Daniels is a 96-year-old former miner at several cinnabar mines in the Amity area.
The Arkadelphia Fire Department responded Monday to what was reported as a “large fire” at L&W Recycling, 355 Walnut St. At 3:45 p.m., dispatchers notified firefighters of the blaze, which broke out […]
Two exhibits will open Tuesday, Oct. 26, at the Clark County Historical Museum. From 3-5 p.m., the public is invited to attend the exhibits. One is titled “Life-Sized Characters of Lord of […]
Police responded to Big Red, 3005 W. Pine St. B, where a non-paying customer refused to leave the parking lot after being asked to do so.
The Lady Badgers will play the top seed from the 4A Central, the Morrilton Lady Devil Dogs, Tuesday at 4 p.m. in Springdale.
By Chase HartsellThe Arkadelphian Despite an impressive Panther comeback, Arkadelphia ended Ashdown’s undefeated streak with a 33-27 victory at Badger Stadium on Friday. Feeding off the home crowd, the Badgers (5-3, 4-1) […]
The Economic Development Corp. of Clark County will meet Tuesday, Oct. 26, at noon. The meeting place has been moved to Fairfield Inn & Suites at 258 Red Hill Road, Arkadelphia. Tuesday’s […]
With Halloween only one week away, local businesses, churches and organizations are preparing to bounce back from 2020 — a year most will remember as one without trick-or-treating — and make 2021 […]
By Joel PhelpsThe Arkadelphian With the Covid-19 pandemic effectively bringing most operations around the world to a halt — combined with a round of icy weather — it’s a given popular opinion […]
Ruby was an avid reader and enjoyed going to Oaklawn and loved her family very much.
The theme of this year’s dinner is “Reflecting on our Pasts, Focused on our Future.”
By Joel PhelpsThe Arkadelphian The Arkadelphia Alliance and Chamber of Commerce on Friday hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony at Heartland Pharmacy, drawing a crowd of community members and business leaders to the […]
According to a report filed at the Arkadelphia Police Department, 20-year-old Katerina Alese Trigg attempted early Thursday morning to evade a Ouachita Baptist University security officer who was attempting to pull her over at Elrod Boulevard.
By Brian RamseyOBU Sports Information ARKADELPHIA — The Ouachita Baptist University cross-country teams are set to compete in the 2021 Great American Conference Championships this weekend. Both championship races will be held Saturday, […]
Officers were summoned to the Pine Plaza parking lot for a verbal altercation between a man and woman over a parking job. The two exchanged words then took turns taking photos of each other’s license plates. The complainant said the female backed over his foot as she drove away.
By Joel PhelpsThe Arkadelphian In a 2 1/2 hour casual meet-and-greet, the Arkadelphia Area Chamber of Commerce on Thursday celebrated its 100th anniversary, with several community members and business representatives stopping by […]
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Another reason is who’s gonna say, “Baby, it’s OK” when that monster bass breaks your line?
The receptions will provide an informal setting to meet and greet the candidates and their spouses.
The seventh-ranked Ouachita Baptist University football team has climbed back into the top 10 nationally and back into first place in the Great American Conference standings ahead of its home game against Southern Arkansas this weekend.
No. 20 Henderson State looks to bounce back from its first loss of the season on Saturday when it travels to Russellville, Arkansas to take on Arkansas Tech at 2 p.m.
“This program has a lot of history in our community,” Arkadelphia Parks and Recreation Director Junior Rodemeyer says. “We are excited to maintain and improve on that history in the years to come.”
An officer dies in the line of duty just about every day across our nation. Statistically, that doesn’t seem like a large number given the number of municipalities in the U.S.
First, he thanked the sponsors, staff and volunteers who made the Arkadelphia Festival of the Arts an “excellent event.” Brinkley said his administration was “pleased with the first year’s turnout and had so many people ask to be included next year” so he wants to keep the festival an annual event. “We will have our followup meeting next week and are looking forward to an excellent 2022 event,” City Manager Gary Brinkley told directors.
