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Bill on executive sessions advances

Mar 26, 2015 6:03pm

LITTLE ROCK — A bill to make calling for or participating in an improper executive session a Class A misdemeanor cleared a House committee Thursday.

The House Judiciary Committee also...


Sheriff, county judge want vicious animal ordinance upgraded

Mar 26, 2015 6:03pm

Jefferson County Sheriff Gerald Robinson plans to ask the Jefferson County Quorum Court to revise a 1995 ordinance dealing with vicious animals in the wake of the death of a man who was mauled by...


Group says religious-belief bill anti-business

Mar 26, 2015 6:03pm

LITTLE ROCK — An advocacy group on Thursday called on state lawmakers and Gov. Asa Hutchinson to reject a bill it said would send a message to businesses that Arkansas is an intolerant,...


Main Street reopened between Fourth, Fifth avenues

Mar 26, 2015 6:03pm

Pine Bluff Mayor Debe Hollingsworth ordered the reopening of Main Street on Thursday morning between Fourth and Fifth avenues, one month after two buildings in the block collapsed.



Johnson latest in series of county officials to be charged with crime

Mar 26, 2015 6:03pm

Jefferson County Clerk Patricia Royal Johnson is the fifth county elected official to have been charged with a crime since 2003.

Johnson, who is serving her third term, was arrested...

Celebrating Women’s History

Mar 26, 2015 5:03pm

Women’s History Month has been celebrated each March since 1987, but it had its origins as a national celebration in 1980 when President Jimmy Carter proclaimed the week of March 8 as “Women’s...

Calendar of Events

Mar 26, 2015 3:03pm

This is a listing of activities of interest to residents of Southeast Arkansas. Anyone who would like to submit entries for consideration may do so in writing to the Entertainment Calendar, P.O....

School breakfast grants available

Mar 26, 2015 3:03pm

To encourage more schools to make breakfast part of the school day, the application deadline for the Arkansas School Breakfast Challenge was extended to May 1.

The program offers new grants...


Calvert serves as page in state senate

Mar 26, 2015 3:03pm

Christopher Calvert, a Watson Chapel High School student, poses with state Sen. Stephanie Flowers of Pine Bluff. Calvert served as an Arkansas State Senate page for Flowers in spring 2015. Calvert...

Youth plan fundraiser

Mar 26, 2015 3:03pm

Youth at Spiritual Temple Church, 1001 S. Linden St., will host a fundraiser beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday, March 28.