Special session begins Tuesday

Gov. Asa Hutchinson has called members of the 93rd General Assembly into a special legislative session to consider a tax reduction package and seven other bills. The session will begin Tuesday at 10 a.m. The proposed tax cut bill would lower the top tax rate for...
Man dies after motorcycle struck by car

Man dies after motorcycle struck by car

A Monticello man died Monday as a result of injuries sustained on November 19 when the motorcycle he was operating was struck by a car. Britt Eubank, 66, of Monticello was traveling west on a 2009 Yamaha on U.S. 278 East near Jenkins Store before stopping for traffic...
State Police investigating fatal shooting at Dumas

State Police investigating fatal shooting at Dumas

  State Police special agents are investigating the early Friday morning shooting death of a man in Dumas. At 1:15 a.m. Friday, Dumas Police officers received a report of gunfire at a Dumas residence on South Beech Street. Upon arrival, the officers found a...
Man dies after motorcycle struck by car

2 die in Chicot County collision

  Two people died Thursday in two-vehicle collision in Lake Village. The driver of a northbound 2001 Peterbilt was making a left turn (with a green arrow) off of U.S. 65 and onto U.S. 82, according to a preliminary Arkansas State Police report. Karena M. Everett,...
Gilmore announces re-election bid

Gilmore announces re-election bid

  State Sen. Ben Gilmore, Republican and long-time resident of Crossett, has announced his intention to seek re-election to the Arkansas State Senate. Sen. Gilmore was first elected to his seat in 2020 and currently represents Senate District 26, which includes...
2021 Football Scores — Week 11

2021 Football Scores — Week 11

2021 Football Scores — Week 11: • Crossett 49 – Pottsville 7 • Stuttgart 42 – Monticello 7 • Batesville Southside 28 – Star City 24 • Malvern 28 – DeWitt 20 • McGehee 60 – Walnut Ridge 12 • Prescott 56 – Lake Village 14 • Rison 48...

Crossett man among Gov. Hutchinson’s recent appointees

A Crossett man is among the Arkansas residents Gov. Asa Hutchinson recently appointed to state boards, commissions and other positions. Darrell Loveless of Crossett was appointed to the Arkansas Spinal Cord Commission. His appointment expires on January 14, 2031. He...
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Financial tips for new veterans

  On Veterans Day, we honor the men and women who have served in our armed forces. If you’ve recently separated or retired from the military, or you will be leaving soon, you can be proud of the service you’ve provided to your country. But once you’re a veteran,...
UAM drops final home game

UAM drops final home game

The University of Arkansas at Monticello football team lost their final home game of the season to East Central University, 35-10. UAM moves to 4-6. The Weevils head to Magnolia to take on Southern Arkansas University on Saturday Nov. 13 for their final regular season...
2021 Football Scores — Week 10

2021 Football Scores — Week 10

Southeast Arkansas Football Scores – Week 10: • Star City 29 – Crossett 27 • Dewitt 34 – Monticello 19 • Hamburg 27 – Dumas 12 * Warren vs Helena-West Helena. Helena forfeited. Friday • McGehee 42 – Smackover 0 • Rison 60 – Drew...
Gov. Hutchinson opposes OSHA/CMS rules

Gov. Hutchinson opposes OSHA/CMS rules

  Gov. Asa Hutchinson says he opposes new federal rules aimed at implementing vaccine mandates on employers. “The Biden administration followed through with its promise to impose federal vaccine mandates on businesses, hospitals, and nursing homes,”...
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Build your ‘cash’ account before retiring

If you’re going to retire in the next few years, you’ll want to start thinking about making some changes to your investment portfolio. And one area you may want to look at is whatever type of cash account you might have – because, when you’re retired, the amount of...