Over 760 Dardanelle residents were without power Wednesday afternoon, January 13 after a power outage occurred due to a down power line on State Highway 22. The power outage affected businesses and residents located along State Highway 22 from North 2nd Street to Delaware Bay Road near the Y…

On Saturday, January 2nd, Pottsville Fire & Rescue conducted controlled live fire training exercise at a structure located near the 7100 block of River Road in Pottsville. The structure used in the training was acquired by Pottsville First Baptist after they purchased the adjacent. The c…

Pope County Judge Ben Cross is excited to announce the opening of a fifth ambulance substation within Pope County.  The substation in Russellville, located at 17th Street and South Arkansas Avenue, will further facilitate the services of Pope County E.M.S. by housing an Advanced Life Support…

The Flash Flood Watch continues for portions of central Arkansas, north central Arkansas, southwest Arkansas, and western Arkansas, including the following areas, in central Arkansas, Conway, Faulkner, Garland, Perry, Pope, Pulaski, Saline, and Yell. In north central Arkansas, Cleburne and V…

James "Jim" Rotenbury                                             December 3, 1961 ~ December 23, 2020 (age 59)

In all 50 states, hikers in America’s State Parks will kick off the new year with healthy, fun, outdoor experiences as part of the annual First Day Hikes event. This year for First Day Hikes, the State Parks of Arkansas will not offer guided hikes at any location. However, self-guided walks …

The holiday season is in full force and the Yell County Courthouse in Dardanelle is fully decorated for the holiday season, with Christmas lights streamed around the building and on the grounds. The decorations include Dardanelle Chamber of Commerce’s ‘Trees at the Courthouse.’

Ron’s River Valley Toy Run was held on Saturday, December 5th with the annual parade starting at 11 a.m. at the Russellville Junior High located on West Parkway Drive. Santa and Ms. Clause led the parade as the were escorted in their one-of-a-kind sleigh. They were followed by a record numbe…