POCAHONTASPocahontas School District Superintendent Daryl Blaxton formally announced his resignation to the Board Thursday afternoon effective June 30, 2019 as he will accept a position as director

POCAHONTASLocal native and one of the most decorated veterans from Arkansas to ever serve, Col. Jesse Loftis Johnson U.S.

The Randolph County Quorum Court voted in its Nov. 8 monthly meeting to move forward with the purchase of the property at 108 N. Marr Street and renovate it for storage of courthouse records.


Recently I decided not to leave the house until I got a job finished – a chore I dearly dreaded and had put off much too long.

ME: Look, there are no cars parked outside that restaurant. That’s not a good sign.

STEPHANIE: No mom, it’s a sign it’s 5 p.m. and no one else eats supper this early but you.

Ruby is what I knew her by, but she had so many names - Christine and Cress (which she told us once was the name she really would like to have been called.) She’d laughed when she said it, “just li


HEBER SPRINGSThe Redskin football team’s season came to an end Friday night in the first round of the Arkansas 4A State Playoffs where they fell to the Heber Springs Panthers 31-20.

MAYNARD—The Maynard Tigers picked up their first win Monday night with their 51-37 defeat over Corning.

POCAHONTAS—The Junior Lady Redskins defeated the Junior Lady Bobcats of Walnut Ridge 39-22 Saturday night in the first round of the Pocahontas Junior High Tournament.

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