Jones Farewell Reception is Thursday at Williams

Nov 13, 2017

A reception in honor of Dr. Tom and Gail Jones is slated for Thursday, November 16, at Williams Baptist College.  The drop-in reception will run from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m., in the Swaim Administration Building rotunda.

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Juvenile in custody for school shooting threat

Nov 9, 2017

WRPD said the statement, made by a juvenile, was later admitted to be a sick joke. However, shooting threats are no joke to authorities. The juvenile has since been transported to a secure facility.

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Jerry D. Gibbens Atrium Dedicated at Williams

Nov 9, 2017

The Jerry D. Gibbens Atrium was officially dedicated Saturday as a part of the Homecoming Celebration at Williams Baptist College.  The atrium, located in the Maddox Center, is named in honor of Professor Jerry Gibbens, who has completed more than 50 years of service to Williams.

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Walnut Ridge man in jail for alleged stabbing

Nov 8, 2017

Officers approached the residence and observed the back door standing open with a trail of blood on the floor throughout the doorway. After making entry, officers located and apprehended the suspect, said to have stabbed his victim five times.

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King and Queen Crowned at Williams Homecoming

Nov 7, 2017

Madelyn Hawley of Beebe, Ark., and Jay Branch of Fayetteville, Ark., were crowned the 2017 Homecoming queen and king Saturday at Williams Baptist College. The coronation took place in the Southerland-Mabee Center as a part of the day’s Homecoming festivities.

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Urinating man arrested at steakhouse in Walnut Ridge: WRPD

Nov 3, 2017

WALNUT RIDGE, Ark. – A man was arrested Thursday in Walnut Ridge for urinating at a steakhouse, outside, in broad daylight, a Facebook post by Walnut Ridge Police Department said. On Thursday, November 02, 2017, at approximately 10:40 a.m., Walnut Ridge Officers were dispatched to Don’s Steakhouse in reference to an individual urinating on their

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Wanted Wednesday – 11/1/17 – Lawrence County Felony FTA

Nov 1, 2017

Each week, NEA Report brings you Wanted Wednesday as we team up with Triple R Bail Bonds to report their most wanted bail skippers. All suspects are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. This week’s suspect may be known to someone in NEA or could have a connection to just one person

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Jones Leaving Williams for California Position

Oct 19, 2017

Dr. Tom Jones, president of Williams Baptist University since 2012, has announced that he will leave Williams later this year for a position in California. Jones has accepted a post on the executive management staff of the California Baptist Foundation.

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