Deputies investigated a car accident at the railroad crossing on Witherspoon Road. The investigation began when Baptist Health Medical Center staff advised a female had been admitted to the emergency room following a rollover accident.
The Arkadelphia Board of Education voted 5-1 Tuesday during its regular meeting to make face coverings optional.
This job fair will include over 200+ job vacancies from various industries in the west central Arkansas region.
ARKADELPHIA — Joce Mount, a middle level education major from Glenwood, was crowned 2021 Henderson State University royalty Oct. 16 during a ceremony preceding the Reddies’ football game against Harding. Mount was […]
By Brian RamseyOBU Sports Information ARKADELPHIA — Following a shutout victory this past Saturday, the Ouachita Baptist University football team has found itself ranked in the top 10 of the major NCAA Division […]
ARKADELPHIA — Henderson State University Theatre will present a one-night-only, special benefit performance of A.R. Gurney’s Love Letters Oct. 23 at 7:30 p.m. in the Arkansas Hall Studio Theatre. The production stars […]
The candidates are Dr. Charles Ambrose, former president of the University of Central Missouri; Dr. Jay Gatrell, provost and vice president for academic affairs at Eastern Illinois University; and Dr. Alberto Ruiz, former vice president for academic affairs at the University of Louisiana at Monroe.
By Brian RamseyOBU Sports Information MONTICELLO — The 11th-ranked Ouachita Baptist University football team was firing on all cylinders on Saturday with a 34-0 road win over Arkansas-Monticello. The win marks Ouachita’s first […]
On a night that saw the Badgers pick up over 300 yards on the ground, Arkadelphia’s game plan called for fewer attacks through the air.
Dixon was presented along with other members of the Homecoming court at Cliff Harris Stadium in front of students, faculty, staff and alumni for Ouachita’s victory over Northwestern Oklahoma State University.
I turned around and said, “What’s wrong, Dad?” He was just sitting there (in shock, I guess). He looked up at me and said, “You just flung that all over me!”
By Brian RamseyOBU Sports Information ARKADELPHIA — The 11th-ranked Ouachita Baptist University football team is on the road for a second straight weekend to face the University of Arkansas at Monticello. Kickoff is […]
Carpenter-Haygood Stadium at Ruggles Field | Arkadelphia, Arkansas | 2 p.m. CTLive Video | Live Radio Broadcast | Live Stats | Game Notes | Homecoming Events ARKADELPHIA — In a Homecoming matchup that has been building for several weeks, No. 9 […]
The Economic Development Corp. of Clark County will hold a board meeting at noon Tuesday, Oct. 26, at the Fairfield Inn & Suites, 258 Red Hill Road, Arkadelphia. The meeting is open […]
In smaller communities, some of the world’s biggest problems sometimes seem far away and an issue for someone else to conquer. Human trafficking, however, can begin at any point in the world […]
The 2021 Milestone Award recipients were presented Saturday, Oct. 2, during halftime festivities at Cliff Harris Stadium, where the Ouachita Tigers took on the Northwestern Oklahoma State Rangers. The following is a list of this year’s Milestone honorees:
According to court documents filed this week, 35-year-old Brandon Martin Wright, of the Little Rock/Conway area, held two females against their will inside a room on Aug. 20.
The Tigers (5-1) are now ranked No. 11, up one spot in both the American Football Coaches Association Top 25 and the D2Football.com Top 25.
The Arkadelphia Chamber will host a Business After Hours event that is open to members and the public. Not only that, the chamber will also ask guests to bring an item that represents 2021 or their business, to be placed in a Chamber Time Capsule that will be buried in 2022.
By Joel PhelpsThe Arkadelphian The last time I wrote a regular column, back in my college days when I really wanted to stand out, I nearly lost my real job at a […]
Then there’s Charlie Payne who, at 96 years old, makes this morning ritual of put-downs a daily routine. The longtime Arkadelphia resident has lived through the Great Depression, served the country during World War II, lettered in five college sports and made a career out of teaching, coaching and leading schools in capacities as both principal and superintendent.
