Nevada County, AR

Nevada County,

6 p.m. Saturday COVID-19 local report: Eight new cases in Nevada County

COVID-19 statistics as reported by the Arkansas Department of Health on Saturday. Symbols (+) or (-) mean changes in numbers since Friday. Current confirmed and probable active cases – 10+1. Total recovered – 2,309+2. Total number dead – 56 Magnolia School District total active cases – 0 Southern Arkansas University...
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South Arkansas business incorporations for the week ended Tuesday, June 8

South Arkansas business incorporations by county for the week ended Tuesday, June 8, 2021 according to the Arkansas Secretary of State. Barton Ranch, LLC, Kelli Barton, 2202 Columbia Road 78, Magnolia filed 6/2/21. Nevada. Saving Souls Ministries Church, Minister Elaine Haynie, 5575 U.S. 371, Rosston filed 6/1/21. The Pallet Genie... : Nevada County employees get a boost from CARES Act

PRESCOTT – More than 40 people filled the Nevada County Courthouse for the June meeting Tuesday of the Nevada County Quorum Court. Most were county employees. They weren’t disappointed as the court approved giving all full-time employees a $500 bonus using part of the CARES Act funds provided by the federal government earlier to help with the COVID pandemic.
Columbia County,

Columbia under flash flood watch -- more rain through week

More wet weather is ahead for South Arkansas through the week. Columbia, Nevada and Lafayette counties are part of a flash flood watch through Tuesday night. recorded 2.11 inches of rain from Sunday through Monday, raising the May total to 8.62 inches and 30.08 inches for the year. Showers...

Passenger dies when 18-wheeler knocks smaller car off Interstate 30 near Okolona

A Mack truck attempting to change lanes on Interstate 30 Saturday afternoon hit a vehicle traveling in the same direction, resulting in the death of one passenger and injuries to two other people. The wreck happened about 2:06 p.m. in the westbound lane near the 50-mile marker in Nevada County,...
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Troopers: Man fatally struck by car in Nevada County

A 69-year-old man died Thursday after he was struck by a vehicle in Nevada County, troopers said. Jerry Bishop of Rosston, was attempting to cross Arkansas 200 from north to south shortly after 7 a.m., according to a preliminary crash report from state police. The front passenger side of a westbound 2011 Toyota Camry struck Bishop in the middle of the roadway, troopers said.

6 p.m. Thursday COVID-19 local report: 114th death in Union County, no active cases in Lafayette and Nevada counties

COVID-19 statistics as reported by the Arkansas Department of Health on Thursday. Symbols (+) or (-) mean changes in numbers since Wednesday. Southern Arkansas University total active cases – 0 Percent of population age 16+ fully immunized (50-80 percent considered minimum for herd immunity) – 21.55. Lafayette County. Total confirmed...

Rosston, East Camden receive fire equipment grants

Two South Arkansas communities has received grants toward the purchase of firefighting equipment through a program managed by the Southwest Arkansas Planning and Development District. The City of Rosston in Nevada County has been awarded $75,000 for purchase of a new fire truck. The City of East Camden in Ouachita...
Nevada County,

Nevada High School lists top students for nine weeks

Nevada High School has announced its 3rd nine weeks honor roll for the 2020-2021 academic year. 7th Grade: A’mariya Haynie, Chloe Herring, Justin Myrick, Ke’asia Pearson and Paxtyn Tolar. 8th Grade: Keirston Burks, Morgan Dillard, Nathan Pipkins, Evan Williams and Kyron Williams. 9th Grade: Ashley Barnes, Lilli Cheramie, Brycten Harris,...
Alexander, ARArkansas Online

Luther Jack Burnett

Luther Jack Burnett, 95, of Alexander, passed away on March 4, 2021. He was born on September 25, 1925, in Nevada County, Ark., to the late John Luther and Bessie Olivia Neimeyer Burnett. Luther was a member of Avilla Missionary Baptist Church for over 50 years, serving as deacon and bookkeeper. He graduated from Prescott High School in 1942 and joined the Navy in 1943, serving in part of WWII and the Korean war as a communications technician. Luther worked for the Swift and Company in California and Chicago, Allied Telephone Company for 23 years and Hollis & Company as well as ABC Block Co.

Class 1A Regional: Emerson-Kirby in girls final, Nevada-Kirby in boys

Nevada County, the defending Arkansas Class 1A boys basketball champion, advanced to the Region 4 title game on Friday as the Blue Jays took a bite out of the Strong Bulldogs, 78-33. The Region 4 tournament is being held in Emerson. Nevada will play Kirby in the regional title game...