Arkansas School Boards Association Meeting Scheduled for December

By JESSIE SMITH city editor Ashdown School Board Presents Veterans with High School Diplomas During the Nov. 11 Ashdown School District Board of Education regular meeting, Superintendent Casey Nichols presented three high school diplomas to U.S. veterans Billy Wayne Adkinson, James Bradshaw and William Booth, who were not able to finish high school due to… Read More Arkansas School Boards Association Meeting Scheduled for December

Foreman City Council Cleans Up Park, Takes Further Steps Toward New Sewer System

Little River County Gears Up for Christmas The Foreman City Council reviewed the upcoming Christmas events as well as took steps to clean up a park, utilize a city-owned building and employ the new sewer plan during the Nov. 18 regular council meeting. The city of Foreman authorized the removal of five trees at the… Read More Foreman City Council Cleans Up Park, Takes Further Steps Toward New Sewer System

National, Local Election Filing Period Comes to an End

By JESSIE SMITH city editor November 12 ended the one-week period in which individuals could file for candidacy for the 2020 national and regional elections. In Arkansas, Representative DeAnn Vaught filed for the 2020 election for District 4 in the State House, according to the Arkansas Democrat Gazette. She filed for her candidacy on November… Read More National, Local Election Filing Period Comes to an End

Ashdown City Council Votes to Condemn Vacant Building

By JESSIE SMITH City Editor During the November 11 Ashdown City Council meeting, the council passed an ordinance to prepare to condemn a vacant house on Frisco Street. The building has received several citations for violating a city ordinance since 2014, according to Code Enforcement Officer Mark Ardwin. “We served notice several times over the… Read More Ashdown City Council Votes to Condemn Vacant Building