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ArcBest sees revenue increase

Jul 31, 2014 5:07pm

FORT SMITH — ArcBest Corp. reported a 14 percent increase in revenue for this year’s second quarter led by performances at its two largest operating companies, ABF Freight and Panther Premium...

USA Truck posts positive quarter

Jul 31, 2014 5:07pm

FORT SMITH — USA Truck posted its first quarter of positive net income in three years as the company continues to drive on its turnaround plan with diversification, efficiency and “crisp execution...

Beebe: No special election to fill vacant Senate seat

Jul 31, 2014 5:07pm

LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Mike Beebe will not call a special election to fill the vacancy left by a state senator who resigned with about five months left in his term, a spokesman for the governor said...

White Hall police looking for burglary suspects

Jul 31, 2014 6:07pm

White Hall police are continuing their investigation into a burglary at Hunter’s Refuge on Tuesday, July 22, and are asking for help in identifying the persons involved.

Assistant Chief...


Sheriff’s candidate wants opponent charged with misdemeanor offense

Jul 31, 2014 5:07pm

The independent candidate for Jefferson County sheriff wants prosecutors to file formal charges against his opponent for violating the state’s ethics laws.

James Murry delivered a letter to...

Candidate filings

Jul 31, 2014 4:07pm

The following is a list of people who have filed through Thursday to run as independents in the Nov. 4 general election for local municipal offices.

- The Rev. Jesse Turner for Pine Bluff...


Guns ‘n’ Hoses Blood Drive

Jul 31, 2014 4:07pm

Pine Bluff Police Department Sgt. Joseph Dorman gives blood Thursday during the Guns ‘n’ Hoses blood drive by the Arkansas Blood Institute at the Pine Bluff Convention Center.

He is...

Forestry Commission announces Smokey Bear Poster Contest

Jul 31, 2014 3:07pm

LITTLE ROCK — In partnership with the U.S. Forest Service, the Arkansas Forestry Commission announces the opening of a Smokey Bear 70th Birthday Poster Contest for 3rd and 4th graders across...

Former sheriff’s investigator charged in shooting

Jul 31, 2014 4:07pm

Former Jefferson County Sheriff’s Investigator Randy Jackson was formally charged Thursday morning with first-degree battery stemming from an incident at Swann’s Bar and Grill on July 5.


Central Park group invites residents to National Night Out

Jul 31, 2014 11:07am

The Central Park Neighorhood Watch Group won’t meet Tuesday, Aug. 5, however they invite residents to to join them from 6 to 9 p.m. at the National Night Out at the Pine Bluff Convention Center....