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Digest for 08-21-14

Aug 20, 2014 11:08pm

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Tigers blank Rays

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Rick Porcello tossed his third shutout of the season and the Detroit Tigers grabbed a 6-0 win over the Tampa Bay Rays in the second of...

Ridgway dominates in three-team jamboree

Aug 20, 2014 10:08pm

Ridgway Christian coach Trent Young liked what he saw out of his new-look bunch during Tuesday’s three team jamboree in Little Rock.

Ridgway defeated Southwest Christian, 22-6, before...

We’re spending way too much on raising our kids

Aug 20, 2014 10:08pm

The Department of Agriculture has released its annual report on the cost of raising children, and the upshot is what you probably already know: It’s expensive.

This does not — as every...

Obama should seize the moment in Ferguson to lead on race

Aug 20, 2014 10:08pm

Once upon a time, there was a man who gave moving and important speeches about race. He was careful to respect history, to call out injustice, to acknowledge competing anxieties — and, crucially,...

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UAM hires first full-time baseball assistant coach

Aug 20, 2014 9:08pm

MONTICELLO — Arkansas-Monticello on Wednesday announced the hiring of its first full-time assistant baseball coach, Mark Jelks.

Jelks spent the previous two years as an assistant and...

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Closing Up Camp: Offense sees highs and lows in last scrimmage

Aug 20, 2014 9:08pm

Isiah Ferguson caught five passes for 61 yards and a touchdown in Arkansas-Pine Bluff’s final preseason camp scrimmage Wednesday. But the senior receiver from New York state didn’t leave the field...

Charles Small

Aug 20, 2014 8:08pm

Charles Small, 90, of Pine Bluff passed away Wednesday, August 20, 2014. Arrangements will be announced by Ralph Robinson & Son.

Vernita Miller

Aug 20, 2014 8:08pm

Mrs. Vernita Sue Miller, 46, of Pine Bluff, passed away Friday, August 15, 2014. She was born in Pine Bluff to the late Vernard Cole and Stella Mae (Wiley) Taggart. Her survivors include, Husband...

Marian Henderson

Aug 20, 2014 8:08pm

LITTLE ROCK - Mrs. Marian Henderson, 65, of Little Rock passed Tuesday, August 19, 2014. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff.

William Barnes

Aug 20, 2014 8:08pm

GREEN HILL COMM. - William R. “Mr. Bill” Barnes, age 80, of the Green Hill community, passed away Tuesday, August 19, 2014, at the Drew Memorial Hospital in Monticello. Survivors include his wife...

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