May 2014


Bayou Academy ups security

Bayou Academy has enhanced its security. Bayou Academy has installed security doors which will lock every day at 8:05am. Anyone who wants entrance after that will have to ring a buzzer and speak into an intercom system. Bye-OH and other schools around the country have been installing security doors in…



Mound Bayou resident faces murder charges

A Mound Bayou resident faces murder and aggravated assault charges for a shooting incident at Roy’s Lounge in Shaw in April. Bond was set at 750-thousand dollars for 26-year-old Deondra Burns. Three men were shot during the incident, including one fatality. The victim was identified as 23-year-old Jarvis Westly, who…


KMart crash victim ID’d

Police have now identified the woman who was killed in a crash outside the KMart on US 82. Police say 47-year-old Yvonne Bealer of Monticello (Mont-e-sell-oh), Arkansas was pulling out of KMart when her vehicle stalled and she was immediately struck by a pickup. Police say Bealer suffered severe internal…




Hollandale remembers Freddie Love

Freddie Love is being honored in Hollandale. City Clerk Helen Johnson says Love only got to live his dream of serving as Mayor of Hollandale for a few months before he passed away, but he lead an inspiring life of service. Love was elected in February in a special election…