Grandin Aldermen Met Dec. 11Meeting called to order by Mayor Rick Julius at 6:34 p.m. Roll Call: Present: Alderman Laura Smith, Mayor Rick Julius, Alderman Diana Brower, Alderman Brian Jessop, Alderman Jim Tucker Visitors:...
Ripley County Health Center Board Met Feb. 23Members present: Jan Morrow, Rick Lane, Sherrie Newman and Sheila Featherston. Minutes of the previous meeting were approved as read. The warrants were signed and work report was given. Old business:...
Naylor Board Of Aldermen Met Feb. 2Mayor Dale Day called to order a meeting of the board of aldermen at 4 p.m. at city hall in Naylor. In attendance were Alderman Dustin Hogan, Alderwoman Linda Lunsford, Alderman Allen Miller,...
Ripley County R-IV Board Met Jan. 19A meeting was called for the Reorganized School District #4 of Ripley County for Jan. 19 at 6 p.m. in the library. Meeting was called to order by president J. Kelly. Members Present: Dan Dickson,...
Ripley County Health Center Board Met Jan. 12Members Present: Jan Morrow, Bob Adams, Rick Lane, Sherrie Newman, Sheila Featherston and Dorothy Walker. Minutes of the previous meeting were approved as read. The warrants were signed and work...
Naylor City Board Of Aldermen Met Jan. 5Mayor Dale Day called to order a meeting of the board of aldermen at 4 p.m. at city hall in Naylor. In attendance were Alderman Dustin Hogan, Alderwoman Linda Lunsford, Alderman Allen Miller,...
Join MDC for guided bird hike on Current River on April 24Now is a good time to see a variety of resident and migrant species in spring courtship colors.
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Letters to the Editor
To The Editor ... Former Handy Resident Says Common Sense Gun Laws Are NeededEditor, Any law abiding citizen who cherishes their freedom to own a gun should be more than willing to have vigorous gun controls in place, thorough background checks strictly enforced and license required. This would preserve and respect the rights of qualified individuals and curb the rampant gun violence that is sweeping our country. It’s a daily occurrence, totally uncivilized senseless killing with guns. Please, responsible gun owners, understand there must be one standard for gun ownership: Responsible and qualified. Please help pass common sense laws to keep guns out of the hands of those who use them to kill people.”.. ...
What Did You Vote For?Speak Out, Every person who voted for Joe Biden bears responsibility for the CRISIS overwhelming our southern border. Many of the border-crossers are desperate and unfortunate people; already used, abused and manipulated by “coyotes”, cartels and other criminals. Many carry COVID-19 and who knows what other health risks. Some carry the threat of terrorism. All are not from our Southern Hemisphere but are from the middle east; Yemen, Iraq, Iran and God knows where else...
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EmploymentOTR flatbed drivers wanted: Tweedy Transport Inc. a family owned and operated company is now hiring over the road flatbed drivers. Must have two (2) years verifiable OTR experience. Good driving record. Benefits Offered: Home weekends. Health Insurance. Retirement Plan. Paid Weekly- Pay is 25% of load. $50 Tarp pay. 80% Drop and Hook Freight. 75% No Tarp Freight. E-Logs and Non E-Log Truck Available. $2500 sign on Bonus. Apply in person at Tweedy Transport, Inc. 3844 Hwy 67 S, Pocahontas, AR....
Storage & Warehouse RentalStorage for rent downtown Doniphan. 12'x30'x10' $60/Month 8'x16x10' $35/Month Call (573)996-2211
Going For The Gold At Sigma Xi Sorority Easter Egg HuntAfter a year off due to COVID-19 restrictions, Easter Egg hunts bounced back this year much to the delight of many youngsters. In Doniphan, the hunt with the longest tradition is sponsored by the Sigma Xi Sorority. On Saturday, April 3, more than 100 children, parents and grandparents gathered at His Place Fellowship for the big event. Special guest was the Easter Bunny. It took just a few minutes for the enthusiastic kids to find several hundred eggs.
- Ozark Foothills Conference Softball Tournament Starts Monday (4/15/21)East Carter’s 1-0 win over Doniphan on Monday afternoon spelled the difference between the top two seeds for next week’s Ozark Foothills Conference softball tournament. Unbeaten in seven games this spring entering the draw, East Carter will be the top seed as well as the host school for the tournament...
More Sports Headlines
- Dons To Compete At Malden Baseball Tournament (4/15/21)
- Naylor Eagles Run Winning Streak To Three In A Row (4/15/21)
- Lowery Caps College Career With All-Conference Season (4/7/21)
- Dons Drop To 2-2 With Loss To Mtn. View-Liberty (3/31/21)
- Softball Donettes Off To 5-0 Start (3/31/21)
- Naylor Standout Happy To Get Four More Years (3/24/21)
Police & Fire Reports
Doniphan Police ReportJames Edgar Lysinger Jr., 20, Lowry City, Mo., was arrested April 11 on a Henry County, Mo., probation/parole warrant and for suspicion of failure to register a motor vehicle and no insurance. He was transferred into the custody of the Ripley County Sheriff’s Department for transport to the Wayne County Jail...
Ripley County Sheriff’s ReportRoger Stanley, 61, Doniphan, was arrested April 10 on suspicion of violating an order of protection for an adult. He was booked at the Wayne County Jail. A resident on Route K reported April 10 that a brick was thrown through a window. Melissa Ann Beston, 48, Doniphan, was arrested April 9 on a Ripley County warrant. She was booked and released on bond...
Ripley County Sheriff’s ReportCharges of resisting arrest by fleeing are expected to be filed against an Oxly man following a foot pursuit April 2 in which the suspect got away. A deputy reported that he approached a truck parked on a field road off County Road H-5 west of Naylor. A man inside the truck was identified as Cletis W. Powell Jr., 44, who was wanted on an outstanding warrant from Wayne County...
Doniphan Police ReportProperty damage was reported April 2 in a restroom at T.L. Wright Boat Landing. A towel holder was torn off a wall. Patrick Michael Dowling, 36, Doniphan, was arrested April 1 on a Ripley County felony warrant for second-degree domestic assault and Butler County felony warrants for second-degree domestic assault and non-support. He was booked at the Butler County Jail...