Crossett Mayoral Election Results

Crystal Marshall was the top vote-getter in Tuesday’s special mayoral election in Crossett. The complete, unofficial election results: Crystal Marshall – 550 Dale Martinie – 294 David Newberry -130 Sarah Hollimon – 92 Kevin Cosby – 78...
Confirmed Covid-19 cases in Arkansas top 50K

Confirmed Covid-19 cases in Arkansas top 50K

  The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Arkansas rose Monday by 645, bringing the cumlulative number of confirmed cases since the pandemic began to 50,028, Gov. Asa Hutchinson reported at his daily Covid-19 update. Statewide, the number of deaths attributed...
Dax Courtney commits to Hogs

Dax Courtney commits to Hogs

  Dax Courtney, a tight end at Dewitt, has committed to play football at the University of Arkansas. He made his announcement in a video on Friday. Courtney, 6-6, 210, had 36 catches for 623 yards and scored seven touchdowns as a sophomore and helped lead the...
When facing illness, take control of finances

How can you help lower your longevity risk?

  The investment world contains different types of risk. Your stocks or stock-based mutual funds could lose value during periods of market volatility. The price of your bonds or bond funds could also decline, if new bonds are issued at higher interest rates. But...
MYS Fall Baseball season set to begin in September

MYS Fall Baseball season set to begin in September

  The Monticello Youth Sports Fall Baseball season is scheduled to begin the first week of September and run four weeks with eight games. The deadline to register is August 14. Register online at mysbaseball.com The league will be instrumental in helping players...

Warren man pleads guilty to abuse charges

A Warren man has pleaded guilty of physical abuse charges at a residential care facility. Quincy Trotter, 21, of Warren, pleaded guilty to third-degree battery. He was employed as a Resident Care Technician Assistant at the Southeast Arkansas Human Development Center,...

GAC competition set to begin Sept. 28

The Great American Conference and its member institutions announced Friday a plan to delay the start of all intercollegiate competition until September 29. Athletics practices begin August 31. The GAC office and the Conference Council of Presidents will continue to...
Warren man killed in vehicle accident in Bradley County

Warren man killed in vehicle accident in Bradley County

A Warren man was killed Tuesday in a one-vehicle crash on U.S. 63 in Bradley County, according to an Arkansas State Police  preliminary accident report. Gary S. Lloyd, 58, was driving north on U.S. 63 in rural Bradley County when he failed to negotiate a right-hand...
When facing illness, take control of finances

What should you do with an inheritance?

  If you were to inherit a large sum of money, what would you do with it? The question may not be hypothetical, especially if you are in the millennial, Gen X or Gen Z demographic groups. That’s because the baby boomers – often referred to as the richest...

Woman charged with Covid Relief Fraud

A woman was arrested July 16 based on allegations she fraudulently obtained nearly $2 million in Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans intended to provide relief for small businesses affected by COVID-19. Ganell Tubbs, 41, of Little Rock, was charged with two counts...
Governor issues mandate for masks in Arkansas

Governor issues mandate for masks in Arkansas

  Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Thursday issued a statewide mandate to wear masks, effective Monday. Violation of the order is a misdemeanor which carries a fine of $100 to $500. First time violators will be issued a verbal or written warning, according to Hutchinson....
When facing illness, take control of finances

Protect yourself against financial scammers

  It’s unfortunate, but true: During this period of economic uncertainty, one of the busiest “industries” has been financial scamming. But it goes on even during normal times, too, so you’ll want to know what to look for, and how to defend yourself. For starters,...
Voting in the Age of Covid-19

Voting in the Age of Covid-19

The leaders of the major political parties in Arkansas are united in their determination to assure everyone can cast their ballot in November safely and securely. Under state law, a voter who can’t vote in person on Election Day because of travel, illness, or physical...