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Digest 04-25-15

Apr 24, 2015 10:04pm


UAM announces award finalists

MONTICELLO — Arkansas-Monticello announced the finalists for four of the main awards for the 2014-15 season, which will be handed out at the...

Mystery not swirling around UA as spring concludes

Apr 24, 2015 9:04pm

FAYETTEVILLE — If it feels like a ho-hum Saturday for a spring game, it’s because it is.

That isn’t to say things are bad around the University of Arkansas in time for the Razorbacks’ Red-...

UAM baseball hoping to sneak into GAC tourney

Apr 24, 2015 9:04pm

The Arkansas-Monticello Boll Weevils are on the verge of missing out on the Great American Conference tournament. However, there is a small light at the end of the tunnel.

“Oh yeah, this is...


Former NBA star from Pine Bluff still “Growing Up”

Apr 24, 2015 8:04pm

LITTLE ROCK — The 10th of Annie Briggs-Carroll’s 13 children, Joe Barry Carroll was often reminded by his mother what could have been when he was born.

“Of all the children I had, you...


Championship weekend: UAPB looking to repeat as West champs

Apr 24, 2015 11:04pm

You don’t have to tell head coach Carlos James what’s at stake for Arkansas-Pine Bluff this weekend. He knows.

“The championship is on the line for us,” James said. “We control our own...


UAPB quarterbacks hope to stand out in spring game

Apr 24, 2015 8:04pm

It’s been nearly four weeks since Arkansas-Pine Bluff began its spring drills with four players vying to get a leg up in the quarterback race heading into the summer.

Standing next to his...


Campbell graduates from LeadAR program

Apr 24, 2015 7:04pm

William Campbell recently graduated from the University of Arkansas’ Cooperative Extension’s LeadAR Program. Campbell, of Reed, is a field manger III at the Pine Bluff office of the Arkansas...


Civilian review panel to decide former officer’s fate

Apr 24, 2015 7:04pm

A three-member review panel will have 10 days to decide if former Pine Bluff Police Officer Jerry Lambert gets his job back.

Lambert was fired by Chief Jeff Hubanks on March 25 and appealed...


Moratorium on hog farm permits renewed

Apr 24, 2015 7:04pm

NORTH LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Pollution Control and Ecology Commission voted Friday to approve a third 180-day moratorium on issuing hog farm permits in the Buffalo River watershed.



Electric Cooperatives linemen work in Guatemalan villages

Apr 24, 2015 6:04pm

A group of Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas linemen will depart Arkansas on Wednesday, April 29, to continue a mission that began in 2013 to provide electricity to remote Guatemalan villages....