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Drilling lawsuit settled

LITTLE ROCK — Oil and gas company SEECO has agreed to pay $950,000 to the federal government to resolve allegations that it drilled into unleased, federally owned natural gas in Conway and Van Buren counties.

Correction

In an article that appeared in the Aug. 20 edition of The Commercial, Lawrence Carroll was killed in a car accident at 9:34 a.m. The time was incorrect in the original article.

Tip leads to drug arrest

Acting on a tip that a person of interest in a drug-related investigation was in a vehicle Saturday on Dollarway Road led to the arrest of one man after suspected methamphetamine was allegedly found in the vehicle.

Injury to doctor leads to arrest

A Pine Bluff man who was arrested Friday for allegedly being under the influence of drugs could face a felony charge after he allegedly injured a doctor in the Jefferson Regional Medical Center Emergency Room.