With all of the warnings circulating from the CDC about the ongoing COVID- 19 outbreak, people are hesitant to spend as much time in public places. However - that doesn’t have to have an impact on your reading habits! Allie and Jamie are happy to take requests or make recommendations over the phone.
Wednesday was World Read Aloud Day held on author Dr. Seuss’ birthday. Members from the community went to different elementary classes and read books to the students. Photos by Penny Chanler
Arkansas was one of 11 participating states in the Super Tuesday primary. Former Vice President Joe Biden won the Democratic primary in Arkansas. In Calhoun County, a total of 717 ballots were cast. There were 325 Democrat ballots, 380 Republican ballots, and 16 Nonpartisan ballots were cast in the county.
The city of Hampton received a Greening of Arkansas grant from the Arkansas Flower and Garden Show. The grant is made with proceeds raised during the show. The grant was used to landscape the front lawn of Hampton City Hall.
The University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture hosted its annual forestry competition in Hampton. Students from surrounding school districts attended to participate. The competition had close to 100 students.