Pope County Judge Ben Cross & the Quorum Court has called a special meeting set to take place Tuesday, June 11 at 5pm. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss a possible vote concerning a proposed casino in Pope County.

The 2019 River Valley Annual Pee Wee Football Mini Camp will NOW begin Monday, July 8th at the Pottsville City Park (Pottsville Flag Football Field) and will be held Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The mini camp is free for grades K-7.

Pope County Sheriff Shane Jones has released the name of the victim in the homicide, which took place Monday, June 3rd. Jeremy Wayne Davis, age 41, was found deceased by Pope County deputies at a residence in Hector.  Jason Royalty was taken into custody at the scene and appeared before Judg…

Bond Hearings Disclaimer:The following individual(s) appeared in felony bond hearings that were held at the Pope County Detention Center and have been accused of a felony crime. All information included in this story was obtained through testimony and/or police reports provided in the hearin…

The National Weather Service in Little Rock has issued a Flash Flood Warning for Logan County in western Arkansas Southwestern Johnson County in western Arkansas Northeastern Scott County in western Arkansas Northern Yell County in central Arkansas Southern Pope County in central Arkansas un…

At approximately 8:46 p.m. Russellville Fire Department. units E1, L1, E2 and E3, under the command of Battalion Chief Brent Hamm, along with the Fire Marshal's office, responded to 11 Willow Oak Lane on a house fire. 

The Pope County Sheriff’s Office received a call at approximately 10:15 p.m. of a shooting at a residence in Hector.  Upon arrival, deputies located the body of a deceased male.  Jason Royalty was taken into custody at the scene and transported to the Pope County Detention Center where he is…

Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) officials advise that Highway 7 from Dardanelle to Ola is closed. The highway was closed at approximately 8:30 p.m. Monday night, June 3, due to high water covering both lanes of traffic. The highway is closed for 2.29 miles and a detour is available.

If you or anyone you know has been displaced by the catastrophic flooding in the River Valley, the Dardanelle Community Center is open and has partnered with the American Red Cross to provide an Emergency Evacuation Shelter. They can provide you with shelter, food, a bed, clean water, and ar…

As emergency management agencies, businesses and River Valley residents continue their efforts to prepare for the anticipated flood, the Arkansas River continues to rise. Since 10 a.m. Monday morning, May 27th, the river has risen from 41.4 feet to over 43.4 feet and the rising water is not …

The National Weather Service in Little Rock has issued a Flash Flood Watch for portions of CENTRAL ARKANSAS, NORTH CENTRAL ARKANSAS, and WESTERN ARKANSAS, including the following areas, in CENTRAL ARKANSAS, Pope and Yell. 

Disclaimer: Information obtained from an Arkansas State Police fatal crash summary represents only the initial findings by an investigating law enforcement officer. The summaries are not considered official reports of a highway crash investigation, but merely a summary of preliminary informa…

The National Weather Service in Little Rock has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Logan County in western Arkansas Southwestern Johnson County in western Arkansas Northeastern Scott County in western Arkansas Northwestern Yell County in central Arkansas West central Pope County in cen…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED TORNADO WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM THIS EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS IN ARKANSAS THIS WATCH INCLUDES 25 COUNTIES