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Esther Duncan

May 26, 2015 10:05pm

Esther Louise Taylor Duncan passed away Saturday, May 23, 2015, at the age of 86.

She was born Sept. 9, 1928, in Franklin Parrish, La., the daughter of the late Auther Edgar Taylor and Mary...

Digest for 05-27-15

May 26, 2015 10:05pm


UAM summer baseball camps set

MONTICELLO — Two baseball camps for the summer break at the University of Arkansas at Monticello have been set.

A one-day prospect camp...

Delta Caucus hears from governor, presidential campaigns

May 26, 2015 9:05pm

LITTLE ROCK — On the same day that the special legislative session got underway, the Delta Grassroots Caucus held opening events Tuesday for its annual Delta Conference at the state Capitol.


Arkansas Legislature convenes for special session

May 26, 2015 9:05pm

LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s proposed $87.1 million bond issue for an economic-development project in southern Arkansas sailed through House and Senate committees Tuesday, the opening day...

Townsend Park water heater broken; board looks to fixes

May 26, 2015 8:05pm

The Dollarway School Board voted Tuesday to accept a $13,723 bid by White Hall-based Roberts Plumbing to fix the hot water heater in the cafeteria at Townsend Park Elementary.


Traffic at standstill on major Arkansas rivers

May 26, 2015 8:05pm

Four of Arkansas’ five navigable rivers are closed to commercial and recreation traffic as the Army Corps of Engineers continues to manage flood waters throughout the region.

Due to the...

UAPB student to study in China

May 26, 2015 8:05pm

Precious Taylor, a senior regulatory science and agriculture major at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, received the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study abroad.


Heroman graduates at Washington College

May 26, 2015 8:05pm

Leslie Heroman of White Hall received a Bachelor of Arts degree in international studies from Washington College at Chestertown, Maryland.

Commencement ceremonies were held May 16.

White Hall police reports

May 26, 2015 8:05pm

On May 17 at about 4:20 p.m., Sgt. Sandy Castleberry was sent to Dollar General at 8605 Dollarway Road in reference to an assault report.

Joshua Smith said he and his girlfriend had pulled...

Planning Commission approves Sobriety Living Center’s request to expand

May 26, 2015 7:05pm

The Pine Bluff Planning Commission approved Tuesday the Sobriety Living Center’s request for a permit to develop a building to offer additional services for clients in an industrial zone at 2006 W...