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Task force hears of private option’s impact on hospitals

Apr 20, 2015 6:04pm

LITTLE ROCK — A legislative task force heard Monday from a hospital CEO who spoke urgently about what is at stake for him as lawmakers consider the future of the state’s version of Medicaid...


Hume Commits to OBU

Apr 20, 2015 6:04pm

Tyson Hume of Woodlawn officially committed to wrestle at Ouachita Baptist on Monday, almost two full months after winning his second straight state championship in classes 1A-5A (120 and 126...


Arts and Science Center publication wins award

Apr 20, 2015 6:04pm

The Arts and Science Center for Southeast Arkansas received a boost in prestige with the April 3 announcement that a publication by Assistant Director/Curator Courtney Taylor won an award from the...

UALR, Foley agree to contract extension

Apr 20, 2015 6:04pm

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas-Little Rock athletic director Chasse Conque has announced a new contract for head women’s basketball coach Joe Foley.

Foley, who was recently a finalist for the head...


Four council members leave in protest of Brumett; high school senior asks leaders to rise above differences

Apr 20, 2015 9:04pm

Several Pine Bluff City Council members walked out of Monday’s meeting before considering any proposed ordinances or resolutions in a gesture of protest against Alderman Bill Brumett.



Runners attack Stardaze 5K course

Apr 20, 2015 6:04pm

STAR CITY — Wes Minchew of Wilmar turned in the fastest time in the Stardaze 5K at Cane Creek State Park on Saturday morning.

Minchew ran the course in 30 minutes flat for the adult men’s...

White Hall police reports

Apr 20, 2015 5:04pm

On April 13 at 10:30 a.m., Officer Brian Hornsby was dispatched to the White Hall Police Department, where Shay D. Wilson turned himself in on a warrant from White Hall District Court for failure...

Aldermen overturn 1 firing, 2 suspensions

Apr 20, 2015 5:04pm

The Pine Bluff City Council Administration Committee overturned one city employee’s termination Monday and two city employees’ suspensions.

Aldermen George Stepps, Thelma Walker and Glen...

UAM to continue military courses

Apr 20, 2015 5:04pm

The University of Arkansas at Monticello will continue offering its students a minor in military science and a minor in leadership with the option of participating in ROTC, according to Interim...

Relay For Life Dinner set

Apr 20, 2015 5:04pm

The Jefferson County annual Relay For Life dinner will be 6-8 p.m. Thursday, April 23, at the Good Faith-Carr Methodist Church, 3703 Ryburn Road. The doors will open at 5:45 p.m. for registration...