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Fifth-inning homers help Western

Jul 08, 2014 9:07pm

WHITE HALL — Tyler Brown and Randy Little smashed home runs during a four-run fifth inning that propelled Pine Bluff Western to a 4-2 victory over White Hall on Tuesday in the first game of the...


Griswold named to Mackey Award Watch List

Jul 08, 2014 8:07pm

Arkansas State junior tight end Darion Griswold and Arkansas sophomore Hunter Henry were both named to the 2014 watch list for the John Mackey Award, given annually to the country’s most...


Death-row inmate dies

Jul 08, 2014 7:07pm

LITTLE ROCK — An Arkansas death-row inmate died Monday night at a hospital in Malvern, the state Department of Correction said Tuesday.

Joe Louis Dansby, 61, had been ill for some time and...


Pryor campaign agrees to edit tornado video after property owner complaint

Jul 08, 2014 7:07pm

WASHINGTON — Sen. Mark Pryor’s re-election campaign edited an online campaign ad on Tuesday after the owner of the Mayflower RV property complained that he disapproved of the filming.



UAPB students receive life advice

Jul 08, 2014 7:07pm

A select group of incoming freshmen at the University of Arkansas Pine Bluff heard advice from community and university officials ranging from relationships to safety Tuesday afternoon.


Arkansas seeks federal disaster aid for 10 counties

Jul 08, 2014 6:07pm

WASHINGTON — Arkansas is seeking federal help for farmers and ranchers in 10 eastern counties where severe storms caused significant damage to crops and pastures last week.

The Arkansas...


Official: State could seek waiver to allow more innovation on health care

Jul 08, 2014 6:07pm

LITTLE ROCK — If Arkansas were to obtain an “innovation waiver,” it could continue to push the envelope on health care coverage, the executive director of the Arkansas Health Insurance Marketplace...

UAMS gets federal grant for Fort Smith teaching center

Jul 08, 2014 6:07pm

LITTLE ROCK — The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences said Tuesday it has received $900,000 in federal funding to allow it to increase the number of resident physicians at its regional...

Former Wildcat, Weevil Miner named Panhandle State coach

Jul 08, 2014 6:07pm

GOODWELL, Okla. — Former Watson Chapel and Arkansas-Monticello player Jason Miner has been named head baseball coach at NCAA Division II Oklahoma Panhandle State.

The Goodwell university...


Additional money for county road department recommended for approval

Jul 08, 2014 6:07pm

A supplemental appropriation for the Jefferson County Road Department using funds received from state highway and natural gas taxes was recommended for approval by two committees of the quorum...