POCAHONTAS – The Northeast Arkansas Regional Intermodal Facilities Authority held their regular monthly meeting Thursday, Aug. 27, in which they passed a resolution supporting the completion of Future I-57 and the proposed “Corridor 2.”
REYNO – Severe storms swepts through Randolph County Thursday night, causing significant damage in many places, including major damage to a home on Highway 328 West in Maynard as well as a farm shop on Highway 67 North near Hite Cemetery Road.
POCAHONTAS – The number of active COVID-19 cases in Randolph County dropped significantly over the week, dropping from 36 last week to only 12 this week. The drop marks the biggest decrease in active cases in the county over a one week period since the beginning of the pandemic.
POCAHONTAS — The Pocahontas School Board of Directors hosted a dropin style town hall meeting Monday night at the Pocahontas Community Center to talk with voters regarding the special millage election and to answer questions the public had about the specifics of the millage request and the new high school project.
Black River Technical College’s Emergency Management Team and the Administrative Council have been preparing for the Fall 2020 semester since the beginning of the pandemic. BRTC’s plan for a safe return to campus includes social distancing delivery guidelines, masking guidelines, and an Occurrence of COVID-19 on Campus policy.