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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...

Calendar of events

Aug 21, 2014 9:08am

This is a listing of activities of interest to residents of Southeast Arkansas. Anyone who would like to submit entries for consideration may do so in writing to the Entertainment Calendar, P.O....


Aug 21, 2014 9:08am

A headline on Page 1 of Thursday’s edition should have read: “Company plans $130 million wood pellets plant in Jefferson Industrial Park” . Also, the three articles were continued on Page 2.

Refreshments to be given away Saturday

Aug 21, 2014 9:08am

Pine Hill Missionary Baptist Church, 2101 Reeker St., will give away hot dogs and bottled water Saturday, Aug. 23, from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. The community is invited to attend.

Digest for 08-21-14

Aug 20, 2014 11:08pm


Tigers blank Rays

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Rick Porcello tossed his third shutout of the season and the Detroit Tigers grabbed a 6-0 win over the Tampa Bay Rays in the second of...

Ridgway dominates in three-team jamboree

Aug 20, 2014 10:08pm

Ridgway Christian coach Trent Young liked what he saw out of his new-look bunch during Tuesday’s three team jamboree in Little Rock.

Ridgway defeated Southwest Christian, 22-6, before...

We’re spending way too much on raising our kids

Aug 20, 2014 10:08pm

The Department of Agriculture has released its annual report on the cost of raising children, and the upshot is what you probably already know: It’s expensive.

This does not — as every...