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Flooding continuing to cause problems across state

Jun 01, 2015 9:06pm

LITTLE ROCK — Several stretches of highway in Arkansas remained closed because of high water Monday, and waters are expected to continue rising this week along the Arkansas River, bringing more...

Lifting the Bambino’s curse

Jun 01, 2015 9:06pm

Eighty years ago today, the playing career of George Herman “Babe” Ruth drew to a close. Despite legendary appetites for gambling, alcohol and women, Ruth compiled one of the greatest records in...

Oak Park Elementary School announces Students of the Month

Jun 01, 2015 7:06pm

Oak Park Elementary School announces its April and May students of the month. The April students of the month were Ki’Anny Reynolds, Rob’Breunna Colbert, Dhavarian Avery, Demya Rogers, Derick...

GriefShare program Offered

Jun 01, 2015 7:06pm

Persons that have experienced the death of a family member or friend are invited to participate in the GriefShare program offered by Forrest Park Baptist Church of Pine Bluff.


Lawsuit filed over LR police killing of black teen

Jun 01, 2015 7:06pm

LITTLE ROCK — The mother of a black teenager who was fatally shot by a white Little Rock police officer in 2012 filed a federal lawsuit Monday over the shooting.

Sylvia Perkins filed the...

Louise Hicks celebrates 99th birthday

Jun 01, 2015 6:06pm

Louise Hicks recently celebrated her 99th birthday at the Gardens at Whispering Knoll Assisted Living Facility.

Church members, friends, relatives, residents, community officials and staff...

Newport steel plant to add 100 jobs

Jun 01, 2015 6:06pm

LITTLE ROCK — Southwest Steel Processing said Monday it will spend $18 million to expand its facility in Newport and add 100 jobs over the next two years.

The manufacturer of railcar and...

Jefferson County Republican Committee calls on Milligan to resign

Jun 01, 2015 6:06pm

LITTLE ROCK — The Jefferson County Republican Committee is calling on Republican state Treasurer Dennis Milligan to resign.

In a news release, the committee said it sent a letter to...

Flood waters continue to rise in Jefferson County

Jun 01, 2015 6:06pm

The Arkansas River is continuing to rise and with it, flooding in a number of low-lying areas in Jefferson County.

Karen Blevins, coordinator for the Jefferson County Office of Emergency...

Sobriety checkpoint stop results in felony gun arrest

Jun 01, 2015 5:06pm

A Pine Bluff man who had previously been convicted of a felony was arrested Friday night at a sobriety checkpoint after an Arkansas State Trooper found guns in the vehicle.

Randall S. Lynch...