberely Blackburn Delta Digital News Service PARAGOULD – The Arkansas Highway Transportation Department recently approved a grant to partially fund the first leg of an urban greenway for the city of Paragould. AHTD’s grant provides 80 percent of the approximately $580,000 project. Mayor Mike Gaskill and the City Council’s approval provides the remainder from the city’s reserve funds. Greene

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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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Program Combats Dyslexia

by Kirsten May Courtesy of A-State Department of Media JONESBORO — City Youth Ministries is a non-profit organization that helps children in the community improve their academic achievement through a number of programs and events. And they’ve recently added to those programs. Kirsten May explains how they plan to improve student literacy. City Youth Ministries Executive Director Denise Snider said

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