Rhinehart takes top prize at Simmons Big Bass Bonanza

Rhinehart takes top prize at Simmons Big Bass Bonanza

  Mike Rhinehart remembers fishing the Simmons Bank Big Bass Bonanza before the event even had a name. Then, in the late 1980s, he’d hop in the boat with his father, Wayne, and venture out onto the Arkansas River searching for bass large enough to cash a check...
Big Bass Bonanza is this weekend

Big Bass Bonanza is this weekend

  Calvin Johnson had been on the water for less than five minutes when he felt his line go tight. Instantly, he knew the weight of a monster bass was wrestling with the lure on the other end of his line. In a few furious seconds, Johnson landed a bass weighing...
Sen. Stephanie Flowers announces re-election bid

Sen. Stephanie Flowers announces re-election bid

  State Sen. Stephanie Flowers has announced her intention to seek re-election to the Arkansas Senate, District 25, which includes parts of Arkansas, Desha, Jefferson, Lincoln, Monroe and Phillips Counties. Flowers, who is running as a Democrat in the March 3,...

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...