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The following individuals were listed on the 15th Judicial Circuit Division 1 court docket for pretrial on Tuesday, March 5 at 9:30 a.m. in the Scott County Courthouse.

The following individuals were listed on the 15th Judicial Circuit Division 1 court docket for jury trial on Tuesday, Feb. 19 at 9:30 a.m. in the Scott County Courthouse.

Waldron High School Senior Tyler Owens has been selected to play Baseball for the University of the Ozarks beginning in the Fall 2019 and signed a Letter of Intent with the Eagles on Thursday, Feb. 14. Tyler began playing for the Waldron baseball team as a freshman, and is living proof that …

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-fourth in the nation when it comes to maternal mortality rates.  Maternal mortality is defined as the death of a woman who is pregnant or dies within 42 days after the end of the pregnancy.

The legislature has approved and the governor has signed a package of bills sponsored by female lawmakers. The coalition of legislators dubbed their package “Dream BIG for Arkansas.”

Recently a very disturbing and revealing discussion has been taking place in our country, raising serious questions about how much value and worth we ascribe to babies in the womb and especially those born despite an attempted abortion procedure.

Obituaries

Shelia Jane Wagner of Ft. Smith, Arkansas (formerly of Waldron, Arkansas) passed from this life, Wednesday, March 6, 2019 in Ft. Smith, Arkansas. Shelia was born December 24,1969 in Ft. Smith, Arkansas to Jerry Richmond and Jane (Silvey) Richmond. She was 49 years old. She was a Christian.

Lee Seibert (Oleta Doris Shores) of Barling, Arkansas, passed away Feb. 26, 2019 in Dardanelle, Arkansas.  She was 79 years old.