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By Quinton Bagley Little River News When the Little River County Jail was completed in 1976 it held less than 20 prisoners. Fast forward more than 40 years and that same jail was closed by the state in 2012, remodeled in 2013 to hold 24 prisoners and yet does...
The Ashdown School Board held its monthly May meeting on Monday, May 13, at the administration building on Rankin Street. Following the Pledge of Allegiance and a word of prayer, Vickie Williamson, with Intermodal Strategic Outreach Planning updated the board on community projects. Next on the agenda was Panther Pride awards. Ashdown Elementary Principal Teresa...
By Quinton Bagley Little River News Growing up, Austin Cross’ pitching idol was former Arkansas Razorback and MLB pitcher Cliff Lee. Like Lee, Cross is a left-handed pitcher with a dominating fastball and an arsenal of other pitches to keep opposing batters off balance. Following...
Pictured are (from left): Lanyce Hemphill, Cole Sallade, Blair Gentry, Jacy Wake and Mekyia Marks. Not pictured are Whitlee Bearden.Pictured are (from left): Front - Lyndon Youngblood, Rhys Parker and Anna Moss; Back - Semaj Banks, Alex Hamby, Will Ford and Brayden Porter. Not pictured are Joshua Linnett and Cade Cobb.Pictured are (from left): Front -...
By Ronda Pounds ASD Public Relations Coordinator Pictured are AHS Senior Tutors (from left)L Tate Hooper, Mackenzie White, Colyn Grimes, Bradee McKean, Bralee Lansdell, Carson Jefferies and Kaylee Silva. Not pictured is Leah Lovell, Pictured are (from left): Kabe Perry, Tate Hooper, La'Nyce Hemphill, Mackenzie White, Aniya Polite, Colyn...
Special to the Little River News Jessie Smith of Foreman is one of more than 800 graduates who received a diploma at Harding University's commencement exercises May 11, 2019. Smith received a Bachelor of Arts in journalism. Graduates include students from the College of Allied Health, College of Arts and Humanities, College...
Ashdown football coach Matt Richardson and Cody Barton. By Ronda Pounds ASD Public Relations Coordinator Ashdown High School 2019 graduate Cody Barton received the Brandon Burlsworth Character Award during the annual AHS Athletic Banquet. The award is presented to a high school football player in recognition of outstanding character...
Carley Klitz, daughter of Frank and Sheila Klitz, performed during a recent Thursday Music Club meeting to help the club celebrate National Music Week, sponsored by the National Federation of Music Clubs. Carley just completed the 8th grade at Foreman. Her music instructor is Ms. Lisa Annette of Texarkana
Opal Maxine Hair Kidder, 97, of Ashdown, Ark., died Saturday, May 25, 2019, in Texarkana, Texas. She was born March 24, 1922 in Iowa. She was a sales clerk. Mrs. Kidder was preceded in death by her parents, Nickles and Gladys Hair; husbands, Joseph Miller and Guy Arthur...
Kathryn D. Jones, 84, of Foreman, Ark., died Tuesday, May 28, 2019, at Wilson N. Jones Hospital in Sherman, Texas. She was born August 28, 1934, in Duncan, Okla. Kathryn attended Haworth High School and married Joel Jones on July 13, 1962, in Idabel, Okla. She worked at GTE, E-Systems, Texas Instruments, and...