Drew County road tax fails

Drew County road tax fails

  A proposal for a six-year extension of the  one-cent Drew County sales tax, primarily for county roads, failed Tuesday by a slim margin in a one-issue special election. The complete, unofficial results: For 173 Against 187 Voters considered extending for six...
ACMC welcomes Dr. Sarahrose Webster

ACMC welcomes Dr. Sarahrose Webster

  Dr. Sarahrose Webster has joined the Ashley County Medical Center team. “Having board certified general surgeon, Dr. Sarahrose Webster, join our ACMC team is a tremendous asset not only to Ashley County Medical Center, but to our region,” said Ashley...

Boy, 14, shot in chest

A 14-year-old boy was shot in the chest Thursday afternoon in what was reported as an accidental, self-inflicted shooting, according to a news release from the Drew County Sheriff’s Office. The shooting occurred at a residence on Arkansas 35, east of Monticello,...
2019 Bradley County Pink Tomato Festival Schedule

2019 Bradley County Pink Tomato Festival Schedule

What began as a one-day event in 1956, the Bradley County Pink Tomato Festival, has grown to a week-long event with activities running from June 8-15. A new event, the Tour de Tomato bike ride, and several pageants, kicked off the festival Saturday, June 8, the...

SEACAC board regular meeting, June 18

The Southeast Arkansas Community Action Corporation Governing Board of Directors will meet on Tuesday, June 18, at 3:30 p.m., for its regularly scheduled board meeting. The adoption of the Community Services Block Grant will be one of the issues presented for approval...

Man arrested twice in two weeks

A Drew County man arrested in early May for allegedly trying to run over another man was arrested again two weeks later for allegedly stealing items from a storage building. Stephen Koble, 28, of Drew County, formerly of California, is facing aggravated assault...
Are Women Better Investors Than Men?

Are Women Better Investors Than Men?

  Most of us would probably agree that men and women frequently behave differently, and these differences often show up in professional, family and social situations. Of course, this certainly doesn’t mean either gender has an advantage in these areas. However,...
Rep. Don Glover Weekly Column

Rep. Don Glover Weekly Column

  This past week, I had the distinct pleasure of attending the Arkansas State Police (ASP) Annual Awards Ceremony and Luncheon. It was hosted by the Arkansas State Police Foundation. I was simply humbled by, not only the presence of almost 1,000 or more...
Hutchinson names cabinet secretaries

Hutchinson names cabinet secretaries

Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Wednesday announced the names of the secretaries who will lead the 15 cabinets he created as part of his plan to transform state governments. The official start date for all secretaries is July 1, 2019. Under Act 910 of 2019, the secretaries...

SEACAC calls special meeting

The Southeast Arkansas Community Action Corporation Board of Directors will conduct a special called meeting on Tuesday, June 4, at 1 p.m The meeting will be held at the SEACAC Complex located at 1208 North Myrtle Street in Warren. The meeting is open to the public....
Hutchinson releases state broadband plan

Hutchinson releases state broadband plan

Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Wednesday released the Arkansas State Broadband Plan, setting a goal to deploy high-speed broadband to all Arkansas communities with more than 500 residents by 2022. The high-speed broadband would have a rate of 25 megabits per second for...

Tour de Tomato Bike Ride is new PTF Event

The Bradley County Pink Tomato Festival organizers have added a new event to the 2019 festival lineup, the Tour de Tomato Bike Ride for bike riders of all ages. The bike ride will be held on June 8, 2019, the Saturday prior to the festival weekend. It is scheduled to...

SEACAC board meeting set for May 21

The Southeast Arkansas Community Action Corporation (SEACAC) Governing Board of Directors will meet in their regular meeting on May 21, at 3:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at The Southeast Arkansas Community Action Complex, located at 1208 North Myrtle St. in...
Thank You!

Thank You!

  On behalf of the OEC Robotics Team, we would like to thank all of our sponsors for the 2018/2019 season. We received 3 Tournament Champions and 1 Excellence Award during the season. We were one of the top VEX Robotics teams in the state of Arkansas. The...