Loyd Wayne Whisenhunt passed away Nov. 10, 2019. He was born Jan. 14, 1936, to H.B. and Omie Capps Whisenhunt in Garvin, Oklahoma. He was retired from Domtar and was an active member of Ashdown Church of Christ where he served as an elder for several years. He was preceded in death by his parents;… Read More Obituary | Loyd Wayne Whisenhunt
The flu is an inevitable part of fall and winter, but aspects of the flu change each year, including the vaccine and the when and where to get the flu shot. Here is a quick breakdown of everything to know this flu season. When is flu season, and when should I get my shot?… Read More What’s New This Flu Season?
MUSIC REVIEW Made in America (2019) by Tracy Lawrence Arkansas is home to a long tradition of craftsmanship. From blacksmiths to musicians, from the nationally-renowned to local heroes, from ye olde days to the present, Arkansas is proud of all the creators who have drawn inspiration from her mountains, forests and rivers over the years.… Read More Arkansas Craftsmanship
By JESSIE SMITH City Editor Parks Dept. Works to Finish Baseball Fields During the regular Foreman City Council meeting on Oct. 21 at the Foreman Community Center, Mayor Bill Harp announced that the State Forestry Commission had donated a 500-gallon tanker trunk and a 1,500-watt generator to the Foreman Volunteer Fire Department. The department’s current… Read More Foreman Fire Department Receives Tanker, Generator
On November 4, candidates traveled to Little Rock to file for the 2020 elections in the traditional start to the election period. Party filing began at noon, and nonpartisan filing followed at 3 p.m. Normally, the filing period would end exactly a week later, but since November 11 is Veterans Day, this year’s filing period… Read More 2020 Election Filing Period Started Monday
Two Stories Show What the Nation Honors on This Day By JESSIE SMITH City Editor On November 11, the United States will take a moment to remember and honor the many veterans who have served the nation in the past and the veterans who are currently serving. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, about 974… Read More Little River County Celebrates Veterans Day
From Staff Reports The Foreman Gators beat the Murfreesboro Rattlers 48-12 on November 1 at Murfreesboro. The first quarter ended in a 6-6 tie, but the Gators pulled out ahead in the second quarter. The Rattlers did not score again in the second half while the Gators scored 20 points in the third quarter alone.… Read More Foreman Football | Gators Stomp on the Rattlers
By JIM CROSS LR News Contributor The Ashdown Panthers hosted conference rival Joe T. Robinson Senators Friday night at Dick Hays stadium. The stadium was filled with many emotions of appreciation as the seniors on the football team, cheerleading squad, dance team and band were recognized by thunderous ovations of love and adoration. The Senators… Read More Ashdown Football | Senators Make a Statement on Senior Night
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