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U.S. Marshals commemorative coin goes on sale

Jan 29, 2015 2:01pm

WASHINGTON — About a dozen coin and U.S. Marshal enthusiasts were lined up shortly before noon Thursday in the lobby of the United States Mint, eager to purchase the newest commemorative coins...


Boozman wants Cuba travel ban lifted

Jan 29, 2015 1:01pm

WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. John Boozman, R-Ark., joined a bipartisan group of senators Thursday to introduce a bill that would lift all travel restrictions on Americans visiting Cuba as tourists....


Bond set in alleged shooting incident

Jan 29, 2015 1:01pm

A $100,000 bond was set Thursday for a man who allegedly shot another man on Jan. 17.

Pine Bluff District Judge John Kearney set the bond after ruling prosecutors had probable cause to...


Alleged shoplifting results in drug arrest

Jan 29, 2015 1:01pm

A report of a possible shoplifting in progress Tuesday night at Wal-Mart resulted in the arrest of a man who allegedly had drugs in his possession.

Jeffery Robinson, 31, of Jonesboro...

Watson Chapel junior, senior high locked down temporarily

Jan 29, 2015 12:01pm

Both the Watson Chapel junior and senior high school campuses were locked down for a brief period Thursday morning, according to Superintendent Danny Hazelwood.

Hazelwood said the campuses...

Digest for 01-29-15

Jan 28, 2015 11:01pm


Sanders’ 39 leads Dollarway to win

HAMBURG — Dollarway sophomore Jayana Sanders poured in 39 points to help the Lady Cardinals stay tied with Warren for fourth place in the 8-...


State Education Board votes to take over Little Rock School District

Jan 28, 2015 8:01pm

LITTLE ROCK — A sharply divided state Board of Education voted 5-4 Wednesday to take immediate control of the Little Rock School District.

The move disbands the school board and places...


Pine Bluff School Board hires contract attorney, limits superintendent’s spending

Jan 28, 2015 8:01pm

The Pine Bluff School District Board of Directors hired a contract attorney Wednesday night and reduced the amount of money the superintendent may spend without their prior approval.



Governor’s health care plan clears panel; funding for private option advances

Jan 28, 2015 7:01pm

LITTLE ROCK — A bill containing Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s proposal to end the private option at the end of 2016 and create a task force to recommend alternative approaches to health-care reform...


Sheridan wrestling growing up

Jan 28, 2015 9:01pm

Sheridan wrestling, oddly enough, can thank social media for the stepping stone of its creation.

“They had a football coach basically showing YouTube videos,” first-year head coach Pete...