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ST. CHARLES — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Friday officially renamed the White River National Wildlife Refuge to the Dale Bumpers White River National Wildlife Refuge in a ceremony honoring the former Arkansas governor and four-term U.S. senator.
Simmons First National Corporation on Thursday announced first-quarter 2014 core earnings of $7.5 million, an increase of $1.4 million (23 percent) compared with first-quarter 2013 earnings.
LITTLE ROCK — A Little Rock lawyer who was disqualified from the May ballot for a past administrative suspension filed a notice Friday that she is appealing the decision.
The Easter Bunny made drawings for Easter basket gifts Thursday during a program at Jefferson Comprehensive Care Center System Inc. All baskets were donated by employees and friends of the center and other agencies.
To mark today’s celebration of the newly named Dale Bumpers White River National Wildlife Refuge, here is what Arkansas and national leaders are saying about the 38th governor of Arkansas and four-term U.S. senator:
A hearing is set Monday in a lawsuit filed by one of the attorneys for the family representing the late Monroe Isadore who says Pine Bluff Police Chief Jeff Hubanks violated the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act when he did not provide information in a timely manner to the attorney.
By Peter Urban
LITTLE ROCK — The state Legislative Council on Friday approved a request from Gov. Mike Beebe to transfer up to $2 million from the state’s “rainy day fund” to the Governor’s Distinguished Scholarship program.