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...

Intramurals results

Story by Toryano Ladell, Student Reporter

May 1, 2018

Week of April 30-May 4. During the last few weeks, intramurals has been hosting a softball tournament. Here are the updated scores: Monday April 9 Bad Intentions defeats I Love Bad Pitches 12-9 The Colonizers defeats Kappa Swingers 18-6 Bad Intentions (COED) defeats I Love Bad Intentions 17-6 T...

Annual Crawfest to be held May 4&5

Annual Crawfest to be held May 4&5

Event Summary by Pete Tubbs, Editor in Chief

April 24, 2018

Those that think that Arkadelphia is a boring place will be proven wrong on May 4 and 5. The annual Downtown Arkadelphia Crawfest will start it’s festivities on May 4. The much anticipated festival begins it’s activities with a mechanical bull, a children’s playzone, a crawfish boil, Kiwanis...

Student athlete Annie Shannon gains support from campus

Student athlete Annie Shannon gains support from campus

Feature by Cassidy Witherspoon, Student Reporter

April 3, 2017

Standing at 5 feet 10. GAC Tennis Player of the Year for 2015-16. Pacific Oceania team member. Female athlete.Annie Shannon sounds daunting. One encounter with the personable, bubbly young woman certainly causes a change of perspective, however.The young woman might have accomplished a lot in her lif...

College gun bill passes, university prepares

Story by Serene Garcia, Student Reporter

April 3, 2017

House Bill 1249 was first introduced by Representative Charlie Collins on Jan. 23. This bill is similar to a bill that Collins sponsored in 2013. The 2013 bill left it up to the respective governing boards of each public college and university to decide on policy concerning concealed handguns on campu...

The running dead

Story by Shelby Dixon, Student Reporter

October 3, 2016

The zombie apocalypse might be coming to Arkadelphia much too soon. On Oct. 21, people will be running from zombies in the 5k in downtown Arkadelphia. Although this race claims you might not actually survive a real apocalypse, it might be good training for when the day comes.This type of race takes plac...

Spa-Con Hot Springs

Story by Leighton Hall, Student Reporter

September 7, 2016

Suddenly in Hot Springs…In the halls of the Hot Springs Convention Center comic and entertainment lovers alike will come together for the first Spa-Con on Sept. 23-25. The convention will open at 6 pm Friday, Sept. 23 with a concert from the New York based Japanese punk band Peelander-Z. After the concert,...