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Construction permit fees waived for Fort Smith medical school

Sep 17, 2014 12:09pm

FORT SMITH — The city of Fort Smith has waived $63,500 in fees for permits related to construction of a proposed medical college.

The Fort Smith Board of Directors unanimously approved the...

University of Ozarks reports enrollment increase

Sep 17, 2014 12:09pm

The University of the Ozarks’ fall semester enrollment is its largest in three years, according to a news release.

As of Sept. 10, the official reporting day, U of O enrollment was 587, a...

Corps to waive park fees Sept. 27

Sep 17, 2014 12:09pm

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will waive day use fees at more than 2,200 recreational areas nationwide in recognition of National Public Lands Day on Sept. 27.

Fees normally charged at...

CADC ends crisis utility bill program

Sep 17, 2014 11:09am

The Central Arkansas Development Council ended the crisis intervention Low Income Home Utility Assistance (LIHEAP) program Sept. 17.

CADC won’t accept any more applications for help with...

Free health screenings set at co-op

Sep 17, 2014 11:09am

Free health screenings will be conducted at the Arkansas River Education Service Cooperative, 912 W. Sixth Ave., for children in the Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY),...

Jefferson County 5K Run/Walk/Dance set

Sep 17, 2014 11:09am

The Jefferson County 5K Run/Walk/Dance to end childhood obesity will be held Saturday, Sept. 27, starting at the amphitheater in Regional Park.

Registration will be held from 6:30 - 7:30 a....

McGehee school board to meet

Sep 17, 2014 10:09am

The McGehee School Board will meet at 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 18, at the high school library.

The agenda includes election of officers, the 2014-15 budget and minority teacher and...

Poultry set during Southeast district fair

Sep 17, 2014 10:09am

The Southeast Arkansas District Fair Poultry Show will be held Thursday, Oct. 2, at the Hestand Stadium in Pine Bluff.

This is the 25th anniversary show for poultry, waterfowl, turkeys, and...

Debra Epperson

Sep 17, 2014 12:09am

Ms. Debra Epperson, 60, of Pine Bluff passed Tuesday, September 16, 2014. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff.


Lindsey Henry

Sep 17, 2014 12:09am

HOT SPRINGS - Lindsey “Coach” Henry, 75, of Hot Springs passed away Friday September 12, 2014. He was born September 9, 1939 to the late Agnes Howard Henry and Lindsey Henry Sr. in El Dorado,...