By BOB PALMER STAFF WRITER Rustlers left three hungry calves behind as they stole nine Angus mother cows from a pasture off US 71 north of Wilton last week. Joe Stuart reported the loss valued at $18,000 to the Little River County Sheriff ’s Department Oct. 8. “They got nine of 22,” Stuart said Tuesday.… Read More Thieves Leave 3 Starving Calves, Steal 9 ‘Mama’ Cows
Lillian April Baig, age 10, a resident of Horatio, died Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, in a wreck along with her mother and father, Jessica Renae Baig and Mirza Farhan Baig, near De Queen, Arkansas. She was born April 20, 2009, in Texarkana, Texas. Lillian was a beautiful light, and she loved everyone. She loved going… Read More Obituary | Lillian April Baig
Mrs. Jessica Renae Kinney Baig, age 32, a resident of Horatio, died Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, in a wreck along with her spouse, Mirza Farhan Baig, and daughter, Lillian April Baig, near De Queen. She was born April 28, 1987, in Texarkana, Texas. Jessica loved the Lord Jesus Christ and lived a life of faith,… Read More Obituary | Jessica Renae Kinney Baig
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Sampson Ardwin, 88, of Ashdown passed away Oct. 15, 2019 in Mena. He was born June 9, 1931 in Ashdown to the late Osia and Virgie Ardwin. Mr. Ardwin served in the United States Army. He is preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Ollie Mae Ardwin; grandson, Glen Sullivan; three brothers and one… Read More Obituary | Sampson Ardwin
D. Barbara Hubbart, 90, of Ashdown passed away in Ashdown. She was born Oct. 13, 1929 in Schenectady, New York to the late Lawrence and Grace Hubbart. Mrs. Hubbart was of the Baha’i religion. Survivors include her husband, Everett Hubbart of Ashdown; one son and daughter-in-law, Douglas and Linda Hubbart of Ashdown; one daughter and… Read More Obituary | Barbara Hubbart
From Staff Reports The Foreman Gators defeated the Lafayette County Cougars 50 to 0 on Oct. 11 in Stamps. Coach Adrian Ivory said he was proud of the players. “I was proud of our kids for going out and executing the game plan and playing hard,” Ivory said. Senior Robbie Smith was the top scorer… Read More Gators take down Cougars
By JIM CROSS LR NEWS CONTRIBUTOR The Ashdown Panthers hosted the Malvern Leopards in a 74A conference match-up Friday night at Dick Hays Stadium. The Panthers kept the game close early but were unable to corral Malvern’s super freshman quarterback Cedric Simmons, who had 5 total touchdowns with 4 rushing along with 279 total yards… Read More Freshman quarterback too much for the Panthers
Editor’s Note: This 79th annual National Newspaper Week is a recognition of the service of newspapers and their employees across North America and is sponsored by Newspaper Association Managers. This year’s theme is “Think F1rst — Know Your 5 Freedoms” By KATHY KIELY Once upon a time, having a job at a newspaper meant working… Read More Times may change, but the need to support a free press has not