Area News

List of local closures due to COVID-19

Many area activities have been cancelled, especially large venues where crowds are expected. If you are not sure of cancellations or closings, contact the business or office prior to visiting these establishments. Below is a list of local closures and helpful tips. Calico Rock School district will have meals that will be provided for students…

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Hoot Rush passes

The community is sorrowful this evening after hearing of the passing of Alton “Hoot” Rush today. Hoot was beloved by many in the community and had done many things for our small town. Visitation services will be on  Friday, December 13 from 6-8 p.m. Eddie’s Family Funeral Home in Calico Rock. Funeral service will be…

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Bridge dedication ceremony for Sgt. & Fire Chief Mike Stephen

The White River Bridge is being dedicated to honor the memory of late Pineville Fire Department Chief Sgt. Mike Stephen in a public ceremony to be held on Friday, December 13 at 3:30 p.m. The ceremony will be held beside the Calico Rock Museum on Railroad Street overlooking the bridge. In the event of inclement…

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September 24th is Voter Registration Day!

Tuesday, September 24, is National Voter Registration Day.  Secretary of State John Thurston encourages all Arkansans of voting age to be sure and register to vote.  Of Arkansas’ over 3 million residents, there are currently 1,721,116 registered voters.  “Voting is the bedrock of our constitutional republic; but in order to vote, you must be registered. …

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