Category: Mississippi County

Buddy Jewell will open Cash Heritage Festival


JONESBORO – Northeast Arkansas native and award-winning country music artist Buddy Jewell will open the music at the “Cash Homecoming” concert scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 21 at the Johnny Cash Heritage Festival in Dyess.

Jewell, a native of the Arkansas Delta, surged onto the country music scene after winning the inaugural season of the USA Network’s hit television series Nashville Star. Soon after, he released his self-titled debut album Buddy Jewell, which debuted at #1 on the Billboard Top Country Album charts as well as #13 on the Top 100 Pop Album Charts.  His first two singles, Sweet Southern Comfort and Help Pour Out the Rain (Lacey’s Song) both landed in the top 5 on the singles chart. Continue reading “Buddy Jewell will open Cash Heritage Festival”

Crack and meth found during Osceola search warrant sweep

OSCEOLA, AR – The Second Judicial Drug Task Force, the Osceola Police Department, the Blytheville Police Department, the Jonesboro Police Department, the Wilson Police Department, and the Arkansas State Police executed six search warrants in Osceola today. The warrants were in support of an investigation related to a neighborhood based criminal organization involved in the sale of crack cocaine and methamphetamine in the Osceola area. More than 75 officers representing these departments participated in the execution of these warrants.

Officers located approximately 40 grams of cocaine and approximately 20 grams of methamphetamine along with numerous items of paraphernalia including baggies, scales, and pipes. Officers also located two handguns that have been reported stolen and $1555.00 in US currency. Continue reading “Crack and meth found during Osceola search warrant sweep”