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The Fellowship Tabernacle will host a camp meeting in Mt.Judea from Saturday, Aug. 1 through Saturday Aug. 15 at 7:30 p.m. nightly. Different speakers will be featured each evening. Signs will be posted. Call Pastor Jerry Marshall at (870) 434-5387 for additional information.

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I try to recall what was happening 40 years ago. I do know Grayson and I had a foster child, Laurie Pac. She was fourteen the year we got her in 1979. Elisa, my oldest child was seven and Amanda was five. In the summer of 1979, I had already signed up for my final summer of schooling at Univ…

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The Newton County Senior Activity and Wellness Center in Jasper continues its home delivery of meals and curbside pickup from 11:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., Monday through Friday, announced center director Nickie Henderson. She asks payment be made by check org exact change.

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Old soldiers never die— they just fade away. The old boy from Pruitt has had a full life—leaving Pruitt with his belongings in a shoe box, hitch hiked to Los Angeles, entered aeronautical school, became an Air Force pilot in WWII and then later worked as a pilot for TWA.

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Mr. and Mrs. Bill Beckham, of Jasper, are celebrating 50 years of marriage. Mary Lynn Hudson and William Dwight Beckham were married at the First Baptist Church, Jasper, with Rev. Amon Smith officiating on June 13, 1970. They have been blessed with three daughters: Jennifer Lewis, Jane Anne …

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Hello again, Family & Friends in and from Newton County.

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Happy June birthdays to: Doyle Carney and his daughter Rachel, Alan Davis, Cathy Daniels, James Heffley and Katilyn Courser, Steve Isley, Britney Little, Ronnie and Wayne King, Jesse Martin, Nicole Martin, Amy Matlock, Tachia McCutcheon, Roger Ogden, Troy Plumlee, Shelia Reynolds, Rachel Roc…

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LITTLE ROCK – Monday is Memorial Day, and today I’d like to pay tribute to the Arkansans who have given their lives through military service to ensure that Americans continue to live in freedom.

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Staying home for nine weeks is getting to some people. Wearing masks seems like it isn’t worthwhile to some and they are just not caring to follow through with this. I have been proud of our little state of Arkansas doing such a good job of avoiding too many deaths. Having empathy for those …

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The Red Cross will be hosting a blood drive on Thursday, June 18 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Bloodmobile will be parked at Kum and Go, located at 524 Hwy. 62-65 South in Harrison.

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, regular monthly meeting schedules may be suspended.

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Greg and Laura Daniels Shelton of Conway proudly announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter Shelby to Justice Wagnon, son of Richard and Sheila Osborne Wagnon of Texarkana. The bride is the granddaughter of Gerald and the late Opha Daniels of Jasper, Ann Shelton of Yellv…

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It is always good to be able to predict the upcoming weather and we all know to check the seeds of the persimmons each year gives us clues! I am not sure if my predictions have been correct each year, but I still check. The persimmons are not on the ground yet, but some have started changing…

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Troy Smith, the son of Will and Angie Smith, of Deer, and grandson of Bill and Shelly McVay, of Deer, and Linda and Paul Coffey. of Jasper is engaged to be married to Ashley Creel, the daughter of Debra Kelly, of Jasper, and Craig Creel, of Florida, and granddaughter of Jack and Olivia Kelly…

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There will be a benefit gospel singing, auction and pie auction at the Hasty Holiness Church located on state Highway 123, at Hasty on Saturday, Aug. 31, beginning at 5 p.m. All proceeds will go to the church's building fund. For more information or if you have an auction item to donate, con…

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Nicole Caroline Martin, daughter of Rick and Yalonda Martin of Deer, became the bride of Eric Schrader, son of Eugene and Vicki Schrader of Schulenburg, Texas, on May 25 in a backyard ceremony at the home of the bride's grandparents, Wendell and Carolyn McCutchen, in Bellefonte. Attending th…

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There will be a benefit dinner & auction at the Deer Gymnasium on Saturday, Aug. 3, for Dustin Sams to help with medical bills. Food will start being sold at 2 p.m. and the auction starts at 4 p.m. Contact Andrew Rocole at 870-428-5815 for more information.

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The children of Ward and Phyllis Edgmon would like to invite you to join in their parent's 60th wedding anniversary celebration on Saturday, July 27, between 2-4 p.m., at the Carroll Electric Building in Jasper. No gifts, please, but cards are appreciated.

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President Terry Edwards presided over the July 10 Jasper Pioneers Extension Homemakers Club meeting. Eight members were present and 240 volunteer hours were recorded for June.

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President Stacey Potter presided over the July 8 Friends of the Library meeting with seven members present.

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The Wheels for Meals Auto Show will be parked at the Newton County Senior Center on Saturday, July 27, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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The Lone Beech United Baptist Church revival services are July 29 - Aug. 2, 7:30 p.m. Please come join us in fellowship, singing, and worship.

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The Lone Beech United Baptist Church revival services are July 29 - Aug. 2, 7:30 p.m. Please come join us in fellowship, singing, and worship.

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The Jasper Pioneers Extension Homemakers Club will have a rain or shine rummage sale Wednesday, July 17, from 8-10 a.m., on the porch of the County Extension Office, next to the medical center. Lots of good clean items.

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The children of Ward and Phyllis Edgmon would like to invite you to join in their parent's 60th wedding anniversary celebration on Saturday, July 27, between 2-4 p.m., at the Carroll Electric Building in Jasper. No gifts, please, but cards are appreciated.

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Come help celebrate the 50th wedding anniversary of Freddy and Donna Kilgore of Jasper. Their children will welcome family and friends at the Carroll Electric Building in Jasper on Saturday, July 6, from noon until 5 p.m.

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Memorial Day observances were held Sunday, May 26, at the Sand Hill Cemetery at Yardelle, and at the County War Memorial on the courthouse lawn in Jasper Monday morning.

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Rick and Yalonda Martin of Deer and Eugene and Vicki Schrader of Schulenburg, Texas, are pleased to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their children Nicole Caroline Martin and Eric Anthony Schrader.

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Teddy and Melissa Tennison, of Lurton, announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Kendra Diana Tennison to Keegan Roy Bonham, of Freeburg, Missouri.

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President Stacy Potter conducted the Feb. 11 meeting of the Friends of the Newton County Library with eight members present.

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There will be a drop-by baby shower for Wesley and Cortney Davis Sunday, Feb. 10, from 5-6:30 p.m. at the ABC/Community Building in Deer. They are having a boy. All friends and family are invited to attend.