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Senate’s Return to Regular Order Benefits Arkansas

Senate’s Return to Regular Order Benefits Arkansas Washington has a spending problem, and the Senate is reining it in as it returns to regular order by passing annual appropriations bills. Following the process and crafting each bill in committee allows all senators to play an active role. By offering amendments and engaging in debate on the Senate floor, good bills ...

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Pulse Family Continues to Grow

BY MELANIE BUCK – David and LeAnn Dilbeck, owners of D&L Publishing, Inc., are proud to announce the addition of three new members to its staff at The Polk County Pulse and Ilana Burk was hired in July of this year as the Composing Manager. Ilana is an Acorn High School graduate and holds a Bachelors Degree in Graphic ...

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More Alike Than Different

October is National Down Syndrome Awareness month. The Pulse was privileged to profile Jacob and his courageous family in the October 24, 2012 edition in an effort to increase awareness that Jacob and 400,000 other people living in America with Down syndrome are “more alike than different.” BY LEANN DILBECK – God’s blessings and inspirations come in many different sizes ...

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Shutdown curtails camping, hunting and fishing on federal lands

LITTLE ROCK – The federal government shutdown is affecting fishing and hunting on U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service National Wildlife Refuges and camping on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers projects in Arkansas. The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is reminding anglers, hunters, hikers, campers and others that the federal shutdown could change their plans. AGFC Director Mike Knoedl said the ...

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Burr and Laird Arrested in Connection to 2012 House Fire

BY LEANN DILBECK – Mena Police Department has made two arrests in a 12-month old case stemming from a “suspicious” house fire at a home on Westmoreland Drive off Hwy 375S that was owned by Michael White. Alisha Burr, age 27, has been arrested and charged with Arson {5-38-301}, a Class A Felony, three counts of Aggravated Assault {5-13-204}, a ...

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