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Tuesday, May 22, 2018
After first hearing, Draper trial set to begin on May 29
Rusty Draper
Rusty Draper

The first of three scheduled hearings was held at the Grant County Courthouse last week in the lead up to Rusty Draper’s capital murder trial in which prosecutors are seeking the death penalty. Among the items debated during the hearing was when the trial should start. Draper is accused of killing 17-year-old Austin Moody.



Wednesday, May 09, 2018
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News
Jailhouse informant says Draper confessed to killing

Capital murder suspect Rusty Draper confessed to the shooting death of Austin Moody to another inmate being held at the Sheridan Detention Center, according to documents filed in the case.



Wednesday, May 09, 2018
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Grant County to get new vote machines

When Grant County voters go to the polls this fall for the General Election, there is a chance that they will be voting on one of the new voting machines the county is getting.



Wednesday, May 09, 2018
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Yertle the Turtle responsible for Sadie's injuries;

National Law Day was observed on Tuesday, May 1 and fifth-grade students from East End Elementary, Sheridan Intermediate and Poyen Elementary Schools got a lesson in the law first-hand by getting to act as the jury in a mock trial at the Grant County Courthouse.



Wednesday, May 09, 2018
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New ordinance passed for Kohler

The Sheridan City Council passed an ordinance relating to water pretreatment requirements with Kohler at last week’s Sheridan City Council meeting.

The ordinance states that it sets forth uniform standards and requirements for users of the Publicly Owned Treatment Works (POTW) for the City of Sheridan. 



Wednesday, May 09, 2018
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Louisiana man sentenced in fatal accident case

A Louisiana man took a negotiated plea last week for a manslaughter charge stemming from the death of a local woman who died as a result of an automobile accident in August 2017.

On Thursday Aug. 10, 2017, Grant County resident Shelby Rhodes fell victim to a fatal vehicle collision just south of Sheridan on U.S. Hwy. 167.



Wednesday, April 18, 2018
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PSD appoints next PHS principal

At the end of this semester, Poyen High School Principal Dennis Emerson will leave PHS for a job at the Sheridan School District. Emerson’s successor will be Laura Daniel.

Less than five minutes into last week’s Poyen School Board Meeting, the board went into an executive session to discuss personnel. When the executive session ended, Superintendent Jerry Newton announced that he had accepted Emerson’s letter of resignation the previous week, and he recommended that the board select Daniel as the new principal.



Wednesday, April 18, 2018
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Sports
Lady Jackets secure top seed in state tournament
The Sheridan Lady Yellowjackets picked up a 5-2 win in the 6A-West Conference Tournament Championship in a rematch of last year’s 6A State Championship against Greenwood at Sheridan on Saturday, May 5.

Wednesday, May 09, 2018
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Puckett's 28 strikeouts lift Poyen to regional championship
The Poyen Lady Indians won three games in three days to secure the 2A-South Regional Tournament Championship, which was held in Poyen last week.
Over the course of the three-game event, Poyen pitcher Kindi Puckett pitched every inning for the Lady Indians, striking out a total of 28 batters in 21 innings.


Wednesday, May 09, 2018
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Sheridan's Strong and Godwin win championships at 6A State Track Meet in Russellville
The Sheridan High School boys and girls track teams were in Russellville on Thursday, May 3 to take part in the Class 6A State Track Meet.
The hosting Lady Wolves of Lake Hamilton won the state championship with a total score of 100 points, edging out the next two competitors, including the Sheridan Lady Yellowjackets.


Wednesday, May 09, 2018
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Poyen athletes earn points at Class 2A State Track Meet
On Wednesday, May 2, the Poyen High School track and field team made their way to Mineral Springs to take part in the Class 2A State Track Meet.
The event was won by the Earle Bulldogs with a combined score of 92, greatly distancing themselves away from the second-place Parkers Chapel Trojans’ score of 61.


Wednesday, May 09, 2018
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Playing the odds with Monopoly Money
LITTLE ROCK — Subtly prepping his guest, the radio talk show host mentioned “over-under” before asking for a take concerning Nevada’s number for wins by Arkansas.
Immediately, 5 1-2 came to mind.


Wednesday, May 09, 2018
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Indians' season comes to an end


Wednesday, May 09, 2018
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