Three killed in head-on collision in Bradley County

Three killed in head-on collision in Bradley County

  Three people were killed in a head-on collision Wednesday morning in Bradley County, according to an Arkansas State police preliminary accident report. The accident occurred at 6:50 a.m. on U.S. 63 South near Warren when a northbound Toyota crossed the...
Dr. Kara Worley joins ACMC team

Dr. Kara Worley joins ACMC team

  Dr. Kara Worley, an OB-GYN, will join the Ashley County Medical Center team in late April. Dr. Worley, a native of Texarkana, Arkansas, received her medical degree from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. She completed an intern year at LSU New...
Governor signs bills creating COVID-19 reserve fund

Governor signs bills creating COVID-19 reserve fund

  Gov. Asa Hutchinson early Saturday morning signed twin bills from the Arkansas Senate and Arkansas House that puts $173 million into a reserve fund to alleviate some of the challenges the state is facing as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Business...

Cancellations, announcements around the state

Updated April 2: The following is a list of announcements, closures, cancellations and changes around the state that may be of interest to Southeast Arkansas residents: Dept. of Parks, Heritage and Tourism CLOSED The following facilities and services are closed:...
6 SEARK counties have confirmed COVID-19 cases

6 SEARK counties have confirmed COVID-19 cases

  The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Arkansas increased Thursday to 349, including a case in Chicot County, that county’s first confirmed case. As of 5:30 p.m. Thursday, 42 counties in Arkansas have confirmed cases, including six counties in extreme...
Watch out for financial scams related to virus

Know the four uses of cash

  It’s important to have cash available for your everyday spending and the inevitable rainy day. However, you also need to develop a cash strategy that can contribute to your long-term financial success. But just how much cash do you need? And in what form? To...
Tax deadline extended

Tax deadline extended

  Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced Monday that the tax filing deadline for individuals has been extended to July 15, mirroring the federal deadline. The deadline for corporate tax filers and estimated payments will be April 15. “We all know that there is a...
Confirmed COVID-19 cases in Arkansas up to 165

Confirmed COVID-19 cases in Arkansas up to 165

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Arkansas reached 165 on Sunday, up from 118 on Saturday. “This is the largest increase but it’s reflected also by the fact that we’ve had our largest number of tests done,” Gov. Asa Hutchinson said in...
COVID-19 cases in Arkansas increase to 100

COVID-19 cases in Arkansas increase to 100

The number of new cases of Covid-19 in Arkansas increased late Friday to 100, up from the 96 announced at Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s daily briefing earlier Friday, and the 62 cases reported on Thursday. The new cases include 13 at three long-term care facilities....
Area closures, cancellations, changes, announcements

Area closures, cancellations, changes, announcements

Updated, March 23 – The following is a list of area closures, cancellations, changes and announcements: Monticello District Court The Monticello District Court building will be closed to the public until further notice. During the closure, court staff will be in...
3 SEARK counties have positive COVID-19 cases

3 SEARK counties have positive COVID-19 cases

There are now 22 confirmed cases of of COVID-19 cases in Arkansas, including cases in Cleveland, Lincoln and Desha counties in Southeast Arkansas, according to the Arkansas Department of Health. Jefferson, Pulaski, Saline, Garland and Cleburne counties have positive...

Mainline letter about COVID-19

Mainline Health Systems, Inc. is aware of the COVID-19 virus and its impact upon our communities. Current risk assessment include: • For most people, the immediate risk of being exposed to COVID-19 is thought to be low. There is not widespread circulation in most...
Moore elected chairman of state Highway Commission

Moore elected chairman of state Highway Commission

  Robert S. Moore, Jr., of Arkansas City, was elected chairman of the Arkansas Highway Commission at a special called meeting on March 9, according to Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) officials. He replaces former Chairman Tom Schueck who died last...