Carlton “Carl” Duane Cates, 76, of Maynard, Ark., passed away at the Saline Memorial Hospital in Benton, on Saturday, September 5, 2020.
POCAHONTAS – A 3.44 millage increase request for the construction of a new Pocahontas High School failed to pass Tuesday night by 37 votes.
POCAHONTAS – At Tuesday night’s monthly City Council meeting held at the Pocahontas Community Center, aldermen discussed the need to more strictly enforce the city cleanup and the issuing of citations to violators.
POCAHONTAS – Dr. Martin Eggensperger, president of Black River Technical College, was guest speaker at the Sept. 2 Pocahontas Rotary meeting in which he discussed the college’s response to COVID-19 as well as current happenings on campus.
POCAHONTAS – The number of active COVID-19 cases in Randolph County went up by one over the week to 13 as of Tuesday afternoon. While the number of deaths from the virus sat at 12 last week, this week saw an increase of six to make the new death total 18.