Friday, November 15, 2019 at approximately 1:30 p.m.
Another very cold night on tap for the Natural State Arctic high pressure is well established across the region at this time which will set the stage for very low temperatures tonight.
* WHAT...North winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph expected.
The United States Marine Corps Birthday is celebrated every year on November 10 with a traditional ball and cake-cutting ceremony. On that day in 1775, the Continental Marines were established.
The Arkansas State Police remind the public of driver’s license testing site closures for next week and the changes/closures for the week of Thanksgiving. Please note the following changes or closures.
Russellville’s annual Veterans Day parade will be held on Monday, November 11th at 4 p.m.
A Danville woman recently joined the lucky cash club after she discovered she was the winner of a quarter million dollars.
Parents, Guardians, and Community Members
Congratulations to Russellville High School’s JROTC for finishing first place finish in the DeGray Lake Orienteering and Ruck March Competition that was held over the weekend. The event was sponsored by Henderson State and Ouachita Baptist University Senior JROTC programs.
The Pope County Sheriff’s Office continues to seek information concerning Mark Austin, 58 of Dover who has been missing since May 28, 2019.
The Russellville Cyclones kick off their basketball season this Thursday, November 7 with their annual Midnight Madness event. The schedule is as follows.
The RJHS Dance Team competed in the Southern Spirit Dance Competition this past weekend and received 1st place in Hip Hop, Pom, and Jazz. During the competition, the team also received a judges award in technique and were named Grand Champions in all three categories.
Almost 400 people attended Hector Fire Department’s annual fundraiser “The Haunted Trails” that was held October 25th, 26th and 31st.
October 25, 26 & 31, 2019
The Hector Fire Department invites everyone to attend their annual fundraiser ‘The Haunted Trails.’
The winners of the 2019 Trunk ORR Treat Kid’s Costume contest have been announced! In order to participate in the costume contest, participants were asked to donate two or more non-perishable food items and all donations went to River Valley Food 4 Kids. First place prize was $100, second pl…
Summer flew by and fall is upon us and with fall comes our 3rd quarter reports. We have been busy this summer, here's a short recap and our stats are posted below.
The Arkansas State Police recently announced the following driver's license testing site closure dates for November.
On Saturday night, October 26, River Valley Now was given the opportunity to experience this year’s Bays of Terror Haunted House.
Orr Auto Mall held their 2nd Annual Trunk or Treat on Saturday, October 26th from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at their dealership located on East Main Street in Russellville. The event was a huge success and offered Halloween fun for the entire family.
Everyone is invited to join the Yell County Mounted Patrol and Dardanelle After Prom in a joint fundraiser, the ‘Haunted Hayride.’ The Haunted Hayride has all new spooks this year so if you are ready for a good scare, it’s the place to be!
In 2017, Congress designated October 28th as National First Responders Day after a resolution was passed in the U.S. Senate. The resolution was passed to honor the firefighters, police officers, EMTs, and all those who are first on the scene in stressful situations.
After challenging Russellville elementary students to compete in the 2nd annual Russellville Fire Department’s Junior Firefighter Challenge, the challenge was accepted by many students and the competitions began at each Russellville elementary school.
Are you looking for a terrifying fun time? Here is what you’re looking for! Everyone in the River Valley is invited to the Galla Rock Volunteer Fire Department’s Annual ‘Bays of Terror’ Haunted House. .
The Pope County Sheriff’s Office will be participating in the Arkansas Drug Takeback Day this Saturday, October 26, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.. You may drop off any expired or unused prescription medications. We will be set up in front of the Sheriff’s Office at #3 Emergency Lane, an…
The Russellville Police Department is proud to announce that we have been awarded 45 Opioid Overdose Naloxone Kits from the Criminal Justice Institute and the Blue and You Foundation. These kits are designed to provide immediate treatment to those that are experiencing an opioid overdose unt…
Pope County is excited to announce the receipt of a new side by side UTV for use by Pope County EMS Rescue in rough terrain patient extractions. The receipt of this new vehicle is the result of many corporate sponsors who contributed to the purchase and outfitting of such a critical piece o…
LITTLE ROCK — Conway, Russellville, DeQueen, Arkadelphia, Centerpoint, Haas Hall-Fayetteville and Haas Hall-Rogers top their respective divisions, from 7A to 1A, respectively, in a preseason poll of participating Arkansas Governor’s Quiz Bowl Association (AGQBA) coaches.
Everyone is invited to the Crow Mountain Baptist Church Annual Trunk or Treat on Thursday, October 31st from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The free event will be held in the Crow Mountain Baptist Church parking lot and fellowship hall.
Everyone in the River Valley is invited to a fundraiser benefit will be held at the Hatley Rural Fire Department in Dover on Saturday, October 26, 2019 for James and Verzell Owens to help with medical bills. A meal will be served at the event and will include taco’s, taco soup, beans and ric…
The Arkansas State Police recently announced that there will be no driver’s license knowledge tests given in Clarksville on Tuesday, October 22, 2019.
Dover City Fire Department conducted a live burn training on Saturday morning, October 12, 2019 and according to fire officials, the training was a success.
Everyone is invited to join the Yell County Mounted Patrol and Dardanelle After Prom in a joint fundraiser, the Haunted Hayride and Barn. The Haunted Hayride and Barn has all new spooks this year so if you are ready for a good scare, it’s the place to be!
Bill Gilkey, Event Organizer for the Petit Jean River Monster Festival, said that he was proud to announce that due to the tremendous support from both the community and sponsors which made the recent festival such a success, the Lt. Kevin Mainhart Memorial Scholarship Fund in 2020 will awar…
The Pope County Local Emergency Planning committee will meet at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, October 15, 2019. This meeting will be held at the Pope County Emergency Management Search and Rescue Headquarters located at 7975 U.S. Highway 64 West in London. Please refer to the attached information for …
The Dover City Fire Department recently announced that the department will be conducting a controlled burn at the 200 block of 164 East on Saturday, October 12th starting at 9 a.m.
On Saturday, October 5, 2019, the Pottsville High School Band performed at the Bentonville Invitational Marching Competition (A Bands of America affiliated event) and had an outstanding performance during preliminaries. The high school band swept all categories in their division winning "bes…
You have heard of many popular “national days,” but did you know that October 6 is ”National Transfer Money to Your Daughter’s Account Day?”
Congratulations are given to two River Valley law enforcement officers who were named Officer’s of the Year by Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge.
The Pottsville Junior High Band participated in the Cabot Invitational Marching Competition this past Saturday. The band received the highest scores it has ever received at this competition. Pottsville (the only junior high to compete) scored higher than several high school bands at the event.
The Pottsville High School Band competed in the Cabot Invitational Marching Competition this past Saturday. The band received Division 1 (superior) ratings for full band, percussion, and color guard. Pottsville will be competing this coming Saturday in the Bentonville Marching Invitational.
The Pope County Sheriff’s Office would like to make residents aware of another new scam that has been. The scammer tells the victim that they are calling from Entergy and that their auto draft for their bill is unable to be processed. The scammers are attempting to get the victims to make th…
The 7th Annual Sand Lizard Basketball Bass Bonanza was held on Saturday, September 28, 2019 at Lake Dardanelle State Parkwith a guaranteed $1000 cash prize for the team finishing receiving first place. The open buddy tournament is held annually with proceeds benefitting the Dardanelle Sand L…
The 7th Annual Sand Lizard Basketball Bass Bonanza was held on Saturday, September 28, 2019 at Lake Dardanelle State Parkwith a guaranteed $1000 cash prize for the team finishing receiving first place.