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.

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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.

Mayor Joe Dan Yee presided over his first city council meeting last Tuesday evening, Jan. 8. Most of the meeting consisted of housekeeping issues, however some questions did arise.

Community members and guests gather Saturday night, Jan. 12 for the 34th Annual Black Tie Affair ESPYS Awards program at the Eudora Culture Center. The event featured KD Williams as the guest speaker for the evening. Pictured, a group of attendees pose with Mayor Travis Collins for a photo d…

A capital murder suspect was apprehended without incident last week though he was considered armed and dangerous, according to Chief Percy Wilburn.

The City of Eudora's agenda was so long that it got split into two meetings. The first part of the meeting was budget, road closure and water issues the second part was mainly regarding the appointment of a new police chief.

The residents of Lake Village might have felt a slight shake on Tuesday afternoon.

Chicot Memorial Medical Center CEO David Mantz resigned his position at the hospital.

Members of the Lake Village Social Riders Motorcycle Club gathered on Christmas Eve to deliver presents and bicycles to children in Lake Village. Members of the club are pictured (left) with some of the bicycles they delivered. From left, Ronnie Wilson, Lyndon Allen, Gerald Smith. Members no…

There were no reports of 'grandma' getting run over by a reindeer this holiday season, but a white tail deer did run into a business in Dermott.

The Arkansas Department of Health reported that a fifth person has died from the flu in Arkansas this flu season.

Terry Alpe (left) retires after 46 years as president of Bank of Lake Village and is honored with a reception attended by dozens of family, friends, employees and supporters. As part of the retirement ceremony, Alpe was given a key to the city of Lake Village, a plaque from the Lake Village …

Chicot County Quorum Court members met Tuesday morning and heard an update from the hospital’s David Mantz before approving the budget for 2019. Reports were also offered from the county judge, the sheriff, and the emergency services coordinator.

A string of residential burglaries has been solved with the arrest of three men, according to the Lake Village police department. The thefts began Nov. 22 and ended after shots were fired toward a citizen who was reporting an on-going theft at 324 Sessions St. Dec. 12.

The Lake Village city council passed a resolution last week honoring the third and fourth grade elementary football teams for their successful season competing in the Southeast Arkansas Youth Conference.

Budget committee members addressed Lake Village City Council Tuesday, Dec. 4 with the proposed budgets for 2019. Unfortunately, they said, the proposals did not include raises for city employees.

Lake Village City Council met Tuesday, Dec. 4. Members heard an audit report from Rocky Goodman and alcohol related issues from Police Chief Percy Wilburn.

The Lakeport Plantation, an Arkansas State University Heritage Site, will host “History for the Holidays,” a book signing and author event featuring local and regional authors. The event will be on Dec. 8 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and is an opportunity for the public to meet authors and pu…

The annual Lake Village Area Chamber of Commerce shopping promotion, Shop the Village First, started last weekend and local shoppers are now eligible to win cash prizes.

Residents from throughout the region celebrate Thanksgiving and kick-off of the Christmas season with a trip to Christmas Wonderland, the Ashley County light show Sam Finney has put on annually since 1985. With a concentration on the “true meaning of Christmas” Finney has handmade several of…

Farmers, ranchers and agricultural leaders from across the state will come together for Arkansas Farm Bureau’s 84th annual convention set for Nov. 28-30 at the Hot Springs Convention Center.

The Dermott Rams basketball team and the Lady Rams basketball team both beat the Hamburg Lions during the holiday break.