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Pryor delivers funds, tours Arsenal facility

Aug 21, 2014 7:08pm

U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor visited the Pine Bluff Arsenal briefly Thursday afternoon to announce $10 million in funding and to take a brief tour of the facility’s testing laboratory.

“I have...

2 school districts dismissed from long-running desegregation case

Aug 21, 2014 6:08pm

LITTLE ROCK — Seven months after approving a settlement to end decades of desegregation payments to three school districts in Pulaski County, a federal judge on Thursday officially dismissed two...

Distracted driving leading factor in 80% of wrecks, judge says

Aug 21, 2014 6:08pm

Distracted driving is a contributing factor in 80 percent of all traffic accidents, Jefferson County District Judge Kim Bridgforth set Thursday.

Speaking to the West Pine Bluff Rotary Club...


Bond set in alleged domestic incident

Aug 21, 2014 6:08pm

A $10,000 cash only bond was set Thursday for a man who allegedly hit an five-year-old boy in the face and threw him against a wall.

Jefferson County District Judge Kim Bridgforth set the...


Police arrest burglary suspect

Aug 21, 2014 6:08pm

A reported burglary in progress Tuesday morning resulted in the arrest of a man who matched the description of the suspect seen leaving the scene of the incident.

Azeez Muhammad, 20,...

Arkansas police have $34.2 million in surplus military gear

Aug 21, 2014 6:08pm

WASHINGTON – Arkansas law enforcement agencies have received more than $34.2 million worth of M-16 rifles, armored vehicles, grenade launchers and other military gear similar to that spotlighted...

Parole board recommends four for pardons

Aug 21, 2014 6:08pm

Four Southeast Arkansas residents were recommended for pardons by the Arkansas Parole Board when they met Wednesday while applications by two others were turned down.

The board’s...


White Hall’s Sprinkle developing at TE

Aug 21, 2014 6:08pm

FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas tight end A.J. Derby said the Razorbacks got a good look at Jeremy Sprinkle’s development during a practice earlier this month.

The sophomore lined up at fullback...

AG to present workshop on frauds, scams

Aug 21, 2014 5:08pm

Attorney General Dustin McDaniel and representatives from other state agencies will host a free lunch-and-learn workshop in Jonesboro on Monday, Aug. 25, to help consumers who want to learn how to...

Space at airport not available to store fire equipment, panel says

Aug 21, 2014 5:08pm

The Pine Bluff Aviation Commission advised Grider Field Airport Manager Doug Hale Thursday to turn down a request from the city fire chief to store equipment in the former National Guard Armory....