POCAHONTAS- Enrollment numbers reached record levels Monday morning as students made their way back to school with one school, Alma Spikes Elementary, deciding to add a ninth kindergarten class.

POCAHONTAS- Congressman Rick Crawford of Arkansas’ first district spoke about rural health concerns during his visit Tuesday at 1st Choice Healthcare in recognition of National Health Center Week.

Dr. Michael B. Dougan was the first recipient of the “Ransom Bettis Award” from Five Rivers Historic Preservation Inc. in Pocahontas on Aug.


August brings the waning of summer even though hot temperatures usually remain with us through September.

It was announced on Monday that Frank Broyles, legendary Arkansas Razorbacks football coach had passed away at the age of 92.

The Randolph County First Person History Series continues each Monday at the Heritage Museum through the month of August.


The PHS boys and girls golf teams traveled to Gosnell Tuesday afternoon (results to be posted next week) and will host Marmaduke and Westside at home today (Thursday) at 3:30 p.m.

The Dolphins Swim Team took 2nd place at the Jonesboro meet on July 15th. Twenty nine Dolphin swimmers competed to collect a total of 772 points.

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