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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...


Lions land hometown talent in Chapel’s Jackson

May 05, 2015 11:05pm

If anything about Jaylen Jackson caught Arkansas-Pine Bluff baseball coach Carlos James’ eye more than the Watson Chapel senior’s batting average, it was his character.

“His athletic...

Preps Roundup: White Hall softball inches closer to conference title

May 05, 2015 11:05pm

WHITE HALL — White Hall Lady Bulldogs ace Lauren Graves bounced back from a rough performance against Sheridan on Monday in a home win on Tuesday against Magnolia.

After pitching just 3 1/3...


Preseason Tourney Champs

May 06, 2015 2:05am

The Hunter Slammers won the American-Eastern Little League preseason tournament, held April 25-26 at Monroe-Ryburn Field. Team members include: bottom from left, Tyra Reams, Kenadi James, Leiah...

Digest for 05-06-15

May 05, 2015 11:05pm


Hardwrick makes All-SWAC First team

Arkansas-Pine Bluff softball’s Jasmine Hardwrick earned First Team All-Southwestern Athletic Conference honors, announced Tuesday by the...

Marjorie Griffin

May 05, 2015 10:05pm

Marjorie Ellen Cook Griffin, 91, of Pine Bluff passed away Sunday, April 26, 2015, at Trinity Village Medical Center.

Born Nov. 1, 1923, in Fornfelt, Mo. (now Scott City, Mo.), she was the...

Marvin McKinzie

May 05, 2015 10:05pm

RISON — Marvin Eugene McKinzie, 74, of Rison, Ark., died Sunday, May 3, 2015. Mr. McKinzie was born Feb. 3, 1941, in Rison, a son of Iantha Kimbrell Roberts and the late Elmer McKinzie. In...