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Avoid bringing home a disease with your blue ribbon

Jul 11, 2014 7:07pm

As livestock producers and their children prepare for and compete in breed-sponsored shows and county fairs, they should be careful to avoid bringing home any diseases, cautions David Fernandez,...

White Hall School Board hears building project update

Jul 11, 2014 6:07pm

White Hall School Board members heard from an architect Thursday about the second phase of a building addition and renovation project with an estimated price tag of $18.5 million.


Dell-Cam Farm to host 2014 Model Farm tour July 17

Jul 11, 2014 6:07pm

Dewayne Goldmon, owner and operator of Dell-Cam Farm, has been selected to host a 2014 Model Farm tour by the National Black Growers Council.

Goldmon’s farm is located at 16401 U.S. 79...

Pine Bluff resident honored at Hendrix College

Jul 11, 2014 5:07pm

Kathryn Elise Armstrong of Pine Bluff, a 2014 Hendrix College graduate, received the Robert W. Meriwether Secondary Education Award for distinction at the college’s Honors Convocation ceremony....

Support group to discuss premature babies

Jul 11, 2014 5:07pm

The Potter’s Preemies, a ministry dedicated to families with premature babies, will host their second Lunch and Learn on Saturday, July 19, at 11:30 a.m. at Central Baptist Church, 6107 Dollarway...

Neighbor to Neighbor seeks food donations

Jul 11, 2014 4:07pm

Neighbor to Neighbor of Jefferson County is currently experiencing a severe shortage of non-perishable food items.

“We haven’t seen the shelves this bare in quite some time,” said Charlotte...


Two lieutenant governor hopefuls talk job growth; one wants office abolished

Jul 11, 2014 2:07pm

LITTLE ROCK — The Republican and Democratic candidates for lieutenant governor said Friday they would use the office to promote job creation and worker education, while the Libertarian candidate...


Prison inmate sentenced to death in 2012 slaying

Jul 11, 2014 1:07pm

After deliberating just 30 minutes Thursday, a Lincoln County jury sentenced a prison inmate already serving a sentence of life without parole to death in the slaying of another inmate.


Church news 7-11-14

Jul 11, 2014 12:07pm


Newbirth Baptist Church, 401 E.. Fifth Ave., will host the sixth anniversary celebration of its pastor and wife, Rev. Terry and Nicole Brown, and family at 3 p.m....

Felony charges filed

Jul 11, 2014 12:07pm

Felony charges were filed during the past week against the following individuals by Eleventh Judicial District-West Prosecuting Attorney S. Kyle Hunter. Listed below are the names and addresses of...