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During the Vietnam War, Mel Birdsong of Vilonia, was serving on board a nearby ship where he heard a sound of impact and saw the aircraft carrier the USS Forrestal on fire. “It sounded like a nuclear bomb went off,” Birdsong said. “It was covered with smoke. No one knew what was going on for a...

Mon, 2015-04-20 10:23

By LINDA HICKS VILONIA CORRESPONDENT During the Vietnam War, Mel Birdsong of Vilonia, was serving on board a nearby ship where he heard a sound of impact and saw the aircraft carrier the USS Forrestal on fire.

Sat, 2015-04-18 13:31

By LINDA HICKS VILONIA CORRESPONDENT Tobacco users can count on some side effects including aging and less dollars in the pocketbook, said officials at the Arkansas Department of Health, addressing Vilonia students.

Sat, 2015-04-18 13:29

The Vilonia School High School's old band uniforms will go on the auction block. The Vilonia Board of Education, Monday night, approved selling the band uniforms during a public auction with the funds going to the Band Boosters.

Tue, 2015-04-14 19:34

By LINDA HICKS VILONIA CORRESPONDENT With the Public School Choice program, students in other districts may be eligible to enroll in the Vilonia School District. It's a chance to give your child a new start, a new path to success, and a new home.

Sat, 2015-04-11 14:26

By LINDA HICKS VILONIA CORRESPONDENT The Vilonia Board of Education will meet tonight. The following is the agenda for the meeting, set for 6 p.m.

Sat, 2015-04-11 14:26

During the month of April, paranoia reigns over one Vilonia family. Mother and daughter Lisa and Haley Burt are praying this is the year their streak of bad luck ends.

Sat, 2015-04-11 14:21

The Vilonia High School Cross Country teams are sponsoring the second annual Fly Like an Eagle 5K on April 18. Proceeds from the race support the cross country program, which draws about 50 students (seventh through 12th grades) each year.

Sat, 2015-04-04 13:16

By LINDA HICKS VILONIA CORRESPONDENT Dressed in running shoes and shorts, Vilonia School District officials are teaching outside the classroom. The Fifth Grade Running Club kicked off, last week, with about 80 students.

Sat, 2015-04-04 13:15

Downed two days shy of a year by a tornado, the Museum of Veterans and Military History in Vilonia will open the doors Saturday, April 25, at 53 N. Mt. Olive.

Sat, 2015-04-04 13:14