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Retired Arkadelphia Mayor James Calhoun Passes Away

Retired Arkadelphia Mayor James Calhoun Passes Away

Victoria Stewart-Meyers, City Editor

February 12, 2020

      Retired Mayor of Arkadelphia, James Calhoun, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020. Mayor Calhoun was a member of the Arkadelphia City Board of Directors for 18 years before being appointed Mayor in 2015. The City of Arkadelphia Facebook page posted, “During his tenure as Mayor, Arkadelphi...

Galentine’s Day

Galentine’s Day

Victoria Stewart-Meyers, City Editor

February 12, 2020

     The City of Arkadelphia will be hosting its first-ever, Ladies Night Out “Galentine’s Day” Fashion Show on Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020. The fun starts at 6 p.m. on the 700 block of Main Street in downtown Arkadelphia; in the street between the old Honeycomb Restaurant location and the Beehive. Hende...

Vaccinate Your Dogs!

Vaccinate Your Dogs!

Victoria Stewart-Meyers, City Editor

February 12, 2020

     The South Arkansas Veterinary Hospital and the Humane Society of Clark County in Arkadelphia are hosting a Low-Cost Vaccine Clinic on Saturday, February the 8th, from 1 pm to 3 pm. No appointment is needed. All animals brought to the clinic must be either on a leash or in a crate.   ...

Business Closing Costs Arkadelphia People Their Jobs

Business Closing Costs Arkadelphia People Their Jobs

Victoria Stewart-Meyers, City Editor

February 12, 2020

      A January press release from The Danfoss Commercial Compressors facility announced the closure of its Arkadelphia facility but due to a low unemployment rate coupled with an influx of interest in the plant facilities and the Arkadelphia’s Industrial Park in general Arkadelphia area res...

How Can Henderson Help

Kelly Stiles, Features Editor

February 8, 2020

     Controlled chaos ensued at the Humane Society of Clark County on Jan. 6-8 as a spay and neuter clinic took place. Drowsy dogs and cats waking up from anesthesia could be found in every point of view as Humane Society employees and volunteers patted their heads and cooed loving words into the...

How To Not Be Not Involved

Cle’Varus Oney, Copy Editor

February 8, 2020

     We've reached another January, and it's the time of resolutions and new experiences. For students looking for ways to escape a cycle of study, sleep, hanging with friends, this may be the time to get involved. Even though it’s small, this town and Henderson State have a few ways for students to...

Forging the Future of Henderson State University

Story by Kabryn Grayson,, Student Reporter

November 26, 2018

A year was added to the Dr. Glendell Jones’ contract, according to a meeting held by the Board of Trustees, who are responsible for the educational mission, administrative, and fiscal policies of Henderson State University. They also ensure the continuity of the university’s well-being. They meet...

Votes n’ Hoes

Story by Kabryn Grayson, Keylee Harrell, and Cle’Varus Oney,, Student Reporters

November 26, 2018

Tuesday, Nov. 6, the state level midterm elections were held. During the fuss of Election Day, our reporters asked bystanders their thoughts. In our last issue, candidates were up for three positions: Governor of Arkansas, Lieutenant Governor, and Secretary of State. Republican Asa...

TriCkS oF tHe TrAdE

Story by Philis Wood,, Student Reporter

November 26, 2018

In January 2018, President Trump began imposing tariffs on a variety of goods from many countries, including a 25% tariff on steel and a 10% tariff on aluminum. In June, the tariffs on steel and aluminum were also applied to imports from the European Union, Canada, and Mexico, leaving only Australia...

The Gurdon Light: student’s account of a local haunt

Story by Jade Wolfe, Assistant Editor

November 12, 2018

Growing up I had always heard about the Gurdon Light and the story behind it. Legend says a man was decapitated while building the track, and was cursed to walk the railroad every night with a lantern looking for his head. Unsolved Mysteries even broadcasted an episode about the light fright. In ano...

Most agree that Canvas is doing better than Blackboard…so far, that is

Most agree that Canvas is doing better than Blackboard…so far, that is

Ashley Smith, News Editor

October 9, 2018

Since 2013, our school has gone through multiple websites for teachers and students to connect, submit assignments, and hold online classes. Angel, Blackboard and now Canvas have graced us with their presence in becoming the Holy Grail for discussion boards and (hopefully) the syllabus for that one...

Amity Trade Days continues bringing a sense of wonder

Amity Trade Days continues bringing a sense of wonder

Miranda Diaz, News Editor

October 9, 2018

One of the largest flea markets in the area, Amity’s Trade Days has more to offer than just antiques and merchandise. Food, drinks and live music are always promised when spending a Saturday looking at all it has to offer. To get to Amity, it is a bit of a drive. Get in your car, drive like you...