By Joe MaySpecial to The Arkadelphian What was thought would be a simple ordinance to disperse tax funds from the newly re-approved economic development tax proved to be a controversial subject at Monday […]
Under Act 1110 of 2021, the state can intercept stimulus funds that were issued to persons who have been convicted of criminal offenses who have outstanding balances for criminal fines or restitution.
Officers arrested a man for driving while intoxicated following a hit-and-run accident at 12th and Richardson streets.
Arkansas State Police arrested Barbara Spann, 62, of Haltom City, Texas, following an Oct. 2 traffic stop near the 74 mile marker.
The PowerBand Classic Invitational was held Saturday, Oct. 9, at Lake Hamilton. After a full day of performances, the Arkadelphia High School Band raked in several awards and came in first place in many categories. The Gurdon Go-Devil Marching Band performed well, also.
The Henderson offense had its way throughout the contest on Saturday afternoon and racked up 559 yards on 75 plays, including 202 yards on the ground.
Ouachita opened the game with a 10-play, 80-yard drive capped by a 27-yard touchdown run by Givens for the only score by either team in the first quarter.
By Chase HartsellcThe Arkadelphian On Friday night, Arkadelphia Badgers from the past and present convened at Badger Stadium to celebrate homecoming. Following a night full of festivities, Arkadelphia Football gave fans even […]
UPDATE: Arkansas State Police have identified a couple killed in a weekend crash in Clark County. Robert Caleb McCollett, 28, and Andrea Brown, 23, died in a fiery crash Saturday, Oct. 9, […]
A grass fire Friday afternoon slowed westbound traffic on Interstate 30 as firefighters worked to douse the spreading flames. At 2:22 p.m. Friday, Oct. 8, the Caddo Valley Fire Department was dispatched […]
As I stated before I do not mind paying my fair sure for the 911 service. But, when I’m paying almost 3.5 to 5 times more of what persons that have a contract are paying, that’s when I have a problem.
A KFC employee reported a drive-through customer attempted to pay with a counterfeit $20 bill.
The 10 finalists will be announced Oct. 14 during the annual homecoming pep rally and bonfire.
I looked back in the direction of the truck for a split second and then turned back in my brother’s direction, hoping for another plan. He was gone — I’m talking about disappeared …
The 12th-ranked Ouachita Baptist University football team is back in action this Saturday on the road against Southwestern Oklahoma State.
Both choirs will perform songs based on the themes of faith, joy, hope and imagination.
ARKADELPHIA — No. 9 Henderson State puts its first place position and new Top-10 national ranking on the line Saturday when it welcomes East Central to Carpenter-Haygood Stadium at 2 p.m. The Reddies are looking to improve to 6-0 for the first time since 2014.
By Joel PhelpsThe Arkadelphian After months of revamping the interior and exterior of Brookshire’s, Pine Plaza’s centerpiece business held a grand opening Wednesday. More than 50 people attended the event to hear […]
At about 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, a text message announcement was sent to the parents of Arkadelphia High School students, saying the social media account for AHS had been hacked.
“I think just about every one of them came up to me at some point, and even multiple times, expressing how impressed they were with our city,” Byrd said.
A business owner at the 1300 block of North 10th Street reported the theft of $1,500 worth of tools.
The properties to be rezoned from medium density residential (R-2) to highway commercial (C-2) are located at 215 N. 24th St.; 227 N. 24th St.; and a portion of 2410 Pine Street.
Arkadelphia City Manager Gary Brinkley applauded the city’s street and police departments Tuesday for several ongoing projects in town.
The Arkadelphia Board of Education will meet Tuesday for its monthly agenda planning meeting. Other discussion items include Wednesday’s board luncheon, to be held at Peale Elementary School; the regular school board […]
The Tigers (4-1) made the biggest jump in the American Football Coaches Association Top 25 Poll, leaping seven spots to No. 12 this week. In the D2Football.com Top 25, Ouachita moved up five spots.
