Tuesday, September 25, 2018


Sevier County’s National Night Out has been set for October 2nd, 6:00 pm at the Hwy 70 West Sportsplex.  Sheriff Robert Gentry invites you to come on out and bring your family.

There will be FREE hot dogs, popcorn, snow cones and many other items. The De Queen Fire Department  will be there with their fire trucks and local businesses, civic organizations and churches are invited to participate in the event by setting up games and booths.

Anyone interested in setting up a booth can get in touch with Beth Hughes at the De Queen Police Department at 870-642-2213, Dana Gentry at 870-279-0499 or their Facebook page.

rotary 5k

De Queen Rotary and De Queen Auto Group will sponsor the annual Rotary 5K on Saturday, September 22nd.  Registration begins at 7:15 at Oak Grove Bait Shop on De Queen Lake.   Registration forms are available at KDQN studios, UA Cossatot, De Queen Auto Group and Revels and Company.

Event Flyers are now located on Upcoming Events page


Jay Bunyard (pictured left) visited with Sevier County Farm Bureau President Bruce Jackson about activities and projects Farm Bureau participates in locally and state wide prior to their annual meeting on Tuesday, September 11th.

Sevier County Farm Bureau 2018 Farm Family of the Year

2018 Sevier County Farm Family of Year presented by President Bruce Jackson to Johnny and Toni Marshall family of Horatio. A state winner to be announced December 6 at the Farm Family of the Year luncheon at the Wyndham Hotel in North Little Rock.


A Ladies's Retreat hosted by Christian Women Reaching Out will be held Saturday, September 15th from 9 am until 3 pm at the Horatio Elementary School Cafeteria.  Admission is $10.  Breakfast and Lunch will be provided.  Registration begins at 8:30 am. Several speakers and special music are on the agenda.

Debbie Williams & Kay Smart

Susan Allen & Christy Hicks

Imagination Library of Southwest Arkansas

Z. Z. Kamruddin of Sevier County stopped by #1 Studio on Thursday, September 13th to promote Dolly Parton's Imagination Library.  Imagination Library is a Book Gifting program for children, from birth to age 5. The children will receive an age appropriate book, monthly, at no cost to the parents, for children of Sevier County.  To register for the Gifting Program, forms may be picked up at KDQN studios, De Queen Auto Group or at any Sevier County Library or you can register at www.imaginationlibrary.com. For more information, please call Z.Z. at 870-642-4886, Mary Ellen Dooley 870-584-8663, Melanie Marshall at 870-784-2882 or For Spanish information call Erika Buenrrostro at 870-784-5154.

Charity drive for Children's Hospital

Local Sevier County Residents Aubrey Seymour and Amber Morris have organized a community service project to give back to Arkansas Children’s Hospital in Little Rock. The girls will be collecting various personal hygiene products to be donated to children and families staying at the hospital. Items requested but not limited to: (Travel Size Only) Shampoo, Conditioner, Bars of Soap, Q-Tips, Toothbrushes, Toothpaste, Deodorant, Face Wash and Hand Lotion.  Drop off sites for the community collection drive include Shelter Insurance, UA Cossatot’s Extension Office and First State Bank. The collection will be ongoing until October the 9th. Contact the extension offices 870-584-3013 for more information.

Code Red

Judge Greg Ray said just days after Code Red went live in Sevier County, the system was tested as numerous severe thunderstorm and tornado alerts were issued by the National Weather Service for our area.

Click HERE to sign up.
Juanelle Gage & Martha Fines

The Humane Society of Sevier County announced the dates for their 2018 Low-Cost Spay/Neuter Clinics.

Remaining 2018 clinics will be September 4, 5 & 6 and November 13, 14 & 15. Call for an appointment at least two weeks before clinic (870) 584-9096.

Carbon Monoxide Poisioning

Fire Chief Dennis Pruett stopped by the KDQN studios to remind residents of the dangers of Carbon Monoxide poisoning. De Queen residents who need a Carbon Monoxide or smoke detector installed in their home can contact the De Queen Fire Department and they will do it for you.