Hamburg man killed in single-vehicle wreck

Hamburg man killed in single-vehicle wreck

A Hamburg man was killed Saturday morning in a single vehicle accident on U.S. 82 in rural Ashley County, according to State Police. James Randall Rial, 71, was fatally injured around 8:59 a.m. when the 2003 Toyota he was driving crossed into the oncoming lane and ran...
Winter Weather Advisory

Winter Weather Advisory

  A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect until Sunday for Southeast Arkansas, according to the National Weather Service. Precipitation will transition to snowfall during the day Saturday. Snow accumulations of a dusting up to around 2 inches are predicted. A...
1 dead, 1 wounded, 1 arrested in Dumas shooting

1 dead, 1 wounded, 1 arrested in Dumas shooting

  A Desha County man has been arrested for allegedly shooting two persons in Dumas Thursday night following a domestic disturbance, according to State Police. Jason Jenkins, 36, of Dumas died at a local hospital and Robert Washington, 35, of Dumas, was treated...
Arkansas distributing free covid tests

Arkansas distributing free covid tests

Arkansas has received its first shipment of Covid-19 rapid at-home test kits, Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced Monday. Last month, Hutchinson directed the Arkansas Department of Health to acquire 1.5 million rapid at-home tests to be available for free to Arkansans. The...
Slaughter to run for Drew County Sheriff

Slaughter to run for Drew County Sheriff

  James Slaughter, a 10th Judicial District Drug Task Force officer, has announced his intent to run for Drew County Sheriff, according to a news release announcing his candidacy. Slaughter said he is “excited to bring new ideas to the Sheriff’s...