This Sunday, April 21, 2019, there will be an Easter Community Sunrise Service. This service, sponsored by the Lake Village Ministerial Alliance will be held at the Amphitheater on the lake at the foot of Main Street.

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The Southeast Arkansas Community Foundation, an affiliate of Arkansas Community Foundation, recently awarded Mainline Health Systems a $500 grant for Mainline’s behavior health program at Lakeside School District where Mainline has a school-based clinic.

The Eudora library held a program on bullying with Sgt. Williams of Eudora Police Department and Marie Kincaid. Williams and Kincaid talked about the impact of being bullied and when to speak out. The children from York Williams, Mother Goose and Sweet Dumpling Daycare Centers asked question…

Rodney D. Jones, 53, of Lake Village was killed on the job while working for Triple E Construction on the new Loves Travel Stop Tuesday, April 2, according to Police Chief Percy Wilburn. Emergency workers were called in just before 11:30 a.m. and found other construction crew members attempt…

A representative for a local chapter of a national non-profit organization says they desperately need volunteers in Chicot County and surrounding areas to work with children involved in the court system.

Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has announced mobile office locations for April including one at Festinger Memorial Senior Citizen Center, 751 N. Lakeshore Dr. in Lake Village, from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 2.

Chicot Memorial Medical Center was full of young faces as middle school students spent three days of their spring break taking part in the CHAMPS (Community Health Action in Medical Public Service) program.

Chicot County Quorum Court met Tuesday, March 19 to discuss an ordinance regarding the hospital and another dealing with a proposed social club. Justices also made an appointment to the Dermott school board and heard a presentation by Clay Gibson.

The Arkansas State Highway Commission has approved bids for improvements to roadways in Chicot County.

Between March 15 and March 17, 1919, members of the American Expeditionary Forces gathered together in Paris and worked out the basic structure of what would become the American Legion.

Lakeside students are among approximately 1,500 students at the 2019 Arkansas Rock City Regional FIRST Robotics Competition March 6-9 in Little Rock. The competition featured 600 Arkansas students from 39 teams from Arkadelphia, Barton, Batesville, Bentonville, Boonville, Dewitt, Cabot, Clar…

There were several items on the agenda for Lake Village city council members Tuesday, March 5, including airport related changes, a tennis team, and private clubs within city limits.

Nearly three thousand misdemeanor offenders will soon have a second chance to clear up their ever-growing fines and avoid arrest. Chicot County currently has $2,000,000 in outstanding warrants. Lake Village has $400,000 in outstanding fines.

The Lakeside High School boys’ doubles tennis team worked together to compete in a series of tennis matches in the Arkansas 8-3A district tennis competitions.

There were several items on the agenda at this month’s city council meeting held at the Community Building in Eudora.

Chicot Memorial Medical Center was full of juniors and seniors during the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences’ Day in the Life event recently. Over 20 Chicot County high school students and faculty, representing Lakeside and Dermott, participated in the health career program.

Greg Pearson, the choir director at Lakeside high and middle schools, poses with his daughter, LilyAnn Rose Pearson, after they played parts in the Delta Center Stage production of Mamma Mia.

A Lake Village council member has been charged with two counts of fraud and one count of theft of property, according to documents filed in the Chicot Count Circuit Clerk’s office.

The Lakeside Elementary and Middle Schools have a combined total of eight VEX IQ Robotics teams. These teams have been working since September to design, build, code, and drive robots in the VEX IQ challenge, “Next Level.” Students have participated in competitions throughout the state inclu…

The 19th Annual Delta Byways Banquet was held Friday, Feb. 15, at the Grand Prairie Center in Stuttgart. Over 20 nominees were recognized as 2018 Delta Award Finalists. The Tourism Support Award acknowledged any organization or business that has contributed significantly to the promotion of …

Twelve photographers were recognized Thursday, Feb. 7, during the opening reception for the Scenes Along the Delta Rhythm & Bayous Highway juried photography exhibition at the Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas. Juror Lisa Burton Tarver of El Dorado was on hand to speak and…

The above photo was taken two miles north of McMillan Corner. The engine that was derailed was a couple hundred yards south of McMillan Corner. The Chicot County sheriff’s office did not have any information and the company involved could not be reached for comment.

The Lake Village fire department and deputies from the Chicot County sheriff’s office arrived on the scene of a two car accident where U.S. 82 meets U.S. 65 south of Lake Village on Thursday, Feb. 7.

On Saturday runners from all over the country ran through Lake Village during the Mississippi River Marathon.The marathon was created to help all children receive an excellent education by donating funds raised to the Washington County and Southeast Arkansas Community Foundations to benefit …

After spending nearly an hour in executive session the Eudora city council finally approved Mayor Travis Collins’ request to hire a new police chief.

The Dermott Rams basketball team is still holding its place at No. 1 in the 1A Region 8 conference with a 9-0 conference record and only three games left to play.

The Delta Men’s Association held its annual Wild Game Supper this past Saturday at the association building in Eudora. The proceeds from the supper will go to the Arkansas Children’s Hospital. The doors opened at 5pm with supper being served at 6 pm. There was a line of people ready to eat t…

Former Lake Village Mayor JoAnne H. Bush was recognized for over 29 years of service to the Arkansas Municipal League last week at the 2019 Arkansas Municipal League Winter Conference. Bush retired from office at the end of 2018.