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Foster Doyle

Mar 04, 2015 6:03pm

MT. PLEASANT, TEXAS - Foster Doyle, 73, of Mt. Pleasant, Texas passed March 03, 2015. Born August 11, 1941 in Redfield, Ark., to Willie Wilbur and Myrtle Lorene (Bray) Foster.

He retired...

Maylean Lever

Mar 04, 2015 6:03pm

Maylean Peters Lever, 86, of Pine Bluff passed away Wednesday, February 25, 2015. She was born in Cornerstone, Ark.,

to the late Miles and Della Watson Peters.

Survivors include;...


Monticello and Star City searching for elusive state title

Mar 04, 2015 6:03pm

For two teams entering the 4A state tournament, it’s not about getting there; it’s about finishing.

“We’re very capable of it,” Monticello coach Wayne Sherrer said of getting to the finals...


UAPB men, women prepare for final game of season

Mar 04, 2015 6:03pm

News that a spot in the SWAC Tournament would not be up for grabs put an early and immediate damper on the final season for Arkansas-Pine Bluff senior basketball players.

Final-year players...

Weather shifts state playoff schedule

Mar 04, 2015 6:03pm

Maybe it was no surprise, but the Arkansas Activities Association postponed state high school basketball playoff action in all classes by one day.

With snow and ice expected to slam much of...


PBSD admin drawing up list of layoffs in wake of school closings

Mar 04, 2015 5:03pm

A day after the Pine Bluff School Board voted to close Oak Park Elementary and Southeast Middle schools at the end of the school year, the superintendent says a next step is determining the list...


Proving the doubters wrong: UAM women earn GAC bid

Mar 04, 2015 5:03pm

MONTICELLO — The Arkansas-Monticello women’s basketball team is out to prove the doubters wrong and, so far, it’s worked to a charm.

“Yeah, we’ve gone through it and talked about it before...

Bills to bar Planned Parenthood funding, limit private option advance

Mar 04, 2015 4:03pm

LITTLE ROCK — A Senate committee on Wednesday endorsed bills that would bar the state from awarding grants to any abortion provider and seek to freeze enrollment in the Medicaid expansion program...

Appeals Court upholds Scott-Paxson conviction, sentence

Mar 04, 2015 4:03pm

The Arkansas Court of Appeals on Wednesday upheld the first-degree murder conviction of Crystal Scott-Paxson, who was convicted in the June 9, 2012, shooting death of James “Sandy” Johnson of Pine...

Parole Board rejects applications of five

Mar 04, 2015 3:03pm

Four Southeast Arkansas residents who had applied to have their prison sentences reduced had those applications rejected by the Arkansas Parole Board.

The four, the crimes they were...