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.

Lewis Coleman Shores, the 19-year-old suspect in a September double homicide, died Thursday night after being found unresponsive in his jail cell earlier that day.

In the spirit of the Season, Sebastian County Sheriff’s Office is announcing a misdemeanor warrant amnesty week to begin on 12-3-18. The amnesty period will run through Dec. 7. The week will give citizens with active misdemeanor warrants an opportunity to resolve their cases without going to…

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Our country’s porous southwest border is a national security liability. It leaves us vulnerable to threats from avowed enemies who seek to harm us at home and is easily exploited by drug smugglers and human traffickers.

Arkansas has a great deal to celebrate this Labor Day.  Our unemployment level now stands at 3.7%.  The national level is 3.9%. The state’s unemployment rate has been at or below 4% since March of this year.

She knew that she wasn’t supposed to be there, but it wasn’t like anyone was going to recognize her. She had lived alone at first and then ultimately on the street. Huddled in the alleyways behind the markets trying to escape notice, she scratched out an existence. It had been twelve years s…

Waldron Nursing Center Resident continue to enjoy the good weather days sitting in the patio area to visit or eat their lunch. At any given time three or four of the residents can be seen enjoying each others company in the area. Janis Hull, Dorothy Shepard, Gertrude Shelton and Jimmy Mize w…


Russell Forrest of Elm Park, Arkansas went to be with his Lord and Savior, Friday, November 30, 2018 in Waldron, Arkansas. Russell was born April 21, 1962 in Bossier City, Louisiana to Elwon W. Forrest and Ada Lee (Tucker) Forrest. He was 56 years, 7 months and 9 days old.