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Mark Epperson

Mark Epperson Chapter U.S.D. 1812 Registrar Nancy Belford recently received an approved supplemental application on her ancestor Samuel Fant of South Carolina. Many of Fant’s descendants live in Cass County and other parts of Texas. Pictured with Nancy Belford as she explains the lineage is her cousin John Fant, another descendant of Samuel Fant.

Arkansas’s first solar energy degree program begins this Spring at UA Hope-Texarkana

Earlier this year, the University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana (UAHT) received approval from the University of Arkansas System Board of Trustees to install a one-megawatt solar array and solar learning lab on the Hope campus to integrate into a new Certificate of Proficiency in Solar Energy Technology. The solar energy student lab is under construction now, and the certificate program begins this spring at the UA Hope campus. There are no other programs like this in Arkansas, and the closest program is in Austin, Texas.

District Court News

Courtney Shelton, Criminal District Attorney, releases the following information on cases disposed of in the County Court at Law for the Month of October, 2021, with Donald Dowd, Presiding Judge:


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