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Hog staff ready to get back to work

Jul 25, 2014 7:07pm

BELLA VISTA — Arkansas defensive coordinator Robb Smith spent his two-week hiatus traveling across the Midwest in what he called a “Griswold summer vacation.”

There was a stop in his wife’s...

Higher ed board approves doctorate at Arkansas Tech, medical school at ASU

Jul 25, 2014 6:07pm

LITTLE ROCK — The state Higher Education Coordinating Board voted Friday to allow Arkansas Tech University in Russellville to offer a doctorate in education and approved a plan for creating an...

Rising Up

Jul 25, 2014 6:07pm

The third-grade Arkansas Rising Stars won the fourth-grade Bronze Championshp bracket of the HoopPlayUSA National Championships, held last weekend. Team members include (pictured in no particular...


Pet of the Week - Mittens

Jul 25, 2014 6:07pm

Mittens is the Pine Bluff Animal Control Pet of the Week.

This precious kitten is available for adoption along with many others that are waiting for their forever home. They are playful and...

Clara Kalkbrenner

Jul 25, 2014 5:07pm

CLEVELAND, MS – Clara Christine Tucker Kalkbrenner, age 94, of Cleveland, Mississippi, died Thursday, July, 24, 2014, at the Cleveland Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Mrs. Kalkbrenner was born...

Mary Knight

Jul 25, 2014 5:07pm

Mary Nell Spainhour Knight, 76 of Pine Bluff, Ark. passed away July 21, 2014. She was born at Backgate, Ark. on January 28, 1938 the daughter of James Archie Spainhour and Lela Markana Hilburn...

Mary Heard

Jul 25, 2014 5:07pm

DUMAS - Mary Irene Breedlove Heard, 92 of Dumas, Ark. passed away July 24, 2014. She was born on August 6, 1921 in Tyro Ark., and was the daughter of Joseph Hill Breedlove and Mary O. Nuckols...


First day of municipal filing largely a White Hall affair

Jul 25, 2014 5:07pm

Friday marked the first day that nonpartisan candidates for municipal office could file with the Jefferson County Clerk’s Office and a number of them did just that.

All Jefferson County...

Washington Digest - House approves child tax credit changes

Jul 25, 2014 5:07pm

WASHINGTON — Some higher income families would be eligible to receive a child tax credit on their federal returns under a bill approved in the House last week.

The legislation would allow...


Taco Bell on Olive Street undergoes renovation

Jul 25, 2014 5:07pm

The Taco Bell restaurant at 2712 S. Olive St. is closed temporarily for renovations to upgrade the facility to a newer and more modern image, a spokeswoman said Friday.

This particular...