The Reddies (5-0) are the last unbeaten team left standing in the Great American Conference after going into Durant, Oklahoma, and defeating Southeastern Oklahoma State 27-24 on Saturday.
Officers arrested a man at Cox Mobile Manor for assault on a family member. They had responded there for a report of a man having a mental episode, and while speaking to both parties the man grabbed the complainant by her shoulders in an attempt to force her inside to read her Bible.
Assisted by the Sons of the American Revolution and the Clark County Historical Association, permission was obtained to mark the graves of Solomon Spence Sr., buried in Rose Hill Cemetery, and John Browning, buried on private land at the Bozeman Cemetery.
The Tigers (4-1) had only 53 offensive plays in Saturday’s win, but totaled 516 yards of total offense. 442 of those yards came on the ground, while the Tigers completed only four passes for 74 yards.
The victory improves HSU to 5-0 on the year and gives them sole possession of first place in the Great American Conference.
The following marriage licenses, filed in September, were obtained from the Clark County Clerk’s Office: Quintin Marcel Fields to Darnesa Chantel Turner. Issued Sept. 2.Karson Monroe Wheeler to Melanie Oneall Self. Issued […]
This is the former Parkhill Baptist Church property and, most recently, the Ascent Children’s Health Services. Greenleaf Properties, LLC, is requesting the rezoning for future development between Pine and Haddock streets between 24th and 25th streets.
In a game that saw over 1,100 yards of offense between the two teams, the early difference was Robinson capitalizing on two Arkadelphia turnovers early in the game to build a big first-half lead.
Officers were summoned to Third Street Baptist Church for a report of the theft of a catalytic converter from a church van. The thief apparently left behind a reciprocal saw blade used to remove the part.
HOT SPRINGS — Aaron Edward Briggs, 28, formerly of Morgan City, Louisiana, was sentenced yesterday to thirty (30) years in prison without the possibility of parole on one count of Sexual Exploitation […]
How many of you have that friend who dragged you three miles into the woods and turned out the pond was nothing more than an obese mud puddle, and to top it off he out-fishes you?
The City of Arkadelphia issued building permits with an estimated construction value of $11.8 million for the month of September. Permits issued in September were: JT Mitchell, of Little Rock. Jobsite at […]
ARKADELPHIA — Ouachita Baptist University’s Elrod Center for Family and Community held its Fall 2021 Tiger Serve Day event on Saturday, Sept. 25. One hundred projects in and around Arkadelphia were completed […]
The Texas Eastern pipeline, owned by the Canadian-based Enbridge Inc., carries natural gas from the southernmost tip of Texas to New York City, dissecting Clark County en route in a southwest-to-northeast fashion.
The manager of NAPA, 922 Clinton St., reported that a white male entered the auto parts business on Sept. 24 and shoplifted two fuel pumps, valued at a total of $200, by concealing them in a 5-gallon bucket he had purchased along with other items placed above the stolen merchandise.
A 911 call was made at about 10:35 a.m. in regards to a structure fire on Highway 51 near Brown Springs Road near the Clark/Hot Spring county line.
By Joel PhelpsThe Arkadelphian A portion of the 1,000-acre “super site” purchased to attract industry will be planted with pine seedlings following a unanimous decision by the Economic Development Corp. of Clark […]
The two-day curated art, music and culinary event combines a respected regional art show and sale with a modern twist on food, live music and performing arts.
On Monday, Arkansas Business Publishing Group’s Kyle Massey offered a chronology of how arkadelphian.com sprang up in a media desert and noted the viability of an online news publication, as magnoliareporter.com has served its Columbia County/Southwest Arkansas audience for a decade.
The Economic Development Corp. of Clark County will hold its monthly meeting Tuesday, Sept. 28, at noon at the Arkadelphia Recreation Center. The 15-member panel has more than a dozen topics of […]
A SCAT driver reported that, as she was filling out her end-of-shift paperwork, a colleague behind her grew impatient and pushed her.
