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Crop progress nearly on par with five-year average

May 06, 2015 4:05pm

After weeks of lagging well behind the state’s five-year average in planting progress, Arkansas growers have finally pulled within a few percentage points of historic averages, according to a crop...

151st anniversary of the Battle of Marks Mills set

May 06, 2015 4:05pm

FORDYCE — The Dallas County Museum will sponsor a re-enactment of the Battle of Marks Mills on Friday through Sunday, May 15-17, in Fordyce in commemoration of the 151st anniversary of the battle...

MECA Board approves budget adjustments

May 06, 2015 4:05pm

The Metropolitan Emergency Communications Board on Wednesday approved two adjustments to the 2015 budget, one of them that resulted from an error in the Jefferson County Clerk’s Office.



Atiq named governor of College of Physicians chapter

May 06, 2015 3:05pm

Dr. Omar T. Atiq of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences has been named governor of the Arkansas Chapter of the American College of Physicians, the national organization of internists....

3 schools take top awards in Stock Market Game

May 06, 2015 3:05pm

Three Southeast Arkansas schools were among winners of the Stock Market Game sponsored by Economics Arkansas. Winners honored at an awards luncheon at Verizon Arena on April 29 include:


UAPB football announces its 2015 schedule

May 06, 2015 7:05pm

The Arkansas-Pine Bluff football team will travel to Little Rock for the first time since 2012 to face defending SWAC and national champion Alcorn State as part of the Golden Lions’ 2015 schedule...

Body pulled from Lake Saracen

May 06, 2015 3:05pm

The body of a man pulled Tuesday night from Lake Saracen has gone to the Arkansas State Crime Laboratory, where the cause and manner of death will be determined.

Jefferson County Coroner...


Retired professor to receive forestry award

May 06, 2015 3:05pm

David Patterson, professor emeritus of forestry at the University of Arkansas at Monticello, will receive the Fred W. Gottschalk Memorial Award on Thursday, June 11, in Atlanta, Georgia.



Star City student receives Majors scholarship

May 06, 2015 3:05pm

Jessie Owen, a graduating senior at Star City High School, will receive the Gerald and Sue Majors Endowed Scholarship to attend the University of Arkansas at Monticello. The scholarship was...

Woman should cancel, not renew, what’s become melodramatic serial

May 05, 2015 11:05pm

Dear Abby,

My boyfriend of 10 years, “Scott,” and I separated last year. I was pregnant and hormonal at the time, and told him we would never get back together. We went a month without...