Category: Randolph County

Imperial Theatre offering discount to “Annie the Musical” in April

POCAHONTAS, Ark. – The Imperial Dinner Theatre in Pocahontas is on a mission to get families out of the house, away from their smartphones, and around a table for a memorable night.

Featuring only quality entertainment suitable for the entire family, the Imperial is a non-profit group which brings culture and enriches the community in Pocahontas. Located across from Black River Technical College on Highway 304 East just as you come into town, the Imperial will be featuring “Annie the Musical” in April. Continue reading “Imperial Theatre offering discount to “Annie the Musical” in April”

“The Foreigner” Opens at Downtown Playhouse

POCAHONTAS, Ark. – “The Foreigner” has opened at the Downtown Playhouse in Pocahontas. The two-act comedy, written by Larry Shue, runs through April 1.  It is the first production of the 2017 season for the theater.

Set at a fishing lodge in rural Georgia, the comedy centers around Charlie, a shy young man who is passed off by his companion as a foreigner who speaks no English.  Other guests begin to speak openly around Charlie, assuming he doesn’t understand, along the way revealing a crazy assortment of stories and conspiracies.

The production is sponsored by Overman Buildings and Patrick Carroll, D.D.S., and it is directed by Kelly Grooms of Pocahontas.  The cast includes David Early of Jonesboro, Grooms, Derek Phelps of Pocahontas, Kenneth Benton of Corning, Marsha Walker of Pocahontas and Shirley Lamb of Pocahontas. Continue reading ““The Foreigner” Opens at Downtown Playhouse”

Downtown Playhouse to Stage “The Foreigner”

 

POCAHONTAS, Ark. – The Downtown Playhouse in Pocahontas will open its 2017 season with the comedy “The Foreigner.”  The two-act play, written by Larry Shue, begins Feb. 25 and runs through April 1.

“The Foreigner” is set at a fishing lodge in rural Georgia often visited by Froggy LeSeuer. This time Froggy has brought along a friend, a pathologically shy young man named Charlie.  Froggy tells all assembled that Charlie is actually from an exotic foreign country and speaks no English.  Charlie plays along, only to overhear more than he should from guests who believe Charlie doesn’t understand a word being said.

The production is sponsored by Overman Buildings and Patrick Carroll, D.D.S., and it is directed by Kelly Grooms of Pocahontas.  The cast includes David Early of Jonesboro, Grooms, Derek Phelps of Pocahontas, Kenneth Benton of Corning, Marsha Walker of Pocahontas and Shirley Lamb of Pocahontas. Continue reading “Downtown Playhouse to Stage “The Foreigner””

No truth to Black River drowning rumors

POCAHONTAS, Ark. – A weekend rumor seemed to be unfounded after authorities caught wind of it and spoke to NEA Report.

The rumor that several reached out to us about was that three men drowned on Black River but according to Randolph County Sheriff Gary Tribble, this was an unfounded rumor.

Tribble told NEA Report his county had contacted neighboring counties and found no credibility to the rumor.

It was speculated by some on NEA Report’s Facebook page that the rumor began by mistake from confusion with three Texas duck hunters drowning over the weekend. 

Jan. 7: Harps job fair in Pocahontas

POCAHONTAS, Ark. – A job fair for the new Harps grocery store in Pocahontas is coming up on Saturday, January 7.

Time: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Jan. 7

Location: Randolph County Development Center (at Black River Technical College), 1410 Highway 304 East, Pocahontas.

Apply online before the job fair at HarpsCareers.com; interviews will be conducted at the job fair.  Continue reading “Jan. 7: Harps job fair in Pocahontas”