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Fordyce airport among eight getting $4.1 million in FAA funding

Sep 16, 2014 3:09pm

WASHINGTON — The Federal Aviation Administration is providing more than $4.1 million to eight Arkansas airports — including one in Fordyce — for facility upgrades.

“These airport...

Blood donations needed during Liver Awareness Month

Sep 16, 2014 3:09pm

The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood during Liver Awareness Month in October.

According to the American Liver Foundation, more than 6,000 liver transplants are...

$200,000 to be awarded to agencies helping males of color

Sep 16, 2014 3:09pm

The Foundation for the Mid South will host the Males of Color Initiative and announce $200,000 in grant awards to service organizations. The event will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 18, at...


August fire calls down slightly compared to July

Sep 16, 2014 3:09pm

The Pine Bluff Fire and Emergency Services Department received 17 fewer calls in August than they did for the previous month, according to the department’s monthly report.

In August the...

Police seeking robbery suspects

Sep 16, 2014 3:09pm

Two business robberies were reported Monday night and Pine Bluff police are asking for help in locating and identifying the person or persons responsible.

Sgt. David De Foor said in a press...

Attorney general out of hospital

Sep 16, 2014 3:09pm

LITTLE ROCK — Attorney General Dustin McDaniel was released from a Little Rock hospital Tuesday, a day after he was admitted for observation because of an adverse reaction to medication.


White Hall ranked in top 10 safest cities by national security company

Sep 16, 2014 2:09pm

The city of White Hall has been named one of the safest cities in Arkansas by a national security company.

Safe Choice Security, which sells and services alarm systems, said on its website...


Report of shots fired leads to arrest

Sep 16, 2014 1:09pm

A report of shots fired in a neighborhood in the Dollarway area late Saturday night led to the arrest of a man who allegedly called a resident of a house in the neighborhood and took credit for...


State finalists for Teacher of the Year named

Sep 16, 2014 1:09pm

LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Mike Beebe presented medals and checks Monday to four teachers chosen as state finalists for 2015 Arkansas Teacher of the Year in a ceremony at the state Capitol.


St. Joseph sets annual Spaghetti Supper

Sep 16, 2014 12:09pm

St. Joseph Catholic Church, 412 W. Sixth Ave., will host its annual Spaghetti Supper on Tuesday, Oct. 7 and Thursday, Oct. 9.

Serving hours for lunch will be 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and dinner...