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Juvenile nearly drowns in Brookland home


A Region 8 family had a close call Saturday afternoon after a juvenile nearly drowned at a pool in a Brookland home ...
the victim was taken to a nearby hospital as a procedure. Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee has an announcement in the offing about ...

Arkansas State University to Host Earth Day Festivities


Arkansas State University, area school children and the Jonesboro ...
and Irby Electric is furnishing the grill and chef. Area school children from Brookland Elementary, Valley View, Westside High School, Jonesboro Health/Wellness & Environmental Studies ...

Another top state honor for Conway's Jordan Danberry


Coach: Alan Barton, Greenland. 4A boys: D.J. Franklin, Monticello; Connor Vanover, Arkansas Baptist; Reece Gramling, Brookland; Cash Krueger, Subiaco Academy; Ben Madison, Bauxite. Coach: Wayne Sherrer, Monticello. 4A girls: Madison Riley and Erykah Johns ...

Former northeast Arkansas pastor faces child porn charge


He's expected to appear in court again next month. He faces up to 10 years in prison if he's found guilty. A Brookland Church of Christ leader declined to comment to the Jonesboro Sun but confirmed 45-year-old Wilson no longer was a minister at the church.

In wrecks on state roads, 2 die, 1 hurt


A Brookland woman died from injuries suffered in a Friday night two-vehicle wreck in Craighead County, Arkansas State Police said. Kara Ann Cline, 23, of Brookland was driving west on Craighead County Road 762 in a 2001 Mitsubishi when her vehicle ran a ...

Brookland Woman Dies in Wreck in Northeast Arkansas


CRAIGHEAD COUNTY, AR -- A woman is dead after a wreck Friday night near Jonesboro. The victim is identified as Kara Ann Cline, 23, of Brookland. The driver of the other vehicle was injured. It happened shortly before 9 p.m. at the intersection of State ...

New state record lake whitefish


The teams 2 biggest fish both weighed over 50 pounds. George Young Jr. of Brookland, Arkansas and Ben Goebel of Mt. Vernon, Indiana took fourth place with a weight of 125.94 pounds and earning $300.00. George and Ben fished on Pickwick Lake around River ...

Spaulding Outdoors


The teams 2 biggest fish both weighed over 50 pounds. George Young Jr. of Brookland, Arkansas and Ben Goebel of Mt. Vernon, Indiana took fourth place with a weight of 125.94 pounds and earning $300. George and Ben fished on Pickwick Lake around River ...

Police find over 13 ounces of meth in traffic stop


Burdyshaw was paroled in March 2013, according to the Arkansas Department of Correction. The arrest was a joint effort between the Brookland police and Second Judicial Drug Task Force.

Louie Lee Reyna


AR, died Friday, May 16, 2014, at Le Bonheur Children's Medical Center in Memphis, TN. Louie loved video games, music and singing. He was a student at Brookland High School. He attended Brookland Baptist Church and Woods Chapel General Baptist Church.

Biked with my Beau to the new @FilterDC in Brookland. 3 miles...


Biked with my Beau to the new @FilterDC in Brookland. 3 miles and one latte later, it’s a good day!

Pine Creek Bridge Job to start Monday in Potter County


Pine Creek Bridge Job to start Monday in Potter County Ulysses, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announces that work will get underway Monday, April 20, to replace a bridge on Route…

St. Patrick’s Sidereal day Events In Portland- Maine


Local anaesthetic indie-multitude creative person Sarah Slaton is headlining a show at Hi-Dive, septenary S. Broadway in Denver, aboard with Jen Korte & the Loss, and Playacting Substantially & How Ar…

UPCOMING: POETRY: Tonight! Poets from DC's Sister City in South Africa, Tshwane/ Pretoria, Perform at ReCreative Spaces on FRI, April 17 from 8:00pm - 10:00pm, All ages, $5


Azania to DC: Poetry Show/ Welcoming Party for South African Poet Delegation Friday, April 17 8:00pm - 10:00pmAll ages, $5view and share the facebook event page hereDrinks and light refreshments avail…

More DC history: PORTRAITS: Lucy Diggs Slowe and Mary Burrill and the fight to stay in their Brookland home


Bygone Brookland's PORTRAITS: Lucy Diggs Slowe and Mary Burrill and the fight to stay in their Brookland home is a must read.   The post tells not only the story of two strong, capable, and...
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UPCOMING: MUSIC: Tonight! Fan of Beethoven? Come out to the third in a series of eight Free Concerts at Catholic University featuring 32 Piano Sonatas by Beethoven on TUES, April 14 at 8:00pm, plus pre-concert lecture at 7:15pm, Highlighting Sonatas 13-16,


