Former Hamburg lawyer sentenced

Former Hamburg lawyer sentenced

  Dustyn Codie Martin, a former Hamburg lawyer, recently was sentenced to five years in prison, plus a lengthy suspended sentence (SIS) for theft from a Drew County client, theft from Drew County relatives for loans obtained by fraud, theft of services from three...
2019 Football – Week 10 (Friday)

2019 Football – Week 10 (Friday)

Fordyce 27 McGehee 24; Rison 44 Dollarway 8; Lake Village 18 Barton 16 Thursday Games Crossett 20 – Star City 13; Dewitt 40 – Monticello 14; Hamburg 28 – Dumas 10; Warren 42 – Helena 14; Drew Central 48 – Palestine Wheatley 13 MORE NEWS...
Sandra Bradshaw appointed to fill circuit judge vacancy

Sandra Bradshaw appointed to fill circuit judge vacancy

Gov. Asa Hutchinson Wednesday announced the appointment of Sandra C. Bradshaw of Crossett as circuit court judge for the 10th Judicial Circuit, Division Two. The circuit includes Ashley, Bradley, Chicot, Desha, and Drew counties. Bradshaw will replace the late Judge...
Take Greater Control of Your 401(k)

Take Greater Control of Your 401(k)

  If your employer offers a 401(k) or similar plan, you’ve got a powerful retirement-savings tool at your disposal. And yet, how well you do with your 401(k) depends greatly on your choices and actions. What steps can you take to maximize the benefits of your...
Prosecutor: Trooper justified in use of deadly force

Prosecutor: Trooper justified in use of deadly force

  An Arkansas State Trooper who fatally shot a Warren man in Bradley County on October 17 was justified in his use of deadly force, according to 10th Judicial District Prosecutor Thomas Deen. Arkansas State Trooper Garrett Brock on October 17 fatally shot...
2019 Football – Week 9

2019 Football – Week 9

  Warren 14 – Hamburg 7; Crossett 29 – Helena 0; Monticello 30 – Dumas 6; Star City 55 – Dewitt 44: McGehee 24 – Drew Central 0; Rison 47 – Barton 0 MORE NEWS
The Crossett Light

The Crossett Light

  [Editor’s note: Andy Shaw’s account of the Crossett Light, originally published in October 2011, has been moved from the Seark Today archives for your Halloween enjoyment.] Skeptics have any number of ways to explain it; pranksters, automobile...

UAM-COT Crossett to receive $150K from DRA

The Delta Regional Authority recently announced a $1.5 million investment into 11 organizations, including a $150,000 grant to the University of Arkansas at Monticello College of Technology at Crossett. “DRA is committed to investing in workforce training and...
Students attend Farm Bill Conference

Students attend Farm Bill Conference

  The 2019 production year has been stressful for farmers nationwide. Producers are approaching several risk management decisions associated with the 2018 Farm Bill that will impact their operations for the next five years. To get a better understanding, 19...
Winchester mayor charged with violation of FOIA

Winchester mayor charged with violation of FOIA

  Winchester Mayor Demetrous Trotter was charged this week with two counts of violating the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act. According to a criminal information filed by 10th Judicial District Prosecutor Thomas Deen, Trotter on August 13 conducted an...
Announcements

Announcements

Operation Christmas Childʼs National Collection week is Monday, November 18- Monday, November 25. Through Operation Christmas Child, Franklin Graham and Samaritan’s Purse will make a difference this Christmas for needy children around the world. This year,...
Bobbitt to recommend Peggy Doss as UAM chancellor

Bobbitt to recommend Peggy Doss as UAM chancellor

  University of Arkansas System President Dr. Donald R. Bobbitt will recommend Peggy Doss, Ed.D., provost and vice president for academic affairs at the University of Arkansas at Monticello (UAM), to serve as the next chancellor of UAM following the retirement of...
Lincoln County woman dies in single car crash

Lincoln County woman dies in single car crash

    A Lincoln County woman died Tuesday night after her vehicle hit a tree in Cleveland County. Kimberly Fay Lutrell, 54, of Glendale, was traveling west on Arkansas 54 in Cleveland County when the Toyota Corolla she was driving left the roadway and traveled...
UAM Chancellor Karla Hughes to retire Dec. 31

UAM Chancellor Karla Hughes to retire Dec. 31

  Dr. Karla Hughes, the chancellor at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, announced that she will be stepping down from her role and retiring from the institution, effective Dec. 31. Hughes has led the campus since she was appointed by University of...
Clyde L. Scott

Clyde L. Scott

  [Editor’s note: The following story was written by Steve Scott about his father, Clyde L. Scott.] My father Clyde Scott was an extraordinary athlete who lived a long and productive life. He died at the age 93 after a long battle with dementia. After his...
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,...