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Dierks Christmas Parade is Monday

The Dierks Christmas parade will take place on Monday, December 18th at 6 p.m.  Santa will be there in the parade and will be in the Methodist church parking lot after the parade to meet with children.  There will be a cash drawing for 5 – $100 bills. Registration at …

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Dierks Firefighter of the Year

The Dierks Fire Department recently held their annual Christmas meal and awards banquet. Fire Chief Mike Noel says the event is held to give appreciation to the firefighter’s family. Jennifer Noel received the training achievement award and has completed 98 hours of training this year. Cody Blair has been named …

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Celebrate Recovery Program Starts in Delight

A new Christ-centered recovery program started in Delight this week. Meetings will be held every 2nd and 4th Thursday from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Delight Church of Christ fellowship building, starting this week. Celebrate Recovery Program is an open group 12 step program that helps heal the hurts, …

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Christmas Spirit of Giving in Mineral Springs

The Christmas season is also one of giving and Central Baptist Church in Mineral Springs has been distributing free bibles to the community. Jim and Terry Bebee of Saratoga have helped the church to distribute the bibles at recent area events. For those interested, the bibles will also be distributed …

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Ashdown man convicted of killing two people in 1997 released

An Ashdown man who was granted parole in November after being convicted of murder was released from prison Wednesday, according to the Arkansas Department of Corrections. Timothy Howard was originally convicted of capital murder and sentenced to death in the 1997 killings of Brian and Shannon Day, as well as …

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Special Election in Mineral Springs Passes

Tuesday’s special election in Mineral Springs to change the city council term length from two years to four years has passed. Howard County Clerk Keri Teague says the proposal passed on a 10 to 4 vote. There was a total of one early vote. She says this means that all …

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Mineral Springs School Board Approves Resurfacing Track

The Mineral Springs School Board has approved resurfacing the high school track. Board members at a Monday meeting approved Beynon Sports to resurface the track at an expense of $150,906, which includes a 5 year warrant. GeoSurfaces will also rehabilitate the long jump area at a cost of $2800. The …

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Nashville Fire Department Awards

The Nashville Fire Department hosted their annual Christmas party on Tuesday. Kenton Miller received this year’s Fireman of the Year award. Miller has served with the department a little over a year after transferring in and says he really enjoys giving back to the community- having worked with several other …

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High Wildfire Danger in Arkansas

Justin Mallett- Arkansas Forestry Commission County Forester for Howard, Polk, and Sevier Counties talks about the high wildfire risk in Arkansas the week of December 12th.  Breaking News- High Wildfire Risk continues across the state of Arkansas. As of Tuesday there are 66 counties in the state currently under burn …

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