Subscribe to Local RSS feed



The final vote by the Arkansas Legislative Council on a plan to add 200 prison beds at Pine Bluff at a cost of $7.4 million will take place Friday. A subcommittee of the council voted in favor of the plan Wednesday.

Five Things to Do This Weekend

1. Go watch some playoff baseball. Tickets are available for the 2015 Babe Ruth Baseball World Series to be held at Taylor Field and the Eddie Bryan Field at Seabrook Youth Center this week through Saturday, Aug 22. Ticket prices are: Tournament Passes: Adult (12 and older) — $45; Children (12 and under) — $20; Same Day Tickets: Adult (12 and older) — $8; Children (12 and under) — $5; Six box seats together in a reserved box for the whole tournament — $300; and Banquet tickets — $20 (The banquet will be held at White Hall Community Center at 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 14.) For schedules, volunteer opportunities or tickets, call 536-7072, 535-6906 or 870-247-2399.