December 26, 2007 Edition

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Clover Bend project to
receive $100,000 in funding

Richard Davis, director of Parks and Tourism, visits with Viola Meadows, president of the Clover Bend Historical Preservation Association, during a parks commission tour of the Clover Bend site in 2004.
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The Clover Bend Historical Preservation Association has received a boost to assist in efforts to make the Clover Bend site a fully functional museum and education center.

U.S. Senators Blanche Lincoln and Mark Pryor and U.S. Representative Marion Berry recently announced millions of dollars in funding for Arkansas's 1st Congressional District, including $100,000 for Clover Bend.

Members of the Arkansas congressional delegation announced on Dec. 18 that Congress has finalized an omnibus appropriations package containing millions of dollars for numerous state and local priorities for Arkansas.

Kiwanis continues sharing joy of
Chistmas at Cooperative Schhool

For more than 30 years Lawrence County Kiwanians have helped the clients at the Lawrence County Cooperative School celebrate Christmas. Kiwanis members say they receive more happiness from giving the gifts than the clients get from receiving them. The clients at the school would probably disagree because they love their Christmas party.

Angel Tree Project
is last minute success

Christmas wishes were granted for 416 angels representing 180 Lawrence County families, according to Judy Videll of the Department of Human Services, who helps coordinate the Angel Tree Project.

ABC denies permit appeal

Hoxie resident Kerry Nicholas' plans to open a convenience store in the Shady Grove community received another setback on Dec. 19 when the Alcohol Beverage Control Division denied an appeal of ABC Director Michael Langley's decision to not allow the proposed store to sell beer.

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