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January 29, 2015

RIVER RADIO NEWS 012915   PROSECUTOR FINDS POLICE WERE JUSTIFIED FOR USING LETHAL FORCE ON NORTHEAST ARKANSAS MAN     A prosecutor has found that four Northeast Arkansas law enforcement officers were justified in using lethal force on an area man earlier this month.   Second Judicial Prosecutor Scott Ellington made the ruling in the…

Math-A-Thon: Great Fun for a Great Cause at the 5th-6th Grade Center

It’s St. Jude Math-A-Thon time! Students at the 5th-6th Grade Center are completing math packets for pledges to raise money for St. Jude hospital. Other fundraising events for the next two weeks include raffles, a pie toss, kissing of a mule and teachers happily wearing jeans. The students …read more Source: Poplar Bluff Mules

January 28, 2015

  RIVER RADIO NEWS 012815   MAN FACING SEXUAL ASSAULT CHARGES IN NORTHEAST ARKANSAS   A Walnut Ridge area man is facing a sexual assault charge in connection to an investigation that began as a missing juvenile case.   According to Imboden Live, last week authorities arrested Jerry Hampton on charges of fourth degree sexual…

Rubik’s Cube whiz kid

Fourth grader Ethan Hudlow of Oak Grove Elementary School received media attention last week when news broke that the 9-year-old was registering to vie in a World Cube Association sanctioned Rubik’s Cube competition April 25 in Texas. So far Ethan’s record for solving the Rubik’s Cube is 24 seconds, he …read more Source: Poplar Bluff…