News

POCAHONTAS—During Tuesday night’s monthly City Council meeting at City Hall, aldermen approved a motion to use an aerial mosquito spraying service next year on a trial basis.

POCAHONTAS—The Pocahontas Public Schools’ BackPack Program received a full truck load of food items last Wednesday morning, September 5, from FMH Conveyors out of Jonesboro.

POCAHONTAS—A special committee formed to consider the possibility of relaunching the monthly “Stroll the Square” event downtown Pocahontas met Thursday at the Old Randolph County Courthouse where t

Opinion

According to the Arkansas Times, four of the five state ballot issues now face court challenges.

LITTLE ROCK – Legislators convened a special meeting to ask tough questions of prison officials after five inmates died of suspected drug overdoses within a few days.

State Senator Jeremy Hutchinson, of Benton, has resigned from the Arkansas Senate after he was charged with eight counts of wire fraud and four counts of filing false tax returns.

Sports

POCAHONTAS—The Redskins improved to 1-1 on the year Friday night with their impressive 49-14 win over the Paragould Rams at Schoonover Stadium.

POCAHONTAS—The Lady Redskin volleyball team took on some pretty stiff competition over the week, falling to Batesville, Wynne and Westside.

POCAHONTAS—The Redskin football team opened their regular season of play Friday night at Schoonover Stadium before a packed house but it would be, unfortunately, all Nettleton as the Raiders shutou

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