By JESSIE SMITH city editor Arkansans grapple with both opioid and methamphetamine abuse, but through the work of state government and local efforts, treatment options are available for those in southwest Arkansas. On November 14, Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge will host the Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Summit as she continues to address the opioid… Read More AG, Locals Seek Rx for Prescription, Meth Abuse
By JIM CROSS LR News Contributor The Ashdown Panthers went on the road to battle the Fountain Lake Cobras. It was an exciting game to watch with many ups and downs for both teams scrambling for an elusive win. The Cobras held off the Panthers’ valiant effort with a 34-21 home victory. Fountain Lake scored… Read More Panthers Come Up Short on the Road
The Foreman Gators wrapped up the conference season on November 8 with a final 16-11 win against the Gurdon Go-Devils to finish strong as both undefeated and conference champions. The game started slow and entered into halftime at a 0-0 tie. Both teams got on the scoreboard in the third quarter — Foreman with 8… Read More Foreman Gators Finish Season As Undefeated Conference Champs
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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 Music Review | 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