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Redskins to return several key starters from solid 2014 season

POCAHONTAS - This time of year is always a welcome stay here in Pocahontas. School has started back. We start to feel a little chill in the evenings. A very unique and special excitement is in the air. The reason for that feeling; it’s football season, of course.

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Pocahontas Chapter of Taekwondo Association hosts Black Belt test

The Pocahontas Chapter of the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) Taekwondo Association recently hosted the organization’s annual Black Belt Test. The two-day event was held at the Pocahontas Community Center and was attended by members from Arkansas, Missouri, Mississippi, and Georgia. In addition to the variety of tasks the participants were asked to complete, everyone attended seminars on various martial arts topics.

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Finalweekendfor “A TimetoKill” at DowntownPlayhouse

August 28 and 29 are the final two nights for John Grisham’s “A Time to Kill” at the Downtown Playhouse in Pocahontas. The play, based on Grisham’s bestselling novel, will stage its final showings this Friday and Saturday nights at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available at www.thedowntownplayhouse. com. Don’t miss this opportunity to see this wonderful play that has received rave reviews from some of your friends and neighbors who have already seen it! 

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Wes Wardguest speaker at annual Farm Bureaumeetinganddinner

POCAHONTAS- During Monday night’s 2015 Arkansas Farm Bureau Annual Meeting held at the development center at BRTC, Jim and Linda Lakey of Dalton were honored as the Randolph County Farm Family of the Year. Since 1947, the Arkansas Farm Family of the Year program has served as a vehicle to recognize outstanding farm  families throughout the state.

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