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D.C. mayor set himself up

Nov 25, 2014 10:11pm

The term legacy can prove difficult to define, especially if the legacy one is attempting to circumscribe is that of former Washington, D.C. Mayor Marion Barry. Barry died earlier this week. He...

Election commission to meet, certify runoff

Nov 25, 2014 10:11pm

The Jefferson County Board of Election Commissioners will meet 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 3, at the Jefferson County Election Center, 123 Main St., to certify the general runoff election.


UA backfield could see 1,000 — times 2

Nov 25, 2014 9:11pm

FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas running back Jonathan Williams hurt his shoulder in the season opener, but has played through the nagging pain all season.

The junior’s legs have kept churning the...

Hutchinson not to retain state surgeon general

Nov 25, 2014 9:11pm

Gov.-elect Asa Hutchinson will not be retaining Dr. Joe Thompson as surgeon general when Hutchinson takes office in January, Thompson announced Tuesday.

“I am proud of the accomplishments...


Stout Hazen defense stands in Rison’s way

Nov 25, 2014 9:11pm

RISON — Preparing for a defense that has yielded just 76 points in a dozen games this season is the task facing Rison this week, as the Wildcats (11-1) travel to Hazen on Friday night to challenge...

State gay marriage ban struck by federal judge

Nov 25, 2014 9:11pm

Arkansas’ gay marriage ban was struck down Tuesday by a federal judge who also put a hold on the order so the state could consider an appeal.

U.S. District Judge Kristine Baker made the...

White wins Altheimer alderman runoff

Nov 25, 2014 9:11pm

Travis D. White won the runoff race for the Altheimer alderman Ward 2, Position 1 seat Tuesday against Kim Love, 54 votes to 22.

The vote totals were complete but unofficial. They will be...


Lighthouse uses Ferguson events as ‘teachable moment’

Nov 25, 2014 8:11pm

Pine Bluff Lighthouse Charter School students met with two community leaders on Tuesday and discussed interactions with police officers.

One topic centered on Ferguson, Mo., where a grand...


Jack Robey shows older generations a brighter tomorrow

Nov 25, 2014 8:11pm

The sounds of generations past flooded the halls of Jack Robey Junior High School on Tuesday as the students held their first Thanksgiving Dinner for senior citizens event.

As people walked...

Pine Bluff Planning Commission approves tavern

Nov 25, 2014 7:11pm

The Pine Bluff Planning Commission gave unanimous approval Tuesday to a man proposing to open a tavern at 315 E. Harding Ave., contingent upon meeting regulations and recommendations.