It appears someone has been making traffic stops in southeast Arkansas while posing as a police officer, according to local law enforcement. This person is believed to have made traffic stops in Chicot and Ashley counties using blue lights on both a green Dodge and a red Chevrolet. Other veh…

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The flood stage for the Mississippi River near Greenville is 48 feet. At 11 a.m. June 11 it was at 55.4 feet expected to rise to 55.5 by Wednesday. Moderate flooding has occurred should continue according to the most recent forecast. Along with the flood comes an increase of creatures trying…

Eight junior and senior high-school students from Desha and Chicot counties are currently attending a Medical Applications of Science for Health (M*A*S*H) camp through June 14 at Chicot Memorial Medical Center.

Carl Butler, son of Doris Butler, received the 2019 MANRRS Legend Award during the closing ceremonies of the 2019 Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences (MANRRS) 34th Annual Career Fair and Training Conference in Overland Park, Kan.

Eudora City Council voted to remove Mayor Travis Collins’s authority over financial transactions during its meeting Monday, June 3 at 6 p.m.

There will be a lot of stories going around about D-Day. June 6 is the 75th anniversary of the Allied landings in France to take back Europe from the Germans.

Jeromy Hunt Jr. put Chicot County on the map in a special way last week while in Conway for the annual Arkansas Boys State conference at University of Central Arkansas. He was named 2019 Governor of Boys State and elected as a national senator.

This past Monday, members of the Lake Village community gathered together to honor those men and women who have died in the service to the nation. The service was held at Lakeside United Methodist Church.

The Lake Village Rehabilitation and Care Center held a Community Cookout Celebration this past Friday, May 24. The public was invited to stop by and tour the facility and enjoy a free pulled pork plate.

The Health Resources and Services Administration within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced recently its second installment of Rural Communities Opioid Response Program (RCORP)-planning grants.

The city of Eudora is bringing back its annual Summer Fest. It has been several years since the festival was put on, but this year it returns Friday, May 31 and Saturday, June 1.

The University of Arkansas at Monticello has received a federal grant to establish the first local AmeriCorps VISTA project. In the fall, UAM applied for funding to become one of the newest projects of AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America), which is overseen by the Corporation …

Eudora City Council members gathered Monday evening with the meeting called to order a few minutes after six. Council immediately went into an executive session, returning after about 20 minutes and later commenting that its discussion covered the social media agreement which was listed furt…

Students from grades 4 thru 12 participate in the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s F.I.N.S. program (Fishing in the Natural State). It was created to give kids an opportunity to learn how to fish. On top of that, it also provides a curriculum to schools that includes eight units covering …

Jennifer Armstrong, the VEX IQ coach at Lakeside Middle School, is this year’s recipient of the CREATE Foundation Teacher of the Year Award.

Last week a Portland woman who was charged with abuse of corpse and hindering apprehension or prosecution in connection with the murder of a Crossett man was found guilty and sentenced in Ashley County Circuit Court.

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.

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…