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Russellville man wins $100k in lottery

Russellville man wins $100k in lottery

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. (KTHV) – A Russellville man has won a huge amount of money in the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery.

Kevin McCarthy with the Arkansas Lottery said Carl Holmes bought a $5 lottery ticket at the 57 Express in Clarksville and instantly won $100,000.

Congrats, Carl!

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Brass in the Clouds Scheduled for Saturday at Mount Nebo

Brass in the Clouds Scheduled for Saturday at Mount Nebo

Musicians from Arkansas Tech University will provide an evening of entertainment at one of the Arkansas River Valley’s most beautiful points of interest on Saturday, Sept. 21.

The ninth annual Brass in the Clouds concert, co-sponsored by Mount Nebo State Park and the Arkansas Tech Department of Music, will begin at 6:30 p.m. at Mount Nebo’s Sunset Point. The public is invited to attend.

Groups scheduled to perform at Brass in the Clouds 2013 include the trombone, trumpet and horn ensembles from Arkansas Tech. Dr. Gary Barrow, professor of music, and Dr. Sean Reed, assistant professor of music, will direct the ensembles.

Mount Nebo State Park recommends that audience members bring blankets or chairs for seating comfort.

For more information about Brass in the Clouds and other public performances by the Arkansas Tech Department of Music, call (479) 968-0368 or visit www.atu.edu/music.

Four Arkansas Tech Students to Compete at Miss Arkansas

Four Arkansas Tech Students to Compete at Miss Arkansas

When the Miss Arkansas 2013 competition begins at the Hot Springs Convention Center on Wednesday, July 17, most of the focus will be on which of the 45 contestants will win the crown and the opportunity to represent her state at Miss America.

Claire Hodgson of Russellville, one of four Arkansas Tech University students who will compete in Miss Arkansas 2013, knows she has already received a much larger reward from her participation in scholarship pageants.

ASMSA instructor receives teaching award

ASMSA instructor receives teaching award

HOT SPRINGS — The Lewis E. Lyle Chapter of the Air Force Association has named Nick Seward its Chapter Teacher of the Year for the high school division.

Seward is a computer science instructor at the Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences and the Arts.

He is also a coach of the school’s CyberPatriot competition team. The competition, sponsored by the Air Force Association, features teams of high school students interested in careers in cybersecurity or other science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) disciplines. The teams compete to protect computer systems from cyber attacks.

 Schools nominate teachers for the award, and the chapter members vote on the nominees, said Larry Louden, the Lyle Chapter president. Louden and Morris Cash, the chapter’s secretary, presented the award plus a $250 prize to Seward this week.