SHERIDAN — Several Sheridan High School students have earned a new record of success on their 2014 Advanced Placement Exams. Overall 171 exams will earn college credit.
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JCCSI ChildCare Aware Parents as Teachers, 1203 W. Pullen St., is currently enrolling 3 and 4 year olds for the 2014-15 program year. The program adds to the early learning experiences of children and helps parents as their children’s first teachers.
Nicolas Brown of Pine Bluff was recently named to the Sigma Alpha Lambda National Leadership and Honors Organization at the University of Central Arkansas.
Brittney La’Trice Pryor, formerly of Pine Bluff, recently received a doctorate of medicine degree at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, Tenn.
Pine Bluff police are investigating a Saturday night shooting at a neighborhood reunion on the west side of the city that left a Sheridan man dead and three others wounded.
The Arkansas Department of Health regulates the sale of food at establishments which include restaurants, bars, daycares, schools, grocery stores, convenience stores, bed and breakfast facilities, hotels/motels, mobile units and concession stands. Inspections are made unannounced by environmental health specialists.
The Arkansas State Police held a good-bye party Thursday for Cpl. Carl Dunn Jr., who is leaving the force for a job with the railroad but not leaving Pine Bluff.
William Fells III rollicks on the floor and watches cartoons with his little brother and goofs off with his friends on Facebook and Twitter like most teenagers. But once he turns his attention to what matters most, his deep-rooted conviction for impacting his community instantly separates him from the crowd.
LITTLE ROCK — After recent election cycles that saw Arkansas grow increasingly red, the state Democratic Party thinks it has found a winning issue in a proposal to raise the state minimum wage.
Sometimes it seems that people fear they will not reach their maximal life span without the benefit of a baby aspirin every day, but aspirin carries some real risks, which can exceed the presumed benefit in many older people. (I don’t take it; and later I’ll give you an Internet site to consult that will tell you if you are better off taking or not taking this venerable drug.) Because aspirin is available over the counter, people may take it without medical supervision or continue long after the risk of bleeding exceeds the potential benefit.