Phase 2 Operation Lake Ice Joint Operation Cleburne County Sheriff’s Office/16th Judicial Drug Task Force

It is no secret that meth use and addiction has plagued the state of Arkansas, as well as our nation. Most Sheriff’s seek to make it a priority upon entering office to combat the use, sale, and distribution of meth in their county and I was not an exception to that when I took office in January of … [Read more...]

Poetry Reading at Faulkner County Library

Award winning poets, Paulette Guerin and Ellie Black will read from their works at the Faulkner County Library on Sunday, June 23, at 2:00 PM. Both poets were recently selected for “Best New Poets 2018” Ellie Black is a poet and musician from Clarksville, AR. Her work can be found in or is … [Read more...]

Fairfield Bay, Arkansas’ Premier WaterSport Festival “Surf the Bay” – Ride the Wave in The Bay

Making waves yet again this summer when they bring some fun extreme and family sports events to the North Shore of Greers Ferry Lake, The Bay returns with the wildly popular WakeSurfing, and FlyBoarding, plus, family-fun Water Slides where you can “ride the wave”. “Surf the Bay” will be held at … [Read more...]

Improvements to Interstate 30 Require Ramp Closures in Prescott

Improvements to Interstate 30 will require westbound on-ramp closure in Nevada County, according to Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) officials. Weather permitting, crews will be paving the westbound outside lane and acceleration lane at Mile Marker 46 in Prescott. The work will … [Read more...]

Fulton County Fair Awards Scholarships

The Fulton County Fair recently awarded $7,500 in to graduating seniors in Fulton County who are active in the county, district and state fairs and have met the guidelines for the fair scholarship program. The Fulton County Fair Foundation awarded seven $1,000 scholarships and a $500 scholarship … [Read more...]

Arkansas Delegation Urges President to Approve Disaster Assistance

U.S. Senators John Boozman and Tom Cotton—along with Congressmen Rick Crawford, French Hill, Steve Womack and Bruce Westerman—sent a letter to President Donald Trump and administration officials urging them to support Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson’s request for a major disaster declaration … [Read more...]

Maintenance Requires Temporary Bridge Closure Near Searcy

Maintenance requires temporary bridge closure near Searcy, according to Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) officials. Weather permitting, crews will close the State Highway 367 overpass over U.S. Highway 67 (Exit 44) Saturday, June 8 from 6:00 p.m. until midnight to reconstruct the … [Read more...]

BACC to Hold City of Southside City Hall Ribbon Cutting

The Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce (BACC) will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house for the completed City of Southside City Hall, Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. The event will be held at 2181 Batesville Blvd, in Southside. All community supporters, chamber members, ambassadors, … [Read more...]

Melissa Wilkinson Exhibition

The Batesville Area Arts Council is pleased to present The Other Side of Nothing: Works by Melissa Wilkinson. This exhibition will be on display at the BAAC Gallery on Main (226 E Main St) June 12 – July 27, 2019, featuring a series of watercolor paintings relating to the artist’s interest in … [Read more...]

Boozman Joins Governor & Members of the Arkansas Congressional Delegation for Aerial Tour of Flooding

U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) joined Governor Asa Hutchinson and members of the Arkansas Congressional Delegation for an aerial tour of Arkansas River flooding. “Historic flooding has left many communities along the Arkansas River unrecognizable. This is one of the worst natural disasters in … [Read more...]