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Rich Hillman of Carlisle was elected as Arkansas Farm Bureau’s new president, and Mike Freeze of Little Rock was chosen as the agriculture advocacy organization’s new vice president Friday morning. Both were selected during Farm Bureau’s 85th Annual Convention at the Statehouse Convention Ce…

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Officers with the Waldron City Police Department and Scott County Sheriff’s Office helped 45 local children fulfill some of their wishes during a shopping spree at the Greenwood Walmart.

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The Waldron Bulldogs are searching for their next head football coach. Coach Jonathan Bates is no longer at the helm of the Bulldogs football program, and will be joining the Jessieville Lions Football staff next season.

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Congratulations to the Scott County Farm Bureau Ladies for another year of being chosen as the 2019 Top Women’s Leadership Committee for District 4. “It has been proven over the years that teaching kids where their food comes from is very important, but teaching them how important it is to c…

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…

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A “Hallmark Movie Moment” was captured Saturday in the City of Waldron, beginning with a great 1st Saturday Tradin’ Days on Historic Main Street until the largest Christmas Parade EVER concluded the day. 

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Waldron hometown girl, Ashley McBryde, was the 2019 CMA New Artist of the Year recipient during the 53rd Country Music Association awards held on Nov. 13, 2019 in Nashville, Tennessee.

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The Movie “Antiquities” will be shown November 23rd in Fort Smith hosted by the River Valley Film Society and Movies on Main. The screening will bring together several filmmakers, producers, and actors who will be in attendance. It will also bring several former Waldron residents together.

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HOLIDAY PREPARATION - Logan TULL with the City of Waldron prepares for the upcoming holiday season by hanging decorative lights throughout downtown Main Street on Monday, Nov. 18, 2019. (Photo by Elizabeth Horn)

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.

The following individuals were listed on the 15th Judicial Circuit Division 1 court docket for Pre-Trial on Tuesday, Nov. 19, at 9:30 a.m. in the Scott County Courthouse.

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Congratulations to the Senior Lady Bulldogs in becoming the 3A State Champion Girl’s Cross Country team. Also, congratulations to Coach Angie Bailey who was named as Coach of the Year during the recent District Conference.

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The doors of Scott County True Value Hardware and Farm will be opening on Friday, Nov. 15 in Waldron. The newly renovated building, vacant since the closing of Walmart in July of  2017, will offer their customers an assortment of merchandise from lawn and garden, plumbing, home, tools, paint…

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Miss Arkansas 2019, Darynne Dahlem, visited students at the Waldron Public School campuses on Monday, Nov. 4.  Dahlem’s visit to Waldron was made possible through sponsorship by Nook and Cranny Gifts & More.

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James N. Bynum was found guilty of Sexual Assault in the Second Degree Count I and Count II by a seven-man, five-woman jury during the early hours of Saturday, Nov. 2 in the Scott County Courtroom. Circuit Judge, Honorable Jerry Don Ramey, read the verdict to Bynum upon receipt from the jury…

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trooper FIRST CLass Mike lance, with the Arkansas State Poolice, was named at the 2019 Scott County Officer of the Year by Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge during the 2019 Law Enforcement Summit held in Benton on Oct. 1.    A record 672 law enforcement personnel from across the Stat…

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The jury trial of James N. Bynum began in the Scott County Courthouse on Tuesday, Oct. 29. Prosecuting attorney Tom Tatum II brought forth to the Scott County Clerk’s office  an amendment to charges against Bynum on Friday, Oct. 25. The Amended Information stated: Comes the Prosecuting attor…

Historic Main Street will be hosting a Halloween Treat & Greet, beginning at 5:00 pm on Thursday, October 31st at participating businesses.  

For Red Ribbon Week the Waldron Middle School counselor and administration wanted the students to be aware of what using drugs can keep them from achieving or having a chance at being as far as their future careers were concerned. 

Well it’s great to be back in school! Summer is winding down, and although at the time of this writing the temps have still been running in the mid 90’s, there is a great anticipation for some fall temperatures and seeing the leaves start to change. We are already into the sixth week of scho…

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The City of Waldron has a spooktacular line-up of events for the entire family during the week of Halloween. The ‘Haunted Barn” will be open on Friday, Oct. 25 and Saturday, Oct. 26 at the Scott County Fairgrounds from 7 -11 p.m. Admission is $5 per person and will benefit the Scott County B…

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Preparations are being made by both the defense and prosecution in the upcoming trial of James N. Bynum set for Oct. 29-31 in the Scott County Courtroom.  Four years ago, Bynum was granted a guilty plea by a jury of 10 counts of Sexual Assault in the Fourth Degree a Class D Felony as well as…

Today’s guest blog is written by Brentnie Daggett, a writer and infographic master for the rental and property management industry. She loves to share tips and tricks to assist landlords and renters alike.

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Mayor David Millard has proclaimed October 20 - 26 as National Business Women’s Week in the City of Waldron. The Waldron Business & Professional Women work to empower women in the workplace through Personality, Professionally, & Politically with this year’s theme of “Reclaiming Our Time”.

The Arvest Foundation donated $2600 to Waldron Elementary School for a new badge ID printer. All faculty will have a photo ID which will increase school security in our district. L to R: Keith Slater, Teresa Carnahan Debra Fuller Shelley Buckles, Ryan Walker, Darla Jeffery, Toni Dozier and D…

The Arvest Foundation donated $3900 to the Waldron Volunteer Fire Department. The Department will use th money to purchase much needed gear. L to R: Debra Fuller, Sherry Johnston, Mayor David Millard, Keith Slater, Ken Overturf, Shelley Buckles, Debra Byford and Teresa Carnahan

The Arvest Foundation donated $6000 for the Forrester-Davis Memorial Park to fund exercise equipment that will be placed along the multipurpose trail. L to R: Teresa Carnahan, Shelley Buckles, Mayor David Millard, Keith Slater, Sherry Johnston, Ken Overturf, Debra Fuller

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A Rural Community Development Initiative grant has been awarded to the City of Waldron through the partnership of Communities Unlimited. A $500K was awarded to three communities: Waldron, Mulberry, Arkansas, and Bogata, Texas. The award is $250K from USDA Rural Development Grant and Communit…

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

With the heat finally breaking and a few Arkansans even spotted in sweatshirts, the itch to spend a quiet morning in the woods is in full effect. Hunters who can’t stand the wait until modern gun season opens have a great opportunity to get out and get some meat in the freezer during Arkansa…

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Introducing your 2019 Waldron High School Homecoming Court: Back row: Kennedy Rice, Justin Goodwin, Jace Black, Seth Hunt, Fernando Uribe, Carson Pyles, Bradley Smith, Weston VanRavensway, Rylee Shupert, Ruben Valdez, Garron Deramus, Elijah Polen, and Joey Cardenas. Front row: Peyton Boyd, K…

The Waldron City Council will meet Thursday, Oct. 3 at 5:30 p.m. in City Council room of City Hall for the regularly scheduled Agenda Planning Meeting. The Council will also be conducting a work session in regard to a possible ‘privilege tax’ or business membership fee. 

SEE YOU AT THE POLE 2019 - Waldron High School students gathered at the Flag Pole on Wedesnday in observation of National See You at the Pole Day.

2019 Pee Wee Homecoming King Robert Rhinehart and 2019 Homecoming Queen Hailey Valdez were crowned Saturday, Sept. 28 at Sawyer-Wright Field in Waldron.

The annual St. Jude International Dinner will take place on Saturday, October 12th beginning at 5:30 and ending at 7:30 p.m.  Take-out plates will also be available.