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If you have ever wanted to see yourself on the big screen, here’s your chance. The Sony Pictures Classics major motion picture “Mud” is gearing up for production in central and southeast Arkansas. Local filming will take place around Backgate and Pendleton and will begin on September 26th and last  [ Read More ]

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New UHaul dealership is available to transfer to interested party.  The business is already generating cash flow, and the season is just starting. For more information and specifics, please contact: Extreme Sales — 870.377.1300 By: John Clower

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If you have not visited the Veterans’ Memorial in downtown McGehee after dark, you really need to do so.  The large granite slabs are strikingly beautiful with the lights on them.  Work has begun on landscaping and it promises to also highlight the beauty of this wonderful memorial.  Kudos to the  [ Read More ]

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The McGehee Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Awards’ Banquet will be held Thursday evening, November 4, 2010, at the McGehee High School Cafeteria.  The banquet will begin at 6 p.m.  Tickets are $15 each.  Tables are $125.  To purchase tickets or tables, contact Paula at (870) 222-4451 or via email:  [ Read More ]

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The McGehee Chamber of Commerce’s newly updated website,, is a resounding success!  The site, recently upgraded and updated, has received many positive comments.  The new site lists current members and also includes current information about the WWII Japanese American Internment Museum Project as well as membership meeting meetings, Owlfest  [ Read More ]

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Burn Ban Sign

Desha County Judge Mark McElroy on Tuesday, September 28, issued a Burn Ban for Desha County.  The Burn Ban will remain in effect until until weather conditions improve.

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The next McGehee City Council Meeting will be held on Sept. 14 at 5:30 pm. Location: Municipal Building Agenda: It’s not very specific but here it is. It would be impossible to tell from this whether a person should make the point to attend.  Obviously not all citizens can make  [ Read More ]

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ARKANSAS CITY (AGFC) – Nine miles of nature trails, a newly paved parking area and an access road will be dedicated at the Freddie Black  WMA and Deer Research Area East Unit at 4:30 p.m. Sept. 8. The WMA is in Desha County near Arkansas City. The public dedication ceremony  [ Read More ]