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Due to the rain last Saturday, the Keep Ashdown Beautiful Project is moved to this Saturday, April 20. Meet at Arvest Bank at 860 S. Constitution at 7:30 a.m. Anyone unable to help physically is encouraged to donate water or trash bags. Contact Lorene Pearson at 870-331-2283.
By Carolyn Myers Joe Mack Crews inspects the strawberry plants he is experimenting with this year using state-of-the-art raised beds he built last fall. Photo by Carolyn Myers The rain keeps coming down in bucketsful, the soil is soggy and the temperature keeps going from chilly to warm and back again. Pollen is...
Special to the Little River News UA Cossatot announces the first annual Miss UA Cossatot Scholarship Pageant to be held at the historic UA Cossatot Bank of Lockesburg Gymnasium on Saturday, April 27, 2019, at 7 p.m. The winner of the pageant will be crowned Miss UA Cossatot 2019, and will also receive a full tuition waiver while attending...
Aladdin And The Lamps As long as I can remember, my family has had Aladdin Lamps.  My dad called them “coal oil lamps.” All of ours were made by a company called Aladdin, although, there were other manufacturers. Before generators...
An editorial by Carolyn Myers Community Editor Being ill for about 10 days and confined to the house has not been altogether a bad thing. While I haven’t felt like interviewing anyone for a story or sitting at my computer trying to focus on writing, I have been able to sit at my kitchen...
By Quinton Bagley Little River News Action on the diamond continued last week with a mix of conference and nonconference action for Ashdown and Foreman baseball and softball. BASEBALL On Monday, April 1, the Ashdown Panther baseball team (10-7, 5-1 7AAA) took on the Fouke Panthers in a...

Track Notes

By Quinton Bagley Little River News Junior Scrapper Relays The Ashdown junior Panthers and Pantherettes as well as the Foreman Gators and Lady Gators traveled to Nashville on Tuesday, April 2, to compete in the Junior Scrapper Relays. In the girls’ division, Nashville won the meet with...
Ashdown High School juniors and seniors were inducted into the National Honor Society on Wednesday, March 27. New members are (in no particular order): Chloe Anderson, Colby Dellinger, Paige Smith, Ashlyn Harger, Anyiya Polite, Rylee Burden, Aaliyah Nutt, Cole Smith, MacKynze Dollarhide, Anthony Knudson, Noah Pounds, Roger House, Raeleigh Grimes, Kasey...
Photo courtesy of Earlene Warrick Helen Parker is third from the left and matron-of-honor in this photo of bride Norma Sigler and her bridesmaids made in 1952. Norma, who played basketball for Coach Helen Parker, married Bill Yates who was assistant to Coach Dick Hayes. The photo includes (from left) Sue Vest,...
By Kalena Newberry Spring is my favorite time of the year, except for the annoying pollen. There's something about stepping into the warm sunshine while feeling a light and cool breeze on your face. This makes me feel alive again! Everything comes to life again! All things are new once more!