Westerman Says Fiscal Issues Are Priority

New Congressman Says Fellow Freshmen Intend To Address Spending STAVES – Fourth District Congressman-elect Bruce Westerman of Hot Springs said he believes the freshman class entering the U.S. House of Representatives in January could lead to some fundamental changes in the way the country is handling...

Tax Cuts, Computer Classes Atop Hutchinson’s Agenda

STAVES – Governor-elect Asa Hutchinson, Senator-elect Tom Cotton and Congressman-elect Bruce Westerman were among the guests attending the annual Wilson Bros. Lumber Company barbecue held Tuesday at their saw mill operations at Staves. Hundreds of guests ranging from local residents and timber workers...

Star City Woman Gets 15 Years For Murder Attempt

RISON – A Star City woman linked to an attempt to have her estranged husband killed in Cleveland County early this year has agreed to serve 15 years in prison as part of a plea agreement reached Monday in Cleveland County Circuit Court. Molly McCool, 42, of Star City, entered a guilty plea for one...

Former Kingsland Treasurer Offers Plea Agreement

RISON – Former Kingsland Recorder/Treasurer Renee Parnell has received four years probation and been ordered to pay restitution and court fees after entering a plea agreement involving theft of funds from the City of Kingsland and the Kingsland Fire Department. The plea agreement was presented to Judge...

Kingsland Council OKs Bonuses

KINGSLAND – The Kingsland City Council voted to give city employees a $250 Christmas bonus and also approved the city’s 2015 budget during its regular monthly meeting Monday night at Kingsland City Hall. Mayor Charles Crain asked the council if it would like to consider giving all employees paid by...

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