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Braves show no rust from lengthy break

Jul 28, 2014 6:07pm

BRYANT — The Pine Bluff Braves waited through a month’s worth of rainouts before returning to the field Sunday and beating the Bryant All-Stars 5-0 in semipro baseball at Bishop Park. The game...

AG’s office asks to intervene in challenge to tax exemption

Jul 28, 2014 6:07pm

LITTLE ROCK — Attorney General Dustin McDaniel’s office is seeking to intervene in a lawsuit challenging a tax exemption that lawmakers provided to the oil and gas industry earlier this year....

Tyson selling operations in Mexico, Brazil

Jul 28, 2014 6:07pm

LITTLE ROCK — Springdale-based Tyson Foods said Monday it will sell its poultry businesses in Mexico and Brazil for $575 million to help pay for its acquisition of Hillshire Brands.


Survey cites discrimination against LGBT community in Arkansas

Jul 28, 2014 6:07pm

LITTLE ROCK — A survey of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Arkansans found that one in four has experienced employment discrimination and more than one in three has experienced harassment at...


State drug director to retire

Jul 28, 2014 6:07pm

LITTLE ROCK — State Drug Director Fran Flener will retire effective Thursday, Gov. Mike Beebe’s office said Monday.

Beebe appointed Flener to the position in April 2007.



Area Extension Homemakers elected to state leadership roles

Jul 28, 2014 4:07pm

Eight Cleveland County Extension Homemakers recently attended the Arkansas Extension Homemakers Council State meeting at the Hot Springs Convention Center.

The theme of this year’s meeting...

Officers presented at Progressive Women’s Association meeting

Jul 28, 2014 4:07pm

The Relyance Bank in White Hall was the setting for the recent meeting and luncheon of the Progressive Women’s Association.

Brenda Doucey decorated the tables with Barbie dolls dressed in...

American Legion, Auxiliary 9th District to meet Sunday

Jul 29, 2014 12:07pm

The 9th District of the Arkansas American Legion and the American Legion Auxiliary will hold their quarterly meetings at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 3 at Post No. 32, 3200 Main St., in Pine Bluff.


UAM announces dates for fall admission, orientation, registration

Jul 28, 2014 3:07pm

MONTICELLO — The University of Arkansas at Monticello has announced registration dates for the fall semester at its campuses in Monticello, Crossett and McGehee.

The priority deadline to...


UAM club sets fundraiser for Children’s Hospital

Jul 28, 2014 2:07pm

The Forestry Club at the University of Arkansas at Monticello will sponsor the Drew County Log-a-Load for Kids fundraiser Saturday, Aug. 2., at 6 p.m. to benefit Arkansas Children’s Hospital....