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Kayla Petty

Jul 24, 2014 11:07pm

LITTLE ROCK - Kayla Renee Petty died July 21, 2014 in Little Rock. She was the daughter of Leon Petty and NaTasha Allen. Survivors: one sister, Jada Petty and one brother, Zy’hir J. Petty;...

Jessie Emerson

Jul 24, 2014 11:07pm

DUMAS- Ms. Jessie Mae Emerson, 66 of Dumas, passed away Thursday, July 17, 2014 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff.

Born April 12, 1948 in Backgate, she was a daughter of...

William Owen

Jul 24, 2014 11:07pm

STAR CITY – William “Will” Daniel Owen, 74 of Star City died Wednesday at Jefferson Regional Medical Center. He was born November 30, 1939 in Star City to the late Elzie and Lois Parrish Owen....

Earl Jarrell

Jul 24, 2014 11:07pm

STAR CITY- Earl Delwyn “Dell” Jarrell, 65 of Star City, passed away Tuesday, July 22 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center. He was born July 3, 1949 in Pine Bluff to the late Doyle and Bernice...

Bennie Turner

Jul 24, 2014 11:07pm

RISON - Bennie Jean Turner, age 73, of Rison, Ark. went to be with the Lord Monday, July 21, 2014. Survivors include, daughter, Stephanie Hueston; sons, Derrick and Stephen Hueston; grandsons,...


Ruth White

Jul 24, 2014 11:07pm

Mrs. Ruth S. White, 100 of Pine Bluff went to be with the Lord, Friday July 18, 2014 at her home. She was born June 5, 1914 in Wabbaseka, the late Arthur and Classie Lundy Dobson.


Digest for 07-25

Jul 24, 2014 10:07pm


Mustangs still registering players, cheerleaders

Football practice and registration for the Sigma Mustangs will continue through Aug. 30 at Hudson Park.

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State needs more forward steps for child well-being

Jul 24, 2014 10:07pm

Two steps forward, one step back — that’s what we thought when we saw the results of the annual Kids Count Data Book that rank Arkansas as the 41st state in child well-being.

A year ago,...

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...