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Free Flu Shots Starting Next Week

Flu Shot

The Arkansas Department of Health will be providing flu vaccines across the state in preparation for the 2018-19 flu season starting next week. Each county health unit in Arkansas will be hosting a mass flu vaccine clinic, which is typically a day-long event when the health unit and numerous community volunteers come together to provide flu vaccine to as many people as possible.

Giving To Hurricane Florence Victims

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Scenes of destruction left by Hurricane Florence in North Carolina and South Carolina have left many Arkansans wanting to find a way to help. But Arkansans should use caution and take time to research, ensuring their donations are actually used toward helping our fellow Americans.

CAPCA Commodities Distribution

CAPCA

Thursday sees the Community Action Program for Central Arkansas distributing commodities in White County.

Commodities will be given on a first come first served basis, with each household receiving 1 to 3 of each item while supplies last. You must have a declaration of household income and photo identification.

Mass Raid Nets Illegal Immigrants

ICE

12 suspected illegal immigrants were arrested in Batesville on Tuesday.

The Batesville Police Department, U.S. Marshall’s Office DEA, ICE, and other federal and state agencies took part in the raid.

Arkansas 3D-Printed Gun Activist Wanted

Cody Wilson

Cody Wilson, the Little Rock native who burst into national prominence by his plans for printing plastic guns, has been charged with sexual assault in Texas.

Good Time For Shooting Range Work

Shooting Range

Deer hunters and others preparing their rifles for hunting season may want to take advantage of short lines and easy access now at the Dr. James E. Moore Jr. Camp Robinson Firing Range. The week before deer season opens Nov. 10 may be too late.

Nashville Talent Showdown

ICMA

The Inspirational Country Music Association made the 4th stop of their Nashville Talent Showdown on Saturday in Jacksonville, Arkansas. The event was hosted by North Jacksonville Missionary Baptist Church. It was a great day of teaching, mentoring, and competition with some amazing talent. There were winners in three different categories: Youth, Adult, and the Young Musician Award.

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