ARKADELPHIA — In a game that will be remembered forever in Reddie lore, No. 18 Henderson State erased a 28-0 first-quarter deficit on Saturday night and rallied to defeat Southern Arkansas 56-49 […]
HOT SPRINGS — Arkadelphia’s two head law enforcement officers spent Saturday morning participating in a 5K honoring a fallen officer Clark County Sheriff Jason Watson and Arkadelphia Police Chief Jason “Shorty” Jackson […]
On a night that saw him attempt just 15 passes, Donovan Whitten made most of his attacks through the air.
There are 23 “mouth-watering” desserts that will be posted on the page. Participants place their bid in the comments below, and the highest bidder wins that dessert.
The following incidents were gathered from reports filed at the Arkadelphia Police Department and Clark County Sheriff’s Office. Names of arrested individuals were collected at the Clark County Detention Center on Crittenden […]
By Lee SealeMr. GoodTimes Hey Mr. GoodTimes again. Well, it sure has been some nice weather lately. I had a chance to sit down with Mr. Mark this week, and I guess […]
Meanwhile, Henderson State University is seeking a management and marketing company to manage the entire operations of the Captain Henderson House Bed and Breakfast and event center.
Arkansas State Police have identified a driver killed early Thursday morning in Clark County.
LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will again offer a variety of free options to have harvested deer tested for chronic wasting disease during the 2021-22 deer hunting season. […]
While the Goza Middle School project has been completed, the voters are still waiting on that new elementary school. “Part of this application is for that [elementary school],” Superintendent Karla Neathery explained to board members and about a dozen AHS students.
Scores of people from across the state, nation and world sauntered Wednesday afternoon through a motorcycle-packed block in downtown Arkadelphia. A jovial crowd cheered as, one-by-one, 88 riders of century-old motorcycles rumbled onto Clinton Street, parking their bikes curbside for spectators to admire.
Henderson State University Theatre will present five performances of Outside Mullingar in the Arkansas Hall Studio Theatre Sept. 30 and Oct. 1, 2, and 4 at 7:30 p.m., with a matinee performance on Oct. 2 at 2 p.m.
Receiving a Badger Pride award during Tuesday’s school board meeting were nurses Beth Hasley (Arkadelphia High School), Spenser O’Brien (Perritt Primary School) and Macy Jones (Peake Elementary School).
Officers were summoned to College Inn, where a trespasser was causing a disturbance. Upon police arrival, the man grabbed his belongings and left without incident, telling officers he was going to the flower shop.
Following the decision, board member Clark Tennyson questioned the district’s handle on quarantines, asking if recent actions taken by district principals have been effective.
Directors Chris Porter (Ward 2), Jason Jones (Ward 5) and Reo Cummings (Ward 4) were present for the 5:30 p.m. meeting. At least four directors of the seven-member city board must be present in order to hold a meeting.
On the grassy lot between the community center’s playground and Manchester Road will be rows of Arkansas-grown pumpkins for sale. Festival-goers are able to browse the large selection of pumpkins that will be picked and delivered the day before the event. In addition to the traditional jack-o-lantern type pumpkins, exotic varieties will be available at Pumpkin Day.
According to documents provided to The Arkadelphian, planned capital projects to be discussed include the construction of a new primary school for grades 3-5, converting a new elementary facility for use as a K-4 school, a security project at Goza Middle School, and replacing the high school building with a new two-story facility.
Approximately 100, pre-1930’s, antique motorcycles will line the streets of downtown Arkadelphia starting at 4:30 p.m., and ending at 6:30 p.m.
During the meeting, elected officials and statewide candidates will be given five minutes apiece to address the crowd.
Deputies responded to a residence at the 200 block of Deceipher Hill Road for a physical altercation involving two people “hitting each other with sticks” over a four-hour period.
The No. 25 Reddies (3-0) were all over UAM from the get-go on Saturday and led 30-6 at the half after getting out to a 27-0 advantage. HSU racked up 350 yards in the first half alone — 271 yards of which came through the air.
