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Simmons First announces 45 percent increase in core earnings

Oct 23, 2014 5:10pm

Simmons First National Corp. announced record core earnings of $10.7 million for the third quarter of 2014, an increase of $3.3 million or 45 percent, compared to the same quarter last year, the...


Charges filed in July homicide

Oct 23, 2014 1:10pm

Formal charges have been filed against a Star City man accused in the shooting death of another man at a neighborhood reunion in July.

Prosecuting Attorney S. Kyle Hunter has charged Eric...

New state yield record set in winter wheat

Oct 23, 2014 1:10pm

JONESBORO — For the second year straight, Arkansas’ winter wheat farmers have set a state average yield record, getting 63 bushels per acre in 2014, one bushel per acre above the previous record,...

AG: Arkansas Lemon Law protects car buyers

Oct 23, 2014 1:10pm

LITTLE ROCK – When considering a vehicle purchase, consumers may choose to invest in a new car in hopes that a new vehicle may be more reliable than a used one.

Generally, newer cars cost...

Consumers urged to study pharmacy options

Oct 23, 2014 1:10pm

LITTLE ROCK – As consumers consider their insurance options and health-care needs for the upcoming year, some may be surprised to learn that insurance companies may utilize mail-order pharmacies...


Alfreda Gerald set to perform Nov. 7-8

Oct 23, 2014 11:10am

In celebration of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Homecoming, Alfreda Gerald, who appeared in Tyler Perry’s movie, “Madea’s Witness Protection”, will be live in concert at 7:30 p.m. Nov....

Calendar of events

Oct 23, 2014 11:10am

This is a listing of activities of interest to residents of Southeast Arkansas. Anyone who would like to submit entries for consideration may do so in writing to the Entertainment Calendar, P.O....

Passing of a fashion icon

Oct 22, 2014 10:10pm

Oscar de la Renta, the world renown fashion designer, died this week at age 82. His clientele included Hollywood legends, First ladies and global royalty. He first gained wide exposure in the...

Election laws explained

Oct 22, 2014 10:10pm

I thought it would be beneficial to explain what voters can expect on Election Day and some of the pertinent laws.

Let’s begin by dispelling a misunderstanding some voters have. Regardless...

Warren, Monticello to clash in annual rivalry

Oct 22, 2014 8:10pm

The Warren Lumberjacks and Monticello Billies are no strangers to one another.

“I’ve been very blessed here,” said Warren head coach Bo Hembree. “This will be our 15th time playing them...