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Combined forces from Clinton Police, 20th Judicial District Drug Task Force and Department of Arkansas Community Corrections made a home visit to a Clinton address Jan. 15, resulting in the arrest of a Clinton man on multiple charges including running a drug premises.

I expect no sympathy because I never get any when I mention this ... but I’m growing older. Officially, daily, unceremoniously, and shockingly – at least to me, I’m getting older. Just before Thanksgiving, I proudly celebrated my 64th birthday. People are kind to tell me that I’m looking “gr…

Dear READERS: This time, I have a question for you: Why won’t you send in more questions?

Attendance at school and work is very important and is a main focus of the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education as well as local schools. Students and staff were recognized for perfect attendance for the second nine weeks and semester.

If you read last week’s column then you know I had, as they say, some “family issues to deal with” since we’ve spoken last.

King-Sullivan Radio has been filling the airways of Van Buren County for 42 years. Weber-King Radio was founded Nov. 16, 1977 by Sid King and his sister Deanna Weber. King, a recent graduate at the time from Arkansas State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in broadcasting, had str…

Gary Wayne Howard, 57 year old resident of Decatur, Arkansas, died on January 15, 2020. He was born on May 25, 1962 in Clinton, Arkansas, to David Howard and Brenda Huyck Howard. Gary married Michelle Thompson on May 7, 1989 in Jay, Oklahoma. He was a deacon at the Springtown Christian Fello…

I’ve waited two years to get the chance to hunt on one of my favorite farms in Arkansas. Last year the White River levels were so high that the entire region was closed due to the flooding. Fortunately for me, I not only gained permission to hunt, but the area was open for hunting and the we…

Dear Athletic Support: My daughter has recently expressed interest in joining the high school football team. At first, I was shocked; I couldn’t even imagine how it would work. The more I’ve thought about it, though, the more I’ve started second guessing myself. I mean, this is America, righ…

HOT SPRINGS — The National Park College (NPC) Nighthawk men’s and women’s basketball teams celebrated homecoming over the weekend, with the Nighthawk women defeating ASU Mid-South, 65-61 and the Nighthawk men falling to the Greyhounds, 83-69, Saturday.

GREERS FERRY — West Side’s varsity basketball teams pulled the broom out on 1A-5 conference action against rival Shirley this past Friday as the Lady Eagles soared past the Lady Blue Devils 43-33 before the Eagles defeated the Blue Devils 81-69 at Brady-Hipp Arena.

I remember a story I read recently where an oil and gas company had a float in a Holiday parade. The interesting thing was that the parade had to be stopped because the float ran out of gas. How interesting that an oil and gas company didn’t have the gas to power their float!

Regions Bank has been serving the residents of Clinton and Van Buren County since October of 1998 with its customer base dating back to 1946. Regions Bank in Clinton, formerly Clinton State Bank, received its charter from the State Banking Commissioner on October 16, 1946. The bank was house…

Wednesday, The Bookmobile visits Tilly at 10:30 a.m. and Zion Hill at 11:30 a.m.

In its first 11 weeks of being open, Harvest dispensary in Conway sold nearly 262 pounds of medical marijuana, according to the Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration.

As I write this article it is Jan. 6 or the twelfth day after Christmas. History and tradition tell us that it was about this time that the Magi from what we now would know as Iran back then it was Persia. Three wise men came to see this new King (Messiah) and pay homage to this one born to …

CLIINTON — The new year began with an assault call for Clinton Police after a Jan. 2 incident in a parking lot. The call, taken by Clinton Chief of Police John Willoughby, resulted in the arrest of Rusty Irons, 19, of Clinton, charged with third degree assault.

This Saturday ans we just got finished with our First Saturday Breakfast at the Cafeteria. We did not have a very large turnout for breakfast. But it is usually a small attendance in January. Probably too many things from Thanksgiving and through all of January. We will be prepared for a goo…

MT. VERNON — The Quitman Lady Bulldogs and Concord Pirates have proven to be no strangers to winning tournaments over Christmas Break in the past years, with the Lady Bulldogs winning three straight Greers Ferry Lake Classic titles from 2017-2019 and the Pirates taking back-to-back crowns in…

Miller’s Sanitation has been serving Clinton and Van Buren County since 1979. The Miller’s began their sanitation business when John Miller purchased a small waste management business from a local Clinton man Luke Holley. Mr. Holley had a modest business at the time, running a 10 yard truck …

LITTLE ROCK — The Department of Human Services (DHS) Division of Child Care and Early Childhood Education (DCCECE) is seeking non-profit organizations, schools, camps, and government agencies to apply to serve as summer feeding sites in Arkansas through the Summer Food Service Program.

American Home Pharmacy and pharmacist Josh Langston has been providing Clinton and the surrounding area pharmaceutical services with a personal touch since 2014. The pharmacy itself has been part of the Goode’s Cash Saver Shopping Center since shortly after its construction in 1981. The firs…

This has been a very busy month. I was pleased to get my painting finished that I had to have done by Christmas. I just made my deadline.

FORT SMITH – Duane Kees, United States Attorney for the Western District of Arkansas; announced that on Dec. 16, three individuals were sentenced by the United States District Court for their roles in a methamphetamine trafficking ring which operated in Boone and Carroll Counties in Arkansas…

Dear Athletic Support: My son’s shoes stink to high heaven! Mainly, it’s his basketball shoes. For a while he was leaving them in his locker at school, but now he brings them home because he likes to play pick-up games with his friends after school. I know this may sound silly, but is there …

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