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Birthday wows and woes

Jul 24, 2014 10:07pm

Since July is my birthday month, I guess I should write something about the past three-score and one anniversaries of the date. Actually, my very first memory is of my fourth birthday party. I...

Misaligned eyes common in newborns, time to see doctor in older kids

Jul 24, 2014 10:07pm

We focus so much on babies’ eyes when they’re born. Right after parents share the name, weight and length details on their new bundle of joy, the next questions from friends are usually about the...

Historic district commissioners seek better way to list rules

Jul 24, 2014 8:07pm

There is a need to clearly inform prospective property owners in the downtown historic district of the area’s restrictions and requirements, according to members of the Historic District...


Neighborhood Watch groups makes Boone-Murphy House home

Jul 24, 2014 8:07pm

The Civil War-era Boone-Murphy House was renovated with the intention of promoting its use as a meeting venue for civic groups and that goal has been reached.

The Second Avenue Neighborhood...

Young, scrappy WH ready to start regional

Jul 24, 2014 8:07pm

The White Hall Babe Ruth 14-and-under baseball team has played just four games together this season.

Those four games just so happened to be four wins as the team went through undefeated to...


Seabrook taking on region’s best in NWA

Jul 24, 2014 8:07pm

Kenn Dickson gave his players on the 15-year-old Seabrook Babe Ruth team a few days to enjoy winning the South Arkansas state tournament last week at Taylor Field.

Earlier this week, though...


Simmons files preliminary SEC statement as part of Delta Trust merger

Jul 24, 2014 7:07pm

Simmons First National Corp. on Wednesday filed a preliminary stock registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission as part of the terms of its merger deal with Delta Trust...


Report: Adding dental, vision coverage to private option would cost nearly $43 million

Jul 24, 2014 7:07pm

LITTLE ROCK — Requiring dental and vision coverage under Arkansas’ so-called private option would increase costs by $42.6 million a year, or about $20 per person per month, according to a report...


Winds down trees but cause no injuries

Jul 24, 2014 6:07pm

The line of severe thunderstorms that pushed south through the area early Wednesday evening produced sustained high winds that brought down numerous trees and some power lines, according to...


Names released in Redfield drug bust

Jul 24, 2014 6:07pm

REDFIELD — Redfield police have released the names associated with the arrest warrants they served Wednesday as part of a two-year multi-agency methamphetamine investigation.

Police Chief...