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Doddridge Christmas in The Park

Christmas at the Park

November 28 at 5 p.m.

Doddridge, AR- On November 26 Thanksgiving will fill your hearts with family love and your waistline with calories, so why not take a trip to the park on Saturday? Saturday, November 28th, and just in time to walk off some of those calories, Doddridge will host “Christmas in the Park.” Don’t’ miss this opportunity for exercise…err…some fun with the family at the park! Doddridge Christmas in the Park has been referred to as a “Lifetime movie” by one Miller County elected official on social media. The event offers a glimpse of Christmas in the closing days of November. Continue Reading →

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Charles Cooper Announces Candidacy for Fouke City Council

Charles Cooper

Fouke, AR: As the election day draws near, I would like to introduce myself to the citizens of Fouke, Arkansas. My name is Charles Lynn Cooper, and I am running for Fouke City Council, Ward 3 Place 2. I am a lifetime resident of Fouke. I attended school at Fouke Public Schools, Texarkana College, Texas A&M, Texarkana, and U of A at Cossatot. I am currently semi-retired. Continue Reading →

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Fouke Monster Halloween Bash at Smith Park

Events October 30-November 1 for Halloween Weekend

Miller County, AR: This year Halloween will be unique because instead of tricks, many people will be worried about COVID. It goes without saying that this “Season of the Ghost and Goblins” will be like none in recent memory. Those worried about COVID are being encouraged to not let it ruin your fun. A weekend-long event is about to start at Smith Park in Miller County. Starting Friday, October 30, and going into Sunday, November 1, Smith Park will host the Fouke Monster Halloween Bash. Continue Reading →

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Miller County Republican Women Announce New Officers

Miller County, AR: The Miller County Republican Women wish to announce the selection of new officers for 2021-2022. Citizens of Miller County will recognize the new President of the organization, Miller County Judge Cathy Hardin Harrison. Harrison currently serves as the first female judge of Miller County, Arkansas. Other officers elected include Vice-President Nancy Herron. Herron is the Miller County Assessor. Continue Reading →

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Congressman Westerman to speak at Miller County Republican Committee Meeting

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Congressman Bruce Westerman

Miller County, AR: Congressman Bruce Westerman will be the guest speaker at the Tuesday evening meeting of the Miller County Republican Committee. The meeting will start at 6:30 p.m. with Congressman Westerman speaking. There will be a short intermission between the speaker and the business portion of the meeting. The meeting will be held at 1022 Arkansas Blvd in Texarkana, Arkansas. This will be the last meeting of the Miller County Republican Committee before the general election. Continue Reading →

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Miller County Arkansas Early Vote Starts October 19

Miller County will start the early vote process for the general election on October 19 with several early vote locations open during that time. Miller County, AR:  Thirteen days prior to November 3, 2020, General Election, Miller County Arkansas will open early vote at several locations.  There will be no early voting at the courthouse this year.  The Miller County Election’s Commission in coordination with the Miller County Judge determined that social distancing and safety for voters could not be adequately met on a large scale in the courthouse.  The Cabe Fellowship Center located at First Methodist Church, 400 East 6th Street will serve as a replacement location for the courthouse.  According to Miller County Election’s Commissioner Linda Crawford, the Cabe Fellowship location offers a larger space for social distancing and the opportunity to put out additional voting equipment. 

Cabe Fellowship Center located at First Methodist Church 400 East 6th, Texarkana, Arkansas will be open throughout the early vote period with the following hours:  

Monday, October 19 – Friday, October 23, 8:00am to 6:00pmSaturday, October 24 – 10:00am to 4:00 pmMonday, October 26 – Friday, October 30, 8:00am to 6:00pmSaturday, October 31,  10:00am to 4:00 pmMonday, November 2, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Four other early vote locations will be open on Thursday & Friday, October 29 & 30, 8:00 am to 6:00 pm and Monday, November 2, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. 

Central Baptist Church, 2117 East 35th, Texarkana, AR

Stanley Davis Community Center, 203 East Redcut Road, Fouke, AR

Sugar Hill United Methodist Church, 1621 Sugar Hill Road, Texarkana, AR

Jamison Centers of Kindness, 1101 Couch Street, Texarkana, AR

Early voting and Election Day polls are all vote centers.  All Miller County registered voters may vote at any of the early vote or at the thirteen election day poll locations. Continue Reading →

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Republican Women to Meet at Headquarters

The Miller County Republican Women will hold their monthly meeting August 25 at the Miller County Republican Headquarters

Miller County, AR: The Miller County Republican Women (MCRW) organization will hold their monthly meeting next week on August 25 at the county committee headquarters. The county headquarters is located at 1022 Arkansas Blvd in Texarkana, Arkansas, and will be in service through November of this year. The Miller County Republican Women and the Miller County Republican Committee have a headquarters serving the area for the 2020 elections. The Headquarters is open Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Signs, shirts, hats, and other campaign materials can be obtained during operating hours. The meeting on August 25 will start after the headquarters closes at 6 p.m. The meeting is open to all interested parties and women may join the organization by attending the meeting and speaking with the Secretary or Chair of the organization. Continue Reading →

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Miller County COVID-19 Update

Arkansas-Miller County wishes to notify the public on what we, as a community are doing to address the current COVID-19 situation. This event has been designated as a pandemic by the Center for Disease Control (CDC). Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson declared a Statewide Emergency as President Trump declared a National Emergency which will open access to State and Federal assistance if needed. Currently, in Arkansas, there are 20 presumed positive cases with 327 being monitored as an identified risk. 103 people have negative test results. Continue Reading →

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New 911 Equipment in Miller County

 Miller County, under the supervision of The
Office of Emergency Management is proud to announce the recent replacement of
the outdated 911 Emergency Communications equipment at the Miller County
Sheriff’s Dept. “Communications between the public and emergency services like
the Miller County 911 dispatchers to sheriff deputies, emergency medical
responders and firefighters must involve the latest, updated equipment to
successfully process an emergency call for service to the 1st
Responders” said Joe Bennett, Coordinator of Emergency Management who oversees
the County’s 911 Emergency Communications. When Bennett
entered the office in January 2019, the system at that time had been installed
around 2007 with few updates and a mapping extension that didn’t work. The new Next
Generation system is more reliable, uses less specialized equipment, is much
more efficient and will provide the residents and visitors of Miller County
access to all emerging features for many years to come.  The funding was made possible by the Quorum
Court with added financial assistance and support from the Miller County
Sheriff’s Department. Continue Reading →

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