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Boone awarded at school board conference

Dec 23, 2014 6:12pm

Sandra Colbert Boone attended the Arkansas School Boards Association annual conference Dec. 10-12 at the Marriott Hotel in Little Rock, where she became the first school board member in Jefferson...

Better on the road to great

Dec 23, 2014 6:12pm

In their quest to promote the safe keeping and humane treatment of animals, many advocates employ an elegant trope often attributed to Mahatma Gandhi, “The greatness of a nation and its moral...

Volunteer opportunities

Dec 23, 2014 6:12pm

Here is a partial list of volunteer opportunities in the community:

The American Red Cross is in need of volunteers to send and receive calls to the military worldwide at no cost to the...

McDaniel to initiate appeal of federal judge’s ruling on gay marriage

Dec 23, 2014 6:12pm

LITTLE ROCK — Attorney General Dustin McDaniel said Tuesday he would initiate an appeal of a federal judge’s ruling that Arkansas’ ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional.


SAU fall commencement honors 173 graduates

Dec 23, 2014 5:12pm

MAGNOLIA, AR — A total of 173 graduates were recognized at the Southern Arkansas University Fall Commencement ceremonies on Dec. 12.

Earning degrees from this area were the following:


Students named to SAU President’s List

Dec 23, 2014 5:12pm

MAGNOLIA, AR — Southern Arkansas University has announced the names of 250 students who made 4.0 GPAs to qualify for the President’s List following the Fall 2014 semester.

Students from...

First Baptist seniors have Christmas outing

Dec 23, 2014 5:12pm

The Senior Adult Ministry, or SAMs, of First Baptist Church in Pine Bluff enjoyed a special Christmas outing earlier this month.

The evening began with a trip to Red Lobster to have some...

Grace Willing Workers learn how to decorate on a budget

Dec 23, 2014 5:12pm

Patsy Brown presented the program, “Decorating Made Easy and Low Cost,” at the recent meeting of the Grace Willing Workers Extension Homemakers.

Brown opened her program by stating that...

Star City resident receives degree from Dallas Baptist University

Dec 23, 2014 5:12pm

DALLAS — Sharon LaJoyce Larkin of Star City graduated with a Master of Arts in Christian education and Master of Arts in Christian ministry from Dallas Baptist University during winter...

FBI: Anonymous tip warns of threat to bridge

Dec 23, 2014 5:12pm

LITTLE ROCK — The FBI has alerted local law enforcement agencies of an anonymous tip warning of a threat to the Interstate 40 bridge between West Memphis and Memphis but says it has “no specifics...