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Dierks Quiz Bowl Team competes at state tournament

The Dierks High School Quiz Bowl Team competed Saturday in the Arkansas Governor’s Quiz Bowl Association 2A State Tournament held at Conway Christian High...

Nashville superintendent among applicants at Benton

Nashville Superintendent Doug Graham was scheduled to interview for the superintendent’s position in the Benton School District late Tuesday afternoon after the Leader went...

Mine Creek Revelations by Louie Graves: ‘Itsy Bitsy Place’

ANIMAL CRACKERS. I had noticed this particular nature item myself, but just didn’t think it was important enough to mention it. Then, someone mentioned...

Obituaries (Week of April 11, 2016)

Patrick Eugene Backus Patrick Eugene Backus, age 47, of Nashville, Ark., passed away Wednesday, April 6, 2016 in Texarkana, Texas. He was born April 11,...

Mine Creek Revelations by Louie Graves: Always Reppin’

THE GOOD EARTH. Can the Mississippi Kites be far behind? ************* TRUTH IN PACKAGING. The young men who were selling baked goods at a fund-raiser for...

Obituaries (Week of April 4, 2016)

William Calvin ‘Bill’ Bagwell William Calvin Bill Bagwell, a Navy veteran, WWII was born in Delight, Ark., on Feb. 27, 1925 to Dan and Dora Moran...

Reddie Reunion: Former players join ‘Coach V’ during Scrappers’ offseason

By John R. Schirmer Leader staff Two of Coach Mike Volarvich’s former players from his days as offensive coordinator at Henderson State University came to Nashville...

Restructuring existing debt to be decided in Mineral Springs School District

By Louie Graves Leader staff Mineral Springs school patrons will vote in September on restructuring existing debt along with $17 million for a new K-12 school. The...

Former Howard County jail employee arrested for indecent exposure

A former Howard County jailer/dispatcher was arrested Thursday, April 7 for indecent exposure, according to Howard County Sheriff Bryan McJunkins. McJunkins said Gary Wilkes, 21,...

Scrapper baseball coach notches 400th career win

By John R. Schirmer Leader staff Nashville’s come-from-behind, 6-5 victory over Arkadelphia Friday afternoon at Wilson Park marked Coach Kyle Slayton’s 400th win as a head...