A flock of pelicans preyed on fish at Lake Saracen on Friday. The American White Pelicans, which have the largest wingspan of any North American bird, have been stopping at the lake in recent weeks on their migratory route south. (Pine Bluff Commercial/David Hutter)
The International Paper/Evergreen Retirement Club will hold its monthly meeting at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 2, at The Arkansas River Education Service Co-Op building, 912 W. Sixth Ave.
FORT SMITH — Economists are projecting a $24 million impact on the Arkansas economy if a constitutional ban on same-sex marriages is lifted in the state.
FORT SMITH — Holiday sales are expected to increase 4.1 percent to $616.9 billion this shopping season, according to the National Retail Federation.
FORT SMITH — More supply, less demand and the cheaper “winter blend” has allowed gas prices to continue to drop to more than 40 cents below what they were a year ago, putting them at the lowest level in four years.
The Walton Family Foundation and the Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation have selected a consulting firm to develop a comprehensive plan aimed at providing a better education to students at Arkansas public schools including those in academic distress.