Man dies after train strikes vehicle near Grady

Man dies after train strikes vehicle near Grady

  A man was killed Wednesday when his vehicle was struck by a train near Grady, according to an Arkansas State Police preliminary accident report. Eugene L. Fletcher, 55, of Pine Bluff, was traveling east on Klie Road (at U.S. 65 South) in Jefferson County, near...
Projects to receive more than $2.2 million from DRA

Projects to receive more than $2.2 million from DRA

Two Drew County infrastructure projects are among eight projects that will receive more than $2.2 million in new investments from the Delta Regional Authority. The Delta Regional Authority this week made a $2,228,104 investment to strengthen public infrastructure,...
Paying tribute to Frank Henry, Jr.

Paying tribute to Frank Henry, Jr.

Nonagenarian Frank Henry, Jr. has served his community and Southeast Arkansas most of his life. For his service, the Mainline Health Systems board member recently received the Community Health Centers of Arkansas’ 2019 Community Hero Award. The Community Hero...
How to become a long-term investor

How to become a long-term investor

  It’s a fairly predictable pattern: When the stock market rises, more people invest, but after a large-scale drop, many of these same people head for the exits. But by staying out of the financial markets, and only putting their money in “safe” vehicles that...

SNAP grant appointments set for Oct. 15

Appointments for those seeking a 2020 Special Needs Assistance Program grant for home improvements will begin on October 15. Applicants must be at least 55 years of age or have a disability and have a low to moderate income. Mobile homes are not eligible for the home...
Mammogram event set for Oct. 16 & Oct. 17

Mammogram event set for Oct. 16 & Oct. 17

  Mainline Health Systems is partnering with Chicot Memorial Medical Center, Arkansas Rural Health Partnership and Breast Care to host a two-day mammogram screening event at Chicot Memorial Medical Center on October 16 and October 17 for women over the age of 39...
Ark. Ag Hall of Fame seeks nominations

Ark. Ag Hall of Fame seeks nominations

The Arkansas Agriculture Hall of Fame is seeking nominations from the public for its next class. The nomination deadline is November 1. The Agriculture Hall of Fame recognizes Arkansans who have contributed significantly to the state’s largest industry, while...

SEACAC to conduct community meeting in Wilmar

The Southeast Arkansas Community Action Corporation will conduct a community meeting to elect board members for the Drew County elected official sector and low income sector positions on the SEACAC board of directors. The meeting will be held on Wednesday, October 9,...

SEACAC calls special board meeting

The Southeast Arkansas Community Action Corporation will meet in a special called board meeting on Thursday, October 3. The meeting will begin at 3:30 p.m. and will be held at the SEACAC Complex located at 1208 North Myrtle Street in Warren. The Southeast Arkansas...
UAM dominates SWOSU, 44-9

UAM dominates SWOSU, 44-9

  The University of Arkansas at Monticello football team dominated Southwestern Oklahoma State University Saturday at home, 44-9. UAM rushed for 348 yards, its highest total of this season, and held the Bulldogs to just 88 yards passing. The secondary was a big...
2019 Football Scores – Week 3

2019 Football Scores – Week 3

  McGehee 20, Crossett 2; Fordyce 50, Monticello 13; Star City 35, Hampton 0; Warren 39, Dollarway 6; Dumas 63, Lake Village 18; Rison 41, Strong 0; Drew Central 48, D’Arbonne Woods Charter 0 Next week: Crossett at Warren Star City at Monticello Helena at...

Wildfire risk increased to ‘high’

The risk of wildfire has been increased to ‘high’ for nearly half of the state, including Southeast Arkansas, according to the Arkansas Forestry Commission. Also, Bradley County has been added to the list of counties in Southeast Arkansas where outdoor...
2019 Ding Dong Days Schedule

2019 Ding Dong Days Schedule

  Tuesday, September 17 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. BBQ Chicken Dinner at the Dumas Community Center Wednesday, September 18 7 a.m. – 8 a.m. Ding Dong Donuts at the Farmer’s Market Thursday, September 19 10 a.m “Laying of the Wreath” at W.B. Dumas gravesite...
2019 Football Scores – Week 2

2019 Football Scores – Week 2

  Lake Village 48, Strong 28; McGehee 28, Dumas 6; Warren 62, Stuttgart 27; Magnolia 49, Monticello 18; White Hall 28, Crossett 24 Camden Fairview 51, Hamburg 35; Dewitt 34, Carlisle 14; Drew Central 38, Joe T. Robinson JV 20   MORE NEWS...