Tigers pull away late for first win

By Brian RamseyOBU Sports Information ARKADELPHIA — Ecclesia College gave the Ouachita Baptist University men’s basketball team a good fight on Friday night at Bill Vining Arena, but a late surge lifted the Tigers to their first win of the season…



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AFD responds to car fire

Firefighters on Tuesday morning responded to Walgreens for a report of a vehicle on fire in the pharmacy’s parking lot.

At about 10:30 a.m., the Arkadelphia Fire Department was dispatched to the West Pine Street business, where a red van had apparently had an electrical issue that caused the fire. 

No injuries were reported, and the business sustained no damage despite the vehicle being parked just outside the entrance.