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Traffic stop ends in drug arrest

Joseph Ray Bramblett was driving his maroon Ford pickup along Highway 69 in the Sulphur Rock area around midnight when he got stopped by …

Bald Knob man busted for drugs

A Bald Knob man went to jail Tuesday night after being stopped in the Desha area for crossing the center line of the roadway …

Governor, AG to be in Southside

SOUTHSIDE — Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson and Attorney General Leslie Rutledge will be in Independence County Tuesday as part of the “Prescription 4 Life …

Sports

Southerners fall to Panthers, 17-14

HEBER SPRINGS  — The Southside Southerners suffered their first loss of the season Friday night as they fell 17-14 to the Heber Springs Panthers in …

Cougars go 3-0 at Bad Boy Classic

BROCKWELL — The Izard County Cougars completed a three game sweep of its games during the Bad Boy Mowers Classic with a 57-35 thrashing of …

Mize leads Lyon with 4th place finish

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. — All three Lyon College women’s wrestlers placed at the Blue Chip Open this weekend in Logan Mize, Elissa Douglass and …

Lyon battles back for 3-2 victory

HENDERSON, Tenn. — Three Scots finished with career highs as the Lyon College volleyball team had to battle back to get the 3-2 (22-25, …

Pettway leads Auburn past Arkansas

FAYETTEVILLE — Kamryn Pettway has been forgotten somewhat this season in Auburn’s backfield, thanks to the emergence of national rushing touchdown leader and teammate …