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Simmons First announces 110 percent increase in core earnings

Apr 23, 2015 4:04pm

Simmons First National Corp. reported Thursday record core earnings of $15.7 million for the first quarter of 2015, an increase of $8.2 million or 110 percent, compared to the same quarter last...

PB student to appear in ‘Beauty and the Beast’ at SAU

Apr 23, 2015 4:04pm

Ashley Alexander of Pine Bluff is part of the cast and crew to perform “Beauty and the Beast” at Southern Arkansas University at Magnolia.

The show began Thursday and will be held through...

SAU inducts Dermott resident into honor society

Apr 23, 2015 4:04pm

Britny Standridge of Dermott was recently inducted to the Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education at Southern Arkansas University at Magnolia.

A teacher education major,...


Hutchinson tells Common Core panel he wants ‘Arkansas solution’

Apr 23, 2015 3:04pm

LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Thursday told a task force reviewing the Common Core State Standards that he wants Arkansas to have a unique approach to academic standards that combines high...

Dollarway School Board to meet Thursday, Friday

Apr 23, 2015 3:04pm

The Dollarway School Board will hold two meetings this week at the administration building.

• The board will meet at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 23, to discuss an academic overview and...


UAPB celebrates past, present student success at Founder’s, Honors Convocation

Apr 23, 2015 4:04pm

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff students, faculty and graduates celebrated the institution Thursday at the Founder’s and Honors Convocation at the H.O. Clemmons Arena of the HPER Complex....

Residents may take unused prescriptions to 3 sites April 25

Apr 23, 2015 2:04pm

Residents may get rid of their unwanted prescription drugs at three locations Saturday, April 25, during Arkansas’ 10th statewide Prescription Drug Take-Back.

From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m....

Digest 04-23-15

Apr 22, 2015 11:04pm


Dates set for hoops camp

Dates for the 2015 Chris Beard Basketball Camp have been finalized, as the new UALR head coach will host three sessions at the Jack Stephens Center...


UAPB’s Lockett brings emotion to football team

Apr 22, 2015 11:04pm

Coaches and players at Arkansas-Pine Bluff affectionately refer to Jontrell Lockett as “Moose.”

Unless the defensive end does a great Bullwinkle impression, perhaps a more accurate nickname...

Hogs’ Benintendi hoping hot-streak continues

Apr 22, 2015 8:04pm

FAYETTEVILLE — At some point this year Andrew Benintendi will make an out. Most likely, though, it will be on his terms, not the pitcher’s.

The Arkansas sophomore centerfielder, to put it...