Following the tragic death of George Floyd in Minneapolis last week, a peaceful protest was held on Sunday afternoon, May 31st. The plans for the protest were shared through social media but despite many rumors that began to circulate, the protest remained peaceful.

Following the tragic death of George Floyd in Minneapolis last week, a peaceful protest was held on Sunday afternoon, May 31st. The plans for the protest were shared through social media but despite many rumors that began to circulate, the protest remained peaceful. Prior to 5 p.m. Sunday af…

Yell County Sheriff Bill Gilkey announced that Bryan Hunnicutt has been hired as the new School Resource Officer for Two Rivers.  Yell County Sheriff Chief Deputy John Foster said that Hunnicutt has been an auxiliary officer for the Yell County Sheriff’s Department for several years and is l…

Living in a retirement community during the COVID-19 pandemic has come with many sacrifices, including extremely limited contact with the outside world. During the pandemic, nursing homes throughout the country aren't allowing any visitors to protect their residents. Senior-care facilities h…

Authorized in 1974 by President Gerald Ford, this year, National EMS Week is celebrated May 17-23, 2020.  EMS Week is a way to pay tribute to EMS practitioners and professionals who selflessly dedicate their professional lives responding to emergency calls and saving lives. During this time,…

Dardanelle High School conducted a graduation ceremony for the Class of 2020 on Sunday afternoon, May 17. The ceremony began at 2 p.m. and included a parade of graduates who traveled from Merritt Park on Highway 22, down Union Street and continued on North Front Street. Upon arriving at the …

Dardanelle High School conducted a graduation ceremony for the Class of 2020 on Sunday afternoon, May 17. The ceremony began at 2 p.m. and included a parade of graduates who traveled from Merritt Park on Highway 22, down Union Street and continued on North Front Street.

If you lived in Pope County in the early eighties to the mid nineties, “cruising the strip” is how many teenagers spent most Friday and Saturday nights. The strip consisted of driving back and forth along North and South Arkansas and along 4th Street as well. Recently due to COVID-19, there …