1112 West Hale Fire

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54463171 840695542945776 2634157262871986176 oThe home of former Osceola City Councilmember Dot Pollock at 1112 West Hale, Osceola was completely destroyed by fire on Saturday, March 23rd. At the time of publishing, the cause of the fire has not been determined. Arson has not been ruled out. It has been confirmed that state authorities are in communication with at least one municipal...

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Written by J Stark (editor)

Rotting Fruit Deal is Dead

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The Smell of Corruption

It came as a shock to many Osceola business owners and OML&P ratepayers that a deal had been struck to sell the municipally owned property commonly known as the "Fruit Building". The deal first became public in a hurried special called City of Osceola Council meeting in which the Mayor made an opening statement followed by his son, Ken Kennemore of Kennemore Insurance and Real Estate presenting...

ReName OCC in Honor of Dickie Kennemore?

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We have thrice confirmed that there is a proposal coming together to be presented to the Osceola City Council that would rename the Osceola Community Center in the honor of former Mayor, Dickie Kennemore. The proposal is said to have been proposed (in part) to several city council members, four of which have pledged their support of the effort.

The next scheduled Osceola City Council meeting is...

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Written by J Stark (editor)

Truth, Justice and the Soviet Way

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Y’all…. Indulge me for a moment. I need an opinion. I want your honest opinion… but I don’t want to treat you like a toddler by laying out a bunch of irrelevant malarkey intended to sway your opinion.

This publication has existed for well over 5 years. I’ve struggled to provide good, relevant content in a timely manner for the citizens of South Mississippi County. You deserve it. The failure...

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Written by J Stark (editor)

Antonio Carter

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AntonioCarterOn Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at about 8:45am, officers with the Osceola Police Departtnent were called to the 200 block of Wingfield for a female being shot. When officers arrived, they made contact with the victim, Shenekia Carter, who was able to identify her husband, Antonio Carter, as the shooter. The victim passed away at the South Mississippi County Regional Medical Center minutes after being...

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Osceola State of the City

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Mayor Sally Longo Wilson
Mayor Sally Longo Wilson
Feb 18, 2019
Osceola, Arkansas
 

People ask what is the most important thing that we, the elected Osceola leaders, need to be doing.  We say “Let’s make Osceola the best place to live.  Surprisingly, we don’t really have to look hard for the answers because the solutions are here now.  We just need to take advantage of what we have in front of...

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Written by Mayor Sally Longo Wilson