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DALLAS, TX -  “Many Americans will soon receive an Economic Impact Payment from the United States Government as a result of the COVID-19 crisis. Unfortunately, criminals use times like these to prey upon the most vulnerable members of our communities and honest taxpayers often become victims…

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Stacy Hurst, secretary of the Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage, and Tourism (ADPHT), today announced all Arkansas State Parks will be open for day use only effective 8 a.m. on Friday, April 3, until further notice. ADPHT is eliminating all overnight stay opportunities. These changes wi…

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Waldron Nursing Center residents enjoyed the wonderful sunshine by playing a game of bingo on the patio with day shift Nurse aid, Zerek Stewart calling the bingo numbers while nurse aid, Courtney Davidson, helped Alex and myself with the game.

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Special Agents of the Arkansas State Police Criminal Investigation Division are investigating a homicide in Waldron (Scott County). Agents were requested to conduct the investigation by local authorities.

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Super Tuesday came to and end on March 3 with President Donald Trump winning the Republican GOP in Arkansas with 238,020 votes and Joseph R. Biden for the U.S. Presidential Democratic with 92,758 votes. 

The Fellowship Baptist Church of Witcherville, Arkansas will be hosting the Wild Game Banquet on Saturday, March 7th. Events will begin at 4:00 PM with the meal being served at 5:30 PM. All Free.

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The Scott County Quorum Court will meet in regular session on Monday, March 16th 2020 at 7:00 PM in the Courtroom of the Scott County Courthouse. The agenda is as follow: Call to order; Roll Call; Pledge of Allegiance; Reading, correction, and disposition of minutes; Public Comment; Judge’s …

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City of Waldron office team members took time out of their schedule to join in with Waldron Elementary School to help celebrate and by reading a book for Dr. Seuss’ Read Across America Day.

Applications are now available to high school students for the summer Medical Applications of Science for Health (M*A*S*H) camps. These two-week M*A*S*H camps will be offered at 35 different medical facilities throughout Arkansas and are designed to expose rising high-school juniors and seni…

The UA Division of Agriculture Farm to You Display visited Waldron Elementary School on February 20 and 21. 

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Both the Waldron Bulldogs and LadyBulldogs basketball seasons are continuing into the 3A-1 Regional Tournament this week at Waldron High School.

Scott County Senior Citizens 3rd Thursday Pool Tournament results were 1st and 2nd place winners of the Scott County Senior Citizens 3rd Thursday pool tournament were Danny Pinion and Konnor McKay. They received a $10.00 and $5.00 gift certificate from this month’s sponsor, R&R automotiv…

The Arkansas Highway Commission has scheduled a series of regional public meetings in the first quarter of 2020. The purpose of these meetings is to educate and inform the public while soliciting input regarding proposed projects that could be funded by a continuation of the temporary half-c…

The Scott County Boys and Girls Club will hold their annual banquet on Saturday, Feb. 15 at the Scott County Boys and Girls Club Gymnasium beginning at 5 p.m.

The following individuals were listed on the 15th Judicial Circuit Division 1 court docket for Pre-Trial on Tuesday, Feb. 4, at 9:30 a.m. in the Scott County Courthouse.

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Waldron School District joins districts across the state of Arkansas to celebrate School Board Members Recognition Month in January.  More than 1500 Arkansas school board members are being honored for their service and dedication to public education. Thank you to all of the Waldron school bo…

The regular monthly meeting of the Waldron School Board was held in the Central Office Building Monday, January 13, 2020, at 6:30 p.m. Board members present were Tammye Sherrill, Angela Hunsucker and Christi Johnston.  Steve Ewing and Regina Oliver were not present.  Others present were Supe…

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“You can now assess your personal property online at www.countyservice.net,” said Terri Churchill, Scott County Assessor. The time frame for assessing your personal property is from Jan. 1 through May 31st of each year. If assessed after the deadline, an Arkansas State mandated 10% penalty w…

Clyde and Bernadyne Hawkins of Fort Smith, formerly of Waldron, recently celebrated their 75th Wedding Anniversary. They were married December 30, 1944, in Waldron by the Rev. Charles Duncan at the home of Dr. and Mrs. Byrd Duncan.

The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith has released the Dean’s List for the fall 2019 semester, according to Dr. Georgia Hale, provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs.

First and second place winners of the Senior Citizens Center Third Thursday Pool Tournament for Jan. 2020 were Gary Nelson ad Conner McKay. They received a $10 and $5 gift certificate from this month’s sponsor, Sims Building Materials. Other sponsors include: Chambers Bank, Harp’s, Atlas Cof…

It is impossible to dispute the many ways technology has positively affected the world. Tech has made interacting and collaborating with people from all corners of the planet as convenient as conversing with a next door neighbor. Technology also has changed the face of education, making it p…

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State Sen. Terry Rice (R-Dist. 9 – Waldron) recently received an Arkansas State Chamber/Associated Industries of Arkansas 2019 Business Matters Leadership Award. Rice was recognized with the award for supporting positive business initiatives during the 92nd General Assembly. From left) State…

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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.