Saturday, November 17, 2018
On Nov. 12, the De Queen Rotary Club hosted their annual Veteran’s Program. Veterans enjoyed a meal and time of fellowship with Rotarians. These guests were given an opportunity to tell about their military service and were presented with Patriot Bibles in appreciation for their dedication t…
De Queen Rotary Club inducted their newest member, Randy Stepp, on Nov. 5. Stepp is the store manager of Walmart in De Queen. He is pictured with his sponsor, Jerry Davis, and Club President Dustin Roberts.
Bruce Jackson of Lockesburg was among the 74 Farm Bureau leaders participating in the State Resolutions Committee meeting Nov. 7-8 at the Wyndham Riverfront Hotel in North Little Rock.
(LITTLE ROCK) – The Arkansas State Police will be working alongside law enforcement agencies across the state during the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday period (November 19 – 25) looking for motorists who are not using their vehicle safety belts. State troopers, local police officers and sher…
Sevier County 4-H held a STEM Fair October 25 at the Adam’s Building on UA Cossatot Campus. Youth received an opportunity to go through nine different stations all geared towards higher learning.
During October the Chalice Cupboard assisted 70 families in Sevier County, including 133 adults and 102 children, totaling 235 people.
Friday, November 16, 2018
The Sevier County Quorum Court will meet on Monday, Nov. 19 at 2 p.m.
Simple Simon Pizza, through their fund-raising program and in conjunction with the Imagination Library of Southwest Arkansas, raised $600 and donated it to the Imagination Library of Southwest Arkansas.
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
The Southwest Arkansas Planning & Development District (Southwest) and Sevier County Economic Development announced winners of a recent contest featuring photographs that showcase Sevier County in Southwest Arkansas.
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
The McDonald’s restaurant on Collin Raye Drive, re-opened their newly remodeled, expanded lobby today. The opening is being broadcast remotely by KDQN and there are giveaways throughout the day. The restaurant now includes kiosks, where customers and can order and pay at.
Monday, November 12, 2018
The University of Arkansas Cossatot De Queen campus held a Veterans Day Appreciation Breakfast last Friday in the Weyerhauser building.
De Queen Mayor Billy Ray McKelvy was a recent mystery reader at De Queen Elementary School. He read the book, "Duck for President", to third graders during lunch and spoke to students about the importance of reading to culminate a recent unit of study about voting.
Dierks High School held their Veterans Day program last week. The school started their annual Veterans Day program in 2001 and has continued ever since. The program is a joint elementary and high school program. Veterans are recognized and thanked for their service. The student council leads…
De Queen High School girl’s basketball head coach, Paul Stone, was the Lion’s Club guest speaker for the Nov. 6 meeting. He shared with the group his physiology of the sport and gave an overview for his girls basketball season.
Friday, November 09, 2018
De Queen police arrested and charged a local man, Justin Indiveri, for domestic battery in the third and second degrees on Wallace Street, after an alleged assault on Nov. 7.
For De Queen firefighter Bret Boatright, who just two years ago graduated from the academy and joined the ranks of the De Queen Fire Department at age 48, after a long career in the military, being in the army was the one job he always wanted.
Ken Harris, 47, has been named the new Sevier County Veterans Service Officer, replacing Jessie Horton, who recently left the position. Harris spent 20 years and three days in the army, starting as a cavalry scout and promoting to Special Forces weapons specialist.
Student chefs compete at Horatio High School.
Operation Christmas Child is a division of Samaritan’s Purse. Shoeboxes filled with fun toys, school supplies, and hygiene items are sent to children in need all over the world to show God’s love. This is the first gift many of these children have ever received. Since 1993 more than 157 mill…
The De Queen City Council met in the City Hall lobby for a special meeting on Oct. 30. The meeting was scheduled to replace the Nov. 6 regular meeting due to remodeling that’s going on at City Hall.
Tuesday, November 06, 2018
Jeff Brown won the city’s race for mayor after ballots were done bing counted on Tuesday. Brown 529 votes (68.17 percent) over Kelly Boyles, who had 168 votes (21.65 percent) and Gerald Burt who had 79 votes for (10.18 percent).
De Queen mayor's race
De Queen mayor's race
De Queen mayor's race
De Queen mayor's race
It's an Election Day in Sevier County. Polls are open from 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Listed below are the polling places. Registered voters may vote at any one.
