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Kimmons seeks new term on council

Oct 16, 2014 7:42pm

Brandy Kimmons of Shirley seeks re-election to the City Council this November.

Kimmons has held the position for the past six years and hopes to be re-elected in the fall.

“Serving the...

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Hicks

Hicks sentenced to 5 years

Oct 03, 2014 3:30pm

The day before he was scheduled to go on trial, a Clinton man did an about-face and changed his plea.

Charles Dewitt Hicks, 44, was to go before a jury on Sept. 19 for charges of aggravated...

Police Report

Oct 03, 2014 3:30pm

The following incidents were reported by the Clinton Police Department:

Sept. 9, 2014, the J&P Flash Market on Highway 9, Choctaw, reported a gas drive-off. The sale was for about $30....

Barnes

Barnes seeks seat on City Council

Oct 03, 2014 3:30pm

Timothy Barnes formally announces his candidacy for the Clinton City Council, Ward 2, Position 1 seat.

Barnes described his campaign for office and his vision to see a return to “Working...

More than 500 people attended the KFFB 106.1 FM Regional Health and Wellness Fair Sept. 27 at the Fairfield Bay Conference Cener. More than 100 doctors, nurses, and other specialists provided free testing during the five-hour health fair.

Health fair

Oct 03, 2014 3:28pm

More than 500 people attended the KFFB 106.1 FM Regional Health and Wellness Fair Sept. 27 at the Fairfield Bay Conference Cener. More than 100 doctors, nurses, and other specialists provided free...

Caston

New county agent in town

Oct 03, 2014 3:28pm

A new county agent for Family and Consumer Sciences and 4-H has joined the Van Buren County Cooperative Extension Services.

Torrie Caston was raised on a farm in Onia Arkansas, and she...

The Davis Special Questers gathered with the Calico Rock chapter to tour a museum last week.

Questers visit Calico Rock museum

Oct 03, 2014 3:27pm

On Thursday, Sept. 25, seven members and four guests of Davis Special Questers Chapter 1193 in Fairfield Bay traveled to Calico Rock to tour the museum.

They were guided by members of Calico...

Members of the FCCLA filled more than 2,500 bags of rice for hungry children in Arkansas.

Helping the hungry

Oct 03, 2014 3:26pm

Clinton FCCLA teacher Valerie Lawson traveled to Little Rock with her class and chaperone May Bullard to help out at the Arkansas Rice Depot.

Members of the FCCLA filled more than 2,500 bags...

Madalyn Pennington, a freshman at South Side-Bee Branch School District, has been appointed the Mutt-i-grees Student Ambassador from North Shore Animal League of America for 2014-2015. Maddy has been a volunteer and advocate for shelter animals in Van Buren County for the past four years and is planning on expanding her volunteer work throughout the state. Visit www.education.muttigrees.org for more information on Maddy’s volunteer activities and the Mutt-i-grees initiative. Pictured with Maddy is Principal Tim Smith.

Mutt-i-grees ambassador

Oct 03, 2014 3:16pm

Madalyn Pennington, a freshman at South Side-Bee Branch School District, has been appointed the Mutt-i-grees Student Ambassador from North Shore Animal League of America for 2014-2015. Maddy has...

Connie Jefferies, with help from Petit Jean Electric Cooperative employees and board and those who worked on her home, cuts the ribbon of utility bills six weeks after winning the 2014 $50,000 Energy Efficiency Makeover Contest. Jefferies’ 840 square foot manufactured home in Damascus is now an energy efficiency showplace. Jefferies is a member of Petit Jean Electric Cooperative of Clinton.

Home makeover

Oct 03, 2014 3:14pm

Connie Jefferies, with help from Petit Jean Electric Cooperative employees and board and those who worked on her home, cuts the ribbon of utility bills six weeks after winning the 2014 $50,000...

AARP releases voter guide

Oct 03, 2014 3:02pm

The Arkansas chapter of the AARP released a “nonpartisan” voter guide last week featuring the positions of candidates in “key federal and state races — in their own words — on critical issues,”...

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