“I am most excited to share all of the dedicated work I’ve put into preparing for this recital,” Barger said. “I can’t wait to be able to show how much I’ve grown as a musician over the past four years and to be able to do what I love.”
By Joel PhelpsThe Arkadelphian A lengthy agenda awaits the Arkadelphia Board of Education for its September meeting. Once school nurses and three other individuals are recognized for Badger Pride, the school board […]
A light agenda awaits the Arkadelphia City Board of Directors this coming Tuesday. The only noteworthy item on Tuesday’s agenda is the second reading of an ordinance assessing a 5 mill tax, […]
Officers arrived to find the suspect pants-less and passed out in her car. Two containers of an alcoholic beverage, as well as a marijuana pipe, were also in the vehicle.
By Emma Dennis and Landon DenmanSubmitted Information ARKADELPHIA — Ouachita Baptist University’s Department of Theatre Arts will present George Brant’s “Into the Breeches!” Thursday-Monday, Sept. 23-27, in Verser Theatre. Performances will be […]
By OBU Sports Journalism ClassFor The Arkadelphian Through the first 13 matches of the season, the themes for a young Arkadelphia volleyball squad have been growth and improvement. In the weeks to […]
No. 25 Henderson State (2-0) at Arkansas-Monticello (1-1)Convoy Leslie Cotton Boll Stadium | Monticello, Arkansas | 6 p.m. CTLive Video | Live Radio Broadcast | Live Stats | Game Notes | UAM Clear Bag Policy ARKADELPHIA — Henderson State puts […]
ARKADELPHIA — The 8th-ranked Ouachita football team seeks its 30th consecutive conference victory this Saturday, September 18 when it hosts Arkansas Tech for a 6 p.m. kickoff at Cliff Harris Stadium. The […]
Officers were summoned to Road Runner, 3111 W. Pine St., where a customer drove off from a fuel pump with the nozzle still in his tank. The driver reported the incident to the clerk before driving off.
Starting at 12th and Main streets and proceeding east through downtown Arkadelphia, the parade will commence at 5 p.m.
Supporting the livestock shows, as well as livestock sales, greatly benefits the youth who spend their time and energy raising the livestock.
Step aside, Charlie Brown, and make way for a Clark County youth’s Great Pumpkin. Brady Daniell’s 117-pound pumpkin took this year’s first place ribbon at the Clark County Fair. Where was Chad […]
By Joel PhelpsThe Arkadelphian In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, those who entered exhibits in the Clark County Fair this year had a different check-in system. Despite this, fair officials say it […]
The victim was 68-year-old David Allan Smith, who succumbed to a gunshot wound to his chest Sunday morning at the Baptist Health Medical Center-Arkadelphia emergency room. Authorities are treating the shooting as an accident.
The following incidents were gathered from incident reports filed at the Arkadelphia Police Department and Clark County Sheriff’s Office. Names of arrested individuals were collected at the Clark County Detention Center on […]
A Sparkman man was killed Saturday morning in Dallas County in a motorcycle accident. Arkansas State Police identified the deceased as 57-year-old Mark W. Rucker. According to a fatal crash summary, Rucker […]
A second-half surge secured the 29th consecutive conference victory for the 11th-ranked Ouachita football team on Saturday, a 41-3 road win over Southern Nazarene.
In its first home game since November of 2019, Henderson State put on a show in front of a raucous crowd and defeated Northwestern Oklahoma State 55-7 at Carpenter-Haygood Stadium and Ruggles Field on Saturday night.
One person is injured after falling out of a truck and being struck by an 18-wheeler on Interstate 30 in Clark County. Clark County Sheriff Jason Watson said Saturday the victim — […]
The teams would go on to trade scores before the Panthers ran out the clock, adding a final touchdown as time expired to provide the final result.
“This gives [Parks & Rec] another park where they can plan activities related to dogs, such as obedience demonstrations, sporting dog demonstrations, and obedience training classes,” Lisa Jaskey said.
