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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.

(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. 

Friday, November 16, 2018
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
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

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

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. 

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). 

Monday, November 05, 2018

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 …

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.

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
Thursday, November 01, 2018
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
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

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…

Friday, October 26, 2018
Thursday, October 25, 2018
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 …