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Preps softball roundup: Monticello downs Dumas

Mar 31, 2015 11:03pm

MONTICELLO — Monticello continued its undefeated start to the season with an 8-4A Conference win over rival Dumas on Tuesday.

Led by the pitching of Halley Ryburn, the Lady Billies...

Digest for 04-01-15

Mar 31, 2015 11:03pm


UAM baseball blows late lead at Delta State

CLEVELAND, Miss. — Delta State scored three runs in the bottom of the eighth inning and held on for an 8-7 win over Arkansas-...


Baseball Razorbacks exercise more futility

Mar 31, 2015 10:03pm

FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas fell to .500 overall after Tuesday night’s 2-0 loss to Missouri State at Baum Stadium.

The Razorbacks’ six hits were the fewest since a 1-0 loss then-No. 1...

UAPB archaeologist to present Lake Saracen findings Thursday

Mar 31, 2015 10:03pm

John House of the Arkansas Archaeological Survey will discuss “Archaeology on the Banks of Lake Saracen in Downtown Pine Bluff” at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Pine Bluff-Jefferson County Historical...

Fishers of men or fools?

Mar 31, 2015 9:03pm

While historians can’t say for certain exactly how April 1 came to be celebrated as April Fools’ Day, most proffer a religious connection dating to 1582. Most scholars believe the day has its...

Jefferson County Democratic Women to meet April 6

Mar 31, 2015 9:03pm

The Jefferson County Democratic Women will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, April 6, in the Garden Room of the Holiday Inn Express at the Pines Mall.

The program will feature Adrian Dhanaraj and...

Volunteer opportunities

Mar 31, 2015 9:03pm

Here is a partial list of volunteer opportunities in the community:

ACCESS Inc., a teen pregnancy prevention agency, 200 W. 13th Ave., is in need of formula (Enfamil with iron), children’s...


Bill to resume executions advances

Mar 31, 2015 9:03pm

LITTLE ROCK — A bill that seeks to put the state in a position to resume executions cleared a Senate committee Tuesday.

The Senate State Agencies and Governmental Affairs Committee gave a “...


Panel backs bill on teaching of American history

Mar 31, 2015 9:03pm

LITTLE ROCK — A bill to require a review of American history prior to 1820 in history, civic or social studies classes in middle or high school received a House committee’s endorsement Tuesday....


Woman facing felony allegation after domestic incident

Mar 31, 2015 9:03pm

A reported domestic disturbance at an apartment Sunday afternoon led to the arrest of a woman on a felony allegation.

Jasmina Taggart, 25, previously pleaded guilty to misdemeanor domestic...