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White River Women's Shelter wins Trashiest Team contest

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Glen Dean Harris

Glen Dean Harris, 81, of Maple Springs passed away Tuesday,. . .

Mary Bowen Emery

Mary Francis Bowen Emery was born Nov. 19, 1935, in Grubbs and. . .

White River Women's Shelter wins Trashiest Team contest


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The White River Women's Shelter's clean up team was named the winner of the 2019 Trashiest Team Clean Up Contest.

Special to the Independent
NEWPORT — The White River Women's Shelter's clean up team was named the winner of the 2019 Trashiest Team Clean Up Contest hosted by the Newport Area Chamber of Commerce.
This competition was held in conjunction with

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A-State Women's Basketball Team visits Tuckerman


ABOVE: Principal Pharis, ASU girls and Jan Pascal. RIGHT: ASU Girls with students

The Arkansas State University Women’s Basketball Team recently visited Tuckerman Elementary first-graders. They donated back packs filled with supplies for any child in need who didn’t already have a backpack or. . . more »

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The thrill of being a first-time grandfather

June 17 was a banner day for me and my family.
It was the day that my daughter Jamie and son-in-law Tom became parents, making me a grandfather for the first time.
Yes, Elliott Samuel Fleischer was born on that date, weighing in at 8 pounds, 14. . .