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  1. Band director to retire after 20 years at JHSRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | KAIT-TV

    ... hasn't always been at Jonesboro High School, he's always been a Region 8 native. "I started my teaching career in Hughes, Arkansas, small school, and taught there for 7 years" he said. "Then, I taught for 3 years in Poplar Bluff, Missouri and then I ...

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  2. Hughes district fights consolidation orderRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Arkansas Online

    An attorney for the Hughes School District is asking a circuit court to overturn the Arkansas Department Education's order that the district consolidate with the West Memphis School District by July 1.

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  3. Hughes School District challenges state consolidation orderRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | Arkansas Times

    The Hughes School District has announced a lawsuit in St. Francis circuit court to challenge the state Board of Education's decision to consolidate it with West Memphis. Hughes contends its enrollment is above the 350-student threshold for consolidation.

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  4. Gus Malzahn reacts to consolidation of Hughes School DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2015 | The Montgomery Advertiser

    The school district where Gus Malzahn's coaching career began is being consolidated due to declining enrollment and fiscal distress Gus Malzahn reacts to consolidation of Hughes School District The school district where Gus Malzahn's coaching career began is being consolidated due to declining enrollment and fiscal distress Check out this story on montgomeryadvertiser.com: http://on.mgmadv.com/1FLohy3 Hughes High School's football field in Hughes, Arkansas will be named for its former coach, Gus Malzahn, during a ceremony on Monday. Auburn's coach began with the Blue Devils from 1991-95, first as defensive coordinator and then spent four years as head coach, taking Hughes to the Class AA state title game in 1994.

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  5. Hughes schools told to join W. Memphis'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | Arkansas Online

    The Arkansas Board of Education on Thursday ordered the involuntary incorporation of the Hughes School District into the West Memphis school system because of declining enrollment, effective July 1.

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  6. Hughes schools told to join W. Memphis'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | NWAonline

    Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/BENJAMIN KRAIN --4/9/15-- Hughes School District Superintendent Sheryl Owens, center, Hughes principal Jeff Spaletta, left, and students Kendra Glasper, second from right, and Adrick Smith react in dissapointment to an Arkansas Board of Education ruling Thursday to consolidate the Hughes School District into the West Memphis School District. Arkansas law required the board to consolidate the school because its student population fell below a 350-student threshold for two years in a row at its kindergarten-through-12th-grade facility.

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  7. Hughes schools consolidated with West MemphisRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | Arkansas Times

    A new state law provided no relief for the Hughes School District, consolidated today with West Memphis by the state Board of Education. The vote was 7-1, with Alice Mahony voting no.

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  8. Hughes School District consolidated into West MemphisRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | Arkansas Online

    The Arkansas Board of Education voted to consolidate the Hughes School District into the West Memphis School District on Thursday despite calls from Hughes officials, supporters and students who said the St. Francis County community would be better served by keeping its local school. 3 comments

  9. New anti-school consolidation law to get its first test ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | Arkansas Times

    The state Board of Education is scheduled to consider Thursday the involuntary consolidation of the Hughes School District because its enrollment has fallen below 350 students. However, a new state law, adopted with emergency clause, exempts schools otherwise meeting standards from consolidation when they fall below 350 students.

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  10. NASSAR v. JACKSONRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | FindLaw

    Ray NASSAR, Ph.D.; Gena Smith, Plaintiffs-Appellees v. Earnestine JACKSON, Individually & in her official capacity as a Hughes School Board member, Defendant-Appellant Jimmy Wilkins, Individually & in his Capacity as Superintendent of the Hughes School District, Defendant Hughes School District, Defendant-Appellant Hughes School Board, Members in their Official Capacities; Rudolph Robinson, in Official Capacity as member of Hughes School Board; Demarcus Burks, in Official Capacity as member of Hughes School Board; Leitha Cupples, in Official Capacity as member of Hughes School Board; Irene Combs, in Official Capacity as member of Hughes School Board; Jeff Spaletta, in Official Capacity as member of Hughes School Board; W E Duckworth, in Official Capacity as member of Hughes School Board, Defendants.

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  11. McCollum's Column: Will the selection committee approve this message?Read the original story

    Nov 1, 2014 | Log Cabin Democrat

    ... State Seminoles, who were cheered on by Nancy Pelosi. Auburn coach Gus Malzahn, who began his coaching career at Hughes, Arkansas, near the heart of duck-hunting country, is a God-fearing coach who will protect the sanctity of college football ...

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  12. Auburn-Ole Miss Showdown Is a Rivalry That Is All in the Coaching FamilyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | BleacherReport

    The head coach lived in a trailer off Highway 38 in Hughes, Arkansas. In the mornings he taught history at Hughes High, where he made $24,000 a year.

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