Now that the bipeds have had their share of fun at the Arkadelphia Aquatic Park this summer, it’s time to make way for their four-legged friends to make a splash. On Saturday, […]
Sanders, whose speech seemed polished and calm, drew attention to her role as former White House secretary for President Donald Trump, while a spirited Rutledge delivered an unrefined speech focused on her experience as the state’s attorney general.
Welcoming 486 first-time freshmen to campus this fall, Ouachita marks not only its largest class on record but also a 25 percent gain over the previous year’s class.
Both Arkansas gubernatorial candidates Sarah Sanders and Leslie Rutledge will appear on the same stage for the first time during this campaign cycle as headline speakers.
LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Hunters Feeding the Hungry will hold a special “freezer cleanout day” at the Bass Pro Shops in Little Rock, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sept. 25. Any […]
The Reddies are looking to improve to 2-0 on the year after defeating Southwestern Oklahoma State 31-13 on the road last Thursday. A win would also give HSU six-straight home victories dating back to 2019 when it finished a perfect 5-0 inside its own stadium.
All active and retired military members, first responders and their family members will be granted free admission to the game with valid identification. Kickoff for the game is set for 6 p.m.
By Joel PhelpsThe Arkadelphian One director hesitantly approved a change order for the purchase of a Sanitation Department ejection trailer that ferries solid waste from Arkadelphia to the Saline County landfill. Spector […]
“This will be the highest revenue total since the Aquatic Park opened in 2002,” Brinkley told directors.
A dispatcher at the Arkadelphia Police Department was the one calling for emergency assistance Tuesday afternoon, as a garbage bin caught fire in the APD parking lot. Video courtesy of Sgt. Don […]
In 2019, Michael Ray Taylor, chair of Henderson’s Department of Communication and Theatre Arts, explored the “highly unusual” cave system, known as “Secret Squirrel Cave” to protect its location.
By Joel PhelpsThe Arkadelphian The Arkadelphia City Board of Directors has several topics to discuss at tonight’s regular bi-monthly meeting, slated for 5:30 p.m. in the Town Hall Boardroom. Arkadelphia resident Henry […]
He retired from the United States Postal Service in 2004. He served our country in the Arkansas National Guard. He enlisted on June 25, 1959 and retired as a Captain on November 4, 1979. Upon retirement, he received The Meritorious Service Medal and The Army Commendation Medal.
A Memphis, Tenn., truck driver reported being assaulted by a colleague in the parking lot of Phillips 66 at Highway 53, Gurdon, where the two meet regularly to exchange trailers. The complainant said the suspect pinned him against the side of his truck and threatened to kill him — that he wasn’t afraid to return to prison — for no apparent reason.
The Clark County Fair will make a resurgence in 2021 following last year’s cancellation due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the schedule of events shows a full lineup of activities as though the fair never missed a beat.
By Chase HartsellThe Arkadelphian “That is who we are!” Those were the first words that Arkadelphia head coach Trey Schucker exclaimed to his team in the postgame huddle following Friday’s victory over […]
Westerman’s Arkadelphia stop will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Dawson Education Cooperative Building 7, 802 Main St.
The following incidents were gathered from incident reports filed at the Arkadelphia Police Department and Clark County Sheriff’s Office. Names of arrested individuals were collected at the Clark County Detention Center on Crittenden Street in Arkadelphia. They are presumed innocent until found guilty in a court of law.
The Reddies (1-0) ran the ball 45 times and out-rushed SWOSU 204-79 in the victory. Defensively, HSU stood tall in the red zone and limited the Bulldogs to just one score on four trips inside the 20-yard line.
By Julia Shands ARKADELPHIA — Ouachita Baptist University’s Rosemary Gossett Adams Department of Art & Design is hosting “Crowded Spaces,” an exhibit by Arlington, Texas, artist Treslyn Shipley through Oct. 3 in […]
NORTH LITTLE ROCK — Nathan Price, owner of Price & Company Insurance in Arkadelphia, was elected president of the Independent Insurance Agents of Arkansas, commonly known as Big I Arkansas, at the […]
An Amity woman reported she rear-ended a vehicle at the traffic light at the junction of West Pine Street and Interstate 30. She said the other driver, a male, drove away from the scene after inspecting the damage to his vehicle.
