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The following individuals were listed on the 15th Judicial Circuit Division 1 court docket for May Jury Trials in the Scott County Courthouse.

On the evening of Tuesday, May 7th, nine people met in a small white building at Boles to discuss its future. Sitting on approximately 6 acres back off Highway 71 to the east, the Boles Community Center - once the Boles School cafeteria building - has a personal connection to these nine peop…

On May 30, some of the best high school athletes in Western Arkansas and Eastern Oklahoma will be recognized in downtown Fort Smith at a high caliber banquet. Among the many, will be five Mansfield athletes.

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A 500-year flood has already inundated the Arkansas River Valley from the astonishing levels of rain received within the Arkansas River Basin in Oklahoma and Kansas. 

The four juveniles who escaped from the Mansfield Juvenile Treatment Facility were caught in Saline County according to Sebastian County Sheriff’s Captain Philip Pevehouse.

Braydon Helton took it all during the annual Turman Baker Fishing Debry with a catch weighing 4.80 LB. Congratulations Braydon! (Photo courtesy of Regina Oliver)

On Monday, May 13, the Scott County Farm Bureau Women’s Leadership Committee held their annual Farm Day for Waldron 3rd grade students at the Davis Angus Farm. There were seven stations of learning for the students. Some of these stations included a seed and plant station, a snack station, a…

High School students enrolled in the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith’s Western Arkansas Technical Center have been recognized for superior achievement in a special awards ceremony which included the announcement of Outstanding WATC Students, SkillsUSA medalists and Starfish Awards.

The following individuals were listed on the 15th Judicial Circuit Division 1 court docket for pre-trial on Tuesday, May 7 at 9:30 a.m. in the Scott County Courthouse.

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In honor of National Police Week, students from Misty Guerrero’s Kindergarten class  at Waldron Elementary School provided the Waldron Police Department with hand-decorated goodie bags for each of the officers on Friday, May 17.

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The threat  of severe weather and storms did not discourage participants during the annual Truman Bakers Kid’s Fishing Derby held on Saturday, May 18.

The Annual Plant Sale coming up Sat. May 11 at the Polk County Fairgrounds gives the Master Gardeners an ideal opportunity to exercise their primary goal. They will present the community with a wide variety of healthy plants from their own gardens, already adapted to do well in our area, and…

The following individuals were listed on the 15th Judicial Circuit Division 1 court docket for pretrial on Tuesday, April 16 at 9:30 a.m. in the Scott County Courthouse.

Waldron Police Department officer and Waldron native, Brittany Fletcher, takes an oath from Mayor David Millard during her first week with the Department. 

A motion was entered in the Circuit Court of Scott County through the attorney of James Bynum for a bond reduction to $25,000 rather than the set $75,000. Shannon Foster, defense attorney, stated within the motion that Bynum was in custody of the Scott County Detention Center on “a $75,000 b…

The Waldron Bulldogs and Lady Bulldogs captured the 2019 3A-1 West Conference Championship title during the District Meet held last week in Mansfield. Bulldog Bryson Bailey was the High Point recipient. Bailey won the triple jump and the 100, finished 2nd in the 200 and was a part of both wi…

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Waldron Elementary School teacher, Le Ann Atchley was awarded as the 2019 STEM Teacher of the year. Atchley received her plaque during the April 26 Rise and Shine celebration at Waldron Elementary School. Congratulations Ms. Atchley!

The 23rd Annual Freeman’s Homecoming Singing will be held on Saturday, May 4 beginning at 4 p.m. at the Boles Freewill Baptist Church. Joining the Freemans this year are Jeff and Sheri Easter and Gerald Crabb. There will be no admission fee for the outdoor singing event, but donations are we…

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Spring sports in Waldron are now getting to the post season phases of year. The Bulldogs baseball team wrapped their season with an overall record of 4-12, while going 4-6 in conference, with wins against Mansfield, West Fork, and Cedarville. In the 3A Region 1 West division, the Bulldogs fi…

Waldron Nursing Center Residents are all getting geared up for the Easter Holiday by having some fun events of “Pin the Tail on the Rabbit”. This game was compliments of Elaine, sister of Florain Valentine. Elaine has so graciously made us several games for our activities. 

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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.