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Parent’s Day Council honors local couple with Courage Award

The National Parent’s Day Council of Arkansas has named Denny and Tiffany Moore of Pocahontas as the recipients of the 2014 Dakota Hawkins Outstanding Courage Award. In a ceremony at the State Capitol in Little Rock last Saturday (July 26) afternoon, the Moore’s, surrounded by members of both their families, Denny and Tiffany accepted the award from Bruce Biggin, Chair of the National Parent’s Day Council of Arkansas.

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Frame structures at Davidsonville mark location where buildings once stood

By the end of next week, work should be completed surrounding the two “ghost” structures recently built at Davidsonville Historic State Park in southern Randolph County.

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Damaging storm moves through the area

This truck belonging to Jim Adkins of Pocahontas was in the wrong spot Wednesday afternoon, July 23, when severe thunderstorms along with winds in excess of 70 mph passed through Randolph County. Just over an inch of rain fell in about 45 minutes, and there were unofficial wind gusts as high as 72 mph associated with the storm, which came through the area from the northeast, a most unlikely direction. Numerous trees were downed because of the high winds, and power was out for many in Pocahontas in excess of five hours.

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Onnie Hawkins Run/Walk planned

Pocahontas Medical Clinic partnering with Integrity First Bank will host the Onnie Hawkins Run/Walk September 20, at Black River Technical College. The race will feature a 5K, 10K and One Mile KidsRun for kids 10 an under. Register online at www.sternsracetiming.com or www.racesonline.com. Proceeds will go to the American Cancer Society. September is Ovarian Cancer Month. Front Row; Lee Thielemier, Roberta French, Pat Frankenberger, Andrea Moleski. Back Row: Mike Miller, Cindy Markum, Jennifer Webb, Holly Brigance, Michael Dickson, Charlotte Potter, Kay Inness.

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