Pocahontas Archive

  • BRTC Announces New Mascot

    POCAHONTAS, AR  Jan. 6 – For the first time in its history, Black River Technical College has a mascot.  On January 6, Hadley Rose, BRTC Student Government Associate (SGA) president and a currently enrolled student, announced that BRTC will be represented by the black hawks. “This was student-led endeavor,” […]

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  • ”The Odd Couple” Opens October 27 at Downtown Playhouse

    Neil Simon’s classic “The Odd Couple” will be staged at the Downtown Playhouse in Pocahontas starting October 27th.  The production runs through November 25. Felix Ungar, a neurotic, neat freak news writer, is thrown out by his wife, and moves in with his friend Oscar […]

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  • Couple found murdered in their Pocahontas home

    Authorities in Randolph County are investigating a double homicide at 409 Sue Lane in Pocahontas.  The Arkansas State Police criminal investigation division along with Randolph County Sheriff’s office and Pocahontas PD were called to the home of Ricky and Rita Bozwell, both age 66 years […]

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  • K-9 ‘Happy’ transfers to Randolph County, finds fire-starters

    POCAHONTAS – An Arkansas Game and Fish Commission K-9 helped a northeast Arkansas fire department find the people suspected of starting a brush fire in early January. The Pocahontas Fire Department responded to the midmorning fire in a wooded city block after a 911 call, […]

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  • Mandatory Evacuation Issued for East Pocahontas

    According to Pocahontas officials a mandatory evacuation has been issued for the east side of Pocahontas. The Robil Addition and anything involved in the 2011 flood in particular is included in the evacuation. Approximately 150+ residents may be displaced during the evacuation. All residents and […]

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  • Charges Filed Against Dexter Yancy in Pocahontas Shooting Death

      Third Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney Henry Boyce announced today that James Dexter Yancy, 24, of Pocahontas appeared before Circuit Judge Kevin King today for his First Judicial Appearance after having been arrested in the early morning hours of Saturday, August 13, 2016. The arrest […]

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