Hamburg eyes sales tax hike

Hamburg residents will go to the polls in September to consider two separate tax increases, each one a half-cent, in a special sales tax election. One of the half-cent tax hikes, if approved by voters, would provide funding for bonds to pay for the construction of a new fire station and adjacent ambulance station on Main Street. The other half-cent tax increase, if approved by voters, would fund bonds to pay for improvements at Norman … Continued

Intermodal Authority to meet July 19

The Southeast Arkansas Intermodal Authority will meet on Wednesday, July 19 at 11 a.m. at the Bradley County Economic Development Corporation office in Warren. Among the agenda items are the financial, engineer, railroad crossing, access road to the water tower, Arkansas Heavy Equipment Operator Training Academy, and onsite certification – wetland delineation from the Army Corps of Engineers reports and discussion, as well as other reports and discussion items.  

Town hall meetings set to discuss potential uses for armory

Monticello will host two town hall meetings this month to discuss potential uses for the former Arkansas National Guard Armory in Monticello which was transferred to the city last year after it was closed. The meetings will be held on July 11 and July 28 with both meetings scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. The Arkansas National Guard announced in January 2016 that it was closing the readiness centers in Monticello and Magnolia. The decision … Continued

Art Camp for Kids, July 17-21

The Guachoya Cultural Art Center in Lake Village will host a Summer Art Camp for Kids on July 17-21. The three classes are Art, Creative Crafts and Dance & Tumbling. Teachers are Dede Gibson, Tracy Brooks and Jamie Bennett. Classes will be held from 9 a.m. until noon with a mid-morning snack. Children must be in the first through sixth grade in the fall. The registration deadline is July 11. Since there are a limited … Continued

2017 Football Schedules

  2017 football schedules for the University of Arkansas at Monticello, Warren, Dumas, Crossett, Monticello, Star City, Hamburg, McGehee, Drew Central and Lake Village. UAM HIGH SCHOOL 4A Warren Dumas Crossett Monticello Star City Hamburg         3A McGehee Drew Central Lake Village

Lake Village – 2017 Football Schedule

        9-1     Strong 9-8     Star City 9-15     at Rison 9-22     at Drew Central 9-29     Smackover 10-6     at Fordyce 10-13     Junction City 10-20     at McGehee 10-27     Genoa Central 11-2     at Fouke

Drew Central – 2017 Football Schedule

        9-1     at Little Rock Episcopal 9-8     Woodlawn 9-15   Hermitage 9-22   Lake Village 9-29   McGehee 10-6   Smackover 10-13   at Genoa Central 10-20   at Fordyce 10-27   Fouke 11-02   at Junction City  

McGehee – 2017 Football Schedule

        8-28     Baptist Prep 9-8     Dumas 9-15     at Crossett 9-22     at Junction City 9-29     at Drew Central 10-6     Genoa Central 10-13     at Fouke 10-20     Lake Village 10-27     at Smackover 11-3     Fordyce  

Hamburg – 2017 Football Schedule

        8-28     Pea Ridge (Hooten’s Kickoff) 9-8     at Camden Fairview 9-15     Ashdown 9-22     DeWitt 9-29     at Monticello 10-6     Star City 10-13     Pine Bluff Dollarway 10-20     at Crossett 10-27     Warren 11-2     at Dumas  

Star City – 2017 Football Schedule

        9-1     at LR Parkview 9-8     at Lake Village 9-15     Nettleton 9-22     at Monticello 9-29     Warren 10-6     at Hamburg 10-13     Dumas 10-20     at Pine Bluff Dollarway 10-27     DeWitt 11-2     at Crossett