ContributorsPublishersAdvertisers

Hartford, AR

LOCAL CHANNELS

People Say This Small Arkansas Town Is Truly Wicked

If you ever traveled Hwy 71 North to Fort Smith, Arkansas chances are you had to go through a small community name Witcherville. I don't know about you but every time I passed through this town I would get creepy vibes and with Halloween around the corner, it just seems even creepier.
FORT SMITH, AR
okwnews.com

Fatal accident in Arkoma

According to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, a fatality collision occurred Oct 4, 2022 at approximately 7:14 am on OK-9A near School House Rd in Arkoma, OK in LeFlore County. According to the report, a 2008 Pontiac, driven by Marceline Shelton, age 68, of Bokoshe, was southbound on OK-9A failed to negotiate a curve. Departed the roadway to the right and struck a tree. Shelton was pinned for approximately 30 minutes. Extracted by Arkoma Fire Department using the Hurst Tool.
ARKOMA, OK
talkbusiness.net

Gean elected chair of Sebastian County Election Commission

Cara Gean, who continues to refuse to explain her vote against a voting site at the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith, is the new chair of the Sebastian County Election Commission. She was elected to the post at Wednesday’s (Oct. 5) commission meeting. Gean nominated Randy McFadden, the...
RELATED LOCATIONS
waldronnews.com

MINUTES-WALDRON SCHOOL BOARD SPECIAL MEETING

SEPTEMBER 27, 2022 5:00 P.M. A special board meeting of the Waldron School Board was held in the Central Office Building, Tuesday, September 27, 2022, at 5:00 p.m. Board members present were Clay Woodall, Angela Hunsucker and Mac Davis. Others present were Superintendent Daniel Fielding and Lisa Allen. Vice-President Clay...
WALDRON, AR
KHBS

Three candidates running for sheriff in Scott County

SCOTT COUNTY, Ark. — Three candidates are running to be the next Scott County sheriff. If elected to office, the candidates told 40/29 News they would focus on illegal drugs and the effects they have on the community. "Because it's everywhere, it's not just Scott County, it's everywhere," said...
SCOTT COUNTY, AR
KHBS

Waldron police chief talks about use of force by former police officer

WALDRON, Ark. — Waldron police Chief Jeremy Hunt told 40/29 News the department enacted new policies after body camera video captured a police officer kicking and hitting a man during an arrest. Former officer Omar Gonzalez was arrested and charged with three counts of misdemeanor third-degree battery on Friday....
WALDRON, AR
NEARBY CITIES
YOU MAY ALSO LIKE

Fort Smith Police: Over 50 breaking-and-entering calls reported recently

FORT SMITH, Ark. — Fort Smith Police Department (FSPD) reported that there have been approximately 51 breaking-and-entering calls since Tuesday, Sept. 20. According to FSPD's release, unlocked vehicles were mainly targeted and some of the stolen vehicles had keys left inside. Police also say that it is likely that several of the incidents are connected.
FORT SMITH, AR

Video of rough arrest in Scott County caught on officer's body camera

WALDRON, Ark. - Video from a Mansfield police officer's body camera is evidence in third-degree battery cases against a Waldron police officer and Scott County Sheriff Randy Shores in connection to a February rough arrest. Waldron officer Omar Gonzalez has resigned since the Feb. 16 arrest of a man who tried to elude police and was struck several times in the head by Gonzalez, a prosecutor alleges. ...
WALDRON, AR

From foodie fests to Indigenous events, here are 34 ways to celebrate fall in Oklahoma

With summer finally loosening its sweltering grip on the temperatures, it's at long last feeling a little like fall, y'all. And there are plenty of ways to get out there and enjoy it all across Oklahoma. The Sooner State boasts a veritable cornucopia of ways to take part in the joys of autumn, from haunted happenings and beloved seasonal celebrations to Indigenous Peoples Day events and yearly foodie festivities.
OKLAHOMA STATE
okwnews.com

Meet the Chef

Poteau,OK - Kiamichi Tech Center in Poteau is pleased to announce Tyrel McNatt as Culinary Arts Instructor. McNatt attended Culinary Arts School at OSU –Okmulgee from 1996- 1998. He was the head os the 32nd Floor Italian Restaurant at the Summit Club in Tulsa, directly out of Culinary School.
POTEAU, OK
okwnews.com

TASTE OF LEFLORE COUNTY COMING OCT 11TH

The LeFlore County Historical Society is pleased to announce that tickets are on sale now for Taste of LeFlore County. Taste of LeFlore County is one event you won’t want to miss. This year we will have live music provided by the Al Grzech Trio, playing some great jazz music that fits right along with our 100 Year Celebration of the Lowrey Building and honor the building being listed on the National Registry of Historic Places. The LeFlore County Museum is located at 303 Dewey in Historic Downtown Poteau.
LEFLORE COUNTY, MS
tmpresale.com

Lee Brice & Scotty McCreery in Fort Smith, AR Dec 15th, 2022 – presale code

The new Lee Brice & Scotty McCreery presale password is now live. This is your best chance to buy Lee Brice & Scotty McCreery event tickets earlier than the public!. Now is an ideal moment to purchase your own tickets – earlier than they go on sale and sell out. Buy your tickets right now to see Lee Brice & Scotty McCreery in Fort Smith!!
FORT SMITH, AR
beckershospitalreview.com

$9.9M gift to double U of Arkansas nursing program

The University of Arkansas at Fort Smith will double its nursing program after a $9.9 million donation, it said Oct. 2. The expansion will occur in two phases. The first, using an initial investment of $4 million, will allow the university to hire 27 additional faculty members and serve 200 more students. The second will consist of the university adding two degrees.
FORT SMITH, AR
ARCHIVES