Beethoven Piano Sonatas, Free Concert at Catholic University series of eight free concerts! Tuesday, January 20 - Monday, November 23 8:00pm concerts, all pre-concert lectures 7:15pm Reception to foll…

UPCOMING: IMPROV: Tonight! Come Watch or Perform at "Duet Roulette: An Interactive Improv Event for Artists" at ReCreative Spaces, a new space in NE near Brookland, this SAT, April 11 from 7:30pm - 10:00pm, $5


Duet Roulette: An Interactive Improv Event for Artists at ReCreative Spaces, new space near Brookland Saturday, April 11 7:30pm - 10:00pm $5 plus $1.12 service fee online "Are you a: Beatboxer? Poet?…

Brookland Arts Walk


I feel really good about buying stuff from locals, especially when it feels like it’s a purchase from a genuine shop owner. I’ve lost count of how many vintage shops or boutiques I’ve been in where th…

UPCOMING: OPEN MIC: Tonight! "The Bodies Visible" a Brand New Quarterly Event hosted by Natalie E. Illum at Busboys and Poets Brookland location by Catholic University MON, March 30 from 9:00pm - 11:00pm, Alll ages, $5


The Bodies Visible Open Mic: A New Quarterly Event at Busboys and Poets Brookland Monday, March 30 9:00pm -11:00pm All ages, $5, purchase online here now or at the restaurant starting at 10:00am, cas…

UPCOMING: ART: Final Day! March Show featuring works by 14 Local Artists "(Re)creation" at ReCreative Spaces, New Art Space in NE near Brookland, SUN, March 29, Open from 11:00am - 5:00pm, Free


March Show (Re)creation at ReCreative Spaces featuring works by fourteen local artists! Free On view Friday, March 6 - Sunday, March 29 Friday, March 27 -  4:00pm - 8:00pmSunday, March 29 - 11:00am - …




SPECIAL INFORMATION FOR BROOKLAND

Seven steps to keep your phone number when changing provider in BROOKLAND ARKANSAS

With a simple phone call you can reach someone who has not contacted in a while. This is one reason why many people prefer to keep their telephone number when they change provider or telephone company.

You can keep your local phone number or mobile if it remains within the United States. But before finalizing any changes, you should follow some suggestions:

1. Verify that you have completed your contract , if you have one supplier. Otherwise, the current company may charge you a penalty.

2. Contact the new provider to start the transfer number.

3. Make sure the provider can keep your current phone number.

4. Verify that there are no additional charges for service change. If so, try to reach an agreement with the supplier.

5. Read through the terms and conditions of the new contract before signing.

6. Provide the new phone company your 10-digit number and any other required, as your customer account number, access code and your 5-digit zip code information.

7. Cancel the previous service after obtaining the service with your new provider. Try to do the day of your closing date to avoid monthly outstanding balance.

Note: You can also transfer a local phone number to a mobile phone, but this process can take longer. Check with your supplier before making the change.

What can you do if you have some problems to transfer your number

If the provider can not solve it, you can file a complaint with the Federal Communications Commission by calling 1-888-225-5322 (English) 1-888-835-5322 (TTY for hearing impaired), or through Internet (in English).

This issue of keeping the phone number is known as Number Portability (keeping your number if you change providers). [26]



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Health Insurance Market in BROOKLAND ARKANSAS

From January 2014 is effective Health Insurance Market , which is designed to help you find the insurance that best suits your budget and needs of health coverage suits. Each health plan included in the new market will provide comprehensive coverage: doctor visits, medicines, hospital services, preventive services and more. It will also be possible to compare all the health insurance options based on price, benefits and other features that may be important to you.

Who is eligible to use the Health Insurance Market?

Anyone can use the Health Insurance Market to explore their options for health coverage, even if you have insurance.

The following are the only requirements to obtain insurance through this new market:

Live in America

-become naturalized US citizen or native, or lawful permanent resident

-not be in jail

Learn more about who may register in the Health Insurance Market.

Each state will have its own insurance market. Some states already provide information on the Health Insurance Market. See if it is the case in your state .

Learn about the 10 essential health benefits plans offered all Market.

Registration Process in Medical Insurance Market

From October 2013 you can get information about all the plans available in your area. You can also register directly online or by phone toll-free hotline to be appointed for this service.

If you have difficulty finding a plan that fits your needs and budget, there will be people available to help you explore your options for coverage. The help you receive from these people is completely unbiased. These wizards are not related to any particular plan or receive any commission (compensation) in relation to health plans available.

Learn more about how to prepare for the registration process .

Free or low-cost care

If you do not have or can not afford health insurance, there are options for you to receive free or low-cost care. Learn about the resources available to meet the health care options you need.

