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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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Delta Residents Join March for Women, Equality

by Caitlin Janczys Delta Digital News Service LITTLE ROCK – People filled the intersection at Pulaski and Capitol streets, waiting behind a long purple marker. Police blockaded the surrounding streets, preparing for participants to walk. Thousands of citizens joined at the Capitol Saturday, Jan. 21, as part of the Women’s March. Formally known as the Million Woman March, the Women’s March originated

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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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Journalist, Artist Pass Through on Western Trek

JONESBORO, Ark. – A journalist and artist team from Alabama stopped through Jonesboro during their quest to bring public attention to problems with privatization of the national parks. Loosely traveling the same path Capt. Meriwether Louis and 2nd Lt. William Clark took in 1804, Glynn Wilson and Walter Simon of Alabama plan to travel to St. Louis next on their

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