The City of Waldron will host the 2019 Winter Wonderland Festival on Saturday, Dec. 7 in Waldron. The theme for this year is a “Small Town Christmas.”

State Rep. Marcus Richmond (R-Dist.21 – Harvey) received an Arkansas State Chamber/Associated Industries of Arkansas 2019 Business Matters Leadership Award on Thursday, November 14 at a State Chamber/AIA Door-To-Door meeting in Fort Smith. Richmond was recognized with the award for supportin…

Mansfield High School took the reigns of the Farm Bureau River Valley All-Star Cross Country Meet. The invitations were sent and accepted. The races were run. The results tabulated. And, the athletes reaped all the awards.

Local Voices

Arkansas has made a strong commitment to making sure that children learn to read at an early age, and the federal government has recognized our efforts with a grant of $38 million to improve literacy.

The chance to renew the state’s half-cent sales tax to pay for highway upkeep will be the most important issue on the ballot next year, and today I’d like to talk about why I supported the legislation that will allow us to vote on Issue One.

I have been in Asia this week, and as I wrap up our visit to Japan, I’d like to talk about the significance of our relationship with the country known as the Land of the Rising Sun.

Arkansas is home to over 219,000 Veterans. They live and work in every community throughout our state.


Ola Mae Yandell, 91, of Waldron, Arkansas passed away on November 14, 2019 in Fort Smith. She was born October 7, 1928 in Havana, Arkansas to the late Otto and Nancy (Rogers) Gibbs.