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State health officer tells lawmakers of Ebola precautions

Aug 29, 2014 3:08pm

LITTLE ROCK — The risk of an Ebola outbreak in the U.S. is minimal, but that isn’t stopping the Arkansas Department of Health from preparing for the possibility, the agency’s director told a...

Davis denies violating Freedom of Information Act

Aug 29, 2014 3:08pm

The chairman of the Jefferson County Board of Election Commissioners said Friday an executive session he called Monday did not violate the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

Ted Davis...

Church news 8-29-14

Aug 29, 2014 3:08pm


An appreciation program will be held for the pastor and wife, Rev. R.W. Alexander and Linda Alexander at Mt. Pleasant AME Church, 1201 Magnolia St., beginning with the...

Coronary stents: Wonderful technology, but not without flaws

Aug 29, 2014 3:08pm

Coronary stenting has become a mainstay of treatment for obstructive coronary artery disease.

Since the first use in 1986, stent technology has advanced rapidly and has supplanted bypass...


Accepting the Challenge

Aug 29, 2014 2:08pm

Watson Chapel School District Superintendent Danny Hazelwood gets doused with ice water on Friday, one day after Dollarway School District Assistant Superintendent Melvin Bryant asked him to do...


Pet of the Week - Lady

Aug 29, 2014 2:08pm

Lady is the Pine Bluff Animal Control Pet of the Week.

Meet this sweet ‘Lady’ — a female schnauzer mix. Lady is about a year old. This is one sweet and submissive baby who wants to be loved...

Felony charges filed

Aug 29, 2014 3:08pm

Aug. 25 - Aug. 28, 2014

Samuel Pearson, 4102 W. Long 4th Ave., Pine Bluff, possession of a Schedule I/II controlled substance, JCSO, $10,000;

Montrell Dewayne Horton, 29 Southern...

Curtis Cook

Aug 29, 2014 6:08am

MILWAUKEE, WIS. - Rev, Curtis Robert Cook, 62, of Milwaukee, Wis. passed Thursday, August 21, 2014. He was born in Hampton, Ark. To the late Jessie and Naomi (Ward) Cook.

His Funeral...

Howard Pace, Jr.

Aug 29, 2014 6:08am

WARREN - Howard Oren Pace, Jr., age 71, of Warren, Ark. died Wednesday August 27, at home. Born August 20, 1943 at Westwood, Calif., a son of the late Howard Oren Pace, Sr. and Norma Jean Watson...

Paul Donaldson

Aug 29, 2014 6:08am

WHITE HALL - Paul F. Donaldson, 82, of White Hall, passed away Tuesday, August 26, 2014.

He was born July 9, 1932 in Leola, Arkansas to the late Jesse and Lola Ford Donaldson. Mr. Donaldson...