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Space at airport not available to store fire equipment, panel says

Aug 21, 2014 5:08pm

The Pine Bluff Aviation Commission advised Grider Field Airport Manager Doug Hale Thursday to turn down a request from the city fire chief to store equipment in the former National Guard Armory....

History panel receives grant to develop lesson plans

Aug 21, 2014 5:08pm

LITTLE ROCK - The Arkansas History Commission, in partnership with the Arkansas Humanities Council, received a $4,995 grant to develop lesson plans focusing primarily on state history.



Democratic candidate for attorney general outlines legislative agenda

Aug 21, 2014 4:08pm

LITTLE ROCK — A sex-offender label for driver’s licenses and an end to parole eligibility for sex offenders are among the proposals that state Rep. Nate Steel said Thursday would be in his...


SEARK hosts orientation

Aug 21, 2014 4:08pm

Southeast Arkansas College’s new students prepare for the school year by attending one of two annual Fall Semester New Student Orientation sessions. Participants were from SEARK’s service area...

Bella Vista man wins $1 million lottery prize

Aug 21, 2014 3:08pm

LITTLE ROCK — A Bella Vista man is the latest person to win a $1 million lottery prize in Arkansas, lottery officials said Thursday.

David Dahlqvist claimed the prize Tuesday on a Powerball...


Lions aim for redemption after sour ‘13

Aug 21, 2014 3:08pm

About this time last year, Monte Coleman was living a coach’s nightmare.

He wasn’t quite ready going into Arkansas-Pine Bluff’s season opener to say what was going on, only indicating it...

University of Arkansas at Monticello dean releases new book

Aug 21, 2014 11:08am

MONTICELLO — “Trespassers”, a collection of two novellas and six short stories, is the latest work by Mark Spencer, dean of the School of Arts and Humanities at the University of Arkansas at...


Boys & Girls Club Board attends strategic planning meeting

Aug 21, 2014 11:08am

The Boys & Girls Club of Jefferson County Board recently attended a strategic planning session led by Robin Schmidt, director of organizational development for the Boys and Girls Club of...

Seventh annual Eastside Reunion, Labor Day celebration set

Aug 21, 2014 10:08am

The seventh annual “Returning to the Hood” Eastside Reunion and Labor Day celebration will be held at Indiana Street Missionary Baptist Church, 1114 S. Indiana St., on Aug. 31 and Sept. 1.


Area Agency on Aging seeking volunteer ombudsmen

Aug 21, 2014 10:08am

The Area Agency on Aging of Southeast Arkansas is currently seeking volunteer ombudsmen who have caring hearts and are willing to listen to those in need. A training workshop will be held Aug. 29...