Archive for April 2012

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ASU-Beebe:  Changes on the Way for the GED Program

Apr 18th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Education

By Frances Hart, Public Information Coordinator
Arkansas is one of only a few states that offers the General Educational Development (GED®) test at no cost to the student, but that may soon change.
The program is under the authority of the Arkansas Department of Career Education and serves Arkansans who are 16 years or older, not enrolled [...]



Geography is Everywhere by Elise Schlosser

Apr 18th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Education

Anthropomorphism; Animal & Cultural Geography
The suggestion of giving human emotions to animals; anthropomorphism, has remained a long standing, controversial subject, in many areas including the scientific, civilian, and academic communities.  However, it is a key factor in our attitudes and the positions held as individuals, societies, and cultures on topics ranging from research to farming [...]



Earth Day Festival Comes to Heifer International Campus April 21st

Apr 18th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Entertainment

LITTLE ROCK  – Our natural landscape in Arkansas does a lot for us; for one day this weekend, it’s time to return the favor. The Arkansas Earth Day Foundation will host the 2012 Earth Day Festival on Saturday, April 21, on the campus of Heifer International headquarters in downtown Little Rock from 11 a.m. to [...]



Australian Artists to Visit Badger Elementary

Apr 18th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Entertainment

From the only continent that is also a country comes the Australian Kaleidoscope with Martin and Nellie Beggs of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.  These artists will spend the day at Badger Elementary, Thursday April 26th as they introduce audiences to both the young nation of Australia that was federated in 1901 and the ancient [...]



Delta Symposium XVIII: Roots and Generations presents the Roots Music Festival

Apr 18th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Entertainment

Radio station KASU, the Arkansas Folklife Program, and ASU’s Department of English and Philosophy are teaming up with the West End Neighborhood Association to present a Roots Music Festival on Saturday, April 21, as a part of Arkansas State University’s Delta Symposium XVIII: Roots and Generations. The Roots Music Festival will be held at Jonesboro’s [...]



Camp Invention is Coming to Cabot this Summer

Apr 18th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Entertainment

Cabot, AR - Invent Now, Inc. is pleased to announce that its nationally-acclaimed Camp Invention program is returning to Cabot this summer.  Camp Invention is a weeklong summer day program for students entering grades one through six. The program engages children to discover their own innate creativity and inventiveness through hands-on science, technology, engineering, and [...]



Humility: The Highway to the Top By Roger Campbell

Apr 18th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

An e-mail arrived with a lesson I’ll not soon forget.  This missile from a respected minister and friend told of a personal inventory of his motives in life and described a change of heart that would be good for us all.  He began by saying his passion in the past had been to be right. [...]



Today’s Word with Joel Osteen

Apr 18th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

The Favor Factor
TODAY’S SCRIPTURE
“Then I told them about how the gracious hand of God had been on me…”   (Nehemiah 2:18, NLT)
TODAY’S WORD from Joel and Victoria
There’s a popular talent show on television called “The X Factor.” The judges study the different contestants and try to figure out who has that indefinable “something” that makes [...]



Billie Louis Johnson

Apr 18th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

Billie Louis Johnson, of Beebe, went to meet his Lord, Saturday, April 14, 2012. He was born August 16, 1937 at Pickles Gap, Arkansas. He was preceded in death by his father, Julious Johnson; his mother, Nora Harris; stepdad, Hartford Harris; and a brother, Guy Harris.  He is survived by his wife of 51 [...]



CMSgt Gilbert William Young (Ret.)

Apr 18th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Obituaries

CMSgt Gilbert Young (Ret), 82, entered into rest on Saturday, April 14, 2012.
Mr. Young was born on August 31, 1929 in Sylvester, Georgia. With pride and honor, he served his country in the United States Air Force retiring as Chief Master Sergeant.  His parents, Charles and Mamie Young and son, Philip Allen Young preceded him [...]