Share your bounty with family

Share your bounty with family

    As Thanksgiving approaches, it’s meaningful to reflect on the origin of the holiday – Native Americans and pilgrims sharing their bounty of food with each other. As you gather with your loved ones this year, perhaps you can think of ways to share not...
2019 Football – Week 11 (Playoffs)

2019 Football – Week 11 (Playoffs)

  Warren 34 – Elkins 19; Star City 47 – Batesville Southside 20; Hamburg 38 – Prairie Grove 37; DeWitt 44 – Riverview 15; McGehee 37 – Perryville 8; Hoxie 54 – Drew Central 38; Rison 59 – Baptist Prep 6; Lamar 57 –...
Announcements

Announcements

The congregation of Immanuel Baptist Church Monticello has announced that David Bowen will be their new pastor. His first Sunday will be December 1. Bowen is a preacher, teacher, and leader who comes to Immanuel Baptist Church from First Baptist Church in Prescott,...
Candidates file for state, federal seats

Candidates file for state, federal seats

Candidates vying for positions representing districts in Southeast Arkansas were among those who filed for office during Arkansas’ filing period which ended on November 12. Candidates for state House seats in districts 8, 9, 10, and 11 and state Senate seats in...
Former Hamburg lawyer sentenced

Former Hamburg lawyer sentenced

  Dustyn Codie Martin, a former Hamburg lawyer, recently was sentenced to five years in prison, plus a lengthy suspended sentence (SIS) for theft from a Drew County client, theft from Drew County relatives for loans obtained by fraud, theft of services from three...
2019 Football – Week 10 (Friday)

2019 Football – Week 10 (Friday)

Fordyce 27 McGehee 24; Rison 44 Dollarway 8; Lake Village 18 Barton 16 Thursday Games Crossett 20 – Star City 13; Dewitt 40 – Monticello 14; Hamburg 28 – Dumas 10; Warren 42 – Helena 14; Drew Central 48 – Palestine Wheatley 13 MORE NEWS...
Sandra Bradshaw appointed to fill circuit judge vacancy

Sandra Bradshaw appointed to fill circuit judge vacancy

Gov. Asa Hutchinson Wednesday announced the appointment of Sandra C. Bradshaw of Crossett as circuit court judge for the 10th Judicial Circuit, Division Two. The circuit includes Ashley, Bradley, Chicot, Desha, and Drew counties. Bradshaw will replace the late Judge...
Take Greater Control of Your 401(k)

Take Greater Control of Your 401(k)

  If your employer offers a 401(k) or similar plan, you’ve got a powerful retirement-savings tool at your disposal. And yet, how well you do with your 401(k) depends greatly on your choices and actions. What steps can you take to maximize the benefits of your...
Prosecutor: Trooper justified in use of deadly force

Prosecutor: Trooper justified in use of deadly force

  An Arkansas State Trooper who fatally shot a Warren man in Bradley County on October 17 was justified in his use of deadly force, according to 10th Judicial District Prosecutor Thomas Deen. Arkansas State Trooper Garrett Brock on October 17 fatally shot...
The Crossett Light

The Crossett Light

  [Editor’s note: Andy Shaw’s account of the Crossett Light, originally published in October 2011, has been moved from the Seark Today archives for your Halloween enjoyment.] Skeptics have any number of ways to explain it; pranksters, automobile...

UAM-COT Crossett to receive $150K from DRA

The Delta Regional Authority recently announced a $1.5 million investment into 11 organizations, including a $150,000 grant to the University of Arkansas at Monticello College of Technology at Crossett. “DRA is committed to investing in workforce training and...
Students attend Farm Bill Conference

Students attend Farm Bill Conference

  The 2019 production year has been stressful for farmers nationwide. Producers are approaching several risk management decisions associated with the 2018 Farm Bill that will impact their operations for the next five years. To get a better understanding, 19...
Winchester mayor charged with violation of FOIA

Winchester mayor charged with violation of FOIA

  Winchester Mayor Demetrous Trotter was charged this week with two counts of violating the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act. According to a criminal information filed by 10th Judicial District Prosecutor Thomas Deen, Trotter on August 13 conducted an...
Bobbitt to recommend Peggy Doss as UAM chancellor

Bobbitt to recommend Peggy Doss as UAM chancellor

  University of Arkansas System President Dr. Donald R. Bobbitt will recommend Peggy Doss, Ed.D., provost and vice president for academic affairs at the University of Arkansas at Monticello (UAM), to serve as the next chancellor of UAM following the retirement of...
Lincoln County woman dies in single car crash

Lincoln County woman dies in single car crash

    A Lincoln County woman died Tuesday night after her vehicle hit a tree in Cleveland County. Kimberly Fay Lutrell, 54, of Glendale, was traveling west on Arkansas 54 in Cleveland County when the Toyota Corolla she was driving left the roadway and traveled...
UAM Chancellor Karla Hughes to retire Dec. 31

UAM Chancellor Karla Hughes to retire Dec. 31

  Dr. Karla Hughes, the chancellor at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, announced that she will be stepping down from her role and retiring from the institution, effective Dec. 31. Hughes has led the campus since she was appointed by University of...
Clyde L. Scott

Clyde L. Scott

  [Editor’s note: The following story was written by Steve Scott about his father, Clyde L. Scott.] My father Clyde Scott was an extraordinary athlete who lived a long and productive life. He died at the age 93 after a long battle with dementia. After his...