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Escapee captured

A man who escaped from a Dallas County jail around midnight Saturday was captured in Drew County on Monday morning shortly after 11 a.m. He was observed getting into a vehicle at an automated teller machine near a store across from the Drew County Road Department on U.S. 278 E.

UAM professor publishes book

Clinton Young, associate professor of history at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, has published a new book of Spanish historical studies titled “Music Theater and Popular Nationalism in Spain, 1880-1930.”

1,500 attend Rice Expo

STUTTGART, Ark. — From a senator's perspective on farm policy to a look at new and in-development apps for agriculture, some 1,500 people took it all in at the 2013 Arkansas Rice Expo at the Grand Prairie Center in Stuttgart.