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AG: Be careful of ‘secret shopper’ offers

Aug 27, 2014 5:08pm

LITTLE ROCK – Few consumers would turn away the opportunity to get paid to go shopping at department stores or dine at fine restaurants. That’s why it’s fairly common for consumers to fall victim...

Arkansas gets $100,000 for water quality testing

Aug 27, 2014 5:08pm

WASHINGTON - The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality will use a $100,000 award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to analyze chemicals found in the state’s rivers, lakes and...


UAPB graduate, colonel retires

Aug 27, 2014 5:08pm

Army Reserve Col. Lynn Barden has retired from the U.S. Army Reserve after serving honorably for 34 years.

He is a 1979 graduate of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, where he earned...

UAM’s McGehee campus to offer nature nights

Aug 27, 2014 5:08pm

“Nature Nights,” noncredit community education courses in partnership with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, will be offered September through December at the University of Arkansas at...

Tyson Foods, Hillshire Brands file proposed settlement documents

Aug 27, 2014 5:08pm

LITTLE ROCK — Springdale-based Tyson Foods and Chicago-based Hillshire Brands said Wednesday they have reached an agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division on a proposed...

CADC offers help for utilities

Aug 27, 2014 5:08pm

The Central Arkansas Development Council at Fordyce is offering crisis intervention assistance to families in Dallas County with a utility bill shut-off notice.

The Crisis Low-Income Home...

Northside’s Dean signs with Arkansas

Aug 27, 2014 3:08pm

FAYETTEVILLE — Fort Smith Northside defensive end Daytrieon Dean signed a financial aid agreement with the Razorbacks on Tuesday.

He is the third member of the 2015 recruiting class to sign...

Shepherd’s Center of PB releases schedule of classes for fall session

Aug 27, 2014 11:08am

Registration is now underway for the 2014 fall session of classes at the Shepherd’s Center of Pine Bluff.

Classes will be held from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. each Wednesday beginning Sept. 10 and...


ASC Family FunDay to feature experiments in nanotechnology

Aug 27, 2014 11:08am

The Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas will host its free, monthly second Saturday Family FunDay from 1 to 3 p.m. Sept. 13.

To coincide with the new “Nanotechnology: What’s...

Digest for 08-27-14

Aug 26, 2014 11:08pm


WH defeats El Dorado

EL DORADO — The White Hall volleyball team improved to 2-0 on the season after defeating El Dorado 25-20, 18-25, 21-25, 25-18, 15-12 on Tuesday.