Robert "Bob" Paul Piearcy, Sr. age 77, of Mena, died Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019 at John L. McClellan Memorial Hospital in Little Rock.

Jessie Lee Carroll, Jr., age 52, a resident of De Queen, died Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019 in a McGehee, Arkansas Hospital.

Gillham Volunteer Fire Department members held their scoring for the Big Buck Contest Saturday, Jan. 5 at 1 p.m. Winners were as follows: Men’s division, Randy Cole of Gillham, first place with a 10 point; second place kid’s division, Mason D…

LITTLE ROCK –  State government will get off to a fast start in 2019, when the legislature convenes in regular session on January 14 and takes up proposals to lower income taxes and simplify the tax tables.