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Walmart announces new policies on animal treatment

May 22, 2015 5:05pm

LITTLE ROCK — Walmart on Friday announced new, stricter policies on the treatment of animals by its suppliers, a move that animal rights groups hailed as historic and game-changing.


4A baseball final: Brown’s extra-inning single seals Star City’s first crown

May 22, 2015 8:05pm

FAYETTEVILLE — Considering Tye Brown has been the Star City quarterback for the past two seasons, the junior is no stranger to pressure situations.

But there’s no pressure like trying to...

School lunch menus

May 22, 2015 5:05pm

Dollarway Schools

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Jenkins Memorial Center


Closed for holiday


Sausage pizza, purple hull peas, mixed fruit, and milk


Work to require lane closure in Dermott

May 22, 2015 5:05pm

Improvements to U.S. Highway 165 will require a partial closure in Chicot County, according to the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department.

Beginning at 8 a.m. Tuesday, June 2...

Saracen Landing Splash Park opens

May 22, 2015 4:05pm

Pine Bluff elected officials dedicated the Saracen Landing Splash Park on Friday morning, the culmination of years of work.

The Lake Saracen Project Association and Lake Saracen Splash Park...

County Democratic Central Committee denounces Brumett

May 22, 2015 5:05pm

The Jefferson County Democratic Central Committee has openly denounced Pine Bluff Alderman Bill Brumett for what Committee Chairman Ted Davis called an”inexcusable racial slur.”

At a press...

Dollarway parents are upset about not being allowed to transfer children to another district

May 22, 2015 5:05pm

Seven Dollarway School District families wanted to transfer their children to another district in accordance with an Arkansas school choice law but cannot because the board of directors voted to...

Felony charges filed

May 22, 2015 4:05pm

Felony charges were filed during the past week against the following individuals by Eleventh Judicial District-West Prosecuting Attorney S. Kyle Hunter. Listed below are the names and addresses of...

Church news 5-22-15

May 22, 2015 12:05pm


Paradise Missionary Baptist Church at Grady will hold the 19th pastoral appreciation of the Rev. Sylvester and Brenda Kearney at Family Time Baptist Church and Ministries, 501...

Aubrey Avants

May 22, 2015 6:05am

WOODLAWN - Aubrey Sam Avants, 59 of Woodlawn died Wednesday at Central Arkansas Veteran’s Healthcare System in Little Rock. He was born August 29, 1955 in Crossett to the late Sam and Katherine...