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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Nelda Marie Grant, 81, of Tom, Oklahoma passed away on Nov. 5, 2019 in Ashdown, Arkansas. Nelda was born Aug. 10, 1938 in Winthrop, Arkansas, the daughter of Tillman Brooks Sr. and Marie (Dillinger) Brooks. She married John William Grant on April 26, 1958. Nelda enjoyed riding horses and farming, but most of all, she… Read More Obituary | Nelda Marie (Brooks) Grant
Harold Eugene Brown Sr., age 80, passed away at his home, Thursday, October 3, 2019. Harold was born April 26, 1939 in Arden, Arkansas to Ted and Matilda (Bennett) Brown. He was a 1958 graduate of Ashdown High School. Harold married Sue Tarpley on April 29, 1960 in Marshall, Texas. Their son, Gene Brown, was… Read More Obituary | Harold Eugene Brown Sr.
Annie England Carter, 62, of Haworth, Oklahoma, passed away November 4, 2019 in Haworth. She was born December 12, 1956 in Ashdown to the late James and Mary Jane England. She is preceded in death by one brother and three sisters. Survivors include one son and daughter-in-law, Ricky and Tracy Carter of Foreman; four brothers,… Read More Obituary | Annie Carter
Rick A. Hawley was arraigned in Circuit Court Oct. 29 on two counts of Second Degree Sexual Assault. Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Al Smith said both victims were female and minors. Halwey is held in Little River Jail in lieu of $100,000 bail. “One of the allegations is alleged to have occurred in July and the… Read More Man Arraigned On Sexual Assault of Minors