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Beating the Heat - Avoiding the consequences of hot weather

Aug 29, 2014 8:08pm

With the recent hot weather spike in Arkansas, it’s important that people take care of their health while they are outside.

Prolonged exposure to hot temperatures can cause a few heat-...

Arkansas looks to ‘shock the world’

Aug 29, 2014 8:08pm

FAYETTEVILLE — It has been 274 days since Arkansas put the finishing touches on its disappointing 2013 season with the crushing loss at LSU.

There’s been eight months of relentless work to...

Cardiac arrest sent Chapel player to hospital

Aug 29, 2014 9:08pm

Cardiac arrest apparently caused Watson Chapel Junior High football player Josh Pierce to collapse during a home benefit scrimmage against Monticello on Thursday.

“Josh’s heart stopped...


Anti-abortion groups rally call on Pryor to sign 20-week ban

Aug 29, 2014 8:08pm

LITTLE ROCK — Anti-abortion groups rallied at the state Capitol on Friday and called on U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., to support a bill that would impose a federal ban on most abortions at 20...

Proposal to allow statewide alcohol sales certified for ballot

Aug 29, 2014 8:08pm

LITTLE ROCK — A proposed constitutional amendment that would allow alcohol sales in all 75 Arkansas counties will be on the Nov. 4 general election ballot.

Secretary of State Mark Martin’s...


Trip planners offer tips for holiday travel

Aug 29, 2014 8:08pm

As Labor Day weekend is approaching, many families might be thinking about traveling but don’t want to spend money on gas. These tips might help.

For people leaving Pine Bluff this weekend...


Fresh Start: Hendrick’s new venture finds him in Lions’ season opener

Aug 29, 2014 7:08pm

Instead of organizing the special teams game for Arkansas-Pine Bluff in tonight’s season opener at Texas State, John Hendrick could have been coaching salespersons in Montgomery, Alabama, which he...

TOPPS announces fall programs

Aug 29, 2014 7:08pm

TOPPS announces its after-school tutoring, mentoring programs, job training project and other events will begin soon.

After-school tutoring — The 21stCCLC program will start its after-...

Centennial Celebration/Field Day set for Sept. 25

Aug 29, 2014 7:08pm

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff will celebrate the 100th anniversary of Cooperative Extension in conjunction with its Lonoke Farm Field Day.

The event will be held Sept. 25 at the...


New police dog focuses on drug detection

Sep 01, 2014 7:09pm

For a number of years, a national organization dedicated to crime prevention has used the logo of trench-coat-wearing dog asking people to “Take a Bite Out of Crime.”

Now, the Pine Bluff...