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Dumas native serves aboard USS Forrest Sherman

NORFOLK, Va. — A 2012 Dumas High School graduate and Dumas native is serving aboard USS Forrest Sherman (DDG 98), one of the world’s most versatile multi-mission combat ships.

Chicot Co. highway project put on hold

The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department has withdrawn 10 construction projects— including one from Chicot County — from its planned list of projects scheduled for award in April as a result of the uncertainty of federal-aid reimbursements available from the Federal Highway Trust Fund.

Gould recorder sues mayor

STAR CITY — Gould City Recorder-treasurer Pamela Barley-Gibson filed a petition Thursday in Lincoln County Circuit Court seeking to have Gould Mayor Earnest Nash Jr. held in contempt and removed from office.