Alix, AR

Bojangles Flocks into Clarksville with Love’s Travel Stops

North Carolina based fried chicken and biscuit chain Bojangles restaurant is coming to Clarksville, Arkansas. AY’s sister publication Arkansas Money & Politics reported as far back as January of 2020 that Bojangles would be partnering with Love’s Travel Stops to bring the popular fried chicken chain to Arkansas. The first one opening in Blytheville, this Clarksville location just off Interstate 40 will make for their second location in the state.
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Neighbors save family from Mulberry house fire

MULBERRY, Ark. — Around 2 a.m. Thursday, June 30, Jaclyn Rice ran inside to alert her mom and uncle about all the smoke outside. "Mom, I think I see smoke, and that’s not normal for all of that smoke,” Rice said recounting the conversation. She was camping...

Logan County sheriff's sergeant killed in vehicle crash

LOGAN COUNTY, Ark. — Logan County Detention Sergeant Christopher Elliott was killed in a vehicle crash on June 21 while driving on State Highway 10 west of Booneville, the sheriff's office confirmed. Sgt. Elliott was off duty when according to the Arkansas State Police report, the crash happened at...

Alma Liberty Festival to be held July 2

The festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be food trucks and over 75 vendor booths. There will be a kid's area with bounce arounds, a rock wall, ponies, laser tag, games, contests and more. There will be free watermelon at noon and fireworks will...

Fort Chaffee Barbershop Museum

Will enjoy rare photographs of Elvis, collector items, and other memorabilia from that era. As a matter of fact, every year in March around the 25, the town celebrates Elvis Haircut Days where fans can get their very own Elvis haircut. In 1958, the buzz cut was named the “The haircut heard around the world.”

Boozman and Westerman Tour Ozark Powerhouse

U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) and Congressman Bruce Westerman (R-AR) toured the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) hydroelectric power plant in Ozark on Tuesday. Summer is the time of peak power usage and Ozark Powerhouse plays a critical role in ensuring the power grid has the capability to support the demand. Renewable energy sources such as coal, solar, wind and water are necessary to decrease the possibility of brownouts and blackouts.

New City Manager For Clarksville

Clarksville Mayor Ann Rushing introduced the new City Manager at this week’s City Council meeting. Deana Smith will replace Damien Carrasco, who announced his resignation in October. Smith had recently retired after 24 years from Post, Texas, where she served as municipal clerk, the city secretary, city manager, and the tax assessor. Also, Matt McAdoo resigned as director of public works to take over as Wastewater Superintendent in New Boston.
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Slap Fighting Championships Comes to Lake of the Ozarks

The hottest new sport has made its way into the Lake of the Ozarks. The Slap Fighting Championships will be hosted Saturday night at 7 PM at the Inn at Grand Glaize. J.T. Tilley, founder, and CEO of Slap Fight Championships says this weekend’s event has a lot to offer.