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The Scott County Quorum Court will meet in Regular Session on Monday, Dec. 16, 2019 at 7:00 PM in the Courtroom of the Scott County Courthouse. The agenda for the meeting is: Call to order – Roll Call; Pledge of Allegiance; reading, correction and disposition of minutes; public comment; Judg…

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

When I was running for governor in 2014, I promised to cut our income taxes by $100 million. With the support of the General Assembly, we not only kept that promise, but over the course of the past five years, we have reduced our income taxes by over $250 million each year. 

Nowadays, not everyone can keep up with the new technology such as cell phones, computers, and cars. They now contain all kinds of automation.

The Legislative Council endorsed a plan for two southeast Arkansas counties to contract with a private company to build and operate a 600-bed prison.

One of the new laws which took effect this week may reduce the number of uninsured motorists on Arkansas roads.

Obituaries

Mr. Samuel Byram “Buddy” Snodgrass, Jr. 75, passed away Monday, December 23, 2019 at the Wayne T. Patrick House in Rock Hill to be reunited with the love of his life, Penny.   He was born March 2, 1944 in Oakland, California, a son of the late Samuel Byram Snodgrass and Ardis Isabelle McNeal…