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WH, Sheridan in need of a win

Sep 18, 2014 8:09pm

In what has become the HWY 270 Classic, White Hall has beaten Sheridan six of the past 10 seasons, but the two teams have split the past four meetings.

Sheridan head coach Louis Campbell...

Ready for the run

Sep 18, 2014 7:09pm

The Arkansas defense had to prepare for an explosive passing offense last week.

The Razorbacks expect to see an offense with a different mentality Saturday night.

“It’s going to be a...

Request to commute sentence denied

Sep 18, 2014 7:09pm

A Southeast Arkansas resident saw his request to have his sentence commuted denied by the Arkansas Parole Board on Thursday.

Theatrice Hunter was convicted two counts of first-degree murder...

Senate backs Obama’s Iraq-Syria plan

Sep 18, 2014 7:09pm

WASHINGTON — The Senate agreed Thursday to authorize the White House to arm and train moderate Syrian rebels to confront the militant group known as the Islamic State or ISIS.

The measure...


Legislative panels eye proposal for lottery audit

Sep 18, 2014 7:09pm

LITTLE ROCK — A proposal for lawmakers to hire consultants, without taking bids, to conduct a performance audit of the state lottery received reviews from two legislative panels on Thursday.


Burkhalter goes after Griffin with attack ad

Sep 18, 2014 7:09pm

LITTLE ROCK — Democrat John Burkhalter went on the offensive Thursday in the lieutenant governor’s race, launching a new television ad that labels Republican opponent U.S. Rep. Tim Griffin as a...

Authorities arrest 25th person in alleged drug ring

Sep 18, 2014 7:09pm

LITTLE ROCK — The 25th and final suspect wanted in connection with an alleged drug-trafficking ring based out of a Little Rock auto shop has turned himself in, the U.S. attorney’s office in Little...

Ethics complaint filed against GOP state treasurer hopeful

Sep 18, 2014 7:09pm

LITTLE ROCK — A North Little Rock woman said Thursday she has filed a complaint with the state Ethics Commission against Republican candidate for state treasurer Dennis Milligan over possible...


Pine Bluff residents relieved at Buffington’s arrest

Sep 18, 2014 8:09pm

The news that the escaped inmate Timothy Buffington had turned himself in Thursday morning to authorities in Booneville after three months at large was welcomed by area residents.



Torii, Katrina Hunter give $2K to Oak Park School

Sep 18, 2014 6:09pm

Oak Park Elementary School educators announced Thursday that Pine Bluff native and Major League Baseball player Torii Hunter and his wife Katrina Hunter gave a $2,000 gift to recognize student...