A three-vehicle accident on Friday, Nov. 30 claimed the life of 56- year-old Charles Russell Forrest when his Kia Sorento was struck head on by John Davidson, 37, of Siloam Springs.

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“Kids are so innocent.” One day my five-year-old daughter got upset at me for not letting her using the iPad. She said to me, “What’s the point of having an iPad and not letting me use it?” Technically, she was right. Then I explained it to her that you may use it when it’s your break and no…

House members are now preparing for the fourth week of the 2019 Regular Session.  We are expecting to review and possibly vote on big issues such as tax cuts and teacher salaries.

 I announced the details of my 5.9 Tax Cut at a news conference this week, and a few hours later, Senator Jonathan Dismang filed Senate Bill 211, the first step in making the tax cut law. Representative Joe Jett is the lead sponsor on the House side.

The governor and legislators presented the details of the signature issue of this year’s session, a reduction in personal income taxes.

Waldron Nursing Center Residents are all geared up and waiting for Valentine’s Day to arrive. The holders are up and ready to be filled so we are hoping that everyone will help fill them to the brim.  Residents themselves will be exchanging cards also so we are asking family members to bring…


Peggy Joyce Boswell of Waldron, Arkansas went to be with her Lord and Savior, Tuesday, February 5, 2019 in Fort Smith, Arkansas surrounded by her loving family. Peggy was born July 10, 1933 in Ft. Worth, Texas to Ernest and Leona Holt. She was 85 years, 6 months and 26 days old.