From Sen. Linda Collins-Smith LITTLE ROCK – A legislative task force on criminal justice has recommended changes in sentencing laws with the goal of controlling overcrowding of jails and prisons.

Two issues on the Nov. 8 general election ballot have been ruled ineligible by the Arkansas Supreme Court. The casino issue and tort reform.


Randolph County justices and those attending the October 13 Randolph Quorum Court meeting were given a firsthand demonstration of the county’s new voting equipment.

Norma Pickett seeks re-election as county tax collector

POCAHONTAS- The Pocahontas School Board met Tuesday night in the high school business building and approved the purchase of new iPads and Chromebooks which will go towards Alma Spikes Elementary sc


TRUMANN- The Lady Redskins’ volleyball team qualified for the state tournament Tuesday night with their win over Cave City in the 4A-3 District Tournament in Trumann.

RUSSELLVILLE- The Redskin Boys and Girls tennis team topped off an outstanding season Tuesday afternoon at Arkansas Tech University in Russellville in which Redskin senior Anna Baltz took home the

POCAHONTAS - The Redskins came into Schoonover on a very exciting crisp fall Homecoming night and jumped out quickly on the muchimproved Cave City team, in the end coming out on top 61-40.

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