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Robert Shepherd

Aug 20, 2014 8:08pm

SHERIDAN - Robert Leo Shepherd, of Sheridan, Arkansas, was born on November 9, 1940, in Sheridan, the son of the late Ersel and Pauline Hamner Shepherd. He graduated in 1959 from Sheridan High...

Schiano has faith in defense

Aug 20, 2014 8:08pm

Former Rutgers and Tampa Bay head coach Greg Schiano spent roughly 36 hours with the Arkansas coaching staff earlier this week.

And he likes what he sees in the Razorbacks’ preparation for...


Turner a dependable asset for Hogs

Aug 20, 2014 7:08pm

This is the seventh story in a 10-part series previewing the 2014 Razorbacks. Up next: Running backs

FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas defensive backs coach Clay Jennings had an interesting...

Street Department employee termination upheld

Aug 20, 2014 7:08pm

The Pine Bluff City Council Administration Committee upheld the termination of a Street Department employee for excessive absences at its August 14 meeting.

Walter Barnes appealed his...

Police seek help in finding suspects

Aug 20, 2014 6:08pm

The Pine Bluff Police Department is asking for help in locating two suspects in connection with a shooting at 3209 S. Main St., June 30.

Deundra Harris, 21, and Brandon R. White, 20, have...

Arkansas ACT scores show improvement

Aug 20, 2014 6:08pm

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas’ high school graduating class of 2014 took the ACT college entrance exam in higher numbers and on average scored higher than the 2013 senior class, the state Department of...

U.S. House majority leader says Keystone pipeline shows contrast in 2nd District race

Aug 20, 2014 6:08pm

LITTLE ROCK — U.S. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy said Wednesday the Keystone pipeline project highlights the differences between Arkansas’ Republican and Democratic 2nd District...

Lottery Commission votes to close claims centers

Aug 20, 2014 6:08pm

LITTLE ROCK — The state Lottery Commission voted Wednesday to close three regional claim centers in Springdale, Jonesboro and Camden, a move that lottery officials said could save as much as $381,...


Engine 819

Aug 20, 2014 6:08pm

Demolition crews Wednesday begin tearing down the north wall of the fire-gutted Young’s Cleaners building on Main Street which featured the Cotton Belt Engine 819 mural painted by Robert and...

Pine Bluff district loses enrollment, funding

Aug 20, 2014 6:08pm

The Pine Bluff School District saw a decline of 163 students between 2012-2013 and 2013-2014 based on its average daily attendance figures as measured from August to March, Director of Business...