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Dr. Nathan Bennett was recently named as the new Medical Director of the River Valley Primary Care Services. Bennett currently works out of the Waldron Family Clinic located at 2074 Rice Road in Waldron.  Bennett holds  a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree and has a wealth of experience i…

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Drew Dozier was one of nine Arkansas seniors to receive a 2019 Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame Scholarship. Drew received the Jerry Jones Sr. Scholarship at the 2019 Sports Hall of Fame Banquet at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock on March 29th. 

As the kids said, “We flexed on ‘em”! The Waldron Jr. High boys track team is 2 for 2 on the year. They had some tough competition during their recent meet from all the teams, especially De Queen and Ozark, but the Bulldogs came away with the win. Congrats ‘dogs!

Waldron Nursing Center residents are proud the short lived stomach virus is long gone and everyone is back to full swing with all of the activities. Reminiscence with Diane Miller on Monday morning, Round table with Alex in the afternoon, Temple Baptist group were here for their weekly sing,…

The Lady Bulldogs returned home with a big win at Mansfield. According to coaches, the team was down due to  some competitors being out for sickness and softball, but they still came out in first place. The Lady Bulldogs were able to beat Fort Smith Northside, Alma and Greenwood. 

The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will hold public meet- ings in Waldron, Moun- tain Home and Moun- tain View in the next few weeks to speak about the need for an expansion of the current Chronic Wast- ing Disease Management Zone for deer and elk. Recent test results from CWD-positive de…

Residents had a big time hunting the Lepre- chaun’s that Alex had hid- den around the facility. Winning special prizes for finding the little fellows were Dianne Brennan, Florain Valentine, Joann Darrow, Janis Hull, Paul Davis and Virginia Yandell. Other events that took place before we got …

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In an announcement earlier this month, the Ouachita Reapers, a semi-pro football team, announced their partner- ship with the Waldron Parks/Waldron Schools to call Sawyer-Wright Field their field for home games.The Ouachita Reap- ers, a football team from Mena, began their pre-season during …

The following indi- viduals were listed on the 15th Judicial Circuit Division 1 court docket for jury trial on Monday, March 25 at 9:30 a.m. in the Scott County Court- house.The following criminal information is merely an accusation and the defen- dant is presumed inno- cent until proven gui…

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An update on the City Park was given by City Superin- tendent Brandon Nelson at the March Community Coffee. The original plan was reviewed with a design change point- ed out. The status on the current State Parks and Tourism Grant was discussed, along with the upcoming Blue and You grant add…

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The Scott County Hometown Health Coalition pre- sented a $250 Harps gift card to the local 4-H club. Debbie Miller, Extension Agent/Family and Consum- er Science accepted on behalf of the 4-H. The Club will use the card for cooking classes, studying nutri- tion, and other activities. Also pi…

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Waldron Area Chamber of Comemrce treasurer, Heather Hale, presented Duane Blackmon with a check in sponsorship of his 10U baseball team, THE MISFITS!! The Chamber is proud to support our local ball teams and community--GO MISFITS!! 

THE WALDRON AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE (WACC) recently filled all officer and Board of Direc- tor positions during their March board meeting. Serving as President of the chamber is Shelley Buckles; Vice-President, Amanda Falconer; Secretary, Kelly Slaten; and Treasurer, Heather Hale. Board of …

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Waldron Basketball came to an end for the season on Wednesday, Feb. 27, as the Waldron senior boys fell short to Booneville, 84-72, in the first round of the 3A State Basketball Tournament at Osceola High School.

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.

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On Friday March 1, the Waldron Police Department assisted by the Scott County Sheriff’s Office, 15th District Drug Task Force and Arkansas State Police executed a search warrant at 451 Cedar St. 

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.

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Paige Cupit, 25, was arrested on Tuesday, Feb. 19 on charges of theft of property, a misdemeanor, for suspicion of embezzlement from Dalton’s Place Assisted Living. Cupit, former office manager of Dalton’s Place and former council member, was investigated by the Waldron Police Department  af…

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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After placing first in the Arkansas Archery Region 5 regionals, the Waldron senior high ‘Arrow Dogs’ will make a state appearance on March 2.

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Just days after her resignation as a Waldron city council member, Paige Cupit, 25, may face up to four counts of theft of property, a misdemeanor, for suspicion of embezzlement from Dalton’s Place Assisted Living. According to a police report narrative by Waldron Police Department Detective …

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Wolf Pack Martial Arts students brought home hardware during the recent Battle  of the Ozarks tournament. During the tourney, students from the Wolf Pack were able to compete in devisions from beginners to advanced, ranging in age brackets of four and up. Placement of the winners from the to…

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Over 800 athletes were present on Friday, Feb. 1 for the running of the class 1A-4A state indoor track titles during the 2019 ATCA high school indoor track and field state championships held at the Randal Tyson Track Complex in Fayetteville. 

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This past weekend, the Waldron High School archery team placed 4th with a score of 3128 at their  first tournament! At the event, close to 600 archers were in competition. Overall in the high school division Dayten Manning placed 2nd with a score of 288/300. The team will be attending region…

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Blake Bingham will head to the state Spelling Bee after securing first place at the local spelling bee held at the Waldron High School auditorium on Friday, Jan. 25. Marshall Salmon placed second, and Brayden Mays came in third. Congratulations to the winners and all participants!

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Scott County Circuit Clerk Barbara Whiteley conducted the swearing-in and deputizing of the Waldron Police Department for the Scott County Sheriff’s Department. Through the deputization of the city officers, Sheriff Randy Shores explained that the officers have the ability to assist deputies…

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…

Scott County is in desperate need of volunteers to drive the Veterans Van to transport Veterans to Fayetteville, if interested please contact the Veterans Service Office located in the Scott County Courthouse. Office hours are: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For …

Ten years ago, the global financial crisis roiled the economy in the United States and elsewhere. The way our economy is performing right now means it might be easy to forget how dire the situation was then, but reflecting on this contrast helps us appreciate how far we’ve come and how we got here.

On Nov. 2, the Mansfield Middle School seventh and eighth grade FBLA students took a trip to Locomotion in Fayetteville to enjoy a day of fun and fellowship.

Mansfield Parent Involvement Committee (MPIC) along with Mansfield Elementary is sponsoring a food drive in order to help families during Thanksgiving.

Mansfield Elementary School third grade students recently attended the Festival of Science at UAFS on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018. The event was sponsored by the UAFS ERZ. The students had the opportunity to make paper helicopters, extract DNA from a strawberry, study cells and pond life, and wor…

The unofficial results from the 2018 General Election held on Tuesday, Nov. 6 are listed within. At time of press, ballots still had to be re-inputted to complete the election process. Some of the listed numbers may differ once the election has been certified. These numbers will be reflected…

Scott County Quorum Court to meet

If you have lived through the 70s, you would have heard the song “Hard to say I am sorry” by the lengendary group, “CHICAGO”. I love that song and I would sing along every time I heard it on the radio.

While passing through Waldron last Thursday, Breanna Elliott took time to strike-a-pose in front of a recent mural painting located at historic downtown Waldron. Three murals have been added to the wall over the past year. Come out and check out the talents of local artists. Use #historicmai…

The hometown of Waldron and surrounding communities in Scott, Logan, Sebastian and Polk counties have all helped to build a fuel company from the ground up with their loyalty, patronage and support the past 14 years at a business in Waldron called Alliance Propane & Petro, Inc.