Henderson State (0-0) at Southwestern Oklahoma State (0-0)Flex-Chem Field at Milam Stadium | Weatherford, Oklahoma | 6 p.m. CTLive Video | Live Radio Broadcast | Live Stats | Game Notes ARKADELPHIA, Ark. — After a 635 day wait, […]
Hosted by Saybra Scott and Nikki Chandler, the Arkadelphia Alliance and Chamber on Monday released its first of many podcasts to come.
According to a report on file at the Clark County Sheriff’s Office, the 44-year-old Dyer ran a stop sign early Saturday at the junction of Highway 67 and Brewer Road, then sped along Highway 53 at speeds of up to 115 mph with two deputies in chase.
By Chase HartsellThe Arkadelphian In 2020, the Arkadelphia Badgers got Camden- Fairview’s season off to a sour start by defeating them in front of their home fans in the season opener. This […]
Police responded to the West Pine Exxon parking lot for a knife-involved altercation between relatives.
“Ouachita has been a part of the Arkadelphia since our founding in 1886, and this is an important investment in our community and our shared future,” said Dr. Ben Sells, Ouachita president.
A hit-and-run accident was reported at 6th and Caddo streets.
By Joel PhelpsThe Arkadelphian The Clark County Quorum Court took a further step Tuesday in funding its part of the Clark County Truck Bypass project, as the 10-member panel authorized the issuance […]
Henderson State University students have nine new certificate programs to choose from, ranging from social media and digital media production, to special education resource and supply chain management.
“I remember it was getting darker and darker,” recalled Taylor, now 48. “When we got off at Caddo Valley, it was so dark. I had never seen so much darkness in all my life.”
Deputies responded to a car fire on Reynolds Road in Gum Springs. The unoccupied maroon Pontiac Grand Prix had a license plate that returned to a different vehicle. Curtis firefighters responded to the scene as well to extinguish the blaze.
Each year, Tiger Tunes draws thousands of spectators to the Ouachita campus and raises more than $100,000 earmarked for student scholarships.
Sen. John Kennedy (R-LA) will present the keynote address at the Clark County Republican Committee’s annual Lincoln Day Dinner on Thursday, Sept. 9.
The district was able to move $2.6 million from its general fund to its building fund.
Deputy responds to Shields Lumber Co. for report of slashed minivan tires
By Joel PhelpsThe Arkadelphian Enrollment in the Arkadelphia Public School District is up by nearly 100 students compared to the 2020-2021 school year, according to preliminary numbers announced Tuesday evening at the […]
The grant will establish a Host-Virus Evolutionary Dynamics Institute (HVEDI) at UA with an HVEDI hub site at Ouachita.
Monday, Aug. 16, will mark the first day of school for Arkadelphia Public Schools. Children will be crossing streets, waiting on buses or traversing sidewalks. Vehicles will line the once-empty streets as parents drop off or pick up their children, and newly licensed teenagers — ones who just woke up, probably from little sleep — will be driving to the high school.
RUSSELLVILLE — After an eye-popping performance on Saturday in Russellville, Henderson State quarterback Adam Morse was named Great American Conference Offensive Player of the Week for the second time on Monday. The senior from […]
By Brian RamseyOBU Sports Information INDIANAPOLIS — Ouachita Baptist University has been slotted at No. 8 in the initial NCAA Division II Football Regional Rankings that were released on Monday. The top seven […]
ARKADELPHIA — Henderson State, following a 7-1 start to the season, came in at No. 6 in the first NCAA DII Central Region Rankings on Monday afternoon. The Reddies, who moved up […]
By Julia Shands OBU News Bureau ARKADELPHIA — Dr. Myra Houser, associate professor of history at Ouachita Baptist University, presented her paper, “Baptists and Social Concern.” during the Baptist International Scholars Roundtable in […]