UAM announces Dean’s List and Chancellor’s List for Spring 2022 semester

UAM announces Dean’s List and Chancellor’s List for Spring 2022 semester

MONTICELLO, Ark. — The University of Arkansas at Monticello named 259 students to the Dean’s List and 188 students to the Chancellor’s List for the spring 2022 semester, according to Keith Chambliss, UAM’s registrar. Selection to the Dean’s List requires a student to earn a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher on at least 12…

FBI field offices warn of numerous targeted sextortion schemes in southern Arkansas and Northern Louisiana

FBI field offices warn of numerous targeted sextortion schemes in southern Arkansas and Northern Louisiana

The FBI has received numerous reports of predators posing as children on social media to coerce minors into sending sexual videos of themselves and then extorting money from these underage victims. The FBI Little Rock Field Office has noted an alarming uptick in these schemes targeting children in areas around El Dorado, Magnolia, and Monticello,…

Three area young ladies place in Miss Fordyce on the Cotton Belt, with Savannah Brown crowned

Three area young ladies place in Miss Fordyce on the Cotton Belt, with Savannah Brown crowned

Savannah Brown was named the 2022 Miss Fordyce on the Cotton Belt yesterday, April 20, 2022. Brown is a senior at Star City High School and is a member of Central Missionary Baptist Church in Warren. Her parents are Chris and Marché Brown. Brown is pictured right in the above photo. Other results from the…

Great Outdoors Youth Day set for May 7 at the County Park

Great Outdoors Youth Day set for May 7 at the County Park

The Bradley County Cooperative Extension service, in partnership with the Calhoun and Dallas County Extension Services, will host The Great Outdoors Youth Day May 7, 2022 at the Bradley County Park in Warren. The event is for all youth ages five to fourteen years old. Parents are also encouraged to attend. 9:00 a.m. – Registration…

Upwards of four to six inches of rain expected in South Arkansas Monday night into Tuesday

Upwards of four to six inches of rain expected in South Arkansas Monday night into Tuesday

WARREN, Ark. – Multiple South Arkansas counties, including Bradley, Cleveland, Drew, Lincoln, and Calhoun, are currently under a flood watch from Monday evening through Tuesday afternoon as the potential for excessive rainfall is in the forecast. According to the National Weather Service, most of Bradley, Cleveland, and Calhoun Counties could receive between three to four…

Massive wood mill fire in Dallas County Sunday evening

Massive wood mill fire in Dallas County Sunday evening

CARTHAGE, Ark. – Emergency crews in Dallas County responded to a report of an explosion and subsequent fire at a commercial structure in Carthage, Arkansas around 9:00 p.m. Sunday evening, February 20, 2022. The fire reportedly broke out at Idaho Timber, a major employer in the Carthage community. The “first arriving units quickly requested additional…

Over 20 South Arkansas Family Dollar stores closed after FDA investigation finds live and dead rodents and more at West Memphis distribution facility

Over 20 South Arkansas Family Dollar stores closed after FDA investigation finds live and dead rodents and more at West Memphis distribution facility

WARREN, Ark. – Over 20 South Arkansas Family Dollar stores, including the Warren, Crossett, Fordyce, Hamburg, Hampton, Monticello, and Star City locations have been temporarily shut down due to the discovery of rodents and rodent activity at the Family Dollar Distribution Center in West Memphis. According to a statement by the FDA, an investigation was…

Fordyce Ladybugs win third district tournament in a row

Fordyce Ladybugs win third district tournament in a row

The Fordyce Ladybugs won their third 8-2A District tournament championship in the last three years this week. Fordyce’s women’s team has grabbed the title seven of the last nine years. The team includes(not in this order in the photo) 1-Sanaa Bailey 3-La Kaylia Highsmith 4-Arbany Ricks 5-Malacia Childs 10-Tyjah Lewis 11-Jahda Moore 12-Kendyl Kemp 15-Ne…

Two vehicle accident in Bearden claims the life of one

Two vehicle accident in Bearden claims the life of one

BEARDEN, Ark. – A 67-year old woman was killed in a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of U.S. Highway 79 and Ouachita 203 in Bearden Thursday morning, February 10, 2022. According to the Arkansas State Police, 67-year old Sharon Garlington of Bearden, was driving a 2019 Nissan east on Ouachita 203 when she entered U.S.…