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The Dispatch is an independent, Arkadelphia-based weekly newspaper founded in the fall of 2018 that strives to be Clark County's premier news source.
Can we stimulate the economy after the virus escalates?
Philis Wood, Contributing Reporter — November 13, 2020

The job market and the overall economy remain under intense pressure from the rapidly accelerating COVID-19 pandemic. Almost routinely now, daily...

Main Street of downtown Arkadelphia will be home to a COVID-safe Halloween event hosted by Arkadelphia Regional Economic Development Alliance & Area Chamber of Commerce.
Candy and cars: Arkadelphia hosts Halloween drive thru
October 23, 2020

COVID-19 has taken away many of the activities people often take for granted. The Arkadelphia Chamber of Commerce is determined not to let the...

LSU vs Florida COVID-19 case surge
LSU vs Florida COVID-19 case surge
Haley Spicer, Sports Reporter — October 20, 2020

The postponement of the LSU game that was supposed to be played this past Saturday on October 10, 2020, got rescheduled to December 12, 2020....

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Incoming athlete Eryka Patton
Reddie Basketball Signee: Eryka Patton
Haley Spicer, Sports Reporter — November 18, 2020

Eryka is only one of two new signees that the Women’s basketball team added. She lettered in two sports: Track and Basketball at Guyer High...

Not so easy to dodge
Not so easy to dodge
Donovan Lee, Assistant Sports Editor — October 20, 2020

“America’s Favorite Pastime” has continued its traditional “Hunt for October,” as the MLB season concludes and the World Series is...

Captain Express Hawaiian Barbecue & Japanese opens
Rae-Lynn Dinger, The Pulse Radio Manager — September 11, 2020

Near downtown Arkadelphia, the doors to Captain Express have opened. Owned by Rudy Bong, the Hawaiian barbecue and Japanese fusion restaurant...

HSU Panhellenic Bid Day held virtually
Julia Young, Dispatch Reporter — September 11, 2020

Events on Henderson State University’s campus look a little different this year. Panhellenic Bid Day, which is normally held on the campus...

Meeting at Mount Magazine: AR Tourism
Jill Rohrbach September 11, 2020

In late January, before COVID-19 hit, the Eden Isle Blue Chip Investment Club blocked rooms and booked a trip to Mount Magazine State Park near...

This week in Reddie sports
HSU Sports — September 11, 2020

ARKADELPHIA- Henderson and Ouachita Revive Battle of the Ravine Rivalry | Sept. 7, 1996 After a three-year hiatus due to the two schools jumping...

The return of NASCAR
Pete Tubbs, Dispatch Editor in Chief — July 7, 2020

Interim Editor in Chief For many, sports is one of the utmost joys of everyday life. It breaks up continuous monotony by allowing...

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Could they go all the way?
Jaylon McEwen, Sports Reporter — November 25, 2020

With the NFL finishing up week 11, many teams have risen and fallen within the power rankings, but one team has managed to stay on top. That...