Options private health insurance with low premiums

Medicaid and Medicare

Community Health Centers

Know where to receive care if you have no health insurance

Free health insurance or affordable for children

The Health Insurance Program for children provides low-cost health coverage for children of families who earn too much to qualify for Medicaid coverage and who can not afford health insurance revenue Private. The CHIP program is a state and federal partnership that works in conjunction with Medicaid.

Each state operates a CHIP, but most states have unique names for their programs as Child Health Plus (New York), Healthy Families (California) and Hoosier Healthwise (Indiana). In several states, the CHIP and Medicaid are combined into one program.

What you need to know about CHIP:

Basic requirements for eligibility for CHIP : children up to age 19 in families with incomes up to $ 44.100 per year (for a family of four) are likely to receive coverage. In many states children from families with higher incomes may also be eligible.

Eligibility and Pregnancy : Pregnant women may be eligible for CHIP. Coverage for Moms generally includes laboratory tests and costs of labor and at least 60 days post-partum care.

States citizenship and immigration : the CHIP covers US citizens and certain legal immigrants. States have the option to cover children and pregnant women residing legally in EE. UU. The undocumented immigrants are not eligible for CHIP.

For information about health coverage programs Medicaid and CHIP in your state, visit the programs in your state , or call 1-877-543-7669.

It charges: health coverage option if you lost your job

If you do not already have medical coverage that gave your employer may have the option of keeping it through the program "continuation coverage", better known as COBRA.

This program allows you and your family to maintain health insurance he received while employed for a limited time after it stopped working time. When your employer stops paying COBRA is likely that you need to pay the full cost of the monthly premium.

What you need to know about COBRA coverage:

-Overall COBRA requirements apply only to employers with 20 or more employees. Many states have laws similar to COBRA that apply to employers with fewer than 20 employees. Contact the Department of Insurance in your state (in English) to find out if the "continuation coverage by the state" applies to your case.

-If your family was under the employer coverage, this coverage may also be eligible for COBRA.

-In most cases you should receive a notice of benefits administrator or health plan from your employer stating that your coverage is ending and offering the right to COBRA.

-In most cases you have 60 days after your last day of coverage to enroll in COBRA.

-Generally the program lasts 18 months but could last up to 36 months.

For more information about call COBRA benefits administrator of your employer and learn about their specific through this program options.

-If the coverage of your health plan was through a private employer (not a government employer), you can visit the website of the Department of Labor or call 1-866-444-3272.

-If the coverage of your health plan was through an employer state or local government, you can call 1-877-267-2323, extension 61565.

-If the coverage of your health plan had as an employee of the federal government, you can visit the website of the Office of Personnel Management (in English). [11]




Schools and libraries with Wi-Fi in BROOKLAND ARKANSAS ?

In June 2013, I joined the President in Mooresville, NC, to launch ConnectED – an initiative to close the technology gap in our schools and bring high-speed Internet to 99 percent of America’s students within five years. This vision – that all students should have access to world-class digital learning – is well on its way to becoming a reality.

Thanks to the leadership of the President and the FCC, the resources are in place to meet the President’s connectivity goal. In addition, various private-sector partners are making over $2 billion worth of resources available to students, teachers, and schools. These include tablets, mobile broadband, software, and online teacher professional development courses from top universities. Fewer than 40 percent of public schools currently have the high-speed Internet needed to support modern digital learning.

But now we have the resources to solve this problem. We just need help from our nation’s superintendents and school technology chiefs.

Last year, the FCC approved the first major update to the E-Rate program since it was created in 1997. E-Rate (also known as the Universal Service Program for Schools and Libraries) makes it more affordable for schools and libraries to connect to high-speed Internet – with the goal of making the gigabit speeds we see in cities like Cedar Falls, Iowa, and Chattanooga, Tennessee the norm in schools across the country.

These updates have unlocked funding to support internal Wi-Fi network upgrades in schools and libraries this year for the first time since 2012. Wi-Fi is important because no matter how fast the Internet connection is to a school, students can’t take full advantage of it without a robust wireless network within the school.

To secure E-rate support for Wi-Fi, schools and libraries must submit a form describing their project needs to the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC). USAC then posts the request for competitive bidding. The Department of Education has prepared an Infrastructure Guide to help district leaders navigate the many decisions required to deliver cutting-edge connectivity to students. That said, schools and libraries have the final say when they submit an application to USAC for approval.

Bringing our schools up to speed is a major priority, and E-rate provides an opportunity to make doing so much more affordable. For all of the superintendents and technology officers: If you haven’t yet done so, get your requests submitted by February 26, 2015, and your applications in before March 26, 2015 (requests must be up for 28 days before a school can choose a vendor). Your students, your community, and your country will thank you for bringing our classrooms into the 21st century. [20]










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