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Harps pharmacy scheduled for August opening
With the recent closure of Walmart pharmacy, Harps Foods announced that they will soon have a portable building at their Waldron location in just a couple of weeks.



Council approves resolution supporting tax collection through online sales
A resolution by the city of Waldron supporting federal and state legislation to endure proper assessment and collection of sales tax from internet/online sales thereby creating a fair and free market for all businesses and consumers regardless of the location of the business from which the purchase was made was voted upon and passed during the July 11th Waldron city council meeting.
With the support of the resolution by the city, if passed, legislation would require retailers to collect and remit tax to state and local governments for out-of-state online sales.




Jerry Don Newberry
Jerry Don Newberry January 20, 1951 - July 15, 2017



Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today hosted the sixth annual Never Forgotten – Arkansas Takes Action event at the Benton Event Center. The daylong event helps raise awareness of issues surrounding missing persons and recognizes Arkansas’s missing children and adults. “Time will never heal the hurt and uncertainty these families feel every hour of every day,” said Attorney General Rutledge. “But it is my mission each year that these families walk away from the Never Forgotten event with a sense of support that their state and members of law enforcement have not and will not ever forget their loved one.” Wayne Ruthven, a consultant with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC), provided law enforcement officers with an update on a program being created to coordinate efforts to assist children who become separated from their families as a result of a disaster. The Attorney General’s office and several other Arkansas agencies meet monthly to develop an action plan, coordinated by the Arkansas Department of Human Services, as part of a pilot program. “Under the leadership of the Arkansas Mass Care Coordinator, Edwin Lyons, and the Department of Human Services, NCMEC is supporting a great group of stakeholder representatives from a number of state, federal and local agencies working diligently to develop a children's disaster reunification plan for Arkansas which can also be a model for states nationwide,” said Ruthven.
2 Corinthians 10:4
For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty through God to the pulling down of strongholds...
A sigh of relief escaped his lips as his shackled feet shuffled their way into the throne room. It had been a horrendous day, so many lives were lost but at least they had spared the women and children. He contemplated living within the walls of the castle. He knew that he would never return home again and that his sons had most likely fallen in battle. Sweat fell from his brow into his eyes and he squinted as he stepped from the dark recesses of dungeons into the throne room.
“And the serpent said unto the woman, ye shall not surely die: For God doth know that in the day ye eat thereof, then your eyes shall be opened, and ye shall be as gods,” Gensis 3:5. It was in paradise that the adversary convinced Eve to violate God’s law. It was in the celestials that the devil persuaded a third of the angels to betray their Creator. Is it any wonder that the slimy, lying, cheat can convince someone that beer taste better than Oreo’s and milk? Or that inhaling cigarette smoke could rival breathing in the fresh, crisp mountain air?




Attorney General Leslie Rutledge Raises Awareness of Arkansas’s Missing Persons
Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today hosted the sixth annual Never Forgotten – Arkansas Takes Action event at the Benton Event Center. The daylong event helps raise awareness of issues surrounding missing persons and recognizes Arkansas’s missing children and adults.
“Time will never heal the hurt and uncertainty these families feel every hour of every day,” said Attorney General Rutledge. “But it is my mission each year that these families walk away from the Never Forgotten event with a sense of support that their state and members of law enforcement have not and will not ever forget their loved one.”
Wayne Ruthven, a consultant with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC), provided law enforcement officers with an update on a program being created to coordinate efforts to assist children who become separated from their families as a result of a disaster. The Attorney General’s office and several other Arkansas agencies meet monthly to develop an action plan, coordinated by the Arkansas Department of Human Services, as part of a pilot program.
“Under the leadership of the Arkansas Mass Care Coordinator, Edwin Lyons, and the Department of Human Services, NCMEC is supporting a great group of stakeholder representatives from a number of state, federal and local agencies working diligently to develop a children's disaster reunification plan for Arkansas which can also be a model for states nationwide,” said Ruthven.