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Teenagers should be sleeping before class, not during it

Aug 26, 2014 10:08pm

Teenagers need more sleep. They also need more time in school. A national push is now under way to address the first problem, which is encouraging — but the second one is no less important.


Sophomore Johnson to start at QB for Auburn

Aug 26, 2014 9:08pm

Auburn coach Gus Malzahn hasn’t provided many details regarding his quarterback plan for Saturday’s opener against Arkansas the past few weeks. His game week press conference didn’t really clear...

Hollister reaches ‘big time’ without twin brother

Aug 26, 2014 9:08pm

FAYETTEVILLE — Evan Hollister and his son, Jared, plan to get in front of the television in Laramie, Wyoming, as soon as they can Saturday.

There’s no chance they’ll catch the Arkansas-...


Zebras dominate, but errors visible

Aug 26, 2014 9:08pm

WEST MEMPHIS — To all but Bobby Bolding it looked like the Pine Bluff Zebras checked off all the boxes in their preseason scrimmage here Monday night.

The aerial game, led by hot-handed...

Dollarway hires staff

Aug 26, 2014 6:08pm

The Dollarway School District received approval from Arkansas Department of Education Commissioner Tony Wood to hire eight new employees.

They were Steven Darton as a library media...


Pryor, Cotton spar over hospital-funding vote

Aug 26, 2014 6:08pm

LITTLE ROCK — U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., on Tuesday called on his Republican election opponent to explain a 2013 vote against a bill that benefited Arkansas Children’s Hospital.


Survey: Many Arkansans delaying major purchases

Aug 26, 2014 6:08pm

The majority of Arkansans, according to a recent Arvest Consumer Sentiment Survey, say they have not made major household purchases in the past six months and about a quarter of Arkansans surveyed...

Report of reckless driver on interstate leads to felony DWI arrest

Aug 26, 2014 6:08pm

A report of a reckless driver on Intertstate 530 Sunday night resulted in the arrest of a Pine Bluff man for felony DWI.

According to the Arkansas Crime Information Center database, Aaron...

Cool down coming Labor Day weekend

Aug 26, 2014 5:08pm

It’s been hot these past few days in Arkansas but there might be some relief on the way for Labor Day weekend.

“It should cool down a little bit this weekend,” said Lance Pyle of the...

Golden Lions much more confident in 2014 opener

Aug 26, 2014 5:08pm

The question was inevitable: How does going into Saturday’s season opener at Texas State compared to last year’s preparation for the Arkansas State game for coach Monte Coleman and the Arkansas-...