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Disaster declarations issued for Craighead, Mississippi county farmers

Oct 22, 2014 5:10pm

LITTLE ROCK — U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack issued disaster declarations Wednesday for farmers in two eastern Arkansas counties where crops were damaged by high winds and hail on Oct....


Former Pine Bluff mayor agrees to $50 ethics fine

Oct 22, 2014 5:10pm

LITTLE ROCK — Former Pine Bluff Mayor Carl Redus Jr. has agreed to pay a $50 fine and receive a public letter of caution to settle an ethics complaint.

According to a settlement offer Redus...


A-State football rally falls short at Louisiana, 55-40

Oct 22, 2014 5:10pm

LAFAYETTE, La. — Eight rushing touchdowns by Louisiana, which included four apiece by Alonzo Harris and Elijah McGuire, proved too much for the Arkansas State football team to overcome as the Red...

Digest for 10-22-14

Oct 22, 2014 5:10pm


Ridgway Christian will play for state title

Despite winning just one game during the regular season, Ridgway Christian will play in its third straight Arkansas Association of...


Arkansas Game & Fish Commission studies crappie population in Lake Saracen

Oct 22, 2014 5:10pm

Arkansas Game and Fish Commission biologists inspected the crappie population at Lake Saracen on Wednesday in a study intended to keep the species at a healthy population and thus avoid any...


Pine Bluff School Board hires John Walker as attorney

Oct 22, 2014 5:10pm

The Pine Bluff School Board hired civil rights attorney and Arkansas State Rep. John W. Walker by a vote of 4 to 1 with two absentions at a board meeting Tuesday night.

The board had been...

Wheeling Machine adding to number of employees

Oct 22, 2014 5:10pm

Wheeling Machine Parts, a division of U.S. Steel in the Jefferson Industrial Park, is currently hiring additional employees.

Human Resources Manager Vincent Stetzer said the company has...

Search on for missing teenager

Oct 22, 2014 4:10pm

Law enforcement officials are asking for help in locating a Redfield teen who has been missing since Monday.

According to a police report, Samantha Danley, 16, was last seen at about 4 p.m...


Dollarway seniors visit State Capitol

Oct 22, 2014 2:10pm

The senior class at Dollarway High School recently visited the Arkansas State Capitol and met with Gov. Mike Beebe. The purpose of the visit was to bring awareness to seniors about how government...

Crawford wants COOL Rule amended

Oct 22, 2014 2:10pm

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Rick Crawford, R-Jonesboro, says the United States should revise its country-of-origin labeling rule after the World Trade Organization ruled in favor of Canada and Mexico...