The Silent Witness Project (PSA)

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Silent Witness Project 2019The Haven of Northeast Arkansas In Conjunction with The City of Osceola
Presents:

The Silent Witness Project


The Silent Witness Project was created for the state of Arkansas in 1997 and consists of life-sized plywood silhouettes painted red and black. Each silhouette represents victims whose lives were taken by domestic violence for the previous year and tells the victims’ names and tragic...

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Grant Award Secures the Completion of Osceola’s “Coston Fine Arts Center”

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AftCoston 3er years of hard work, planning, and more hard work the municipal project, which is now known as the “Coston Fine Arts Center” appears to be coming to fruition.

“It is a pleasure to announce the awarding of $234,789 in grants for revitalization of the Coston building in downtown Osceola. I deeply appreciate the personal dedication shown by Jane Stanford, Mississippi County Historical and...

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1112 West Hale Fire

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54463171 840695542945776 2634157262871986176 oThe home of former Osceola City Councilmember Dot Pollock at 1112 West Hale, Osceola was completely destroyed by fire on Saturday, March 23rd. At the time of publishing, the cause of the fire has not been determined. Arson has not been ruled out. It has been confirmed that state authorities are in communication with at least one municipal...

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Rotting Fruit Deal is Dead

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The Smell of Corruption

It came as a shock to many Osceola business owners and OML&P ratepayers that a deal had been struck to sell the municipally owned property commonly known as the "Fruit Building". The deal first became public in a hurried special called City of Osceola Council meeting in which the Mayor made an opening statement followed by his son, Ken Kennemore of Kennemore Insurance and Real Estate presenting...

ReName OCC in Honor of Dickie Kennemore?

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We have thrice confirmed that there is a proposal coming together to be presented to the Osceola City Council that would rename the Osceola Community Center in the honor of former Mayor, Dickie Kennemore. The proposal is said to have been proposed (in part) to several city council members, four of which have pledged their support of the effort.

The next scheduled Osceola City Council meeting is...

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Truth, Justice and the Soviet Way

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Y’all…. Indulge me for a moment. I need an opinion. I want your honest opinion… but I don’t want to treat you like a toddler by laying out a bunch of irrelevant malarkey intended to sway your opinion.

This publication has existed for well over 5 years. I’ve struggled to provide good, relevant content in a timely manner for the citizens of South Mississippi County. You deserve it. The failure...

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Written by J Stark (editor)