Two local teens’ passion for music has been the gateway to some unique experiences, but nothing has eclipsed the opportunity to showcase their talent at Carnegie Hall in New York City.
LITTLE ROCK — The state Lottery Commission voted Wednesday to pursue adding monitor games, a day after a legislative panel said it disapproved of the idea.
WASHINGTON – The Arkansas AARP wants no role – not even a cameo appearance – in political advertising.
The White Hall School Board unanimously approved six faculty retirement requests Tuesday night and will be losing more than 200 years of combined classroom teaching experience at the end of the 2013-14 academic year, including nearly 180 years on a single campus.
A Lake Village man was killed Sunday when he was thrown off the backhoe he was operating in Desha County.
The Boys and Girls Club of Jefferson County and the Juvenile Division of the Jefferson County Circuit Court were honored Tuesday night during the Simmons First National Corporation Shareholders Meeting as recipients of the inaugural ‘Tommy May Make a Difference’ grants.
George Shelton has decided the time is right to “step off the fast track.”
It’s a done deal.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor and Rep. Tom Cotton each raised more than $1 million during the first three months of the year in what is anticipated to be among the most hotly contested campaigns for 2014.
LITTLE ROCK — Democratic candidate for governor Mike Ross led Republican Asa Hutchinson in March fundraising, according to campaign finance reports filed Tuesday with the secretary of state’s office.
LITTLE ROCK — The legislative committee that oversees the state lottery expressed disapproval Tuesday of the idea of adding monitor games, though the state Lottery Commission is not bound by the committee’s action.
LITTLE ROCK — A federal judge on Tuesday denied former Arkansas treasurer Martha Shoffner’s request that he throw out her conviction on federal extortion and bribery charges.
The Jefferson County Juvenile Court has received one of the first grants from the Simmons Foundation Tommy May Make A Difference Challenge Grant and the Jefferson County Quorum Court has agreed to match funding for a second year of the program.
Workers put down a new layer of shingles Tuesday on the roof of a house in the Fifth Avenue Historic District. (Amy Widner/Pine Bluff Commercial)
A Pine Bluff woman was arrested Saturday after an alleged beating incident.
Pine Bluff police located man who was sought on forgery and theft charges Tuesday after issuing a be-on-the-lookout alert for him early in the day.
A multi-vehicle accident at about 4:30 p.m. Tuesday on West 28th Avenue near Bay Street shut down westbound traffic on the overpass for a lengthy period of time while police and wreckers worked to clean up the street. Westbound traffic was being diverted at Catalpa Street, while traffic attempting to turn west on 28th Avenue from Bay Street was diverted back into the Shady Grove area. No details were immediately available on the accident, which involved at least three vehicles. (Pine Bluff Commercial/Ray King)
An investigation into the shooting death of a Pine Bluff man and the wounding of a second Sunday night took a different twist Tuesday during a probable cause hearing in Jefferson County District Court when a third person was linked to the incident.
During his eight-year career in the NFL, Tim Lester made a name for himself leading a path for Pittsburgh Steeler great Jerome “The Bus” Bettis.
About 60 mature plants of suspected marijuana were seized and two people arrested Tuesday morning when police served a search warrant at a mobile home on a dead-end street in the Dollarway area.