Newspapers that served Franklin County, Arkansas Brought to you by Will Johnson, Professional Genealogist

The first reference I've found to a newspaper, is from the early probate court minutes where about 1847 I start seeing the judge ordering notices to be placed in the Van Buren Intelligencer.

Fran Warren has indexed this paper and her indexes are here Van Buren Intelligencer

The current local newspaper for Franklin Co is the Spectator. They have a website. The local librarian tells me their microfilmed copies start in 1911, but I asked for an obit from 1922 a few weeks and was told they didn't have that copy. So it's evidently missing some issues.