Monday, November 05, 2018
Arvest Bank donated $5,000 to the Imagination Library of Southwest Arkansas at a ribbon cutting ceremony.
Kade Smith of Lockesburg was recently inducted into the Arkansas Purple Circle Club.
Halloween came a day early for the residents at the Dierks Nursing and Rehab in Dierks. For over 10 years, the kindergarten classes from the Jo Ann Walters Elementary School in Dierks have visited the facility in full costume to trick or treat with the residents there. The residents line up …
The Sevier County Sheriff’s Department is notifying the community that Robert Rubio Garza, 31, a Level 3 sex offender, is living at 564 Hwy. 71 North, Apt. #14 in Sevier County.
Karen Mills, director of the Sevier County Museum, and her singing students provided entertainment for De Queen Rotary Club members during the museum presentation at the club's meeting last Monday. Shown from left to right: Karen Mills, Samantha Stasik, Alainna Frady and Karolyn Stasik.
De Queen Rotary Club made their annual donation to the Sevier County Museum at their meeting last Monday. Rotary hosts the Hoo-Rah Festival Breakfast and proceeds are given to the museum. Director Karen Mills is shown receiving the donation from Club President Dustin Roberts.
Kalli Smith of Gillham was recently inducted into the Arkansas Purple Circle Club. Smith had the Grand Champion AOB - English Bull at the Arkansas State Fair and Livestock Show. Arkansas Farm Bureau President Randy Veach presented the award.
Chandler Funeral Home has invested back into the community in order to promote the saving of lives.
CONWAY — The Arkansas Educational Television Network and the Sevier County De Queen Branch Library have partnered to sponsor a Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood Sweater Drive as a tribute to Fred Rogers and his example of being a caring neighbor. The drive will be held Nov. 1-30. A special kick-of…
Friday, November 02, 2018
A Lockesburg man, Everett Gene Crow, 27, was taken down by a Sevier County Sheriff's deputy who chased him across the De Queen Walmart parking lost before capturing him.
Thursday, November 01, 2018
ABC Preschool held their Halloween Parade on Oct. 31.
De Queen preschoolers and kindergarteners enjoy morning Halloween on the Square.
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
According to the Oct. 23 session of the Sevier County District Court the following warrants have been issued:
The following court cases were heard and disposed of during the Oct. 23 session of the District Court of Sevier County:
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
The National Weather Service is expecting severe thunder storms to develop beginning tonight and remain over De Queen and Sevier County tomorrow and continuing into tomorrow night. A cold front is headed this way and heavy rainfall of one to three inches with isolated higher amounts will be …
Monday, October 29, 2018
Trick or Treat on the Square has been moved to Tuesday (tomorrow) October 30th, due to forecast of rain on Wednesday.
Lockesburg City Council met in regular session on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018 in the council room at city hall. The media was notified.
A 29-year-old Lockesburg man, Levi Durham, was charged with third degree assault on a family member and criminal mischief in the first degree after Sevier County Sheriff deputies were dispatched to a residence he where he was alleged to be making threats to do harm to others as well as himse…
The De Queen City Council will hold a special meeting on Oct. 30, and due to the remodeling at City Hall, the meeting will be held in the building lobby.
A De Queen man, Christopher Ray Chandler, 38, was charged with fleeing and theft by receiving after a sheriff’s deputy gave chase upon discovering the vehicle’s registration was for another truck.
Friday, October 26, 2018
Thursday, October 25, 2018
The Mexican Consulate to Little Rock Mobile Office served over 230 people while housed at the University of Arkansas Cossatot De Queen Campus from Oct. 16-19, providing consular services to over 230 Mexican citizens residing in Sevier and surrounding counties.
A De Queen man was charged with driving while under the influence (DWI) the evening of Oct. 24, after Sevier County Sheriff Deputy Chet Stubbs responded to a dispatch call on Red Bud Road where a Dodge Ram truck was reported to be in a ditch.
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
LITTLE ROCK— Governor Asa Hutchinson, Arkansas Economic Development Commission (AEDC) Executive Director Mike Preston and Rural Services Director Alex Johnston presented $319,763 to 27 rural communities on Thursday, Oct. 18. The communities were selected for Fiscal Year 2019 Cycle I funding …