October looking warmer and drier than normal

October looking warmer and drier than normal

Don’t get overly excited about those cooler fall temperatures just yet. According to the Climate Prediction Center and the National Weather Service, South Arkansas is expected to experience warmer than normal conditions this coming October 2022. “Confidence is highest in above average temperatures from the central Rockies to the mid-Mississippi Valley, but it should be…

UAM transfer student enrollment sees significant increase, scholarships still available

UAM transfer student enrollment sees significant increase, scholarships still available

MONTICELLO, Ark. — The University of Arkansas at Monticello (UAM) has announced that transfer student enrollment for fall 2022 is trending higher than last fall. Data currently indicates a 66% increase in transfer students enrolled for the fall 2022 semester as compared to this time last year. “The increase in transfer students is an exciting…

UAM Fall Registration event for current and prospective students

UAM Fall Registration event for current and prospective students

The University of Arkansas at Monticello Office of Admissions invites you to our fall registration on August 2, 2022, from 4 to 8 p.m. Registration is open to all students enrolling in fall 2022 semester courses. This event is open to current UAM students as well as all prospective students who have submitted necessary materials…

Fall planting strawberries? When is too late, and too early, to plant in Arkansas?

Fall planting strawberries? When is too late, and too early, to plant in Arkansas?

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Planting strawberries in the fall to get a robust crop the following spring is typical with growers. But how late is too late for fall planting of strawberries in Arkansas? The Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station, the research arm of the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, conducted a three-year study to provide…

Mulerider Football’s 2022 slate announced

Mulerider Football’s 2022 slate announced

MAGNOLIA, Ark. – The 2022 schedule for Southern Arkansas Football has been released and highlighting the 11-game regular season docket under first-year head coach Brad Smiley are four home games inside Wilkins Stadium at Rip Powell Field as well as the program’s 11th appearance all-time in the Murphy USA Classic. Since 2012, the Muleriders are 33-8 at home…

35th Annual Buck Fever Festival this Weekend

35th Annual Buck Fever Festival this Weekend

Banks, Ark — As the leaves change, hunters descend upon Banks for our favorite time of the year. On Saturday, November 13th, our vendor market will open at 10:00 am selling a variety of items including wooden artwork, welcome signs, home decor, antiques, custom t-shirts, flannel shirts, jewelry, epoxy cups, and sublimation cups. Sweet and…

Brunson Elementary announces students who met Accelerated Reader goals

Brunson Elementary announces students who met Accelerated Reader goals

Brunson Elementary in the Warren School District would like to announce the names of students who met their A.R. (Accelerated Reader) Goal for the first 9 weeks of the 2021-2022 school year. Students were treated with a trip to the park on Friday, October, 22, 2021. Aceon Hill Alejandra Mondragon Alyson Dominguez Andy Perez Angelli…

Candy to be dished out and fun to be had at New Edinburg’s drive-through fall festival

Candy to be dished out and fun to be had at New Edinburg’s drive-through fall festival

A drive-through Fall Festival is scheduled for Saturday, October 30, at the New Edinburg Community Center from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The event, which was a big success in 2020, is being held in partnership with local area churches. There will be several fall-festive places along the route, and cars driving through will be…

First fall temperatures expected in South Arkansas Wednesday

First fall temperatures expected in South Arkansas Wednesday

Cooler, crisp, fall-like temperatures are expected to arrive in South Arkansas by Wednesday, September 22, 2021. Weather.gov’s forecast shows the potential for cooler air settling into Arkansas early Wednesday morning, with temperatures around 60 degrees. Forecasters are also expecting the humidity that is so prevalent in this part of the State during the summer to…

Fall archery tournament great warm-up for deer season

Fall archery tournament great warm-up for deer season

MAYFLOWER — The Arkansas Bowhunters Association will host its annual Fall State Championship and Bowhunter Bonanza at the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Camp Robinson Special Use Area in Mayflower Sept. 18-19. Anyone interested in 3D archery and joining a group of avid archers is welcome to attend. Participating in a 3-D archery tournament may…