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Bulldogs knock off Bearcats 59-53
The Bulldogs knocked off the Bearcats 59-53 to earn a Class 4A District 7 conference victory Friday, January 23 at Mena. Waldron Bulldogs starters included: #2 junior Cody Fanick, #11 junior Brady Wadkins, #22 junior Austin Dees, #20 senior Matt Sparks and #5 senior Clay Doster.

Can & Cannot
Can or cannot is the most common choice that we have to make every single day in life. But there are things that we know we can do but we choose not to or vice versa. For example, to try to make our goal come true, perhaps we give up too soon or are afraid to do so.

Arkansas House Weekly Column
The House faces the third week of the Regular Session with a significant tax measure before us and a request from the Governor for health care reform.

Scott County Law Enforcement report
The following is a brief summary of Scott County Sheriff’s Department patrol activity between January 14th 2015 and January 20th 2015. All persons arrested are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court.

Waldron School Board convenes; Wayman’s contract extended by one year
The regular monthly meeting of the Waldron School Board was held in the Central Office Building Monday, January 12, 2015, at 6:30 p.m. Board members present were Steve Ewing, Tammye Sherrill, Eddie Harrison, Brian Jones and Steve Tull. Others present were Superintendent Gary Wayman, Ashli Hutchens, Kim Solomon, Ryan Walker, Daniel Fielding, Tammy Madden, Kristi Sigman, Keith Brigance, Angela Tallmadge, and Shawn Biggs.

Walmart Waldron Hosts Blood Drive – February 7
Waldron -area residents can ‘share the love’ this February by donating blood with Arkansas Blood Institute (ABI). Wal Mart Waldron will host a blood drive Saturday, February 7, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. All healthy adults, 16 and older*, are urged to make donation a top priority.

From your Scott County Judge
This week I will meet with FEMA on the Ice Storm cleanup I am hoping that at this meeting we will be informed what we will be authorized to receive under this declaration. Once this meeting is held a FEMA crew will come down to assess the damages so far there is no individual assistance approved.

The Forester Herald
This week the Herald will be sharing a list of unexpected things that happened to, and for, Forester. It really began before the 2013 reunion but the most came in the year 2014.

Sliger arrested and held at Scott County Sheriff’s Department
Scott County deputies arrested Samuel “Buddy” Sliger, 51 years old of Bates, on four counts of Sexual Assault, 2nd Degree and one count of Sexual Indecency with a Child on January 22.

Beyard set for trial on First Degree Murder Charge
Joshua Beyard will be appearing in court this week on a First Degree Murder charge according to Scott County Sheriff, Terry Staggs. Beyard was arrested on Febraury 9, 2014 as a suspect in the stabbing and subsequent death of Tou Lor.

Scott County Farm Bureau president attends convention
Dan Wright, Arkansas Farm Bureau State Board Member, of Waldron took part in the delegate session of the 96th American Farm Bureau Convention held Jan. 9-14 in San Diego, California. At the annual meeting of Farm Bureau, voting delegates, farmers and ranchers set the national organization’s policies for the next year.

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Bulldogs knock off Bearcats 59-53
Can & Cannot
Arkansas House Weekly Column
Waldron Junior Bulldogs, Junior Lady Bulldogs traveled to Mena
Lady Bulldogs shoot 50% in 66-38 loss to Lady Scrappers