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Healthbytes - It’s cold outside - stay warm

It has been particularly cold over the last week, with more ice, sleet and snow than this southern girl appreciates. Most of us are not likely to be lost in the wilds of Alaska. However, we might just find ourselves off the highway after sliding off the ice with some time before help arrives. We should be aware of risks for cold injuries and prepare accordingly.

2015 County Budget approval delayed by weather

Ice, sleet and snow have prevented the Jefferson County Quorum Court from considering the proposed 2015 budget as meetings that were scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday had to be canceled, and with four to six inches of snow predicted for Pine Bluff Wednesday and overnight lows below freezing, the chances of meeting Thursday were dim.