• Sandy Hilton, 72, of Ashdown, Ark.

    Sandy Hilton, 72, of Ashdown, Ark., died Saturday, November 17, 2018, at her home. She was born March 11, 1946, in Grand Rapids, Mich., to Robert and Ruth Grannis. Mrs. Hilton...

  • State Capitol Week in Review

    From State Senator Jimmy Hickey Jr. This week I presented to the Legislative Joint Budget Committee my proposed balanced budget for Fiscal Year 2020, and it reflects my commitment to public...

  • Moore Thoughts

    I don’t remember much about it, but I do remember riding a train. The adventure began with a discussion about passenger train rides coming to an end. My mom and grandmother...

  • It’s Like This by Bob Palmer

    Vape ‘Em if Ya Gottem Thompson shook my shoulder. I rolled over, pulled the pack of cigarettes from my shirt pocket and nodded. It was 4 a.m., my turn on guard....

  • Larry Delton Murray Sr., 67, of Ashdown, Ark.

    Larry Delton Murray Sr., 67, of Ashdown, Ark., died Friday, November 16, 2018, in Texarkana, Texas. He was born December 14, 1950, to Delton and Delphia Murray. Mr. Murray was preceded...

  • William Sidell Simmons Sr., 87, of Ashdown, Ark.

    William Sidell Simmons Sr., 87, of Ashdown, Ark., died Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at his home. He was born October 16, 1931 in Williamstown, W.V., to William Gordon and Ida Simmons....

  • Legislative Update

    From State Representative DeAnn Vaught Bill filing for the 2019 Regular Session began this week. Eight bills and two proposed constitutional amendments were filed on the first day. In recent sessions,...

  • Carlton Q. Free ~ Ashdown, Ark

    Carlton Q. Free, 75, of Ashdown, Ark., died Sunday, November 4, 2018, in a local hospital. Mr. Free was born May 29, 1943, in Mena, Ark. He was retired from Domtar...

  • State Capitol Week in Review

    From State Senator Jimmy Hickey Jr. Thanks to a concentrated effort over the past two years, the Arkansas foster care system has shown several notable improvements. A 14 percent decline in...

  • Legislative Update

    From State Representative DeAnn Vaught Historical buildings tell a story. They help us understand the people and community who built it at the time. Historical preservation helps ensure that story continues....

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