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Pickin’ in the Round will now be held each first and third Thursday from 6:00 PM until 9:00 PM at “The Hall” located on 264 S. Main Street, Waldron, AR next to Nook & Cranny. Pickin’ in the Round is a family environment with no cover charge. Music will be played round-robin style. You ar…

Act 738 will go into effect on Wednesday, July 24, for all Arkansas Drivers. The law, which was first introduced in March of this year, places restrictions on cell phone usage while driving.

The following individuals were listed on the 15th Judicial Circuit Division 1 court docket for trial on Tuesday, July 16 at 9:30 a.m. in the Scott County Courthouse.

Thirty-six Arkansas State Police Trooper Recruits have graduated tonight and will arrive in the coming days at their new assignments within the department’s Highway Patrol Division.  The graduates are filling highway patrol vacancies in 21 different Arkansas counties.

Local Voices

Arkansas is approaching the centennial of a historic vote in the House chamber.  On July 28, 1919, then Governor Charles Brough called a special session for the purpose of ratifying the Nineteenth Amendment.

Many of the bills approved by lawmakers earlier this year become effective on July 24, which is the 91st day after the legislature adjourned.

Waldron Nursing Center Residents have continued to be very busy with all of the scheduled group events of Sunday afternoon singing service with Winfield Baptist Group, Monday morning reminiscence with Diane Miller, bingo on Monday, Wednesday and Friday afternoon with Volunteer Doyle Wayne Di…

A few weeks back I was traveling along US Highway 71 and suddenly realized I was in trouble. My eyelids were getting heavy and my head was beginning to nod, and I knew I needed a pick me up. However, along this lonesome stretch of highway where telephone lines are made of barb wire and WIFI …

Obituaries

Ronald “Ronnie” Douglas Wooten, 84, died peacefully in his home in Mansfield, Arkansas on July2, 2019.On May 9, 1935, Mr. Wooten was born in Shiloh, Arkansas to Dewey and Beryl (Farmer) Wooten. His family moved to Mansfield while he was still an infant. Mr. Wooten was baptized at First Bapti…