The Pine Bluff City Council will take up a brief agenda at its regular meeting Monday night with the sole proposed ordinance up for a final reading being pulled by its sponsor for a later date.
WASHINGTON – The Obama administration has extended the review period for the Keystone XL pipeline to give agencies more time to assess the impact of a pending lawsuit in Nebraska as well as review a massive outpouring of public comment on the proposal.
Arkansas-Pine Bluff scored a go-ahead run in the bottom of the eighth to cap off a late-inning rally and defeat Grambling State 3-2 Friday afternoon at the Torii Hunter Baseball Complex.
ST. CHARLES — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Friday officially renamed the White River National Wildlife Refuge to the Dale Bumpers White River National Wildlife Refuge in a ceremony honoring the former Arkansas governor and four-term U.S. senator.
The Easter Bunny made drawings for Easter basket gifts Thursday during a program at Jefferson Comprehensive Care Center System Inc. All baskets were donated by employees and friends of the center and other agencies.
Simmons First National Corporation on Thursday announced first-quarter 2014 core earnings of $7.5 million, an increase of $1.4 million (23 percent) compared with first-quarter 2013 earnings.
A hearing is set Monday in a lawsuit filed by one of the attorneys for the family representing the late Monroe Isadore who says Pine Bluff Police Chief Jeff Hubanks violated the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act when he did not provide information in a timely manner to the attorney.
To mark today’s celebration of the newly named Dale Bumpers White River National Wildlife Refuge, here is what Arkansas and national leaders are saying about the 38th governor of Arkansas and four-term U.S. senator:
LITTLE ROCK — The state Legislative Council on Friday approved a request from Gov. Mike Beebe to transfer up to $2 million from the state’s “rainy day fund” to the Governor’s Distinguished Scholarship program.
WASHINGTON — President Obama’s proposal to cut $30 million from the Fulbright Scholar Program next year is drawing criticism from a biographer of the Arkansas statesman, who conceived the idea for a scholarly exchange in the wake of World War II.
LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas’ unemployment rate dropped two-tenths of a percentage point to 6.9 percent in March, according to labor statistics released Friday.
The Arkansas Department of Health is advising the public not to eat fish caught in the Flat Bayou*** area during an investigation and clean-up.
Felony charges were filed during the past week against the following individuals by Eleventh Judicial District-West Prosecuting Attorney S. Kyle Hunter. Listed below are the names and addresses of the defendants, the charges filed against them, the investigating agency and the bond amount if any.
LITTLE ROCK — A Pulaski County circuit judge said Thursday he will issue a ruling within two weeks in a challenge to Arkansas’ ban on same-sex marriage.