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Sunday, March 07, 2021
Thursday, March 04, 2021

Pilgrim’s Complex Manager Eddie Halter, as well as De Queen Pilgrim’s Plant Manager Randy McClelland, coordinated with De Queen Mayor Jeff Brown and Sevier County Judge Greg Ray to feed all city and county employees last Monday. They set up at the community center in De Queen and grilled chi…

Tuesday, March 02, 2021
Monday, March 01, 2021

Five years ago, Legacy Initiatives unveiled a vision for a community art center. Their goal was twofold: restore a historic property and then establish the art center in that location. At that time, the historic Hayes Hardware Building in downtown De Queen was selected as the location. The H…

UA Cossatot campus police officer Monty Stringfellow made a presentation on "Don't be a victim" at the Feb. 22 De Queen Lions Club meeting. 

Seth Tollett became a new inductee at the De Queen Lions Club meeting held on Feb. 22. Pictured with Tollett, from left, is Jon Bunyard and Jeff Brown. 

Thursday, February 25, 2021

While reviewing the 2019 legislative audit, the Sevier County Quorum Court heard from Treasurer Heather Barnes that the county fell victim to check forgers who designed their own checks with the county routing number, cashing two $300 checks in February 2019 and then again, cashing a pair of…

Lockesburg Bank Vice President Anna Belcher received Belleville Masonic Lodge’s Citizen of the Year award on Feb. 11. Presenting the award is Paul Davignon, Jr. from the Belleville Lodge. Every year the membership votes on a Citizen of the Year. The Lodge will typically hold a dinner so that…

Tuesday, February 23, 2021
Monday, February 22, 2021

A De Queen man who had made overtures to De Queen and Sevier County government officials to build the world’s largest knife and solidify the city’s reputation as the knife making capital of the world, was arrested and has been charged with a federal larceny/theft felony and is being held in …

Sunday, February 21, 2021

The first annual FRIENDS Foundation meeting took place on Friday, Feb. 5, at the De Queen Herman Dierks Park community building. FRIENDS is a foundation that was established to help Sevier County grow through economic development projects and activities. Twenty-eight people attended the meet…

Wednesday, February 17, 2021
Monday, February 15, 2021

SHREVEPORT, La. — Southwestern Electric Power Co. (SWEPCO) has begun temporarily interrupting power to parts of its service territory in an emergency procedure prompted by extreme winter temperatures.

Dr. Steve Cole, chairman of the Sevier County Hospital Board of Governors, asked the county quorum court at their regular meeting on Feb. 8, to approve resolutions that would allow the college to apply for a $300,000 no match required grant that will be used to fund a lab tech program at the…

SHREVEPORT, La. — Southwestern Electric Power Co. (SWEPCO), acting upon a request of the Southwest Power Pool (SPP), is asking all customers to conserve electricity for 48 hours beginning at 12:01 a.m. Monday as extreme cold grips the region. SPP, the regional organization that manages the e…

Due to expected winter storm conditions, all UA Cossatot campuses will be closed on Monday, Feb. 15. The home basketball game between the UA Cossatot Colts and the Central Baptist JV Mustangs, scheduled to occur on Monday evening, has been postponed.

Friday, February 12, 2021

The University of Arkansas Cossatot announced that two new board members have been selected to serve on the college’s Board of Visitors. The new members are Barbara Dixon of Lockesburg and Brenda Tate of Ashdown. The decision to appoint these new members was finalized in November.

Jack Bunyard was selected as De Queen Rotary Club's February Student of the Month. He serves as president of the De Queen High School Show Choir and creates the choreography for their performances. Bunyard is a member of Interact Club and is captain of the Quiz Bowl team. His future plans ar…

Gage Woods was named the De Queen Rotary Club’s 86th Rotary Cup recipient at a ceremony held at Mary Pops Restaurant on Hwy. 71 last Monday. The trophy has been given to the Leopards most valuable football player(s) since 1936. The award was presented to Woods by Rotary Club member Jay Bunya…

Sunday, February 07, 2021
Wednesday, February 03, 2021

The Sevier County Quorum Court will hold their regular meeting at 2 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 8 at the Sevier County Courthouse Courtroom. 

De Queen Police are making the public aware of a sex offender that is working in the local area. Demetrice Lamont Goldsby, 46, of Texarkana, Texas, is employed at Pilgrim’s in De Queen. According to police, Goldsby is a Level 3 sex offender having had contact with a 13-year-old female and ha…

Pilgrim’s of De Queen, last Tuesday, made a donation of $480,000 to the city of De Queen to build a splash pad at Herman Dierks Park. (Above) Accepting the check was Mayor Jeff Brown (center) from Eddie Halter (left), De Queen/Nashville Complex manager, and Randy McClelland,  Pilgrim plant m…

The De Queen High School junior class will be holding the 44th Miss DHS Pageant on Saturday, Feb. 20 at 7 p.m. The new Miss DHS will be crowned in the De Queen Public Schools Auditorium (formerly known as the DHS Auditorium) located at the entrance to the De Queen Junior High. The Mini and L…

Thursday, January 28, 2021
Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Enjoy DQTV's first LIVE production of Leopard Vision!!!! Leopard Vision is our student-produced monthly magazine show that highlights our Leopard family. In this month's episode, we will cover School Board Appreciation Month, give an inside look at the De Queen Agri Department, visit the new…

Thursday, January 21, 2021

Manya Wood was  inducted into the De Queen Lions Club last Tuesday. Wood is the District Judge for Sevier County and was sponsored by De Queen Police Chief Scott Simmons.

Halle Harp was recognized as Student of the Month for December at Tuesday’s Lions Club meeting. Harp is a senior at De Queen High and is a member of the National Honor Society and cross country and track teams. She is in the Gifted and Talented Program and is student council reporter. Harp w…

Allen Hong was recognized as Student of the Month for January at Tuesday’s meeting of the De Queen Lions Club. Hong, a senior at De Queen High School, is an office worker and is a member of the Leopard football, cross country, tennis, basketball, track and soccer teams.

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Sevier County Sheriff’s Deputy Dalton Sherck, in the early hours of Jan. 15, was dispatched to the area of “the old Wax’s store” in Gillham by the railroad tracks in reference to a vehicle that had ran into the store. Upon arrival, Sherck met up with two men alongside a white Dodge Ram picku…

Sunday, January 17, 2021

Karen Mills, director of the Sevier County Museum, spoke to the De Queen Rotary Club. Mills has served as director for 13 years. Due to covid, the museum was closed most of 2020 but re-opened in August.  During the closure, time was spent collecting and compiling additional photos and interv…

Sevier County Economic Development Director Tiffany Maurer has announced that a foundation has been created to benefit Sevier County. The foundation is called FRIENDS, and it recently became an official 501 (c) (3) with the IRS allowing donors to receive tax credits. This foundation aims for…

Thursday, January 14, 2021

The local De Queen/Sevier County chapter of Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library, gave out 11,479 books last year in Sevier County. The group registered 273 new first time children in 2020 and 226 children left the program as they turned age 5. The program provides children 0-5 years of age, a…