POCAHONTAS – The Randolph County Chamber of Commerce discussed numerous cuts to the 2020 budget during their regular monthly meeting Thursday due to the lack of funds coming in during COVID-19.
POCAHONTAS — In a filing with the Randolph County Circuit Clerk’s Office Friday, Judge John Fogleman approved a search warrant for Linda Collins’ Google account.
Members of the Meeks-Johnston Post 6 of the American Legion and Auxiliary, members of the Promberger-Traw VFW Post 4556 and Auxiliary, members of local churches, and family members placed American flags at the graves of our deceased veterans in Randolph County. Meeks-Johnston Post 6 provides flags for our county cemeteries that need them. Please contact them if you know of a cemetery that you want to adore with flags. Promberger-Traw Post 4556 Auxiliary also placed flags at the downtown memorial and around the flag pole at Randolph Memorial Gardens. All flags remained in place throughout the Memorial Day weekend. When you see these flags, please say a prayer for our veterans who gave their lives for this beautiful country and the freedoms we enjoy.
POCAHONTAS – Following the 4-2 approval at the last council meeting of the swapping out of a Cityowned building with GNC Industries for their planned expansion, Mayor Keith Sutton vetoed the trade, noting that it was not in the best interest of the city.
POCAHONTAS — After a few weeks of the number of active cases of COVID- 19 in Randolph County steadily decreasing down to only two as reported last week, this past week saw a spike back up to five as of Wednesday morning.