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Norris Taylor

Oct 24, 2014 4:10pm

GLENDALE - Norris Reed “Mickey” Taylor, 93, a long-time resident of Glendale, Arkansas, died Sunday, October 19, 2014, at Homestead Village in Pensacola, Florida, after a brief illness.


Velma Baker

Oct 24, 2014 4:10pm

STAVES COMMUNITY - Velma Jean Baker, age 83, of Staves community near Rison, Ark., passed away October 22, 2014.

Survivors are one son, Mike Baker and his wife Catherine of Dardanelle; one...


Railroad Museum gets face lift

Oct 24, 2014 3:10pm

A section of the Arkansas Railroad Museum’s roof known as the fascia and a wall that runs the length of the roof have been covered in siding in a project that concluded Friday.


Parole board rejects commutation applications from two Southeast Arkansas men

Oct 24, 2014 3:10pm

The Arkansas Parole Board has denied requests from two Southeast Arkansas residents to recommend that the governor commute their sentences.

Sedrick Pridgeon was convicted in Jefferson...


Murry accused of violating Hatch Act

Oct 24, 2014 3:10pm

A federal complaint has been filed against Jefferson County Sheriff’s candidate James Murry, alleging he is violating the Hatch Act, which prohibits federal employees from seeking partisan...

Norris named interim director of ADC

Oct 24, 2014 2:10pm

The Arkansas Board of Correction has selected a familiar name to replace outgoing Department of Correction Director Ray Hobbs, who is retiring Oct. 31.

At its meeting Thursday, the board...

EQIP grant deadline approaches

Oct 24, 2014 1:10pm

Arkansas farmers and landowners have until Nov. 21 to sign up for financial assistance through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) for the 2015 year, said Henry English, head of...

EAST Initiative awards grants

Oct 24, 2014 1:10pm

LITTLE ROCK – The EAST Initiative will award more than $4,000 in advanced technical training to two EAST Core schools for educational STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) projects...

Arkansas fruit program included in second phase of USDA grant

Oct 24, 2014 1:10pm

FAYETTEVILLE — The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture fruit breeding program will expand its participation in the second phase of a USDA-funded research project to apply genetic...

Farm Bill workshops planned across Arkansas

Oct 24, 2014 1:10pm

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas crop producers will have more than a dozen opportunities to get up to speed on the 2014 Farm Bill and its anticipated effects on their operation in more than one dozen free...