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With 68 years as a logger, John Ballenger keeps working

Sep 19, 2014 6:09pm

John Ballenger does not consider retirement an option, as the 89-year-old Pine Bluff man is too busy running his lumber company to entertain such an idea.

A World War II veteran, Ballenger...

A-State hosts Utah State

Sep 19, 2014 5:09pm

JONESBORO — Arkansas State and Utah State are not mirror images. But they do share similar philosophies and resemble one another in a number of ways.

It’s those shared traits that make new...

Weevils seek road win in longest trip since 2010

Sep 19, 2014 5:09pm

MONTICELLO — Two teams desperate for a win square off Saturday in Alva, Oklahoma, as the Arkansas-Monticello Boll Weevils face Northwestern Oklahoma State at 1 p.m. at Ranger Field.


Gimme Five: Keys to today’s UA game

Sep 19, 2014 5:09pm

1. Lean on Lines

Arkansas’ offensive front was overpowering at Texas Tech. The defensive line held firm as well. The Razorbacks expect a bigger test from Northern Illinois and its...


ADC Director Hobbs announces retirement

Sep 19, 2014 9:09pm

Ray Hobbs, the director of the Arkansas Department of Correction, announced his retirement late Friday afternoon.

In a letter to Gov. Mike Beebe, members of the Board of Corrections and ADC...

TOPPS plans youth meetings

Sep 19, 2014 4:09pm

TOPPS Inc. plans several meetings for youth.

The girls mentoring program meets at 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 2o, at TOPPS Big Rec at Townsend Park. Girls 8-17 years old are invited to attend...

WC water association to meet

Sep 19, 2014 4:09pm

Watson Chapel Water Association will hold its annual meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 23, in the high school cafeteria. All members are asked to attend. Details: Call 879-1392.

Trinity Lutheran sets blood drive

Sep 19, 2014 4:09pm

Trinity Lutheran Church, 4200 Old Warren Road, is sponsoring its 32nd blood drive from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 28.

The American Red Cross will be set up in the fellowship hall for...

Sept. 30 deadline for wheat, oat producers to buy insurance

Sep 19, 2014 4:09pm

September 30 is the deadline for Arkansas growers of winter wheat and oats to purchase crop insurance for the 2015 crop year. It is also the deadline for insured growers to make any policy changes...


Robbery investigation leads to arrest

Sep 19, 2014 3:09pm

An investigation into the robbery of a convenience store Sunday led to the arrest of a man who allegedly ran from a vehicle after it crashed while being chased by a Jefferson County sheriff’s...