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Mary Webb

Jan 27, 2015 9:01pm

DUMAS - Mary Anita Gibson Webb 90, of Dumas, Ark. died January 27, 2015 in Lake Village, Ark. She was born August 28, 1924 in Rector, Ark. to the late John William and Atha Turner Gibson.


Kathleen Williams Harvey

Jan 27, 2015 9:01pm

STUTTGART - Kathleen Williams Harvey, age 85, of Stuttgart, formerly of Pine Bluff, went to be with her Lord and Savior on January 27, 2015. Mrs. Harvey was born June 24, 1929 in Herbine, a...

Willie Smith

Jan 27, 2015 9:01pm

SHERIDAN - Willie Lois “Bilbo” Cardin Smith, 100, of Sheridan, passed away Tuesday, January 27, 2015. Born August 6, 1914 in the Cedar Branch community, she was a daughter of the late William...

Raymond Doggett

Jan 27, 2015 9:01pm

WARREN - Raymond Carruth Doggett age 90, of Warren, Ark. died Sunday, January 25 at the Jefferson Regional Medical Center.

He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Dorothy Lee McIntyre...


Hutchinson presents balanced budget proposal

Jan 27, 2015 8:01pm

LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Tuesday proposed a $5.2 billion balanced budget that includes funding increases for public schools, prisons, and the state Medicaid program and a 1 percent cut...

Free tax services offered

Jan 27, 2015 7:01pm

Central Arkansas Development Council is offering free tax preparation assistance at the Dallas County Library, 510 E. Fourth St. in Fordyce.

The service is available by appointment or by...

Bryant graduates from basic training

Jan 27, 2015 7:01pm

Army Spc. Dexter C. Bryant has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history,...

28th Annual Chancellor’s Benefit scheduled for Feb. 21

Jan 27, 2015 7:01pm

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff will host its 28th Annual Chancellor’s Benefit for the Arts on Feb. 21 at the Pine Bluff Convention Center.

The black-tie event will salute...

Second bill filed to end private option at end of this year

Jan 27, 2015 7:01pm

LITTLE ROCK — A second lawmaker has filed a bill to end Arkansas’ Medicaid expansion program known as the private option at the end of this year.

Rep. Donnie Copeland, R-Little Rock, on...

State unemployment rate drops to 5.7 percent

Jan 27, 2015 7:01pm

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas’ unemployment rate fell to 5.7 percent in December, according to labor statistics released Tuesday.

The Department of Workforce Services previously reported the state...