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Summer League Champions

Jul 28, 2014 6:07pm

The I Promise Stars, a group of Pine Bluff natives, recently competed in the Lonoke Community Center Summer Basketball League and won the regular-season title with an 11-2 record as well as the...


Adult education may return to SEARK College

Jul 28, 2014 6:07pm

Adult education classes may be returning to Southeast Arkansas College, pending approval from state offices.

The Southeast Arkansas College Board of Trustees approved a motion during a...

Candidate filing period continues

Jul 28, 2014 6:07pm

The following is a list of people who have filed through Monday to run as independents in the Nov. 4 general election for local municipal offices.

- The Rev. Jesse Turner for Pine Bluff...

Braves show no rust from lengthy break

Jul 28, 2014 6:07pm

BRYANT — The Pine Bluff Braves waited through a month’s worth of rainouts before returning to the field Sunday and beating the Bryant All-Stars 5-0 in semipro baseball at Bishop Park. The game...

AG’s office asks to intervene in challenge to tax exemption

Jul 28, 2014 6:07pm

LITTLE ROCK — Attorney General Dustin McDaniel’s office is seeking to intervene in a lawsuit challenging a tax exemption that lawmakers provided to the oil and gas industry earlier this year....

Tyson selling operations in Mexico, Brazil

Jul 28, 2014 6:07pm

LITTLE ROCK — Springdale-based Tyson Foods said Monday it will sell its poultry businesses in Mexico and Brazil for $575 million to help pay for its acquisition of Hillshire Brands.


Survey cites discrimination against LGBT community in Arkansas

Jul 28, 2014 6:07pm

LITTLE ROCK — A survey of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Arkansans found that one in four has experienced employment discrimination and more than one in three has experienced harassment at...


State drug director to retire

Jul 28, 2014 6:07pm

LITTLE ROCK — State Drug Director Fran Flener will retire effective Thursday, Gov. Mike Beebe’s office said Monday.

Beebe appointed Flener to the position in April 2007.



Area Extension Homemakers elected to state leadership roles

Jul 28, 2014 4:07pm

Eight Cleveland County Extension Homemakers recently attended the Arkansas Extension Homemakers Council State meeting at the Hot Springs Convention Center.

The theme of this year’s meeting...

Officers presented at Progressive Women’s Association meeting

Jul 28, 2014 4:07pm

The Relyance Bank in White Hall was the setting for the recent meeting and luncheon of the Progressive Women’s Association.

Brenda Doucey decorated the tables with Barbie dolls dressed in...