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Visitor from Montana finds 2.78-carat diamond at Crater of Diamonds State...

Ever since he was a child growing up in Arkansas, Wendell Fox has wanted to search for diamonds in the Natural State. Now retired...

Scrappers win Class 4A title over Shiloh; Scrapperettes fall to Pottsville

By John R. Schirmer News-Leader staff FAYETTEVILLE - Ten years after winning their first state baseball championship, the Nashville Scrappers returned to Baum Stadium and earned...

Memorial Day observance set for Monday

The county’s annual observance of Memorial Day will take place on the courthouse lawn at 11 a.m. Monday, May 29. Memorial Day honors the memory...

Groundbreaking Friday morning at Mineral Springs school

A groundbreaking ceremony Friday will formally launch the $19 million K-12 school construction project at Mineral Springs, although old buildings have already been taken...

State Health Department says no mad cow disease in Pike County

By John Balch Nashville News-Leader Reports of a Pike County man allegedly dying earlier this month from the effects of “mad cow disease” have been denied...

Local family honored by Arkansas DHS for foster care efforts

Charles and Ginger Blue of Nashville have been named the Area 3 Foster Family of the Year by the Arkansas Department of Human Services...

New basketball coach hired by Murfreesboro

By John Balch Nashville News-Leader The South Pike County School Board met in a brief special session Monday night to hire a new boys’ basketball coach. The...

Obituary: Janice Barfoot Summit; Sheridan

Janice Barfoot Summit of Sheridan, Arkansas was born March 2, 1951 in Brookhaven, Mississippi, the daughter of the late Samuel H. and Pearline Smith...

Obituary: Jimmye Lou Blakney Smith; Glenwood

Jimmye Lou Blakney Smith, age 75, of Glenwood, passed away Friday, May 19, 2017. She was born on April 11, 1942 in DeQueen, the daughter...

Obituary: Shirley Anne Horton; Bonnerdale

Shirley Anne Horton, age 77, of Bonnerdale, passed away on Sunday, May 21, 2017. She was born on July 15, 1939 in Kilgore, Texas, the...