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Ordinances for review by the public

Below is a copy of the two Ordinances that are being drafted by the city. They have not been enacted as of this time, but are available for public viewing. Let us know in the comments your thoughts on this matter.     ORDINANCE 2022-1 AN ORDINANCE PERTAINING TO MAINTENANCE OF REAL PROPERTY AND PROVISIONS…

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Ordinances read in title only at the July and August meetings

ORDINANCE 2022-1 AN ORDINANCE PERTAINING TO MAINTENANCE OF REAL PROPERTY AND PROVISIONS FOR ABATEMENT OF NUISANCE PROPERTIES OR STRUCTURES WITHIN THE CITY LIMITS OF THE CITY OF CALICO ROCK, ARKANSAS WHEREAS, Arkansas State Statute §14-54-901 states that incorporated cities of the second class are empowered to order the owner of lots and other real property…

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Run-off election results

County Judge Paul Womack- 48% Eric Smith- 52%   Justice of the Peace District 2 Kelley Hatman- 62% Bobby Russell- 38% State Senate District 22 John Payton- 64% James Sturch- 36% State Representative District 27 Steven Walker- 68% Timmy Reid- 32%  

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Primary Election Results

These are Unofficial Results of the 2022 Primary Elections. Certified Results will be posted as soon as they become available. *RUNOFF ELECTIONS WILL TAKE PLACE JUNE 21ST* November 8, 2022 will be the General election. Local Results Izard County Judge Paul D. Womack 1,515 — 50% Thomas Ward 157 — 5% Eric Smith 1,380 — 45%…

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A total lunar eclipse is happening this weekend

This Sunday, May 15, the Earth will cast its shadow over the moon. Weather depending, you’ll be able to see this total lunar eclipse. The moon isn’t exactly invisible, however. While the Earth’s atmosphere scatters away blue light, the red light passes through the Earth’s atmosphere and refracts toward the moon causing a reddish glow.…

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Trout Stocking

https://fb.watch/cmJwTR_Rwj/ Always a good day to see the Jim Hinkle Spring River Hatchery truck pull into the Calico Rock boat ramp. They stocked 875 rainbow trout. Follow the link above to watch the video from Jenkins Trout Dock.

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NWS Confirms tornado in Izard/Sharp Counties

The National Weather Service (NWS) has just positively confirmed that the damage in Izard and Sharp counties Sunday night was caused by a tornado. A survey team from the NWS office in North Little Rock rates the tornado as an EF2 with winds estimated at 120 miles per hour. The tornado was on the ground…

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Minor earthquake occurs in southeastern Izard County

A minor earthquake has been reported in southeastern Izard County. The United States Geological Survey says the magnitude 2.1 quake was recorded 2 1/2 miles northwest of Mount Pleasant Friday morning at 5:37am. Experts say normally, earthquakes below magnitude 3 are rarely felt. However, smaller quakes from magnitude 2.0 can be felt by humans if…

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Calico Rock bids farewell to beloved Coach

By: Rich Fischer   Many local residents came out last Tuesday morning, gathering in the high school gymnasium bearing his name, to remember and recognize longtime coach Harold Ray Jeffery who passed away on Tuesday, December 21 at the age of 91. The numerous cars in the parking lot of the school were indicative of…

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