SOS’s mobile office to be in Bradley County Thursday

Secretary of State John Thurston’s Office will host a ‘mobile office’ at the Bradley County Courthouse in Warren on Thursday, July 18 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. “Mobile Offices are about bringing services of the Arkansas Secretary of State to rural areas of the state,”...
Truck hits pedestrians, killing one

Truck hits pedestrians, killing one

A pedestrian was killed and two others were injured Saturday night on Arkansas 8 in Johnsville near the Ashley and Bradley County line, according to a preliminary Arkansas State Police accident report. Jennifer Denise Davidson, 40, of Fountain Hill, was killed in the...
4-8 inches of rain predicted

4-8 inches of rain predicted

  A Flash Flood Watch is in effect for Southeast Arkansas, including Ashley Bradley, Chicot, Cleveland, Desha, Drew, Jefferson and Lincoln counties, as well as portions of southwest, central, eastern, north central, northeast Arkansas, according to the National...

Fred’s to close 5 stores in Southeast Arkansas

Fred’s, Inc., a discount merchandise retailer, announced Friday that it will close another 129 stores, including five in Southeast Arkansas: Dumas, Lake Village, Star City, Warren and Pine Bluff. The company said it will hold clearance sales in an effort to refocus...
Big Bass Bonanza postponed until October

Big Bass Bonanza postponed until October

  Historic flood levels on the Arkansas River have forced the state’s largest amateur bass tournament to reschedule. This year’s Simmons Bank Big Bass Bonanza, originally set to take place along the length of the river from Fort Smith to Dumas on June 28-30, will...

SEACAC board meeting set for July 16

The Southeast Arkansas Community Action Corporation Board of Directors will meet Tuesday, July 16 at 1 p.m. for its regularly scheduled board meeting. The meeting will be held at the Southeast Arkansas Community Action Complex, located at 1208 North Myrtle Street, in...

Monticello woman gets 24 years for drug crimes

A Monticello woman was sentenced Tuesday to 24 years in prison for drug crimes. A Drew County jury found Tara Kolb, 45, of Monticello guilty of possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. The drugs and paraphernalia reportedly were found during a traffic...
Visit state parks this summer

Visit state parks this summer

    Happy 4th of July everyone! Summer is officially here! As we celebrate our nation’s independence, I want to encourage you to enjoy yourselves, but also be sure to make it a safe, relaxing holiday. Legislation and the law always affect us; however, I hope...

DHS announces disaster food assistance for 12 counties

The Arkansas Department of Human Services (DHS) announced that eligible residents in Desha, Jefferson, Arkansas, Conway, Crawford, Faulkner, Logan, Perry, Pope, Pulaski, Sebastian, and Yell counties can receive Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program...
Rep. Glover discusses tornadoes, flooding, new laws

Rep. Glover discusses tornadoes, flooding, new laws

The past few weeks have been difficult, but our community remains resilient and strong. As some continue to deal with the aftermath of the massive flooding, other constituents, including my own family, are dealing with the aftermath of tornadoes and strong storms. As...

Star City couple arrested in son’s death

An 11-year-old Star City boy’s stepfather and mother have been arrested in connection with the boy’s death. Joseph Corsello’s mother, Mary Black, 29, and stepfather, David Black, 38, both of Star City, were arrested Sunday night after the boy’s...
Man dies in ATV accident at Wilmar

Man dies in ATV accident at Wilmar

A Wilmar man was killed early Sunday morning in an ATV accident. Derrick V. Lewis, 35, was traveling west on Johnson Street in Wilmar when he lost control of the Polaris 4-wheeler he was operating. He attempted to make a right turn onto North 8th Street when he lost...

Bogus cop arrested in Southeast Arkansas

A person suspected of impersonating a law enforcement officer and stopping drivers in unmarked trucks has been arrested, according to a statement issued by the Ashley County Sheriff’s Office. “A joint investigation involving the Ashley County...

Governor reappoints two Southeast Arkansas residents

Gov. Asa Hutchinson recently reappointed a Warren man and a Hamburg man to separate state positions. Dewayne Tooke of Warren was reappointed to the Residential Contractors Committee. The term expires on October 1, 2021. Lt. Michael Willhite of Hamburg was reappointed...