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Study Indicates Earlier Planting Helpful in Managing Bacterial Panicle Blight

Fast facts: Early planting helpful in both moderately-resistant and non-resistant rice varieties More research needed to examine other factors involved in the bacterial panicle blight rice disease.  A field study…

Crime and Punishment

By Don Roth Civil War Armies have the reputation of having been decidedly weak in discipline, and there is a general impression that informality, occasional pillaging, skylarking and drunkenness were…

Blasting Rice Blast in Arkansas

Fast Facts: Louisiana had a severe rice blast epidemic in 2012 that Arkansas avoided. However, best management practices are needed to maintain blast-free crops.   With the discovery of overwintering…

Guardians of the Capital

By Don Roth The command of Col. William H. Parsons had moved its operations from Helena and the expanse east of the White River to the south side of lower…

Become an everyday hero by giving blood during Red Cross Month

Blood donors are everyday heroes who help save lives. During March, Red Cross Month, the American Red Cross recognizes these lifesavers, thanks them for their generosity and encourages others to…

February Library Corner 2013

MEMORIALS: “Driving My Tractor” by Dobbins, in HONOR of Polly Alexander’s 90th Birthday, by Charlie, Jennifer, Kelsea, And Denton McGee “Elvis Unseen Archives” by Clayton, in HONOR of Jules Rousseau,…

Baptist Health Heart Institute Highlights National Heart Month With Heart Healthy Tips and Warning Signs

Baptist Health Heart Institute Highlights National Heart Month With Heart Healthy Tips and Warning Signs

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women according to the American Heart Association. About 600,000 people die from heart disease in the United States…

Pet Talk: Pesticides and Your Pet

While spring is a time to plant beautiful flowers in your yard, it also brings pesky insects out in numbers. Because of this, a potential hazard this time of year…

Returned Slaves and Distraught Farmers

By Don Roth A general order was issued from Richmond in the first week of March in 1863 which established depots for recaptured slaves in each Confederate state, including one…

Slave Experience Behind Federal Lines

By Don Roth Major General Samuel R. Curtis was now executing the duties required to command the Department of Missouri at St Louis.  Less then a year previous, this hard…